COMMENTARY

ACCORDING to mainstream economic theory, globalisation tends to "lift all boats", and has little effect on the broad distribution of incomes. But "globalisation" is not the same...

[BRUSSELS] EU leaders tackle the thorny topic of globalisation at a summit on Friday with deep divisions between proponents of free markets and others seeking more protections, most notably France.

THE populist phenomenon has grabbed headlines since last year, but unlike many political trends, this one has the potential to create significant global headwinds for economic growth and markets. For...

URGENT action is needed to prevent the backlash against globalisation from strengthening, leading to possible "unwinding" of the process, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and...

BEIJING is hosting its first "One Belt, One Road" summit on Sunday and Monday, in what will be one of the diplomatic highlights for the Chinese government this year...

CHINA will ask 28 world leaders to sign on to President Xi Jinping's signature initiative on globalisation, bolstering a range of Chinese foreign policy objectives, according to people familiar...

IN August, 2014, planners in the north-eastern Chinese city of Hunchun argued in state media that it should be included in the One Belt, One Road project, Beijing's vision laid out the previous...

THE clang of giant weaving looms ricocheted across a cavernous factory one recent afternoon at Desseilles Laces, one of the oldest lace makers in France. A handful of workers flitted among the...

[MANILA] Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday warned that Southeast Asian countries needed to ensure their economic growth was inclusive, or risk marginalized populations turning to violent...

LED by India, South Asia is well on track to maintain and strengthen its position as the world's fastest-growing region and could even benefit from the backlash against globalisation, the World...