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Singapore to test digital currency in latest fintech initiative
The "proof-of-concept" project is aimed at simplifying the payments process and reducing transaction costs, says Ravi Menon
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You Are Wrong, Mr. Gandhi. Congress’ Socialism Has Also Killed Millions
Mr. Gandhi’s party in general and his family, in particular, are to blame for much of the death and despair millions had to suffer in socialist-secular raj, established by Pandit Nehru and nurtured by Indira Gandhi.
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Iran woos Indian refiners to drive oil sales in cut-throat market
Iranian delegation made the rare move of asking the refiners for proposals that would make their supplies more competitive than those of rivals.
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Yiwu
To understand Yiwu is to understand the province of Zhejiang. The entrepreneurial spirit of people of Zhejiang can be compared to that of Gujaratis and Marwaris in India.
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The Ignored B.R Shenoy Report of 1966
Singapore, a nation ranked at the same economic status as Ceylon in the mid-1960s, implemented a policy package similar to that recommended by Shenoy. Through that policy, it was successful in producing an economic miracle and earning the status of a developed country within a single generation.
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The 21st century economic battle
The next bus has now arrived: India actually could catch up with China if its economic growth rate is now really surging ahead of China's. There is good reason to believe that it is, because China's declared growth rate for this year is pure fiction.
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River-linking lessons from China
The total cost of the entire project, which will transfer about 45 billion cubic metres annually from the humid south to the arid north, is estimated at $81 billion. Working discreetly for the last 10 to 11 years, China completed its eastern link in 2013, transferring water to the industry heavy north-east.
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In China, like Singapore
If there is one thing Xi has tried to learn from Singapore, it has to be its success in curbing corruption among the ruling elites. Of many things the late Lee is lauded for around the world, perhaps his most frequently mentioned accomplishment is keeping corruption in the government to a minimum.
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Lessons for India from Singapore
Lee did not follow laissez faire. For him, good governance included massive public, social and physical infrastructure that was world class, facilitating productivity and private enterprise.
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Jakarta wants second board position after Beijing
Jakarta has been lobbying keenly, reflecting its strong interest in the AIIB which is expected to provide significant liquidity in Asia and facilitate infrastracure demand worth over $700 billion a year.
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Emerging Asia has an infrastructure issue
The ADB estimates there is infrastructure demand worth around $8 trillion over the 10 years through 2020 in Asia.
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If you think gas is cheap these days, look what it costs in Saudi Arab
“What’s the value of money if it’s not spent on building a society capable of standing on its feet tomorrow without oil or with smaller oil revenues?” Rashed wrote in the London-based Asharq al-Awsat newspaper.
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India should get technology and funds from both Japan and China for its high speed trains
Indian HSR would have to fine tune the existing HSR technology to meet the needs of its broad gauge network. Such an option would also make it possible for the government to implement make in India strategy of the NDA and give a major boost to the manufacturing sector though both forward and backward linkages.
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Is India ready to join China’s coming-out party?
1978 reforms propelled the Chinese authorities to look outwards and create a critical mass of functionaries capable of dealing with the world, and particularly the West, with a combination of both domain expertise and social skills. Initially this meant despatching large numbers of Chinese students to universities overseas. Today, this is combined with the establishment of specialist institutions devoted to nurturing expertise on different parts of the world, including India.
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Can India catch up with China?
India has an excellent chance of catching up with China if it can increase its labour force participation rate (particularly women), increase the average level of education, improve the quality of its labour force through special training programmes, reduce impediments to let foreign capital participate in its development process, design policies to cultivate a culture of entrepreneurship, and reduce corruption at all levels.
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Lower prices expose weaknesses in Asian economies
Asian currencies have weakened almost across the board since September when oil price falls and the appreciation of the dollar began to accelerate.
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Nepal gives Indian firm green light for $1 billion hydroelectric plant
The two countries will sign an agreement for the $1.04 billion project, which provides Nepal with free electricity and India energy for its power-hungry economy
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Modi's 'Make in India' push to depend on Chinese steel
Once a top exporter, India is now bringing in shiploads of iron ore due to court action against illegal mining that has stifled supply, while coal behemoth Coal India is struggling to boost production.
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Once a Symbol of Power, Farming Now an Economic Drag in China
The nation’s Communist leaders have declared that fixing the countryside is crucial to maintaining social stability.
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China joins nations eyeing India's civil nuclear sector
Nuclear power, which currently accounts for just 3 percent of India's output, is key to future energy plans in India
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India will oust China as top cotton producer this year: USDA
he US Department of Agriculture (USDA) data suggest that India will produce 30 million bales of cotton in the season starting August 1 while China will produce 29.5 million bales.
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As India builds its roads and rail, Japan is ready to do business
India's total railway track length exceeds 65,000 km, the fourth-largest in the world.
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PM Modi's visit to the Land of the Rising Sun!
Shinzo Abe, it may be recalled, was able to form his government only last year and was also the Chief Guest of Honour at the Indian Republic Day Celebrations this year.
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Here is some data from China that will shock you
Chinese local governments are in debt to the state owned banks to the tune of $1.6 trillion.
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Japan, India near carbon offset deal - media
Japan plans to agree a carbon offset deal with India, Japanese media reported, citing unnamed government sources, potentially making the south Asian country the largest economy yet to sign up to cut greenhouse gas emissions under a Japanese scheme.
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Japan exports growth slows sharply, keeps pressure on BOJ to act
Japan suffered its worst annual trade deficit in March as exports growth slowed to its weakest in a year, suggesting a rapid loss of economic momentum that may prompt policy makers into early action as a national sales tax hike puts more strain on growth.
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CHINA IN TRANSITION-IMPLICATION FOR ASIA
A seminar on the subject of ‘China in Transition-Implication for Asia’ was jointly organized by Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Chennai along with Indian Center for South Asia studies and other organizations.
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