On September 29, Young China Watchers hosted a conversation with Murray Hiebert, author of “Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge.” This compelling book provides a snapshot of ten countries in Southeast Asia by exploring their diverse experiences with China
YCW's Hong Kong chapter was established in 2012 with its inaugural speaker, Dr. Willy Wo-Lap Lam, Adjunct Professor of History and Political Economy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Located in an international financial hub, YCW has garnered a strong pool of members from the financial and services sector, academic and journalist communities. YCW Hong Kong has also hosted prominent experts in law, finance and journalism including:
- Michael C. Davis, professor in the Law Faculty at the University of Hong Kong
- Jason Bedford of UBS on shadow banking in China
- Barbara Demick, the Beijing bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times who spoke on North Korea.
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With the success of YCW’s climate event in London earlier this year and in light of the COVID pandemic highlighting the importance of global cooperation to solve the world’s biggest challenges, we are organising an online series addressing key issues at the intersection of China and the climate, including discussions with leading experts around energy, biodiversity and food security.
with Esther Wong, Managing Director at SenseTime We invite Esther Wong, Managing Director at SenseTime to discuss. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ycw-hk-esther-wong-successes-in-artificial-intelligence-mon-aug-27-tickets-49242363234 Esther Wong Esther is the Managing Director for SenseTime and founding partner of SenseTime industry fund with assets of 5 billion RMB.
A looming liquidity crunch in China could affect trillions of dollars and spill over into the financial markets. This liquidity crunch doesn’t involve capital, but a commodity no economy or country can function without – water. In the new era
China’s thriving technology landscape is transforming the world’s most populous country, changing the way people work, communicate and socialize. Entrepreneurs abound as new companies continue to be built; while the government has billions in venture funds it’s investing. But Beijing