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Development Dispatch: the rewards of a top-down transformation

Development often requires drastic transformation – which frequently carries risks that governments are afraid to take on, writes Adrienne Klasa.

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Child marriage costs $63bn says World Bank

A World Bank study highlights the negative effect that child marriage has on economic progress.

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Unilever CEO resigns

Paul Polman is to step down as chief executive of consumer giant Unilever after a decade at the top.

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Thailand central bank governor seeks to tackle debt problem

The governor of the Bank of Thailand talks to Adrienne Klasa about surviving currency volatility and reducing household debt.

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Vietnam central bank chief looks to stay on sustainable path

Having successfully brought down inflation, Vietnam's central bank director general is confident it can rise to the challenges of restructuring and liberalising interest rates.

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Philippines minister hails China partnership

Philippines budget minister Benjamin Diokno talks about the importance of working with China.

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Trade war bites harder from US side so far

Germany, Vietnam and Japan could pick up the trade slack.

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WTO faces louder calls for reform

Talk of reconstruction dominated the World Investment Forum in Geneva. 

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IMF spotlight on China-Africa debt

African debt was a prime topic at the World Bank/IMF meeting – though research suggests China is not to blame.

Shanghai fears US-China trade war

Shanghai is in the firing line if the spat between the US and China continues to intensify.

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