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Winston Ma: Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain, & Cyberspace

Winston Ma

Mr. Winston Ma spoke at the virtual program hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations recently, where he explored how China’s innovation ecosystem drives next generation unicorns and its young netizens participate in the evolving digital economy, and what emerging markets can learn from China as they dive headlong into the mobile-first economy. Watch […]

Shall We Be Afraid of the Rise of China? Q&A Former French PM Jean-Pierrer Raffarin by Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu

Shall We Be Afraid of the Rise of China? Dr Shirley Yu , Chinese economist and former CCTV journalist, interviewed former French PM Jean-Pierre Raffarin for his insights on the subject. Watch the interview below to learn more: Dr Shirley Yu (于泽), is a former CCTV 9 anchor, an experienced moderator and author. She holds a PhD in […]

Dr Geoff Raby’s New Book: China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby was recently interviewed about his new book, ‘China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order’. Dr Raby was Australia’s ambassador to China (2007–11); ambassador to APEC (2003–5); and ambassador to the World Trade Organization (1998–2001). He was awarded the Order of Australia in 2019 for services to Australia–China relations […]

Winston Ma: China is Creating its Own Unicorns

Winston Ma

In his recent Bloomberg interview, Dr Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Author of The Hunt for Unicorns, predicted that given the digital war between the US and China, and that China becomes more self-reliant, with it’s one-billion internet user base and unified digital ecosystem, in future, China will create […]

Winston Ma: How Sovereign Funds are Shaking Up the Digital World

Winston Ma

Global sovereign funds—huge government-guided investment funds—have become the world’s new VCs, creating overnight winners in the technology world. From Shanghai to Silicon Valley and sub-Saharan Africa, sovereign funds, more active than ever before, are betting big. What are the pros and cons of these behemoths throwing their weight around? Are these investments politically driven? How […]

Winston Ma’s Insights on The Digital Silk Road: China’s New Growth Story

Winston Ma

In his book and presentation, “The Digital Silk Road“, China investment expert Winston Ma offers investors, entrepreneurs, and all students of international business an essential guide to China’s new economy. The Chinese market is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Based primarily on technological innovation and domestic consumption—and less on government-led capital expenditure and the import-export business—China’s […]

Dr Andy Xie: Why the GameStop stock frenzy is likely to end in financial crisis

Andy Xie

In his recent SCMP article, renowned Chinese economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

Covid-19 market bubbles cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Winston Ma commented on the China-EU deal and its impact in global tech scene

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and author of “The Hunt for Unicorns”, opined that the China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene but rely on the U.S. less, in his recent CNBC interview. “You can see this dual circulation is balanced by focusing on domestic innovation […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins China Speakers Agency

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins China Speakers Agency Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital […]

Harry G. Broadman: RCEP’s Birth Is Oversold As The World’s Largest New Free-Trade Area

Harry G. Broadman

Harry G. Broadman, in his recent Forbes article opined that the RCEP’s birth is oversold as the world’s largest new free-trade area. While it certainly sends an uplifting signal in the midst of an otherwise deeply gloomy global economic period as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to constrain world trade flows and the functioning of markets, […]

Dambisa Moyo -Long-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, diversity on corporate boards and emerging markets

Dambisa Moyo

Economist and author Dambisa Moyo, interviewed by Bloomberg on the long-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, diversity on corporate boards and emerging markets. Watch the video below to learn more: Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a pre-eminent thinker, who influences key decision-makers in strategic investment and public policy. She is respected for her unique perspectives, her balance […]

Dr Shirley Yu Discussed China Imports and Exports Figures and the Promising Recovery of the Chinese Economy

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu, Chinese economist, in her recent vlog, shared that China’s September imports & exports figures January to September, have surged compared to 2019, respectively by 13.2% and 9.9%. The data tells the story of Chinese economy’s post COVID-19 recovery and that of the global economy’s shifting focus. Noticeably, COVID-19 has deeply disrupted the […]

Dr Andy Xie: How a Joe Biden presidency would offer US-China relations a brief window of hope

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that if Biden is elected, he will likely roll back tariffs and give China a short respite. To reset ties, however, Beijing needs to offer concrete action on tackling climate change and market reciprocity as a down payment. Here are some highlights: If Biden does win, it would […]

Dr Dan Steinbock: “The Worst Is Still Ahead”- A New COVID-19 Global Report

Dr Dan Steinbock

Dr Dan Steinbock, suggests that the COVID-19 challenges are far from over. The pandemic is still spreading and could become more virulent. Several major economies face “lost years.” Q: So collateral damage will still deepen along with “lost years”? A: Yes. The impact has been relatively worse in those major economies that were coping with […]

Michele Wucker: Is COVID-19 a ‘gray rhino’ event?

Michele Wucker

TEDTalk speaker and bestselling author Michele Wucker answers an important question—Was COVID-19 a gray rhino event? Michele discussed her gray rhino theory with respect to the COVID pandemic, and what gray rhino events we should anticipate in the future, in her recent virtual chat. An award-winning global thought leader with experience in strategy, immigration policy, […]


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