Development

Indonesia’s Economic Tightrope

By Sakari Deichsel & George Gorman Indonesia’s economy saw a confidence-boosting 6.5 percent growth in GDP in 2011 fueled by a strong middle-class consumer demand and surging foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows of $19.3 billion that year. Indonesia has continued…

Myanmar’s ASEAN Coming Out Party

By James Wallar Myanmar punctuated its emergence from isolation and pursuit of reforms by announcing its desire to Chair the 2014 Summit meetings of the Association of South East Nations (ASEAN).  ASEAN (too?) quickly agreed. International scrutiny will be intense…