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  1. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: People wear protective face masks, following an outbreak of the novel coron

    Commentary: China more focused on getting rich than it is in stoking US rivalry

    Chinese policymakers are less afraid of economic decoupling from the US than many assume, say Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng.
  2. FILE PHOTO: Protests following government's COVID-19 restrictions, in Kassel

    Commentary: COVID-19 will cast long shadows of social repercussions

    Today’s lockdowns, limited mobility and crisis-induced displays of national unity have merely masked the pandemic’s full effects, says Kent ...
  3. Archeologist Amy Thompson excavates at the ancient Maya site of Uxbenka

    Maya ruins in Belize offer peek at ancient wealth inequality

    An examination of numerous houses excavated at two sites in southern Belize is providing insight into gaping wealth inequality in ancient Maya ...
  4. SGBudget2014 - Education & Childcare

    Commentary: Children from low-income families and the power of ‘significant adults’

    Budget 2021 unveiled greater support for lower-income households and families with children with special needs but to get vulnerable children to ...
  5. Patients are seen outside the emergency entrance at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York

    Commentary: The slow destruction of working class life and growth of ‘deaths of despair’

    Deaths in the US could rise again as the structure of the economy shifts after the pandemic, say Anne Case and Angus Deaton.
  6. Insight FY2021 ep 29
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    Ep 29: Poverty In Asia: Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is regarded as one of the world’s richest cities, but it is also one of the most unequal cities and the wealth gap is widening. Today, ...
  7. Income inequality in Singapore at lowest in almost two decades: SingStat | Video
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    Income inequality in Singapore at lowest in almost two decades: SingStat | Video

    Household income inequality here last year was at its lowest in almost two decades as median household income grew to S$9,425, according to ...
  8. In Con FY20 Ep 10
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    Ep 10: Kristalina Georgieva, the International Monetary Fund's Managing Director

    Nearly 500 million jobs have been lost in the pandemic so far. But is the worst of the recession over? Or are darker days still ahead? In ...
  9. Quest For Prosperity
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    Quest For Prosperity

    China is on an arduous long march to eradicate poverty. In Japan, inequalities remain despite economic growth. Our correspondents take a closer ...