Common perceptions that China allegedly has overwhelming political and economic leverage over North Korea are not able to explain why three successive Kim regimes had been able to defy Chinese pressure to cease provocations or denuclearize. This talk aims to
YCW Singapore was launched in late June 2015, the organization's eighth global chapter. Geographically located within six hours of major cities in China and India, the biggest powers in Asia, Singapore has grown to be the ideal crossroads between East and West. The city-state plays a pivotal role in the West’s engagement with Asia and vice versa. YCW Singapore is well positioned to tap into the country’s robust, multi-racial and large international community to examine the delicate foreign policy dynamics, economic and social interactions between the East and West.
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India is experiencing a period of rapid development characterised by extremes of wealth, growing inequality and unstable industrial growth — a period James Crabtree calls “the Billionaire Raj” in his new book, which was recently short-listed for the FT /
Prime Minister Mahathir’s various statements about China since his stunning return to power in May 2018 have left the impression that the new Malaysia is now determined to reset its relations with the giant neighbor. This is especially so after
In the last few decades, China has been the land of opportunities for locals and foreigners alike, creating millionaire and billionaire entrepreneurs as the country grows by leaps and bounds. Mr Foo Jixun has been in China for the last
We would like to invite you to a private dinner with Professor Zha Daojiong on 6th August, Monday, 7:00pm. Professor Zha is currently a Visiting Senior Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and also a professor in the School