SEAsia: Turning a Corner or Turning Away?

In its latest Outlook, the Asia Development Bank (ADB) states that Asian economies will recover faster than expected – 3.9 percent this year and 6.4 percent in 2010 (estimates just six months ago were at 3.4 percent and 6.0 percent, respectively). This growth, led by China, of course, was a result of “firm action by […]

Doddling Forward

US Senator Christopher Dodd recently surprised some Congressional-watchers by declining to take over the chairmanship of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee following the death of his colleague, Senator Edward Kennedy, and instead remain head of the Banking Committee. As leader of the committee, Dodd has been under withering criticism for the lack of […]