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Magazine articles on politics, society, and news relevant to the entire Asia and Pacific region.
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Wall Street & Technology
November 19, 2007
Melanie Rodier
Asia Tops World for Money Laundering Risk A global survey of senior anti-money laundering compliance officers identified Asia as the region currently experiencing the greatest increase in money laundering risk. mark for My Articles 217 similar articles
November 2007
Christian DeBenedetti
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Hale, Hearty, Tough-As-Nails, Acclimatized-At-Birth Mountain People... The skyscrapers of Manhattan may not reach as high as Everest, but this is where Tsering Norbu Sherpa, a member of mountaineering's most famous clan, is making a new life. mark for My Articles 23 similar articles
November 2007
Carolyn Gramling
Tsunami Risk High in Myanmar Once thought to be relatively seismically quiet, the northern part of the Bay of Bengal may instead be prone to giant earthquakes that could spawn tsunamis, with potentially devastating consequences for the bay's densely populated coasts, according to a new study. mark for My Articles 128 similar articles
Real Travel Adventures
November 2007
Bonnie Neely
Koji Kobayashi: Spreading Peace Through Music Hiroshima bombing survivor Koji Kobayashi has launched a bold campaign to reach around the world with a message of peace through music and the urgent cry to rid the world of nuclear weapons. mark for My Articles 61 similar articles
Fast Company
November 1, 2007
Jonathan Green
Nightmare in Boomtown Mark Seidenfeld was just another American businessman cashing in on the post-Soviet boom. Then one bad deal in Kazakhstan sent his life into a spiral of extortion, Siberian prison, and frontier justice. A cautionary tale. mark for My Articles 5 similar articles
August 21, 2007
Julian Smith
Quake Fears, Ancient Finds Have Europe-Asia Tunnel on Nonstop Delay The Marmaray tunnel project is ambitious enough to worry even the most experienced engineers, but its location could give a seismologist night sweats. All this work is taking place just 12 miles from the North Anatolian Fault, Eurasia's version of the San Andreas. mark for My Articles 18 similar articles
Fast Company
September 1, 2007
Richard Shaffer
Unplanned Obsolescence Grameen's famous Village Phone Program lifted thousands out of poverty, and helped Muhammad Yunus win the Nobel Peace Prize. The problem: The program is not working anymore. mark for My Articles 35 similar articles
HBS Working Knowledge
August 6, 2007
Martha Lagace
High Hills, Deep Poverty: Explaining Civil War in Nepal Nepal, the home of Mount Everest, has been gripped in recent years by civil war. A new paper looks at the roots of Nepal's conflict from a variety of angles and concludes that investing in poverty reduction is a key for peace. mark for My Articles 57 similar articles
July 23, 2007
Engardio et al.
Broken China Beijing can't clean up the environment, rein in stock speculation, or police its companies. Why the mainland's problems could keep it from becoming the next superpower mark for My Articles 407 similar articles
Finance & Development
June 1, 2007
Burton & Zanello
Asia Ten Years After A decade after the Asian financial crisis, the region is growing rapidly but still has a long to-do list. mark for My Articles 726 similar articles
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