Corruption and Ease of Doing Business

A look at the performance in terms of corruption of selected Asian countries in the Freedom Barometer reveals the correlation between corruption (or t...

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Quarterly Review Hong Kong - Q2 2014

Together with the Lion Rock Institute we invite you to have a look at Hong Kong in the second quarter of 2014: From the last quarter of 2013 when ther...

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Globalization and Inequality: The Perspe...

by Dr. Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput; In the well-known ancient Indian parable, several blind men touch an elephant to learn what it is like. The one wh...

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Military Spending in Asia

At this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue on Security in the Asia-Pacific, China reacted harshly to accusations by Japan and the US of violating internatio...

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Regulation of Credit, Labour, and Busine...

South Korea’s financial sector is competitive. The restructuring of the banking system during the past decade has resulted in weak institutions bein...

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Vietnam's trade with China

The quarrel with China over the stationing of an oil platform in disputed waters highlights a huge problem for Vietnam: How to make a stand against ...

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