Tipping Points to Asia’s Future

YURIKO KOIKE

Yuriko Koike, Japan’s former defense minister and national security adviser, was Chairwoman of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party’s General Council and currently is a member of the National Diet.

MAY 23, 2014

Tipping Points to Asia’s Future

TOKYO – A week, it is said, is a long time in politics. But events in Asia over the past week may define the region for decades to come. Read more of this post

Bunny boilers: Sichuan devours 42m kilos of rabbit a year

Bunny boilers: Sichuan devours 42m kilos of rabbit a year

Staff Reporter

2014-05-22

People in Sichuan have a penchant for rabbit meat, consuming 42 million kilograms a year, or an average of two rabbits a person, according to the WCC Daily. Read more of this post

Microsoft’s golden era in China coming to an end

Microsoft’s golden era in China coming to an end

Staff Reporter

2014-05-24

Chinese authorities announced on May 16 that Windows 8 will be banned from government computers. Read more of this post

Was Thai Army chief’s meeting with political bigwigs cover for a coup?

Was Thai Army chief’s meeting with political bigwigs cover for a coup?

AP

MAY 24, 2014

BANGKOK – Thailand’s all-powerful army chief started the extraordinary meeting by asking participants to give a progress report on their “homework.” Read more of this post

The extraordinary, depressing power of failing upwards; If you’ve noticed (and who hasn’t?) that less diligent, less dependable employees often get ahead faster than their peers, here’s why

The extraordinary, depressing power of failing upwards

By Anne Fisher, contributor May 23, 2014: 5:00 AM ET

If you’ve noticed (and who hasn’t?) that less diligent, less dependable employees often get ahead faster than their peers, here’s why. Read more of this post

Suneeta Reddy: Linking the Health and Wealth of a Country

Suneeta Reddy: Linking the Health and Wealth of a Country

by Suneeta Reddy | May 23, 2014

India waits for concrete policy measures to create a health care system rooted in affordability, quality and accessibility Read more of this post

India’s Recent Election Gives It The Best Chance Of Prosperity Ever

India’s Recent Election Gives It The Best Chance Of Prosperity Ever

THE ECONOMIST POLITICS  MAY. 24, 2014, 2:29 AM

The most important change in the world over the past 30 years has been the rise of China. The increase in its average annual GDP per head from around $300 to $6,750 over the period has not just brought previously unimagined prosperity to hundreds of millions of people, but has also remade the world economy and geopolitics. Read more of this post

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