The world changed this year. For the first time in recorded history, India and China are the drivers of the global economy.
Asia's headlong rush to modernise is improving the lives of hundreds of millions of people but is also having a detrimental effect on the environment.
When the mainland leadership announced its ambitious 'go west' programme in 2000, the excitement over tapping the Wild West was palpable from almost everyone and everywhere, from the people in...
China is entering a new cycle of accelerated economic growth underpinned by booming demand from industrialisation and a growing middle class, says JP Morgan.
The Industrial Revolution was a great change which took place in Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. The term Industrial Revolution refers both to the changes that occurred and to the period itself.
LAST year alone, Asia's 500 richest families outside Hong Kong and Taiwan lost, on average, between 50 and 70 per cent of their net worth, investment adviser Marc Faber says.
The economy should be able to maintain its 'high-speed' growth for decades, according to senior State Council researcher Wang Mengkui.
During the great American depression the urban unemployed wandered the dust bowl interior in search of a crust.
Returning to their rural origins seemed a natural destination for John...
Average incomes in Hong Kong are set to surpass those in the United States, according to a study by the Asian Development Bank.
When General Fidel Ramos became President of the Philippines, he drew up a plan which he called Philippines 2000. His plan was to modernise the nation through industrialisation and mechanisation...
THE regional trends towards men and women marrying later and single motherhood have been identified in Malaysia.
Malaysians are also having fewer children, with the average...
STRONG economic growth is expected from China well into next century, according to a new report from Goldman Sachs Asia.