History of the Maritime Silk Road
Blog
By Tai Wei Lim - 19 Oct 2016

History of the Maritime Silk Road

The Maritime Silk Road was historically used for transporting ceramics from East Asia to other regions including Europe. It is useful to re-discover how these sea-lanes, when not under dispute, were able to encourage trade and commerce amongst the maritime nations.
Mao Zedong
Blog

By Tai Wei Lim - 17 Oct 2016

Mao Zedong

Are Chinese Tourists a Boon or a Bane?
Blog

By Wen Xin Lim - 12 Oct 2016

Are Chinese Tourists a Boon or a Bane?

The Chinese Communist Party’s 6th Plenum
Blog

The Chinese Communist Party’s 6th Plenum

The 6th plenum has several objectives in mind. One is to foster party discipline amongst the Chinese Communist Party members. Tackling corruption remains high on the agenda as President Xi Jinping has reiterated the need to make party discipline stronger than the law.
By Tai Wei Lim - 10 Oct 2016 | 0 comments Readmore...
Japan’s Abdication Dilemma
Blog

Japan’s Abdication Dilemma

The announced possibility of Japanese Emperor Akihito’s abdication has become a much-discussed issue in Japan. He cited his age and state of health as the reasons for his not being able to continue with his royal duties.
By Tai Wei Lim - 03 Oct 2016 | 0 comments Readmore...
Malacca in the Maritime Silk Road Connectivity
Blog

Malacca in the Maritime Silk Road Connectivity

In July 2016, Malaysia indicated that China may be welcomed to construct a port in Malacca’s Carey Island as part of the Malacca Gateway project. Chinese ambassador Huang Huikang characterized the USD 10 billion investment in this project as a component of China’s Maritime Silk Road initiative.
By Tai Wei Lim - 28 Sep 2016 | 0 comments Readmore...
China’s Consumer-Centric Telecom Reform
Blog

China’s Consumer-Centric Telecom Reform

In the last two years, Chinese telecom regulators have initiated a number of reforms that are market-oriented and consumer-friendly. The series of reforms has produced tangible economic benefits.
Will European Banks Hold Cash and End Negative Interest Rate Policy?
Blog

Will European Banks Hold Cash and End Negative Interest Rate Policy?

The news that an increasing number of European banks are looking for cheap way to store cash as interest rates go negative is a good way for banks to register their protest over the impact of negative interest rates.
×
System remindX
System remindX