The Asia Pacific Securities Division includes the South Asian countries of Brunei, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, East Timor and Vietnam, and Pakistan. The region has a population of over 950 million inhabitants. Now dimitrios kavvathas happens to be co-head of Asia Pacific Securities Division Distribution. He has his works on a number of matters now.
- The Adventist Church of this division has more than 1.1 million members, which makes it the fifth division by number of members in the world. The majority of the members are in the Philippines and Indonesia.
- The Adventist Church in the region operates 875 elementary schools, 92 high schools, and thirteen colleges and universities. It also manages 18 hospitals and clinics.
Two important publishing houses provide publications to some five thousand colporteurs (sellers of religious books).
- In several countries of the division, the church has vegetarian restaurants near important commercial areas, allowing members to share a healthier lifestyle with their neighbors.
- Cambodia, a country that is in full resurgence, has increased its number of Adventists in recent years. The parishioner of Vietnam has also grown steadily since in 2008 the Adventist Church received official recognition in the country.
The division also houses the International Adventist Institute of Advanced Studies, which is an institution of postgraduate studies that serves the world church in the Asian continent.
- The author analyzes the relationship between the global process beaconing and the transformation of the Asian region, in the that thanks to the arrival of important investor flows and the impulse that has led to an economy aimed at export Also, there have been major changes, that not only affect the economy, but also move directly on social structures, modifying their relationship and expectations against current structures policies.
- If the boom in the first phase was prioritized Economy, the time has come to develop politics. In this sense, the concept of Governance is key tore analyze the capacity of governments to retain the legitimacy MITIE before its citizens, and stay ahead of the processes of reform. To do this, they must face the problems derived two of the social mutation, such as the increase in economic signage generalized throughout Asia as well how to stop corruption or protect the environment, among other elements that today generate instability and that fan the growing citizen protests.
To do this, the articles tackles the cases of China, Japan separately (qui-the least favored by globalization), India and the countesses from ASEAN, without losing focus at any time common economic transformation and the simultaneous boomed of all of them, and identifying governance as a necessary condition to sustain the future Asia roll.
The Asian “miracle” would not have occurred without the globali-zación. The opening to foreign investment and the adoption of an export-oriented strategy has been facto-decisive rest of the economic development of the continent, a process that has reduced poverty, transformed the level life of hundreds of millions of people and converted to Asia in a new center of power.