World Politics

The Trump White House Under Siege

June 22, 2017

By Dan Steinbock                                           Washington is planning to extend sanctions against Russia, once


Behind the London Tower Block Fire Which Left Many Dead, Injured and Displaced

June 21, 2017

By Abayomi Azikiwe People of colour, the working class and poor have been negatively impacted by British economic and housing policy. In this article, the

Responsible Finance

Islamic Finance in Kazakhstan – The Future Hub of Islamic Finance in the Central Asia

June 3, 2017

By Mamunur Rashid  According to Malaysia Islamic Finance Marketplace, Zawya Islamic and Thomson Reuters, Islamic finance has been growing at a double-digit

Business & Innovation

Corporate Scandals – Cauldrons of Spilt Trust

June 22, 2017

By Douglas Bryson & Glyn Atwal Trust is a big word. In this article, the authors elaborate on the elements and issues around corporate scandals, the

Finance and Banking

Hedge Funds: Past, Present, and Future

June 4, 2017

By H. Kent Baker and Greg Filbeck “Hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds have played an important role in providing liquidity to our

Digital Transformation

Three Paradoxes of Digitalisation

June 5, 2017

By Hermawan Kartajaya and Ardhi Ridwansyah  Management has been inevitably transformed by the digital era. Hermawan Kartajaya and Ardhi Ridwansyah discuss the

World War 3.0 is Here

December 1, 2016



Dynamic Mechanism of “Social Modernisation” with Chinese Characteristics

June 5, 2017

 By Bao Zonghao, Xiang Kun and Zhang Shuangshuang While the classic concept of “modernisation” and its logical extension are dedicated to “economic

Middle East & Africa

From State of Exception to Anti-Coup Dictatorship in Erdoğan’s Turkey  

May 17, 2017

By Volga Can Ozben and Richard Westra Volga Can Ozben and Richard Westra maintain Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as a poster case for the modern state of

Duterte and The Philippines

Investing in the Philippines: What to Expect in 2017

June 5, 2017

By Alexander Chipman Koty The Philippines garnered substantial international attention in 2016, owing largely to President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversies.

Governance and Regulation

Developments in Global Tax Transparency and the Need for Effective Dialogue Part 2

May 26, 2017

  By Philip Marcovici This is Part Two of the article. Part One introduced the topic of tax transparency, and the global move towards automatic