Book review: The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World by Kishore Mahbubani

Kishore Mahbubani is the Dean of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore, former Singapore diplomat, and former ambassador of Singapore to the United Nations (UN). This book is about the reemergence of Asia (China and India), threats to USA and the importance of multilateral organization such as United Nations. … Continue reading Book review: The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World by Kishore Mahbubani

UN Millennium Development Goal to reduce poverty by half

There is something optimistic about the world, the UN Millennium Development Goals set up in 2000, with the plan to halve poverty by 2015 will not only be met this year, it will be exceeded, thanks to Asia’s rise of middle class, the size of this group currently stands at 500 million and will mushroom … Continue reading UN Millennium Development Goal to reduce poverty by half