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Inaugurating the fourth International Dharma-Dhamma conference on state and social order at Rajgir in Nalanda district of Bihar on Thursday, President Ram Nath Kovind said Buddhism was the basis for an early form of globalisation, and of interconnectedness in our continent. The President pointed out ...
He presided, as the inaugural director-general of the World Trade Organisation, over the biggest trade agreement in history in 1994, prompting Mickey Kantor, the US trade representative, to hail him as "the father of globalisation". This feature of Sutherland's CV prompted some criticism this week.

"Many supporters of left-wing parties see globalization as a threat but still support the further development of the EU. In contrast the right see Europe as the problem rather than part of the solution. For this reason throughout Europe they consistently reject stronger integration," Isabel Hoffmann, one of the ...
Opening this year's conference, the theme of which was "globalisation: The China Perspective and the US Factor", the Post's chief executive Gary Liu, said that as Washington was retreating from its leadership role on the world stage, so China was transforming itself to become a central figure in shaping ...
The power of globalization is likely to bulldoze nationalist nihilism angst at the 2018 Davos meeting later this month. The world's nations appear to be shying away from extreme self-involvement. The U.S. may rattle trade swords and wave fingers over nuclear buttons, but these developments seem like local ...
This aura is powerfully depoliticising. It implies that, for good or ill, globalisation just is - like gravity, an impersonal force shaping our lives and beyond our control. This is why, when globalisation is given as a reason for something, the speaker often accompanies her explanation with a slight shrug of defeat.

The globalization of trade was to bring people the world and the good of the world to the people. Open and advanced trade agreements were to allow for a variety of products to flow in and out of countries, jobs were to be created and the poor to be lifted from poverty. What happened? Today, commodity ...
As globalization shrinks the world, dismantling boundaries that separate countries and cultures, seven Taiwanese artists explore the subject of reality and how we interpret it in an exhibition in New York City. What Do You See? Contemporary Art from Taiwan (所見為何) features 19 works displayed at the ...
Each completed a rigorous certification program on globalizing classroom content and then traveled to observe and co-teach at schools overseas. IREX, the program implementer, estimates that each TGC teacher reaches an average of 130 U.S. students per year, providing these more than 58,000 students ...
Most of the ardent supporters of economic globalization state that when developing countries lower trade barriers and tariffs and open their countries to international investment and trade, economic growth occurs. Most often, they simply equate economic growth with lowering poverty levels, validated by the ...
Maya Jasanoff's The Dawn Watch positions Conrad as globalisation's unwilling avatar, examining his life and work from the perspective of a historian interested in empire and trade, migration and technological innovation. Conrad is a perfect subject for such an approach, given his upbringing under ...
But as the Washington Consensus develops fatigue, India must infuse energy into a new globalisation project. It should offer its own developmental model that addresses key concerns on cross-border data transfer -- one promoting the free flow of information globally, while ensuring local value creation ...
These mass media tools have made the world a 'smaller' place in a way, called globalisation. The way the media affects education is great and varied. Media plays a dominant role in the learning process. Taifa Leo provided students with Form 4 and Standard 8 learning materials. teacher education needs ...
Beyond its title, BBC One's big-hitting New Year drama McMafia has little to do with the scarily percipient book that Misha Glenny wrote a decade ago about organised crime's increasing globalisation in the digital age. But that's no criticism of Hossein Amini and James Watkins's glitzy international crime ...
McMafia -- both the show and the book that inspired it, by the former BBC reporter Misha Glenny -- argues that globalisation is A Very Bad Thing. Thanks to the free flow of people, finance and goods (legal and illegal), the underworld has become the overworld. As one of the show's creators puts it, "our ...
London, United Kingdom -- In this new world, globalisation can seem like a dirty word. Across the globe we are seeing increasingly nationalistic rhetoric in public debate, leading to the protectionist stance taken by many countries with initiatives such as "Made in America" and "Made in China 2025.".
The GOP's new tax overhaul may appear to be a victory for Donald Trump's nationalist politics--but it's not. In reality, the bill endorses globalization and backs business trends that shift jobs from the US to the rest of the world. Almost a year ago, Trump threatened corporations that moved jobs abroad with ...

