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
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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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,
Recently featured in the Straits Times, Young China Hand is a thriller about a crisis-era clash between Western wits, Chinese princeling-linked financiers and Peking duck farmers. Inspired by true events and experiences between 2008 and 2013, Young China Hand combines
Four years since President Xi Jinping announced the Silk Road Economic Belt in Astana the regional project has become the outline for a global vision known as the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’. But it is seen in a very different
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