By Dan Steinbock As the Philippines is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, ICC is blaming the Duterte government. In reality, the withdrawal is still another example of the erosion of the ICC’s credibility, its failure at judicial independence
By Dr. Dan Steinbock As Olympic torch is moving toward emerging economies, it is time to come up with innovative solutions and appropriate cost controls to finance the games. In this commentary, Dr Steinbock assesses the rising economic costs and cost
By Dan Steinbock If the government’s focus remains on inclusive economic development, the Philippines could become a bright spot in the global landscape. Today, there is a huge gap between the Philippines as it is portrayed by many international
By Dan Steinbock Despite continued nuclear threats, all US postwar presidents have failed to reset relations with Russia. Why? The “New Cold War” between the US and Russia began a decade ago. The elevated tensions in the Korean Peninsula are only a
By Dan Steinbock In the coming years, China shall aim at high-quality development, while seeking to forestall financial and international risks. The recent Central Economic Work Conference marked a historical point in China’s economic development.
By Dan Steinbock Recently, all major US free trade deals in North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific have fallen under fire. As American legacy in free trade is dimming, there is a new opportunity for real free trade in Asia Pacific. Recently,
By Dan Steinbock As tensions prevail in the NAFTA talks, Canada is hedging its bets by fostering consensus for a trade agreement with China. On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shall start a trade and tourism dialogue with Chinese
By Dan Steinbock Trump’s gruelling 12-day Asia tour was a quest for mega deals. US policies in Asia are shifting. The stress on competitive strategic visions is being redefined by historic bilateral
By Dan Steinbock Despite “America First” policies, President Trump’s economic agenda needs expanding trade with China. President Donald Trump began his gruelling 12-day Asia tour amid US Special Counsel’s first indictments, which cast a shadow
By Dan Steinbock After the 19th Congress, Xi’s China is preparing for a new roadmap domestically and internationally. This is Dr. Dan Steinbock’s in-depth analysis of China’s critical changes that will shape the world economy until 2022 – and beyond.