Today's so-called crisis of globalisation is nothing more than a new variable of the old battle between protectionism and free trade. On the one hand it is the tribalists while on the other it is the globalists. On one side there are the anti-Amazon, pro-retailers, losers of a global challenge, while on the other, ...
"I hear people say we have to stop and debate globalisation," Blair told his party. "You might as well debate whether autumn should follow summer." There would be disruptions and some might be left behind, but no matter: people needed to get on with it. Our "changing world" was, Blair continued, "replete ...
globalisation needs a new momentum. Strengthened cooperation between China and India will jointly safeguard and improve the multilateral system and mechanism and promote a new type of globalisation. This is the demand for win-win development of our two countries as well as a global sustainable ...
Fifteen years ago, I published globalisation and Its Discontents, a book that sought to explain why there was so much dissatisfaction with globalisation within the developing countries. Quite simply, many believed the system was rigged against them, and global trade agreements were singled out for being ...
McMafia -- both the show and the book that inspired it, by the former BBC reporter Misha Glenny -- argues that globalisation is A Very Bad Thing. Thanks to the free flow of people, finance and goods (legal and illegal), the underworld has become the overworld. As one of the show's creators puts it, "our ...
The other fundamental problem with the Trump's National Security strategy is that America's new highly competitive technology and artificial intelligence industries need globalization not national rivalries in order to grow. Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake describe this beautifully in their new book, ...
He defines globalization as "decreasing costs to capital and labor mobility. Mobility across, but also within, national borders." Alternatively, it could be defined as "the process of incorporating new regions of the world into a unified market system." Until recently, he observes, "the American right promoted, ...
Critics of globalisation latched on to these newer economic theories, claiming that they demanded a rethinking of the traditional case for free trade. It was precisely at that time, however, that the Heckscher-Ohlin-Stolper-Samuelson trade theory's prediction that free trade would hurt lower-skill workers in rich ...
The antithesis of globalisation, nationalism, and the pursuit of your own country's interests over those of everyone else, has bubbled back up in Europe. And it's not just Europe, of course. In the US, President Donald Trump is (among other initiatives) rethinking the American commitment to free trade.
"So, is globalization good or bad?" The question came from a thoughtful young colleague. And it is at the forefront of the current political debate on jobs and immigration. As we explored it, my young friend and I came to agree that it is the wrong question. We must first ask "Which globalization?".
In that sense, the guilt-trip referral to globalization is just the latest manifestation of earlier forms of guilt-tripping - whether called "capitalism," "the state" or "society." In the end, what we cannot fess up to is human imperfection and our collective inability to comprehend an ever more complex world, with ever ...
Today's so-called crisis of globalisation is nothing more than a new variable of the old battle between protectionism and free trade. On the one hand it is the tribalists while on the other it is the globalists. On one side there are the anti-Amazon, pro-retailers, losers of a global challenge, while on the other, ...
The Philippine delegation to the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC) 11 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will push for inclusive globalization and has identified three priorities to make sure it would benefit Filipinos, the Dpeartment of Trade and Industry (DTI) said on Sunday.
The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has said questions about the goods and services tax (GST) as part ancient Indian political-philosopher Kautilya's treatise Arthashastra and that Manu, the legendary author of a Sanskrit law code, was the first to think of globalisation were part of the curriculum taught at ...
All this has happened against the background of economic globalization and the largely unrestrained international movement of capital, enabling companies and wealthy individuals everywhere to recognise that their domicile is no longer necessarily relevant in terms of taxation. Not only has this meant ...
There are estimated, today, to be in excess of 40 million, mainly white, fundamentalist, Christian Zionists in America, primarily in the South. They believe that supporting Israel is a biblical issue, not a political one and they comprise the largest pro-Israel bloc in the United States which believes that God gave ...
Ever since the time of Julius Caesar, who created the Roman Empire, through Genghis Khan, who created the Mongol Empire, which became the largest empire in history, to the British Empire, powerful rulers have put together peoples of different ethnicities which constituted their empires. Although some of ...
