• A truck in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

    by Michael Lerner Hit by earthquakes and with GDP slowing, it may yet become an int'l transport hub.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2015, 3:50 PM EST
  • Moscow's 10-year development plan for the long-neglected region aims to make it competitive with its Asian neighbors.Asia-Pacific,China,Far East,Igor Sechin,Japan,Kuril Islands,Rosneft,Russia,Vladimir Putin,Vladivostok,Michael Lerner
    Published Date : Nov 20, 2015, 5:00 AM EST
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    by Michael Lerner There is major outcry over proposal to lease nuclear fuel rods and then store them long-term.Asia-Pacific,Australia,India,Malcolm Turnbull,Mining,Nuclear power,nuclear waste,uranium,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Nov 16, 2015, 7:56 AM EST
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    by Michael Lerner China is projected to have the world's largest movie audience by 2017.Asia-Pacific,censorship,China,Fifth Annual China International Co-Production Film Screenings,films,Hollywood,THX,U.K.,U.S.,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Nov 05, 2015, 2:41 PM EST
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    by Michael Lerner After dropping 7 ranks, the Philippines slams the report's "erratic" methodology.Asia-Pacific,Doing Business 2016,economy,Global Competitiveness Index 2015-2016,small businesses,the Philippines,World Bank,World Economic Forum,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Oct 29, 2015, 11:23 AM EDT