In 2016, widespread public dissatisfaction over immigration and globalization policies fuelled the rise of populism and right-wing nationalism across the West.
Have political circumstances changed for the better since that time? Former Greece Prime Minister George Papandreou was at the helm of the Greek government at the height of the Eurozone crisis. In this edition of Global Thinkers, he discussed the rise of the right in Europe and evaluated the knock-on effect of this trend on Asia.
Dr Victor K Fung is Chairman of Asia Global Institute. He's also Group Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong-based multinational group which comprises major operating groups engaging in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing including privately-held Li & Fung Limited and publicly listed Convenience Retail Asia Limited.View Profile