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Dr. Tawfik Hamid visits Scotland

Dr. Tawfik Hamid gave an inspiring speech at the Canongate Kirk (Edinburgh) on Wednesday the 25th of May and in the Western Club (Glasgow) on the 26th of May. It was the first time in Scotland for Dr. Hamid. He was pleasantly surprised by the diversity of the audience and their knowledge of the subject.…

Why International with RBS

Date:08/06/2016 (09:00 – 10:30) Status:ACTIVE | 5 or more places remaining Non Member Rate: £10.00 +VAT | Member Rate: £10.00 +VAT | Location: RBS Group 2nd Floor, The Gemini Building 24/25 St Andrew Square EDINBURGH Midlothian EH2 1AF Map: Click here Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Royal Bank of Scotland is delighted to…

Mahindra World Cities – Chennai and Jaipur in India

By Aline Dobbie In 2014 when I met and briefly chatted with Dominic Barton the Global CEO of McKinsey and Company at his Asia Scotland Institute talk we spoke of India and that I had written Quicklook at India to help foreign business people understand and respect this great ancient land which is fast forwarding…

Water Sector Opportunities in Asia

Roddy Gow – Inverness May 11th 2016 Roddy Gow, Chairman and Founder of the Asia Scotland Institute was invited to do a talk on the ‘Water Sector in Asia’ at a conference in Inverness. Roddy and his wife April, who live in Scotland and  the United States, have had a growing interest in the environment…

David Clive Price – Bamboo Strong

Author David Clive Price’s new book ‘Bamboo Strong: Cultural Intelligence Secrets to Succeed in the New Global Economy’ will be published on 25 May 2016 – right in the middle of the Brexit debate and the nomination process for the US presidential candidates. LONDON, UK (PRWEB UK) 12 APRIL 2016 Diversity is the new normal –…

Myanmar – Liability or Asset?

Perspectives shifted for many of those  who attended Thursday’s talk on Myanmar. The talk covered up to the minute political aspects as well as the economic climate in the country under the newly elected government of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Peter Popham who is the foremost specialist on Myanmar and author together with Keith Win, a Chartered Accountant…

Stewart Langdon: Trim your sails for Asian Headwinds

MOST long-term projections suggest lands of opportunity now lie in the East, writes Stewart Langdon Western market views of Asia are often binary: red-hot one minute, damp squib the next. It’s an odd attitude to a continent that is home to 60 per cent of humanity, living in 48 countries and speaking some 2,300 languages.…