January 21, 2013

A NEW silk road will emerge in coming years when nine of every 10 barrels of oil exported by the Middle East go to Asia.

January 17, 2013

ASIA PACIFIC and economic linkages seems to have percolated to the top of the second Obama Administration’s foreign policy agenda. In late November, Obama made his headline-grabbing trip to Asia to visit Burma and Cambodia — countries previously on the US no-go list — on his way to the East Asian

China's Cheng Siwei
February 15, 2012

IS CHINA staring at its own version of the American sub-prime crisis?

Quite possibly, according to one of China’s own leading economists, and former Chinese Communist Party official, Cheng Siwei.

700 Series Shinkansen
February 1, 2012

SYDNEY — Leading Japanese heavy equipment companies, including Mitsubishi Electric, Toshiba and Hitachi, are eyeing a mooted high speed railway for Australia.

Russell Waugh – ‘India is a big prospect for us’
February 1, 2012

NEW DELHI — A chance meeting led to the partnership between Leighton India and the major Indian conglomerate Welspun, according to Russell Waugh, Managing Director of the new entity, Leighton Welspun Contractors Pvt Ltd.

Pascal Lamy - Financial services now at issue
November 23, 2011

PASCAL LAMY is resigned to the fact that global trade negotiations will continue to drift aimlessly, but he is also concerned about potential threats to rules that regulate world trade. Lamy says new issues, such as export restrictions, are emerging.