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Covid-19 Ramps Up Tension Between US and China Amid Growing Mistrust

This article on the current tensions between the US and China was written by Andrew Milligan, a Board member of the Asia Scotland Institute. It was published in The Scotsman on 4 June. The coronavirus kills but it also poisons. It damages existing relationships, domestic, commercial and political. There are longstanding tensions between the world’s…

ACCA – COVID-19 GLOBAL SURVEY: INSIDE BUSINESS IMPACTS AND RESPONSES

ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. They are a thriving global community of 219,000 members and 527,000 students based in 179 countries that upholds the highest professional and ethical values. They promote accountancy as a cornerstone profession of society that supports both the private and public sectors; committed to the development of a…

How a post-pandemic stimulus can both create jobs and help the climate

The $10 trillion in stimulus measures that policy makers have allocated could be decisive for the world’s low-carbon transition. Here’s how organizations can bring economic and environmental priorities together. The COVID-19 crisis has understandably taken much attention away from the threat of climate change, as institutions devoted themselves to protecting lives and livelihoods. Sustaining an…

A new approach in tracking travel demand

The scale of the current crisis in airlines is unprecedented. To recover, the industry will need better data on where and when demand is likely to rebound. Managing the reopening and recovery of the airline sector will be a significant challenge given the uncertainty that surrounds travel regulations and traveller sentiment. The traditional booking funnel,…

A resilient return for Asia’s manufacturing and supply chains?

Asia shows an early glimpse of how manufacturing and supply-chain leaders are responding to disruption caused by the pandemic. This Mckinsey & Company article by by Didier Chenneveau, Matteo Mancini, and Sahil Shinghal explores the Asia-Pacific region and how different countries are at different stages in their journey through the COVID-19 pandemic. China is broadly…

The Folly of Decoupling From China

It Isn’t Just Perilous—It’s Impossible This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs and was written by Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman On May 14, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to break the United States’ economic relationship with China. “There are many things we could do,” he told Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo. “We could cut…

The Endangered Asian Century

America, China, and the Perils of Confrontation This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs by Lee Hsien Loong  “In recent years, people have been saying that the next century will be the century of Asia and the Pacific, as if that were sure to be the case. I disagree with this view.” The Chinese…

A NEW GLOBAL ORDER EMERGES POST-COVID-19

China is stamping its mark on the post-COVID-19 world as a new global order begins to emerge This article was originally published in EuroNews and was written by Marco Vicenzino who is a member of the Institute’s International Advisory Committee. Follow Marco Vicenzino on Twitter: www.twitter.com/marcovicenzino “On the one hand, it is important not to underestimate…

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