Fifteen years ago, I published globalisation and Its Discontents, a book that sought to explain why there was so much dissatisfaction with globalisation within the developing countries. Quite simply, many believed that the system was "rigged" against them, and global trade agreements were singled out for ...
He climbed the "escalator" of globalization and lived what has become the quintessential story of a successful immigrant. Tong himself went on to become a correspondent for Marketplace. But, as he writes in his new book, his father had a brother who wasn't so fortunate. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal sat ...
The Fortune Global Forum is held in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Dec. 6, 2017. (Xinhua/Liu Dawei). GUANGZHOU, China, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- China's unswerving backing for globalization and innovation will spur the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind ...
globalization, which was supposed to benefit developed and developing countries alike, is now reviled almost everywhere, as the political backlash in Europe and the US in recent years has shown. The challenge is to minimize the risk that the backlash will intensify, and that starts by understanding - and ...
globalisation is a topic that has its roots in economy, culture and politics, making it a difficult one to resolve in a two-day conference. Angel Gurria, the secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) which hosted the meeting, believes it has brought many positive ...
One effective way of building intercultural understanding is to globalize your classroom. By incorporating aspects of diverse cultures into the curriculum, educators can increase their student's global awareness, compassion and intercultural competency. Fortunately, there are numerous travel grants for ...
Fifteen years ago, I published globalization and Its Discontents, a book that sought to explain why there was so much dissatisfaction with globalization within the developing countries. Quite simply, many believed that the system was "rigged" against them, and global trade agreements were singled out for ...
Mr. Kumar said an open, liberal and rule-based globalisation, wherein India and China could play a defining role, was necessary for prosperity and global political stability. "I think we need to work together to make sure that the globalised world that has benefited everybody should continue to benefit the ...
But globalization is not slowing, at least on some fronts, according to a new joint report (pdf) by Business of Fashion and McKinsey & Company. "On the contrary," it says, "we are entering a new phase of globalisation, driven by digital connectivity and the flow of data, and this will lead to much greater global ...
India and China today criticised US President Donald Trump's protectionist measures and anti- immigration policies as the two neighbours sought common ground to push for globalisation and better trade ties. During his election campaign and after becoming president, Trump has made some sweeping ...
Fifteen years ago, I published globalisation and Its Discontents, a book that sought to explain why there was so much dissatisfaction with globalisation within the developing countries. Quite simply, many believed that the system was rigged against them, and global trade agreements were singled out for ...
globalization has taken something of a black eye of late. There's Brexit. And there's the collapse of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. And of course there's a president of the United States who uses the expression "America First," a lovely notion were it merely words on a page rather than an expression laden ...
LIVE FROM WORLD INTERNET CONFERENCE, WUZHEN: The world's economic problems have not been caused by globalisation but by incomplete globalisation, argued Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba (pictured). The head of China's largest e-commerce firm said the world faces a number of ...
It is a parable of the global age. globalisation creates sprawling worldwide markets. International supply chains crisscross the Earth. The combination can raise communities up out of dire poverty, and generate brutal competition that can undercut those communities just as quickly. Kollam's cashew tycoons ...
Leading producers in Asia put the spotlight on local roots, and cultural authenticity, while working in an industry that is increasingly globalized. Stressing the need for authenticity, they were speaking at a keynote panel of Screen Singapore, part of the Singapore Media Festival. The topic was described as ...
And it's that globalization -- freer trade with less friction at borders -- really stuck it to lower-income people. But there seems to be no agreement at all on remedies for how to fix this issue. Joseph Stiglitz is the Nobel prize-winning economist, who's now a professor at Columbia University. He was chair of ...


 

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