At this lecture, Yoshikazu Kato will talk about the key findings of his working paper on US-China-Japan relations. It will be followed by a panel discussion with Jean-Pierre Cebestan on the G20 Summit and its implications for the trilateral relations.
At this lecture, Paul Evans of the University of British Columbia assessed the state of Canada-China relations and considered the context for the dispute and the outlook for a resolution.
Led by Professor Michael J. Enright, the study explores how Hong Kong’s further interaction with the Pearl River Delta can translate into expanded opportunities in the era of the Greater Bay Area.
China’s commercial sector is changing drastically and continually. In this report, key trends have been identified by 160 top-tier experts in China’s commercial sector from the Expert Committee of China General Chamber of Commerce together with the team from Fung Business Intelligence to draw key insights into China’s commercial developments over the coming year.
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The governance gap between the US and China - the former focuses on the rule of law, the latter on the rule by the Communist Party - suggests differences in their perceptions of the nature of a rules-based international order. Zhiwu Chen, Director of Asia Global Institute, says that this disconnect can be better understood by looking at how, at the beginning of the 20th century, lawyer-diplomats took over from military generals in negotiating international treaties.
An article in the South China Morning Post covering the perspectives of Zhiwu Chen, Director of Asia Global Institute, on how trade talks between China and the United States collapsed and Chinese and American officials failed to reach a deal.
Zhiwu Chen, Director of Asia Global Institute, says that the rise in trade tensions between the US and China may be due to the American side’s failure to appreciate the implications of China’s not being a rule-of-law country – that administrative action, not laws on the books, get things done in China.
Yoshikazu Kato, Adjunct Associate Professor of Asia Global Institute, was joined by fellow panellists at CGTN to discuss implications of Trump’s recent visit to Japan.
In his Condivergence series in The Edge Malaysia, Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, says the polarisation in society that we witness today is a reversion to a more fundamentalist outlook of the social, religious and political levels, driven by the widespread social technology. He believes this is the greatest irony of the duality of life. Social media technology, which promised to narrow access to information and result in convergence of society (reduction in social income, wealth and knowledge), has instead created greater divergence of society.