Tag Archives: Singapore

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 […]

Dan Steinbock: Will China, India and other large emerging economies be sheltered from the crisis?

Dr Dan Steinbock spoke on the topic ‘Will China, India and other large emerging economies be sheltered from the crisis?’ at the Coface conference in Singapore. Here is the video. Dan Steinbock Dr Dan Steinbock is an internationally recognized expert of the multipolar world. He focuses on international business, international relations, investment and risk among […]

Dan Steinbock in Panel Discussion on Global Economy

Dr. Dan Steinbock of India, China and America Institute joined the panel discussion of the 2012 Coface Country Risk Conference on global economy, in Singapore, where he talked about global growth. Dr Dan Steinbock is an internationally recognized expert of the multipolar world. He focuses on international business, international relations, investment and risk among the […]

Michael McQueen rocked the stages at ACCA conferences in Asia

Michael McQueen inspired accountants and auditors on how to win the battle for relevance at the ACCA Conferences in Asia and the audiences from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and Beijing loved his insights. Michael McQueen Michael McQueen understands what it takes to thrive in a rapidly evolving world. Having dedicated the last eight years to […]

Sattar Bawany: Leadership Lessons of Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore (1923 -2015)

Prof Sattar Bawany shares his insights on the leadership lessons of Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore (1923 -2015).  Introduction “The task of the leaders must be to provide or create for them a strong framework within which they can learn, work hard, be productive and be rewarded accordingly. And this is not easy to achieve.” […]

Willy Lam: How Lee Kuan Yew Influenced China

Willy Lam, China expert, discussed how Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew influenced China. “Starting with Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leaders [were] quite frank about the fact that there are many things they can learn from Singapore,” said Willy Lam, an expert in Chinese elite politics and senior fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, a Washington-based think tank. Such […]

Emma Reynolds rocked the stage at CWT Client Seminar in Singapore

Emma Reynolds rocked the stage at Carlson Wagonlit’s Asia Pacific Client Seminar in Singapore by challenging the status quo and by exploring new possibilities with the audience together. Emma’s seminar: “How the 21st Century Mindset has disrupted the travel industry and how corporate travel managers can stay ahead of the game?” See the rave feedback […]

Andy Xie on The Asian Property Markets @ CNBC

In an recent interview with CNBC (Jan 2, 2013), independent economist Andy Xie discusses the state of the property markets in Hong Kong and Singapore. He said China’s property market is a “smoke-screen” to confuse investors. The China property prices, as that in the second and third tier cities, are going to drop a shocking […]