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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Asian growth masks rising inequalities

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:03am by BLOOM

    ... people living on less than US$2 a day- a standard measure for global poverty- are growing more vulnerable, according to the Asian Development Bank. These global poor confront a tsunami of risks ... is often held up as a poverty-killing role model. New data shows its rich-poor gulf has surpassed America's and stands as among the widest anywhere. President Xi Jinping could be excused ...

  2. Sport - Racing - COMMENT

    Why horse racing in Hong Kong is a different beast entirely

    Posted May 01st 2014, 08:10pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... with one tooth wearing newspapers for shoes? They may look like they are on the poverty line, but there is every chance they are a millionaire. Such are the quirks of the local punters. In the end ...

  3. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Follow the money along the road to ruin of Deng's vision

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... lifting some 600 million people out of poverty and putting China on a growth path that might allow the country's economy to surpass the US' in 15 years or so. What the Immortals ... China's growth. It is an outcome that would shock Deng: after 30 years of explosive growth, opening markets and reducing poverty, inequality levels now echo the pre-Communist era. One of modern ...

  4. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    A middle way around the economic errors of the past

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Clive Crook 'Masterpiece' by former World Bank economist Justin Lin charts a practical path out of poverty A middle way around the economic errors of the past The most valuable ... ambitious. He sets out to survey the modern history of economic development and distil a practical formula for growing out of poverty. It's a serious undertaking: Lin isn't trying ...

  5. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Asia still an unequal place despite its female leaders

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg, William Pesek

    ... struggling to raise many of its 3 billion people out of poverty squanders roughly the annual gross domestic product of Slovakia because it favours men. How dumb is that? "Economic development ...



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