Challenging our notion of currency

Jul 6, 2013

Challenging our notion of currency

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When an American explorer named William Henry Furness III arrived on the remote Pacific island of Yap at the start of the last century, he found a scarcely touched place that made his previous destination of Borneo look almost developed. MONEY: The Unauthorised Biography, ...

Mar 6, 2011

Minding the tensions over changes in China

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The closing decade of the 20th century offered a crystal ball for anyone peering into the future of the Asia-Pacific region. Japan’s economy, once the region’s leader, was “lost” after its asset bubble burst, whereas China overcame the economic stagnation that followed the Tiananmen ...