DEMOCRACY may be "the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time", as Winston Churchill famously said, but that does not mean democracy is...

WORLD Bank chief David Malpass has urged China to further open up its economy and reduce state subsidies, echoing key demands made by the US in protracted trade war negotiations.

[BEIJING] China will rely on market-based reform measures to help lower real interest rates for companies, unveiling some plans to help banks improve loan pricing, state television quoted the...

THE Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) will be the last of the region's markets to open up to foreign investors. The normally tight-lipped Yangon market regulator announced on July 12 that it would allow...

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A PARADOX in India is that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's most ardent supporters see him in the Margaret Thatcher mould. They vote him to power expecting bold economic reforms, reduction in the...

INDIA'S next government will have to bring in land, labour and financial sector reforms to improve the productivity of the manufacturing sector and boost economic growth, India's chief...

[DUBAI] Saudi officials are talking to businesses to see how the government can adjust its economic reform plan after rapid changes hit the private sector hard.

THIS week sees China celebrate the 40th anniversary of the start of Deng Xiaoping's landmark economic reforms, including Tuesday's speech by President Xi Jinping. While the changes have...