As the Asia-Europe Summit gets ready to meet in early October, what are the implications of the rising power of Asia for progress on tackling poverty, inequality and climate change?
With the sudden end of the export era, East Asia may be entering a period of radical protest and social revolution that went out of style when export-oriented industrialization became the fashion three decades ago, writes Walden Bello.
The Chinese authorities will be wondering whether the vast dams currently under construction can stand up to a major earthquake
China will need all the expertise that it has acquired in recent years to tackle the Sichuan earthquake: the rescue services have moved in very fast and they are facing a huge task. The road from Dujiangyan into the...
Walden Bello interviewed by Chris Arsenault on the economics and environmental politics of China and South East Asia.
The Asia Europe People’s Forum 2008 held from 13-14 October will discuss critical issues from alternative energy policies to regional security and militarisation to developing models of participatory democracy.
The Asia-Europe People's Forum (AEPF) is an inter-regional network of progressive civil society and social movements across Asia and Europe. Since 1996, AEPF has critically engaged the ASEM and has been organising the biennial gathering of people from Asia and Europe parallel to the official ASEM Summit Meetings. It has sustained its advocacy and...
Paper presented at the seminar China's New Role in Africa and the South:A search for a new perspective, parallel to the meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Shanghai, May 2007.Paper presented at the seminar China's New Role in Africa and the South:A search for a new perspective, parallel to the meeting of the African Development Bank...