Articles & Contributions from Members & Partners


Forget the Third Arrow and Behold the Old World Order

‘Dr. Susan Carpenter originally produced Forget the Third Arrow and Behold the Old World Order: a journey into the depths of Japan Inc. for the ASI, which is a remarkable study of Japan and the evolution and then stagnation of its corporate and political institutions. The story that she weaves begins with her early observations…


New Publication Section: Be Immersed in a Confluence of Unique Insights

The Asia Scotland Institute is now offering a new section on the website where you can explore the unique views of our Senior Fellows. It will be a hub of knowledge and insight, and the authors will be writing on topics of global importance for today’s internationally connected professionals and scholars. In a world where thin and insubstantial online content prevails, this new section…


Look East and Inspire the Leaders of Tomorrow

The Asia Scotland Institute’s mission is to educate and inspire and to equip tomorrow’s leaders in Scotland with the knowledge and skills to better engage with Asia in this The Century of Asia. Appearances by high level speakers form the core of its programmes but there are other ways in which it can assist in…

Japan Connections

University of Stirling Japan Week 2018

The Asia Scotland Institute is delighted to be supporting the University of Stirling’s Japan Week 2018. You can find all of the events below and they are accessible for members & partners of the Asia Scotland Institute.  

Rainbow Melody

Invitation to Chinese New Year Concert, Monday 26th February 2018

Asia Scotland Institute members are cordially extended an invitation to attend Heriot-Watt University’s annual celebration concert for Chinese New Year, on Monday 26th February from 6 pm – 8.30pm. “Organised by the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business & Communication, this is a key event in our University calendar to celebrate the strong links and bonds of friendship between…


University of Stirling – Asia Scotland Institute Business Society

Piotr Kasperek and Suzanne Buiter, Student Ambassadors and founders of the Asia Scotland Institute Business Society at the stall of the society at the Clubs & Socs Day at the University of Stirling on 16th January 2018. Students attending the event had a great opportunity to find out more about the Asia Scotland Institute, its events…


Learning additional languages will lead to greater global success for Scots

As we look forward to 2018 and beyond we have every right in Scotland to claim a leading position in the development of global talent, one that is proud of the past and not afraid of the future. Never has our university sector and support networks for business and culture had such an international reach…

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Prosperity Index 2017

   View in browser NORWAY TOPS THE 2017 LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX Norway comes first in the 2017 Legatum Prosperity Index™ beating New Zealand into second place. Achieving the highest prosperity score since the Index began eleven years ago, Norway ranks first in the world in the Natural Environment pillar, and is in the global top five…

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HKCCI Newsletter November 2017

Featured Article Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint Hong Kong is embracing innovation and technology to build a stronger economy and to enhance the quality of living. The blueprint will be finalised at the end of this year and will cover the areas of smart living, mobility, and economy, etc. Read more… Company News Visit to Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen…

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Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 42: Thursday, 19 October 2017 Gateway House Features 19th Congress is CCP dominance on display At the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress, President Xi Jinping will surely consolidate and project his power within the Chinese Communist Party. But, there are other crucial elements to be observed and studied beneath…