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Food for Thought: changing diets in Asia are providing opportunities for investors

Hugh Young, Managing Director of Aberdeen Asia | Aberdeen Standard Investments | 22 January 2019 We are all aware, to some extent, of the importance of food in Asian cultures. In fact, many westerners’ first contact with the Chinese, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese and Korean cultures will likely be via the cuisines of those countries. Food…

Chinese New Year Concert – Year of the Pig

We are delighted to announce that the Rainbow Melodies Troupe of musicians from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics will be performing a range of musical pieces based on traditional Chinese folk music to celebrate the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Pig at the Royal Botanic Gardens on the 20th of February. The…

China Shows Early signs of ESG Progress

Aberdeen Standard Investments – 15/01/2019 Regulatory change and gradual improvements in disclosures and engagement provide grounds for investor optimism. China has some of the world’s most polluted cities, including its capital. So it seems ironic that the Asian Corporate Governance Association hand-picked Beijing as destination of choice for its recent annual conference on environmental, social…

New Years’ Resolutions

2019 stretches before us and you could be forgiven for feeling that if ever there was a need for an optimist it is now. The mission of the Asia Scotland Institute, founded nearly seven years’ ago is to Educate and Inspire Tomorrow’s Leaders in Scotland – and Today’s as well for that matter – and…