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Asian Financial Crisis

Anthony Chen Cracks Singapore's Arthouse Market

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The cinematic landscape in Chen's native Singapore, he says, is something of a vacuum, dominated by genre films: "Nine out of 10 films are either slapstick or horror or comedy -- and the industry in Singapore only produces 10 to 15 films a year," the London-based Chen says.

This Economic War Began Long Ago

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

It did not begin with the subprime disaster in 2007, nor the crash and burn of Lehman in 2008, nor are we able to blame any bubbles, be they dot.com or other. This Economic War began with the Asian Financial Crisis back in 1997.

Investing in a Rebalancing of Growth in Asia

Anoop Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anoop Singh

It will take time and steadfast implementation of reforms to boost investment and, in turn, rebalance Asia's growth.

The Future of Banking

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Will the emerging market economies be able to sustain optimism or will yet another wave of crisis hit those markets as well? One hopes they do not follow in our Western footsteps.

Japan Unveils $17 Billion Aid Package For Asian Countries Facing Financial Crisis

CNN | Simon Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Japan will hand out $17 billion in development aid to other Asian countries to help them face the global financial crisis, Prime Minister Taro Aso sai...