harry and meghan

Meghan-Harry’s Oprah Interview is changing the way we think about vulnerability

A little over 17 million Americans watched Meghan Markle and Prince Harry bare their souls on national television with talk show goddess Oprah Winfrey,...
Two Sessions: Amid Uncertainty, China’s Quest for Bold Development

Two Sessions: Amid Uncertainty, China’s Quest for Bold Development

By Dr. Dan Steinbock At a historical moment of hope and uncertainty, China pledges bold economic development, despite global tensions. China’s annual “Two Sessions” meeting...
covid 19 vaccine

What Europe-Bound Travelers Need to Know About PCR and COVID-19 Testing

As the world continues to feel the overwhelming effects of COVID-19, the arrival of the coronavirus vaccine may bring good news and signal the...
digital currencies in India.

The Future of Digital Currencies in India

By Stefan Newhart Bitcoin, the largest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world, continues its upward path, recently going past the $55,000 mark and on...
President Rodrigo Duterte

Addressing the Pandemic in the Philippines Necessitates a New Economic Paradigm

By Bonn Juego  In his late-night Talk to the Nation on COVID-19 on 6 April, Rodrigo Duterte, the populist President of the Philippines, echoed the affirmation of...
Industrialisation to Developing Countries

The Importance of Industrialisation in Developing Countries

By Dr. Kalim Siddiqui I. Introduction This article also draws upon the East Asian economies’ abilities to allocate resources to stimulate industries and technological development. Despite...
Foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment – trends and developments in France, Germany and the United Kingdom

By Kurt Ma, Christian Sauer and Tonio Sadoni at global law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Introduction 2020 was a trying year for dealmakers and cross-border...
Brexit and the workers

The Government has cancelled its review of workers’ rights – what does this mean...

By Pia Sanchez On 14 January 2021, barely 2 weeks after the UK and the EU signed the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) that covers...
Saving the Philippines’ overseas workers

Saving the Philippines’ Overseas Workers

By Maria Pilar Lorenzo Mobility regimes have for a long time enabled overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to harness new capital and boost development back home. But...

Gamestop—And the Game That Never Stops!

By Dr. Rasmus This past week a video game company in trouble, Gamestop, became the center of media attention.  Day traders had driven up the...