Articles

February 16, 2021

Vaccine rollout: A chance to build trust and transform the country

Free Malaysia Today

The government should seize the opportunity to build a post-pandemic Malaysia free from the malaise that has been inflicted for too long.
December 20, 2020

Hong Kong’s young people can be trusted with the city’s future. Give them a stake, and a chance

This Week In Asia

The city needs economic diversification, and young Hongkongers can play an active part in its development through sharing the responsibility for change, but there need to be more avenues where they can set the agenda and determine priorities for the good of their neighbourhoods and districts
November 20, 2020

Singles’ Day past its sell-by date

China Daily

World's largest shopping festival epitomizes the existing economic model that underprices natural resources.
November 11, 2020

The US should seize opportunity for a new China doctrine

China Daily

The election of Joe Biden is a chance to reset the relationship between Washington and Beijing. The world's problems will only be solved in both these powers find a way to cooperate.
October 3, 2020

The US fears competition. Its status as head of the global order must now be rethought

South China Morning Post

American pre-eminence was sustained by a grand bargain: it could sit at the top if it did not abuse its position – or it kept its abuse to bearable levels. Now that it no longer wants to behave responsibly, a more multipolar world which works for the benefit of all must be devised.
September 25, 2020

Why resilience – not technology – is the answer to our biggest challenges

World Economic Forum

The Fourth Industrial Revolution can't be a panacea for the problems caused by our obsession with unchecked economic growth. We need instead a concerted effort to reset our economic systems and make some hard choices about our future paths.
September 8, 2020

Big tech failed us during Covid. It’s time for a re-think.

Tech for Impact

It is time investors, entrepreneurs, and capitalists of all stripes get reacquainted with foundational technologies that improve societal resilience and sustainability. Public policy is critical.
August 28, 2020

Megacities Are Not the Future. They Are Inhumane and Unsustainable

Time

The pandemic has highlighted the inequality that defines big cities and should make us rethink our attitude to them.
August 23, 2020

This constant mistrust of Chinese science and technology must be countered

South China Morning Post

China’s contribution in these areas will shape the next 50 years and its innovations are needed for the good of humanity. China should not be bullied by the West, but it can counter its demonisation with transparency, talent management and improved standards of English.
August 18, 2020

The Costs Of An Over-Sanitized World

Noema

COVID-19 requires us to better understand the trade-offs that come with realizing our vision of living in ultra-hygienic environments.
August 8, 2020

Leaving Hong Kong isn’t the answer. Staying and building a new one is.

South China Morning Post

It is not only the national security law and protests that have some heading for the exit – high living costs and limited social mobility are playing a part too. If a foreign government can purport to offer a million passports, surely the Hong Kong government working with developers and banks can offer a million homes.
July 30, 2020

Don’t Write Hong Kong’s Obituary Just Yet

The Diplomat

The resilient people of Hong Kong are bouncing back yet again. They deserve the international community’s support.
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