India

Going off the rails?

March 26, 2015 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Memo #329 Challenges for small Indian cities planning metro projects By Simon Harding – sharding13 [at] gmail.com India is undergoing a metro boom. The country has spent US$41bn* on urban metro rail projects since 2002: The country’s […]

Myanmar

Fighting for Myanmar’s Child Soldiers

January 22, 2015 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Efforts to release some 70,000 child soldiers in Myanmar face multiple challenges. Memo #324 By Kai Chen – chenkai [at] zju.edu.cn Since Myanmar’s independence in 1948, the nation’s interest groups—in particular its ethnic minorities and the […]

Philippines

The Business of Saving the Angat

May 27, 2014 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Pacific Prospective features the research of graduate students. Memo #299 By Sarah Thomas – sarah.thomas [at] alumni.ubc.ca Over 99 percent of all businesses in the Philippines are small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and they represent seventy […]

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