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Sir John Holmes – Asia’s Humanitarian Crisis

Mass migration is a huge politicial and humanitarian issue as escalating conflicts force more and more refugees to flee to Western countries. Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitairian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Sir John Holmes shares his insights and experience of this situation, and offers some cautionary advice for the future.    

Edinburgh International Asia Conference 2016

The Edinburgh International Asia Conference 2016 took place on the 5th of February in the Playfair Library, Old College, Edinburgh University. Photos of the event can be found on Google photos.  

My Experience as an Intern ASI

Intern Profile Born in Malaysia, Yong is a third year Management student at the University of St Andrews. At St Andrews, he serves as Vice-President at Chinese Hongpao Society and is the current President of Pan-Asian Careers Initiative. Fluent in Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin and Taiwanese, Yong loves travelling and has worked in Kuala Lumpur,…

The Scotsman opportunities are plain to see, for peats sake

At the seminal Paris UN Conference on Climate Change held in December the world literally came together and agreed to save our planet from the effects of environmental degradation – to save life on earth as we know it. Read the full article ( »   

Managing the dragons – predictions for 2016

The Year of the Monkey got off to a rocky start in China, demonstrating once again just how much events in China now impact the rest of the world. In 2016’s first day of trading, shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (“SSE”) plunged 7 percent, triggering circuit breakers that cut short the day’s trading session.…