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Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran: A Better Way of Innovating

Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran of The Economist outlines his vision for a new kind of innovation, “not a gadget or gizmo,” but a version that is “more ambitious, more disruptive, and more democratic.” Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran Vijay V. Vaitheeswaranis an award-winning senior correspondent for the Economist.  He joined the editorial staff in 1992 as its London-based […]

Martin Jacques Spoke at Boao Forum on Asia’s New Future

Martin Jacques spoke at Boao Forum on Asia’s new future. Check the video from CNTV here… The video can be found here: http://english.cntv.cn/program/dialogue/20130409/100917.shtml 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 New Global Order”. It was […]

Andy Xie: Living Standards Worsen Due to What Is Happening in Finance

Andy Xie, renowned economist, stated that living standards of people around the world is worsening due to what is happening in finance. Bubble will burst, only slower than the previous financial crisis, due to the emergency of the global companies that can shift production anywhere in the world, and therefore making inflation not so obvious. […]

Dr. Dambisa Moyo: Foreign Aid into the African Continent is Bad for the Countries

Why China can pull billions of people out of poverty but African countries stay poor despite all the foreign aids? Dr Dambisa Moyo shared her research and insights in an interview done by Allan Gregg. In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. […]

Martin Jacques: Why Doesn’t the West Understand China?

Martin Jacques, author of ‘When China Rules the World’, and John Gapper of the Financial Times talked at Names Not Numbers 2014 about the decline of the west and the rise of China. Watch a short video of the discussion from the CNN… Martin Jacques Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When […]

Andrew Savitz: How Sustainable Companies Avoid Toyota’s Problems…

How sustainable companies avoid Toyota’s problems? Below is the extract of Andrew Savitz‘s insights: Looking Inside the Box: Three Ways to Avoid Toyota’s Problems Toyota’s become far too inwardly focused- to the extent that it believed it could find and solve all problems without paying attention to outsiders. The company began to ignore customer and […]

Joe Zhang: China’s Coming Wave of Privatization

Joe Zhang, China banking expert, shared his insights on China’s coming wave of privatization in his recent article for The New York Times. Some estimates put local government debts at more than 12 trillion yuan ($2 trillion) as of the end of 2012. That’s equivalent to about 25 percent of China’s 2012 G.D.P. Some economists […]

Frank Richter – Why the US should grant Edward Snowden amnesty

Frank-Jurgen Richter wrote an article in Business Times about the whistleblower Edward Snowden. Full article below (also in pdf). Why the US should grant Edward Snowden amnesty By Frank-Jürgen Richter Business Times, December 31, 2013 As we say goodbye to 2013 and look forward to all that is to come in the New Year, I […]

Frank Richter Opines that We Should be More Optimistic Despite the Chaos

Dr Frank Richter opines that we should be more optimistic despite all the chaos. Below is his recent article in Khaleej Times explaining why: May we be more optimistic! Tit-for-tat actions have not created solutions for centuries By Frank-Jürgen Richter Khaleej Times, November 25, 2013 Two years ago, writing in these columns, I was mildly […]

Andy Xie Shared his Insights on the China and Global Economy

Andy Xie shared his insights on the China and global economy at Citywire’s latest Asia fund selector forum. He stated that economic stimulus is not a foolproof plan. Andy explained why global companies are the biggest winner in the current economy, and what are the impacts. You can read Nick Tay‘s Citywire article about Andy’s […]