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Amid Global Slowdown, Asia as Saving Grace?

Posted on 11 October 2012 by elainehuang

By Suvendrini Kakuchi

TOKYO, Oct 11 (TerraViva) – Developing countries – ­relegated to the sidelines in the West-led postwar expansion – have emerged as the saving grace against the backdrop of calls for a new economic model that can ease the ravages of globalisation and address the lack of confidence in market-based systems. Continue Reading

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Asian Youths Fret About Their Future

Posted on 11 October 2012 by elainehuang

By Elaine Huang

TOKYO, Oct 11 (TerraViva) – Worries about ending up jobless. Political apathy. A very uncertain global economic picture.
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Scenes from the IMF-WB Meetings

Posted on 10 October 2012 by elainehuang

GETTING UNDERWAY. The 2012 IMF-WB Annual Meetings is the main show in the Japanese capital this week, as attendees from governments, development institutions and civil society gather to discuss finance, development and trends. Have a look at various scenes around the city, the meeting venues and some of the early discussions around the Annual Meetings.


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    Japan host site
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    IPS Asia-Pacific site


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