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Lijia Zhang Publishes Her New Novel – Lotus

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang has a new book out called “Lotus”, inspired by the secret life of the her grandmother. Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires―as she carves out a life for herself in China’s “City of Sins”. “Standing outside the Moonflower Massage Parlor with three other girls, Lotus flashed her red smile at […]

Andy Xie: Future of U.S.-China Trade Relations

Andy Xie

Renowned Chinese Economist Andy Xie discussed in the recent Bloomberg interview on Asia looking for new trade pacts after Donald Trump confirmed that he would withdraw from the TPP, the impact of the RCEP trade deal on Asia and his outlook for global trade. Andy swapped insights with Bloomberg’s David Tweed and Rishaad Salamat on […]

Dana Leong TEDx Speech: 3 Ways to Renew Your Spirit with Music

Dana Leong

Two-time Grammy award winning musician Dana Leong gave an inspiring presentation at the TEDxShanghai event last May. Dana shared about experiences as a self-proclaimed daredevil and his journey to musical success. He imparted important lessons on how to achieve balance and motivated the audience with humor, music and inspiring statements like “The seeds that you plant become who […]

Andy Xie: China’s Economic Challenges for the Next Decade

Andy Xie

Dr. Andy Xie, in his resent presentation, proposed an intuitive storyline on why China’s growth model is not sustainable. Dr. Xie is skeptical of the current central bank policies around the world in reviving global economic growth. He shares insights on those and more in the video below: Andy Xie 謝國忠 is a renowned Chinese economist […]

Prof Justin Yifu Lin on Free Trade Zone & Deepening Reform in China

Prof Justin Yifu Lin

Prof Justin Yifu Lin spoke at the National Committee’s Forecast of China’s Economy for 2016 on Free Trade Zone & Deepening Reform in China. China is at a critical turning point as it approaches the start of its thirteenth Five-Year Plan in 2016. The National Committee and Peking University’s China Center for Economic Research (CCER) […]

Dr Andy Xie: The Future of China’s Business

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie spoke recently at the Future of Asia Conference in Los Angeles on his insights on the future of China’s business. As usual, Dr Andy Xie captivates the audience not just by sharing his expertise but also by presenting fresh perspective. Here is the video recording of his presentation. Dr Andy Xie 謝國忠 is a renowned […]

Dana Leong Performed at Destination Denim Music Festival in Shanghai

Dana Leong

Dana Leong just performed at the Destination Denim Music Festival at Shanghai Village in Shanghai, and the audience simply loved him! This epic event also featured other musical artists such as pioneer of electronic music Jade Liu, China Dream Voice winner Li Xiangxiang and jazz diva Jasmine Chen. Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top […]

Andy Xie: Making Sense of China‘s Economy

Andy Xie

What is going on with the Chinese economy is not easy to understand. Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese Economist shared his insights on the Chinese economy at his recent Bloomberg interview, on the following in particular: Chinese debt level commodities prices capital outflow flow from China over-capacity property market in China The video of the […]

Shirley Yu Published New Book on The Rise of the RMB and the Fall of the Yen

Shirley Yu

Experienced moderator and former CCTV 9 Anchor Shirley Yu has published a new book “The Rise of the RMB and the Fall of the Yen”  (人民币崛起及日元之殇).  Shirley‘s latest book, which tackles China’s Renminbi (RMB) and Japanese Yen, is based on her doctoral thesis completed in 2014 . This latest book is Shirley’s third publication. Shirley Yu is the author of […]

Andy Xie Shared his Views on the Impact of the Panama Papers on Asia

Shanghai-based independent economist Andy Xie was interviewed by Karishma Vaswani for BBC Business regarding the possible impact of Panama Papers on Asia. Andy Xie was asked if he thinks the Panama Papers wil force more governments to become more transparent about tax and he said “In Asia it’s about how to hide your wealth that often hasn’t been […]

Peggy Liu: A Green China Needs a New China dream

Peggy Liu

Sustainability advocate and JUCCCE chairperson Peggy Liu presented a passionate address for the ‘greening of China’ at the 2013 Creative Innovations conference in Melbourne. Peggy disagrees with the unrestrained pace of development in cities and rural China and the unrestrained destruction of the environment. She believes that China (and the rest of the world) needs to find new ways […]

Andy Xie – Impact of changing Chinese economy and tourist expectations on Australian tourism

Andy Xie

Dr. Andy Xie was a keynote speaker at Tourism Australia’s China Uncovered conference in Sydney last March 2016. Dr. Andy Xie shared his insights on the the changing tourist expectations and Chinese economy, and how these affect tourism in Australia. As an independent economist, Dr. Andy Xie gave several points to ponder especially about the spending habits […]

Peggy Liu: China – from hunger to obesity in one generation

Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu, Chinese environmental protection advocate spoke about how China has shifted from hunger to obesity in one generation. Peggy Liu is Chairperson of JUCCCE, a non-profit organization creating a livable China. As one of the leaders in China’s sustainability advocacy, her work encompasses ecolivable cities, clean energy, reimagining prosperity, and sustainable diets. Because of her useful contributions […]

Anil K. Gupta Interview on India’s FDI Reforms

Prof. Anil Gupta, expert on India and China business, was interviewed by CNBC on India’s FDI Reforms & India UK Relations recently. Here is the video of him sharing the insights. Dr. Anil K. Gupta Anil K. Gupta is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and globalization. He is a […]

Martin Roll: Branding and Business Strategy in Asia

In his keynote at TEDxNUS 2010 Mr Martin Roll  gives the audience 5 perspectives about what makes a global brand and why building a global brand has become a need in today’s competitive world. By using examples from leading brands he shows the importance of some of the factors like marketing, mindset of the managers […]

Speakers on Asia Geopolitics

Planning your next conference and looking for speakers to share insights on Asia geopolitics? We have some recommendations for you: Andy Xie – Renowned Economist Niall Ferguson – Leading Historian on Global Economy Anil Gupta – INSEAD Chaired Professor of Strategy, INSEAD & Chief Advisor, China India Institute Chandran Nair – Consumptionomics Stéphane Garelli – […]