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Andy Xie’s Take on Oil Price Drop and it’s Impact on China

Leading Chinese Economist Andy Xie shared his insights on oil price drop and it’s impact on China. But Andy Xie, the often-contrarian former top Asia-Pacific economist for Morgan Stanley, warned that the massive investment overhang in China, valued at more than $6-trillion, will dramatically affect its energy demand growth, and will, as a result, rein […]

Ian Johnson Interviewed on Xi’s Nationalist Blogger

Ian Johnson was invited on Tom Ashbrook’s “On Point,” which is one of the most respected and popular call-in radio shows in the United States. They discussed why Xi endorsed the nationalist blogger Zhou XIaoping. Listen to the Show here: http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/11/04/china-zhou-xiaoping-progadanda China Takes U.S. Aim In A War Of Words A Chinese blogger whose harsh […]

Dr Willy Lam Interviewed on Hong Kong Protest by Bloomberg

Dr Willy Lam was interviewed on the Hong Kong protest by Bloomberg. You can watch the interview here… Dr Willy Lam With more than 30 years of experience in writing and researching about China, Willy Wo-Lap LAM is a recognized authority on areas including the Chinese Communist Party, public administration, foreign policy, the People’s Liberation […]

Stéphane Garelli, World Competitiveness Expert, Shared Insights on Global Economic Outlook

The World economy is improving, but will a few additional percentage points of growth be enough? Companies are doing relatively well, but will governments struggling to implement fiscal discipline drag them down? Stéphane Garelli, world competitiveness expert, shared insights on global economic outlook. Stéphane Garelli is a Professor at both the International Institute for Management […]

Willy Lam: 70% of China Protests Caused by ‘Land Grabs’

Dr Willy Wo-Lap Lam talks about social unrest in China with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s “On the Move Asia.” Lam says that 70% of China protests are caused by ‘land grabs’. (Source: Bloomberg, 16 Dec 2011) Dr Willy Lam With more than 30 years of experience in writing and researching about China, Willy Wo-Lap […]

Dean Xiang Bing Shares His Insights on China Economy

Dean Xiang Bing shares his insights on the China economy and it’s role in the global economy at ASEAN Business Club Forum 2014. Dean Xiang Bing Xiang Bing is the Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalisation at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), a leading business school in China with headquarters […]

Joe Zhang: Private-Sector Corruption with Chinese Characteristics

Joe Zhang, author of ‘Party Man, Company Man: Is China’s State Capitalism Doomed?’ shared his insights on the private-sector corruption in China: What is wrong with China’s private sector? Most privately held businesses are still too small, too inexperienced and too fragile to succeed. Many are opportunistic concerns that trade for a few months or […]

Anil Gupta: Global Megatrends

Prof. Anil Gupta discusses the six major global trends that will fundamentally reshape the world in the coming decade. Business leaders must gain insight-advantage by grasping the global mega-trends and game changers of the next decade. The six megatrends that will drive this transformation, according to Anil Gupta: • Restructuring of the global economy; • […]

Andy Xie: Reform, Not Monetary Stimulus, is China’s Only Choice to Revive Growth

Andy Xie shared his insights for SCMP. He says that to revive growth China must step up market reforms to tap its inherent competitiveness, while shutting out calls from vested interests for more monetary stimulus. China’s economy continues on a downward trend. The main reason is the lack of significant reforms to implement the decision […]

Niall Ferguson on the Rise of China

Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson shared his insights on the rise of China, China’s prospects and challenges in the years ahead. “The discussion started with the political and economic situation in China, and the need for the Chinese government to start privatising state enterprises, reshape the country’s rule of law and globalise the renminbi. For Ferguson, […]

Willy Lam on Recent Political Paradigm Shift of China

Dr Willy Lam, China Political Expert, commented on the recent political paradigm shift under the new leadership in China. “Is Beijing thinking about a new world order?” Certainly, Xi Jinping’s most famous mantra, ‘The Chinese Dream’ precisely means that two or three decades later, when China becomes pretty much a semi-superpower, Beijing hopes that it […]

Andy Xie: China Property Price Drop Could be Good

Andy Xie, Renowned Chinese Economist, thinks that the China property price drop could have a positive impact on the economy. Read about his insights in China Economic Review… If prices were to continue to drop, if bigger developers went under and China’s property sector collapsed, this isn’t necessarily the doomsday scenario many have feared, according […]

Martin Jacques: Comparing Chinese Behaviour with the West, from a Historical Point of View

Martin Jacques talked about the difference between the Chinese Behaviour and that of the West, from a historical point of view, and gave insights in understanding China today. Martin Jacques Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a […]

Martin Jacques: The West Has a Lot to Learn from China

Martin Jacques considers that the West has a lot to learn from China, and that Western liberal democracy would be wrong for China… Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order”. It was first published […]

Andy Xie: Why China Won’t See a Lehman-Style Credit Event

Andy Xie, renowned Chinese Economist, explains in his recent CNBC interview why an U.S.-style credit crunch will not take place in the mainland China. Watch the video here… Andy Xie Dr Xie is one of the few economists who has accurately predicted economic bubbles including the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and the more recent subprime meltdown […]

Mike Walsh: The Future of Work

Futurist Mike Walsh shared his insights on the future of work – and he emphasizes that focusing only on technology is never the best solution. In the 21st century, it is not enough just to study Social Capital, or how people are connected in an organisation. We have to go one step further and understand […]