Tag Archives: politics

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 […]

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 […]

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 Shirley Yu on Biden’s China Policy and US-China Trade

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu shared her insights Biden’s China Policy and US-China Trade in her recent BBC interview on October 4 2021. 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 Economics from Peking Univeristy and started her career with investment […]

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 Shirley Yu: Why the Evergrande collapse is part of China’s ‘economic justice’ plan

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu , Chinese economist, argued in her recent article that, the fall of Chinese private real estate giant Evergrande aligns with President Xi Jinping’s stated vision for the nation. Meanwhile, the rules dictating China’s use of capital have changed during the Xi Jinping era. China’s most prized industrial companies have been thriving on an […]

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 […]

Dr Andy Xie’s insights on the Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Prof Nouriel Roubini Warned of a Prolonged Downturn and Sluggish Recovery from the Coronavirus

Nouriel Roubini

Economist Prof Nouriel Roubini has warned of a prolonged downturn and sluggish recovery from the coronavirus in his recent BBC interview. Professor Roubini also said any recovery will be in the shape of what economists call a “U”, or even “something closer to an L” – what he calls a “Greater Depression.” — “These jobs […]


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