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Malcolm Roughhead

Malcolm Roughead OBEAsia Scotland Institute is delighted to welcome on board Malcolm Roughead OBE, the latest notable member of our International Advisory Council. Malcolm is Chief Executive of VisitScotland, the national tourism board.  An expert in marketing, Malcolm previously held senior positions at Guinness and Guinness World Records, part of the global drinks company Diageo. He…

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Vietnam new opportunities for Scotland

  “So far all the other major countries have sent their leaders to Vietnam, including the United States, twice already. But the UK prime minister? Not yet!” – Bui Thanh Son, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam ASI Chairman Roddy Gow and Mr Bui Thanh Son exchange giftsMr Bui Thanh Son won himself a…

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Afghan relief

Rory Stewart MP backs a new Asia Scotland Institute relief effort to help victims of the deadly landslide in Afghanistan It is one of the worst natural disasters in Afghanistan’s history.  Hundreds of homes were buried when a landslide engulfed a remote village in the northeast of the country earlier this month.  The death toll remains…

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