Join us at AGD 2019 Building a Sustainable Framework for a Globalized Economy to interact with global thought leaders from academia, business and policymaking. Register on or before September 30 to enjoy the early bird rate.
Asia Global Institute is pleased to welcome the 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellows. Launched in 2017, the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program is an interdisciplinary global leadership development initiative for mid-career professionals with a strong interest and track record in public policy. The Fellows come from different parts of the world and are on HKU campus from August 19 to November 15.
According to Andrew Sheng, distinguished fellow of AGI, "From the ‘yellow vest’ protests in France to the anti-extradition demonstrations in Hong Kong, race and identity lie at the heart of the recent wave of populism. Such is the outcome when economic inequalities aren’t tackled early enough."
At this lecture, Yoshikazu Kato talked about the key findings of his working paper on US-China-Japan relations. It was 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.
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Yoshikazu Kato, Adjunct Associate Professor of Asia Global Institute, discusses with fellow panellists at Phoenix TV the relations among Japan, South Korea and the United States following the recent tensions between Japan and South Korea.
In his article in the Condivergence series, Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, argue that ideologies are not facts but opinions. He believes that people have to be more cynical and test such ideas on an empirical basis. In other words, all ideologies and theories must be taken with a pinch of salt.
Asia Global Institute’s Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng talks politics that stands in the way of HKEX’s bid for the London Stock Exchange.
Professor Zhiwu Chen, Director of Asia Global Institute, shares his views on the Belt and Road Initiative with the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). At the program, he emphasizes the strategic value of East Africa to China but believes that despite significant increase in China’s investment into Africa, it still lacks soft power in the continent.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting China. Trade is expected to be the main topic of discussions for the German leader and her entourage of businesspeople, as the two countries seek to counteract concerns about the global economy brought particularly by Donald Trump's policies. What's others on the agenda? What obstacles need to be overcome? And what progress can be achieved for Germany, China, and the EU? Professor Heribert Dieter, Director of Policy Research of Asia Global Institute, was joined by fellow panellists at CGTN in the discussion.
Japan and South Korea have had a strained relationship that goes back for decades and beyond. And the latest flare-up in tensions between the Asian neighbors is a mix of history, economics, security, and politics. Yoshikazu Kato, Adjunct Associate Professor of Asia Global Institute, was joined by fellow panellists at CGTN in the discussion.