07/05/2012

Asia spending billions on private tuition for kids

The study by the Asian Development Bank and the University of Hong Kong's Comparative Education Research Centre says shadow education is fast becoming a permanent but expensive fixture in Asia - with countries like Japan spending a whopping $12 billi

07/04/2012

Diversity in Asia: Let's not talk about sex

Women in Asia still face barriers in the workforce, particularly in upper management, according to a new report by McKinsey & Company this week — echoing our own findings in the May 2012 cover story of FinanceAsia magazine.

07/03/2012

Chinese millionaires join the world's globetrotters

For the second year in a row, Australia has ranked third behind France and the US as the most attractive destination for Chinese millionaires to holiday, according to a report by Shanghai-based private wealth researcher Rupert Hoogewerf.

07/02/2012

Long-term investors are quietly putting money into India

India’s problems from a record current account deficit to stalled policy reforms and economic growth running at its weakest pace in nine years, are well known and explain a slump in the rupee to a record low.