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Ian Johnson: The Rise of a New Superpower

Ian Johnson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ian Johnson has been spending time in China since 1984 and has lived there for a total of twenty years. So his experience of the country and its people gives him great insight into the enormous changes that have turned the world’s most populous country from an impoverished land into the world’s newest […]

Dr Andy Xie: Hong Kong and Singapore, so similar yet so different – it’s all about housing, money and politics

Dr Andy XIe

Dr Andy Xie 謝國忠, renowned Economist, shared his insights on the recent disturbance in Hong Kong. The most bizarre development in Hong Kong’s real estate market is the rise of nano flats. Hong Kong’s developers increase housing affordability by shrinking size. Even these car-sized flats cost about 10 years’ income. It is amazing to see how […]

Michele Wucker: Gray Rhinos in the World

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was interviewed by Market Watch on her insights on the possible “Gray Rhinos” scenario in the world. Below are a few of her observations: On China: The biggest one, globally and for China specifically, are the unintended consequences of the very loose monetary policy of the last 10 years and the way that […]

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Dr Andy Xie: As the trade war reduces China’s US exports, structural reforms – not inflating away debt – are the right response to economic disengagement

In Dr Andy Xie ‘s recent SCMP article, he argued that as the trade war reduces China’s US exports, structural reforms, not inflating away debt, are the right response to economic disengagement. If China goes back to inflation to solve its debt problem, the resulting erosion of confidence in the renminbi would have a profound […]

Edith Yeung: Why I Invest in China

Venture Capitalist and tech executive Edith Yeung shares her insights on where China shows the most promise and why it still makes sense to invest in the country even amidst the fraught US-China tech relations. Edith believes that China is at the cutting edge of AI, e-commerce and mobile payments. She sat down for an […]

Dr Shirley Yu Interviewed by BBC News on the Trump-Xi meeting at G20

Dr Shirley Yu was interviewed by BBC News before the Trump-Xi meeting. She predicted that “there won’t be a trade deal, at best a truce on the additional tariffs. Delay tactics serve both countries’ interests. Trump can afford to go tougher on China after he wins second term of office.” Shirley has been pretty spot on! […]

Leroy Chiao Made Guest Appearance at Montblanc StarWalker Launch Event

Astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao was invited to make guest appearance at the Montblanc StarWalker Launch Event, sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman, Charles Melton, Diane Kruger! Take a look at some of the event photos below: Read more about it here or watch Leroy’s video here. Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA for 15 years before […]

Dr Andy Xie: China must draw the right lessons from Japan’s trade war with the US, and develop its technology

Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, shared his insights in his recent article published in SCMP that China must draw the right lessons from Japan’s trade war with the US, and develop its technology. Stagnation hasn’t done Japan in because it started with a high level of average income and a bunch of world-beating industries. […]

Dana Leong Performed at Prada Fashion Show Party

Dana Leong

Dana Leong performed at Prada’s 2020 Spring/Summer Menswear Show in Shanghai last week. It is the first time Prada hosts its fashion show outside of Milan. We are so proud of Dana! Read more about it here and here. Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top […]

Peggy Liu: How to engage with China more constructively

Peggy Liu

Tensions with China have increased dramatically around the world. There are very few voices that can bridge China and the West for better cultural understanding and more constructive engagement, in English. Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, is one such person. Here is her recent article How to engage with China constructively A nuanced view from […]

Looking for expert insights on Sino-US Trade War?

Looking for expert insights on the Sino-US trade war? Engage our China and geo-politics experts to speak at your upcoming events! Andy Xie Nouriel Roubini Haiyan Wang Anil Gupta Harry G. Broadman Ian Johnson Ann Lee Issac Stone Fish Michele Wucker Geoff Raby Shirley Yu Anthony Desir Contact us today to engage any of these […]

Dr Andy Xie Shared Insights on the Sino-US Trade War at Financial Conference

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie was invited to share his insights on the implications of Sino-US trade war on Asian trade and investment flows, the China slowdown and its impact on the world and debt worries for the Fed and China. The presentation was very well received by the audience. Take a look at some of the […]

Haiyan Wang on the latest developments in the US-China trade talks

Haiyan Wang

Haiyan Wang interviewed by CGTN about U.S. President Trump’s threat to increase tariffs on Chinese goods. Take a look at the video below to know more: Haiyan Wang is managing partner of the China India Institute, a Washington, D.C. based research and advisory organization with a focus on creating winning global strategies, organizations, and mindsets that […]

Matthew Brennan discusses the future of facial recognition technology

Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan, China mobile economy expert, discussed the future of facial recognition technology on his recent CGTN America Interview. China has been experimenting many facial recognition applications, from airport to policing to education, and more… Matthew Brennan 马修 is a well-known speaker and writer about WeChat. His opinions regarding WeChat and the China digital ecosystem are regularly featured […]

Prof Ann Lee: The Road to War with China

Prof Ann Lee

Prof Ann Lee thinks that it would be a mistake for America to adopt a cold-war posture toward China. She shared her insights in her new article published in Project Syndicate. American foreign-policy elites increasingly demonize China as a totalitarian state that threatens to overturn the US-led world order. This approach risks damaging the global […]