• ​by Michael Lerner The plant will use wood as its primary material, providing much-needed FDI and jobs.Asia-Pacific,Europe,biofuel,China,Finland,forests,Kaidi,logging,wood,Michael Lerner

    Source: Phillip Glombik/flickr
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    ​by Michael Lerner Indonesia was named the second-largest dumper of plastic waste into the ocean.Asia-Pacific,China,Indonesia,Pfuze,plastic bags,Pollution,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 10, 2016, 10:01 AM EST
  • Seoul, South Korea. Source: Marcel De/flickr

    by Michael Lerner A new plan creates employment zones near high-tech innovation centers.Asia-Pacific,Pangyo,Park Geun-hye,South Korea,startups,Technology,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 04, 2016, 5:37 PM EST
  • Sri Lanka’s P.M. Ranil Wickremesinghe. Source: World Economic Forum/flickr

    ​by Michael Lerner The country hopes to redress regional and sector imbalances, as well as promote FDI.Asia-Pacific,Asian Development Bank,FDI,industrial zones,Ranil Wickremesinghe,Rishad Bathiudeen,Sri Lanka,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 28, 2016, 12:14 PM EST
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    ​by Michael Lerner Hanoi wants Indian firms to produce drugs locally, part of the 'Make in Vietnam' campaign.Asia-Pacific,Drugs,FDI,India,pharmaceuticals,Trade,Vietnam,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 26, 2016, 12:56 PM EST
  • However, Japanese officials have expressed concern about letting Sharp come under foreign control.Asia-Pacific,Michael Lerner
    Published Date : Jan 21, 2016, 12:48 PM EST
  • Source: Kazatomprom/flickr

    ​by Michael Lerner The country's expanding uranium industry is a much-needed lifeline as oil prices fall.Asia-Pacific,China,climate change,India,Japan,Kazakhstan,Kazatomprom,Nursultan Nazarbayev,oil and gas,uranium,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 20, 2016, 4:32 PM EST