Sunday, May 28, 2017
  1. The Promise of China’s Pearl River Delta

    Andrew Sheng, ET AL

    The Promise of China’s Pearl River Delta

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    &  describe what the country must do to tap the full potential of its dynamic city clusters.

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    July 1 will mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, after more than 100 years of British colonial rule. It's an ideal moment to highlight the role of China's "city clusters," particularly the Pearl River Delta – which includes Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangdong province – in advancing the country's development. READ MORE
  2. The Hunger Bonds

    Ricardo Hausmann

    The Hunger Bonds

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     proposes a way out for index investors who want to finance emerging markets, but not odious regimes.

    The Hunger Bonds Pedro Molina
    Investing often creates a dilemma over goals: Should we aim to do well or to do good? Nowadays, it is emerging markets as an asset class that should make people morally queasy, owing to Venezuela's outsize role in driving the performance of index funds. READ MORE
  3. The TPP’s Second Act

    Minxin Pei

    The TPP’s Second Act

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     sees a strategic opportunity for India and Japan to counterbalance China with a new trade bloc.

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    India and Japan are demonstrating that Asia’s major powers can frustrate Chinese ambitions without the US. To see this dynamic at work, look no further than Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent declaration that Japan will continue to push ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership. READ MORE
  4. China’s Imperial Overreach

    Brahma Chellaney
  5. The Last Bastion of a Profitable Press

    Shashi Tharoor
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