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From Standard to Smarter Oil

From Standard to Smarter Oil

By Deborah Gordon — The Mark News —  There’s no standard oil. Contrary to John D. Rockefeller’s infamous trademark, those conventional crude oils that coursed through the global economy in the past century are running out. Although motorists refueling at the pump aren’t the wiser, oil is being replaced by […]

The New Collaborators

By Zeger van der Wal  — The Mark News — The massive challenges faced by governments across Asia can be better addressed through cross-sectoral partnerships, but such relationships also come with distinct risks. Governments across Asia have to address massive challenges — climate change, rapidly aging populations, urbanization and immigration […]

Putin’s Breakout Year

Putin’s Breakout Year

By William Pommeranz — The Mark News —  2016 saw a major step toward Vladimir Putin’s vision of the world – it remains to be seen if the United States and Europe will remain committed to challenging this vision, or will seek to accommodate it. This year marked the 25th anniversary […]

A Revolution Too Taboo

A Revolution Too Taboo

By Xu Youyu — The Mark News — Great forces have changed China’s society and economy since the Cultural Revolution ended. But the revolution still casts a shadow on Chinese politics. The year 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most important events in contemporary Chinese history: the Cultural Revolution. […]