Tag Archives: Global Affairs

Michele Wucker spoke at Asia Pacific Digital Talent Summit 2022 hosted by Huawei

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker recently spoke at Asia Pacific Digital Talent Summit 2022 in Thailand, on the topic: “Cultivate Talents, Unleash Digital”. During the firechat of the event, the following topics around future talents were discussed: How can we make sure the next generation is equipped with skills required to solve these societal and environmental potential risks? […]

Lijia Zhang recently interviewed by “Pieces of China” online series on her self-transformation

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang, the author of “Socialism is Great” and “Lotus,” , was recently interviewed by “Pieces of China” online series on her self-transformation, which began in the missile factory where she worked in the early 1980s, and discuss how learning English at night helped open her mind and break out into a career as an […]

Michele Wucker: Why the Gray Rhino Concept is so Popular in China?

Michele Wucker

In 2017, the Mainland Chinese newspaper, People’s Daily, warned that China faced a variety of systemic financial risks, including the “Gray Rhinos.” China’s business community immediately took notice of the term, and it is now used in Chinese media without explanation. Why China loves the Gray Rhino concept? Michele Wucker, the author of the “Gray […]

Lijia Zhang Joined “China, Taiwan, and Chinese Identity” Panel at 24th Far Eastern Film Festival

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang, best-selling author of “Socialism is Great”, joined the “China, Taiwan, and Chinese Identity” Panel at the 24th Far Eastern Film Festival, discussed the changing attitude towards love and romance and family value in Taiwan and China, and about China-related current affairs. Lijia Zhang, skilled journalist, author, social commentator and speaker comes from humble beginnings. […]

Lijia Zhang Interviewed by Italian Sky TV about Ukraine War and Media Freedom

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang participated in a TV panel discussion organized by Italian Sky TV about the Ukraine war and media freedom. It took place at the Kursaal Theatre in Bari, in southern Italy. On stage with Lijia was an Italian journalist who has just returned from reporting in Kyiv. The third panelist was a Russian journalist, […]

Michele Wucker Shared Insights on the Ukraine Situation, How to Define and Communicate Risk, and More

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was interviewed by Christian Harris on his popular Safety and Risk Success podcast recently. They talked about the Ukraine situation, how to define and communicate risk, and how risk fingerprints can affect organizational culture and will drive the New World Of Work. Some highlights: ✅ How does Michele define risk, and what does […]

Wei Du Produced Documentary “One Way” on Hong Kongers Leaving the City on One-way Tickets

Wei Du

“One Way” is a documentary that follows a few Hong Kong BN(O) migrants’ journey from getting ready to leave home to finding a new life in the UK, and intimately captures the ups and downs in their endeavour. The first episode of the documentary was premiered by Channel NewsAsia in March 2022. It was produced […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Lijia Zhang Inspirational Virtual Presentation on Chinese New Year

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang‘s self transformation, is also a reflection of the development of modern China. Inspirational Virtual Presentation – Regarding the Transformation of Herself and China. This Chinese New Year, Lijia has been invited to share her inspirational personal story and the truths and myths of China, by a European Bank with their colleagues. The audiences […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the possible impact of conflicts over Taiwan and Ukraine on the global economy in recent SCMP article

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the possible impact of conflicts over Taiwan and Ukraine on the global economy in recent SCMP article Gist: Financial markets seem in denial as China and Russia seek to roll back US dominance and reassert their own sphere of influence Any military confrontation would be a shock to […]

Dr Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang Joined Panel Discussion on How is COVID-19 Accelerating Globalization

Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed glaring gaps between the developed and developing economies. How will the power equation change the world? Dr Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang joined the panel discussion with Martin Reeves and Jagdish Mitra on how is COVID-19 accelerating Globalization. Dr Anil Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and […]

Michele Wucker: The COVID-19 pandemic was a gray rhino running right for us

Michele Wucker

In her recent CGTN interview, Michele Wucker, policy analyst and author, opined that the COVID-19 pandemic was a gray rhino running right for us. The COVID-19 pandemic was an obvious danger that the world ignored, according to Michele Wucker. It was, in the words of the policy analyst and author, a “gray rhino”: a threat […]

Dr Andy Xie: How US inflation spiral could tip superpower rivalry in China’s favour

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, in his recent article published in SCMP, opined that: China’s financial system could soon be strong enough to withstand a stronger yuan, leaving the US vulnerable to a currency shock Floating the renminbi could tip the US deeper into inflation and turmoil while giving Beijing free rein in international affairs China is […]

Dr Geoff Raby Discussed The Strained China-Australia Relationship in Bloomberg Interview

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, was recently interviewed at the “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia” with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn. He discussed the the strained China-Australia relationship and more. Click the image below to watch the interview:     Dr Geoff Raby 芮捷锐博士 was Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2007 to 2011. After 27 years in the public service, […]

Dr Geoff Raby: China’s Grand Strategy

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby ‘s book China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order was released at a time when the debate on China had become highly polarised. Dr Raby argues that the rise of China, Trump’s America First policies, division within Europe and successful defiance by authoritarian states are all affecting the […]

Dr Andy Xie: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie talked about China’s coal crises and how it exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments […]


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