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Unlocking the potential of China

Courage, empathy and resilience are the key to doing business in China, says consultant and Asia Scotland Institute Fellow David Clive Price Shanghai skyline (photo: Pete Stewart) We all know the success story that is China. It’s the world’s second largest economy. It has cash reserves of US $3.75 trillion. It is the world’s biggest…

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Middleland, our lost realm

A great kingdom spanning England and Scotland died when the border went up, says Rory Stewart MP, a member of the Asia Scotland Institute’s International Advisory Council  Hadrian’s Wall The ideas of “England” and “Scotland” are immensely powerful in the year of the referendum. Perhaps this is why it took me so long to understand that…

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The Crises in Syria and Ukraine

Syria and Ukraine are the two most acute international crises the UK has faced in years – and they are linked, senior diplomat Jon Wilks tells the Asia Scotland Institute Bombed out vehicles in Aleppo, Syria   Jon Wilks must have seen it all during 25 years as a British diplomat. He’s had spells working…