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February 26, 2014

The Future of Jobs in Developing Asia

Asia’s economic growth in the past half century has hinged on its “demographic dividend” – it is home to well over half of the world’s population and the majority of the world’s skilled and unskilled workers. Yet many parts of Asia are facing a job creation challenge, a malaise that has hit developed and developing

April 25, 2012

Asians with a Vision (PDF)

Book review by Helen Luk.

February 20, 2012

Through the Eyes of Asia’s Tiger Cubs

The Asian Challenge 2020’s young essayists fervently believe that life can only get better. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford. This article also appeared in Khaleej Times.

February 14, 2012

Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia’s Next Generation

Research and Markets has introduced John Wiley and Sons Ltd.’s new book Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia’s Next Generation.

February 6, 2012

《虎仔的明天》 (“Tomorrow for Tiger Cubs”)

One common tradition of how people celebrate the new year, whether in the east or in the west, is to reflect on the lessons of the past, with an eye towards improving things in the future. It is reassuring to see how bright and well-informed Asia’s tiger cubs are. By Thomas D. Gorman, Fortune China’s

January 29, 2012

Book Review

When trying to discern Asia’s future, perhaps the viewpoints we should seek most are those of Asia’s young, the people who will, after all, be living that future. Book reviewed by Nicholas Gordon, Asian Review of Books. This article also appeared in the Jakarta Globe.

January 12, 2012

Asia’s Time of Youth

Young Asians have higher expectations for political and economic institutions. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

December 8, 2011

《虎子的眼光》(“Through The Eyes of Tiger Cubs”)

亞洲被視為未來的經濟重心,所謂太平洋世紀,經過多年發展,亞洲新一代的視野與思維,已經變得更加國際化。最近,有朋友介紹一本《透過虎子的眼光:看亞洲的新一代》(《Through The Eyes of Tiger Cubs :Views of Asia’s Next Generation》),頗能反映下一代亞洲精英的價值觀。 By Siu Sai Wo, Chief Editor of Sing Tao Daily.

November 30, 2011

Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia’s Next Generation

  A new generation is coming to power in Asia. Where their parents’ lives too often were defined by hunger, war, and revolution, Asia’s youth have grown up in the midst of the biggest economic boom in history. Today’s young Asians are better-fed, better-educated, and have access to the world through the Internet in a

November 18, 2011

The Spirit of Asia’s Youth Will Serve It Well (PDF)

Perhaps the best people to answer the question of what Asia’s biggest problems are members of the younger generation—the ones who will, after all, have to come up with the solutions the region will need. By Bernard Chan, former member of the Hong Kong executive and legislative councils.