Tag: economy

Will Abe’s ‘third arrow’ fly in the face of foreign workers?

With the world’s third largest economy suffering from labour shortages, Abenomics needs to hit its target, Andrew Thomson writes.

Podcast | Million-dollar pencils and the billion-dollar question

In this episode of the Monsoon Podcast, Nanumi Starke untangles the taxing debate on multinational tax avoidance.

Doing the math: Stat-politics in South Korea

The power of statistics comes from objectivity – but too often they don’t add up, as South Korean politics goes to show, writes Taehyun Ryu.

Tragedy on the Mekong: why greater government scrutiny is needed in Laos

The recent dam collapse in Laos highlights major flaws in government accountability and oversight, Benjamin Clarke writes.