LEE JONG-WHA

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A dose of economic realism is just what China needs
Why Asia's sympathy for Greek debt crisis only extends so far
China cannot overcome its growth challenge without the right talent

Over the past 35 years, China's strong and sustained output growth - averaging more than 9.5 per cent annually - has driven the miraculous transformation of a rural, command economy into a global economic superpower.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Over the past 35 years, China's strong and sustained output growth - averaging more than 9.5 per cent annually - has driven the miraculous transformation of a rural, command economy into a global economic superpower.

China cannot overcome its growth challenge without the right talent
Let economic growth spur change in North Korea

North Korea's system is failing. Its economy has been stagnating since 1990, with annual per capita income, estimated at US$1,800, amounting to slightly more than 5 per cent of South Korea's. Meanwhile, a food shortage has left millions starving. In order to survive, the world's most closed economy will have to open up.

20 Jan 2014 - 10:01PM

North Korea's system is failing. Its economy has been stagnating since 1990, with annual per capita income, estimated at US$1,800, amounting to slightly more than 5 per cent of South Korea's. Meanwhile, a food shortage has left millions starving. In order to survive, the world's most closed economy will have to open up.

Let economic growth spur change in North Korea