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The current economic tsunami has accelerated integration moves between ASEAN countries, China and other regional powerhouses. The planned launch of Asia’s and the world’s largest trade bloc has prompted me to ask Professor Bruce McKern, a renowned International Management expert, for an interview concerning its prospects in emulating the European Union’s economic integration experience. Professor… » read more

Posted by Florian Pantazi

Is Libertas CIA-Backed ?

Last Sunday I have watched in disbelief the BBC debate between Declan Ganley, the founder of Libertas, and MEP Richard Corbett. The way Libertas tells it on their site, Mr Corbett was “savaged” by the would-be saviour of European democracy, i.e. Mr Ganley. As I saw it, the British MEP was barely allowed to reply… » read more

Posted by Florian Pantazi

After much horse-trading between the continental Europeans and the Anglo-Saxons, the G20 Summit in London has ended with an “almost historic compromise” (Angela Merkel). Known for their reluctance to regulate financial markets and to rein in hedge-funds or rating agencies, the American and British teams at the summit were coaxed by the Sarkozy-Merkel team to… » read more

Posted by Florian Pantazi