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
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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Keqiao, a municipal district of eastern Zhejiang Province, is not only a global trading frontier, but also a ‘Little India’ in China. Its wholesale market accounts for one-third annual turnover of China-made fabrics – the semi-finished textiles that are industrially
“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, the book combines an insider’s look into China’s secretive world
Philip will discuss how the wider political economy of China’s energy sector provides constraints and opportunities for the country to accelerate its transition to a low-carbon energy economy. He will draw on ideas relating to institutionalism – namely the formal
Han Yong Hong will discuss the current stringent media environment and how this has changed over the last few years, what drives these changes and what they say about the government’s perception of its own legitimacy, how the media environment