Sustained economic development doesn't take place in a vacuum. For the Philippines to become a true "tiger economy" in the coming decades, it has to also experience some changes in its cultural foundations.
The United States will have to preemptively identify any ADIZ in the South China as a "redline," augment the naval and coast guard capabilities of its allies, and negotiate necessary Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) to ensure the further crowding of the contested features will not lead to an outright conflict.
Hopper's expert flight team has put together this list of the 10 cheapest airports in Southeast Asia to fly to. We love big data, so we looked at millions of flight prices to find the most accurate averages for all routes touching down in Southeast Asia. Go ahead, check them out.
What's wrong with using tax-payers' money to make energy more affordable for everyone? The first problem is that not "everyone" benefits equally. In the average developing country, two thirds of gasoline subsidies go to the rich and only 3 percent go to the poor.
Many countries, states and cities are hard at work trying to duplicate this magical innovation development. Most will fail. Let us see what Russia is up to in this regard.
North Americans and Europeans know that Mr. Lee orchestrated a miracle. Under his visionary watch, a backwater rump of the Malaya Federation blossomed into one of the wealthiest and most dynamic places on Earth.
Financial inclusion helps lift people out of poverty and can help speed economic development. It can draw more women into the mainstream of economic activity, harnessing their contributions to society. And it will help governments provide more efficient delivery of services to their people by streamlining transfers and cutting administrative costs.
As India continues to gain its footing on the global stage, it continues to revise the manner in which it approaches bilateral, regional and international relations.
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Paris-based Jonathan Liang is the creative director of both his namesake label and as of last year, also of Malaysian brand Dude and the Duchess. Calling the Malaysia-born a workaholic would certainly be an understatement.
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If we compare Black child well-being in America to child well-being in other nations, the U.S. Black infant mortality rate exceeds that in 65 nations including Cuba, Malaysia, and Ukraine. Our incidence of low-birth weight Black infants is higher than in 127 other nations.
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It's up to us, folks. We need to overwhelm the world with good-purposed technology and change it all for the better.
Not enough is known to predict why the high pressure system occasionally allows an atmospheric river to sneak in and water California, though reports Andres Thompson at Climate Central. The latest river is far from significantly easing California drought.
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