James Tan is the first Singaporean founder and C-level executive of a public-listed China internet company. How was the internet scene in China like in the late 2000s? What were the challenges and opportunities he encountered as they grew from
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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The presentation begins with an analysis of the demand and supply of currencies used by transactors. What motivates individuals and businesses to use a currency other than their own? If businesses in Singapore and Indonesia cannot agree on using SGD
Professor Roger Leeds is the Director of the Center for International Business and Public Policy at Johns Hopkins SAIS. Among others things, Prof Leeds will be speaking about China-specific topics covered in his recently published book, “Private Equity Investing in
China’s future is one of the most important variables in international affairs. What are the principal variables affecting the nation’s future trajectory and what are the likely future scenarios for China? In this session, Professor David Shambaugh will discuss his
For some time, experts have been predicting the impending collapse of the Chinese banking system. The collapse has not happened. What have these experts been missing? Why have their predictions not materialized? Understanding how the Chinese banking system has transformed,