Rethinking of Popular Economic Ideas
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By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 22 Aug 2016

Rethinking of Popular Economic Ideas

The lingering subpar economic recovery since the 2008 subprime crisis and the ascendancy of the Chinese economy since 1979 has given rise to an intellectual re-examination by some economists of many popular economic ideas.
China Continues Ascendancy in Basic Science Research
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By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 18 Aug 2016

China Continues Ascendancy in Basic Science Research

Duterte Trust Rating and South China Sea Talk
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By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 26 Jul 2016

Duterte Trust Rating and South China Sea Talk

This Time It’s Different: The Secondary Shockwave of Brexit
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This Time It’s Different: The Secondary Shockwave of Brexit

Most analysts predict that the financial system can take the Brexit shock and engineer the transition to a new, albeit lower, equilibrium. However, few look at the possibility of a second shock, and even fewer dare to predict an Armageddon type of unravelling of events.
New Expression of Democracy
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New Expression of Democracy

Many Asian countries have long distrusted popular democracy, looking at the Westminster form of representative democracy as a more acceptable way. Now with Scotland and Northern Ireland’s separation from the UK lurking around the corner, Asian leaders must look for their own expressions of democracy.
A New Arms Race in Supercomputing
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A New Arms Race in Supercomputing

The fastest supercomputer with a theoretical peak performance of 124.5 petaflops, Sunway TaihuLight, is not only a Chinese supercomputer, it runs on microprocessors developed entirely in China.
Shenzhen: The Silicon Valley of China
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Shenzhen: The Silicon Valley of China

Shenzhen is now dubbed China’s Silicon Valley. Based on the City Competitiveness Bluebook of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the city surpassed Hong Kong to become China’s most competitive city in 2014.
Green is Gold
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Green is Gold

A report released on May 26, 2016 by the United Nations Environmental Programme shows that China will get forest cover on almost one quarter of the country by 2020 if the country succeeds in its mission towards building an “eco-civilization.”
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