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THE CRISIS IN CHINA’S HONG KONG by Marco Vicenzino

“The CCP’s greatest fear is national fragmentation. It is willing to counter this existential threat in any way possible in order to maintain order, even in Hong Kong as a last resort.” Since assuming leadership in 2012, President Xi Jinping of China has focused on consolidating and solidifying power at home and projecting Chinese influence…

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The Scottish Confucius Institute – Business Chinese Post Beginners Course

The Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communication at Heriot-Watt University and Alba Cathay Chinese School has designed a Chinese language course for students who have previously studied Chinese for a minimum of 60 hours (this should include both contact hours and self-guided study). By the end of this course, students are expected to recognise…

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McKinsey Global Institute release ‘Asia’s Future is Now’

McKinsey Global Institute, supporter of the Asia Scotland Institute, have released a report entitled ‘Asia’s Future is Now’. The full 20-page report (PDF – 721KB) can be downloaded here. In the report, McKinsey Global Institute looks at Asia’s soaring consumption and its integration into global flows of trade, capital, talent, and innovation, and how Asia’s economies…

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