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Can China win the war on air pollution?

Can China win the war on air pollution? | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
China consumes slightly more coal than all other countries in the world combined. Bold structural reform will be required to kick the habit.
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Chinese medicine to stem a Japanese-style crisis

Chinese medicine to stem a Japanese-style crisis | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
A spike in Chinese banks’ non-performing loans bears a striking resemblance to Japan's banking system before it crashed, but a new report shows how Beijing is better-placed to deal with any potential crisis.
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25 Fascinating Charts Of Negotiation Styles Around The World | Business Insider

25 Fascinating Charts Of Negotiation Styles Around The World | Business Insider | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Language is only the most obvious part of the global communication gap. Different cultures also have distinct approaches to communication during meetings a
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East Asia Pacific Economic Update, April 2014 -
Preserving Stability and Promoting Growth

East Asia Pacific Economic Update, April 2014 -<br/>Preserving Stability and Promoting Growth | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
The East Asia and Pacific Update is the World Bank’s twice yearly comprehensive review of the region’s economies.
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A Singapore sling is inadequate for unwieldy China

A Singapore sling is inadequate for unwieldy China | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
China is keen to emulate Singapore's success, but its lack of outstanding leadership, solid institutions and a strong rule of law set it apart from the prosperous city-state.
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India's New HR Challenge: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce - K@W

India's New HR Challenge: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce - K@W | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
As India's workforce grows younger, there is an increasing emphasis on the importance of effectively managing workers from different generations.
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Alibaba Offers $1.58 Billion for Control of Chinese Mapping Company

Alibaba Offers $1.58 Billion for Control of Chinese Mapping Company | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China's largest e-commerce company, has offered $1.58 billion for full control of digital mapping firm AutoNavi Holdings Ltd. AutoNavi holds a 31 percent share of China's mobile map app market ...
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LinkedIn is 50 Million Strong in Asia, and Counting! | Official Blog

LinkedIn is 50 Million Strong in Asia, and Counting! | Official Blog | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
I'm delighted to announce that we just crossed the 50 million member mark in the Asia Pacific region! As we celebrate this milestone, I am humbled by the success of our members who are using LinkedIn to build their ...
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Satya Nadella's elevation an inspiration, say Indian business leaders - NDTV

Satya Nadella's elevation an inspiration, say Indian business leaders - NDTV | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
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Satya Nadella's elevation an inspiration, say Indian business leaders
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NDTV Correspondent, February 06, 2014. Tweet. satya_nadella_microsoft_ceo.jpg.
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DigitalOcean Launches Its First Data Center In Asia, Prepares To ...

DigitalOcean Launches Its First Data Center In Asia, Prepares To ... | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Hosted in Equinix's Singapore 2 data center, DigitalOcean's new location marks the company's first expansion into Asia. The service recently expanded to Europe with its first data center location in Amsterdam and the reason ...
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Canada to export more agri-foods to China - Global Times

Canada to export more agri-foods to China - Global Times | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Canada to export more agri-foods to China Global Times Under a new program unveiled Friday, the Canadian government will invest up to 4.3 million Canadian dollars (4.08 million US dollars) annually over the next five years to fund increasing...
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Rose Gong: 'China's number one matchmaker' - BBC News

Rose Gong: 'China's number one matchmaker' - BBC News | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
BBC News Rose Gong: 'China's number one matchmaker' BBC News Serial entrepreneur Rose Gong has been talking about how she was inspired to create what is now China's biggest online dating site after being disappointed by her own online search for...
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Telstra Business - Whitepapers

Telstra Business - Whitepapers | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it

Spending in the new Asian middle class is being driven by greater discretionary income and has profound implications for the international manufacturing industry. Telstra's new report, Make For Asia, looks at how manufacturers may best leverage technology to meet the astounding social and economic developments now taking place in our region.

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In China, Go for Broke or Accept that Less Is More

In China, Go for Broke or Accept that Less Is More | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
To succeed in the world's fiercest brand battleground, corporations must pick the right play.
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Freedom with an asterisk

Freedom with an asterisk | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
A SURVEY conducted in recent months in 17 countries for BBC World Service by GlobeScan, a polling company, suggests a few surprising differences in how Chinese and...
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How China (and the Rest of the Emerging Markets) Spend Today

How China (and the Rest of the Emerging Markets) Spend Today | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
After 30 years of catchup growth, consumers around the world are starting to look more and more American. 
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Established Companies, Get Ready for the Collaborative Economy

Established Companies, Get Ready for the Collaborative Economy | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
It's not just start-ups that need to pay attention to these four big shifts.
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Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem?

Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem? | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Why frontline employees need to be part of strategy-making.
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ANZ profits reflect strong Asian business: Smith - InvestorDaily

ANZ profits reflect strong Asian business: Smith - InvestorDaily | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
ANZ profits reflect strong Asian business: Smith
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ANZ yesterday announced a 13 per cent first-quarter profit of $1.73 billion for the three months to 31 December 2013.
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Asia pacific spending up on defense

At Asia's biggest air show manufacturers and airlines have been signing deals worth billions of dollars. Experts predict the aviation industry in Asia will s...
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US woos Indian corporates to boost business travel, investment - Business Today

US woos Indian corporates to boost business travel, investment - Business Today | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Business Today US woos Indian corporates to boost business travel, investment Business Today The US consulate in India is talking with large business houses, particularly from the cement and pharmaceuticals industries, to facilitate travel for...
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Bombardier's secret weapon in China - Macleans.ca

Bombardier's secret weapon in China - Macleans.ca | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Bombardier's secret weapon in China
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In a business environment known for dirt and profligacy, Jianwei Zhang, the president of Bombardier China, a unit of the Canadian transportation and aerospace giant, is an ascetic.
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Asian companies account for nine of the top 10 game mergers and acquisitions - VentureBeat

Asian companies account for nine of the top 10 game mergers and acquisitions - VentureBeat | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Asian companies account for nine of the top 10 game mergers and acquisitions VentureBeat Social-casino games remain a hotbed for M&A activity as casino companies and real-money online gambling firms sought out social-casino games for both...
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Manufacturing in Indonesia - The Economist

Manufacturing in Indonesia - The Economist | Smart growth in Asia | Scoop.it
Manufacturing in Indonesia
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The company, along with much of the rest of Indonesian industry, was still flat on its back following the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98.
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