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A new, multidisciplinary, collaborative project to investigate climate change, energy security, and sustainable development in China has received the first $3.75 million grant from the new Harvard Global Institute. The project, led by atmospheric scientist Michael McElroy, the Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies, and economist Dale Jorgenson, Samuel W. Morris University Professor, and designed with Harvard China Project Executive Director Chris Nielsen, will join with Chinese collaborators to explore the intersections of diverse fields. A core group of studies will leverage Harvard strengths in energy science, atmospheric chemistry, and climate science. Another will link economics, engineering, atmospheric science, and environmental health in national policy assessments. A t...
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Randolph Mank is the Canadian High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur. He spoke with The Prospect Group about current trade levels between Malaysia and Canada, future opportunities between the countries, and their current bilateral relations. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/randolph-mank-canadian-high-commissioner-in-kuala-lumpur-8884/
Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive, WPP answers the question he wants asked... "What's next?" He discusses the global changes in the interactive industry and how the world should keep an eye on China's emerging digital business models.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday commended the policies and measures carried out by the administration of Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), to foster economic growth, improve people's livelihood and protect social stability since she took office in July. Xi met with Lam who was in Beijing to report her work to the central government. The central government fully endorses the work of Lam and the new Hong Kong SAR government, Xi said. Xi noted that upholding the principle of "one country, two systems" and promoting national reunification were written into the report of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), as part of the basic policy to uphold and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics in the...
Follow us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/cnforbiddennews Like us on FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/chinaforbiddennews Hong Kong Occupy Central remains tense. Australian media suddenly disclosed H K Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying received secret payments of about HK $ 50 million during merger process of Australian real estate UGL merger one of the big five Australian real estate companies, DTZ. It received global media attention; but CCP media kept silent on it. The investigative reporter said it's like black stuff from heaven. Commentators say if the scandal is verified, Leung Chun-ying has to step down or go to prison.. In the past two weeks, nearly 200 thousand protesters took to the streets to protest against the controversial electoral reform proposal of the CCP National Peop...
Kumar Tharmalingam is the CEO of Malaysia Property Incorporated (MPI), a Government initiative setup to drive investments in real estate into Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about FDI into the real estate market in Malaysia, infrastructure in Malaysia and how it relates to real estate, and the potential impact elections will have on FDI. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/kumar-tharmalingam-ceo-malaysia-property-incorporated-mpi-8670/
Andrzej Dycha is the Deputy Minister of Economy of Poland. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the impact of the European economic crisis on Poland, Poland's positive relationship with the UAE, and the opportunities that exist for foreign investment. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/andrzej-dycha-deputy-minister-of-economy-poland-8754/
Carlos Enrique Meyer is the Minister of Tourism of Argentina. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the tourism sector's contribution to the Argentinian economy, the best opportunities for investment in the country's tourism industry, and the new initiatives that are being implemented in order to improve Argentina's infrastructure. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/carlos-enrique-meyer-minister-of-tourism-argentina-8771/
Muhamad bin Lebai Juri is the Director General of the Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuclear Malaysia), which is responsible for all of the technical aspects of nuclear technology in Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the presence of nuclear technology in Malaysia, and the growth of the industry over the past 40 years. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/muhamad-bin-lebai-juri-director-general-malaysian-nuclear-agency-81011/
Prachaya Kulvanichpisit is the CEO of Phillip Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited, the first stock brokerage company in Thailand to offer Internet and mobile stock trading. He spoke with The Prospect Group about 2013 projections, the impact of market liberalization in Thailand, and the trading volumes of futures and derivatives in Thailand's capital market. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/prachaya-kulvanichpisit-ceo-phillip-securities-thailand-pcl-81102/
Rohaizad Darus is the President of UMW Oil & Gas Corporation, one of the core businesses of the UMW Group. He spoke with The Prospect Group about UMW's upcoming plans, the energy sector in Malaysia, and why energy companies operating in Asia are a good buy. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/rohaizad-darus-president-umw-oil-gas-corporation-8989/
Featuring: Matthew Goodman Simon Chair in Political Economy Center for Strategic and International Studies Wang Wen Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies Renmin University Zhao Minghao Research Fellow China Center for Contemporary World Studies, IDCPC Yves Tiberghien Director, Institute of Asian Research University of British Columbia Wang Yiwei Director, Institute of International Affairs Renmin University Moderated by: Scott Kennedy Deputy Director, Freeman Chair in China Studies Center for Strategic and International Studies Since World War II the Asia-Pacific has witnessed billions of people being lifted out of poverty and unprecedented progress in economic development. Greater attention than ever is now being placed on promoting development acr...
Major General Syed Guftar Shah is the CEO of Global Industrial and Defence Solutions (GIDS), a Pakistan based prime contractor involved in the exports and marketing of military, industrial and technological products and services. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the economic impact of the defence industry in Pakistan, developing indigenous solutions, and legacy markets in the Middle East. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/syed-guftar-shah-ceo-global-industrial-and-defence-solutions-gids-8711/
Richard Bowker is the CEO of Etihad Rail, the UAE's railway project linking the country by rail and enabling the rapid transport of passengers and freight. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the transportation and logistics industries, and how the Etihad Rail project will further enable these industries and the economy in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/richard-bowker-ceo-etihad-rail-8266/
Zaha Rina Zahari is a Director at Sage 3 Capital, one of Malaysia's largest debt restructuring companies. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the global Islamic finance market, key gaps between global and Malaysian Islamic finance, and the future economic outlook for Islamic finance. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/zaha-rina-zahari-director-sage-3-capital-8676/
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Hong Kong's Chief Executive-elect, has vowed to focus on flourishing Hong Kong's development by healing its social ills. During an interview with China Global Television Network (CGTN) Friday, she said that being the chief executive should be accountable to the central government as well as to the Hong Kong people. "The chief executive has, what we call, the dual responsibility and accountability. He or she has to be accountable to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region but at the same time also accountable to the central people's government. So I see the role of the chief executive really as a very effective bridge to truly reflect the views and the sentiments of the people in Hong Kong through the central authorities and also to clearly explain the ce...
Sinan Abdulkhalq Ahmed Chalabi is the Minister of Trade and Industry of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq. He spoke with The Prospect Group about growth and development in Kurdistan, expansion of key trade relationships, and Kurdistan's competitive advantages. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/sinan-abdulkhalq-ahmed-chalabi-minister-of-trade-and-industry-kurdistan-regional-government-iraq-8811/
Essam Al Tamimi is the Founding Partner of Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the Middle East. He spoke with The Prospect Group about new legislation in the pipeline, the ease of doing business in the UAE, and the competitive advantages of doing business from the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/essam-al-tamimi-founding-partner-al-tamimi-company-8449/
Executive Champion of the Year 2016 Mr John Cai, Chief Executive Officer, AIA China For his transformative role in creating a culture of leaders and encouraging a customer-centric mindset, as well as leading his company to great heights, Mr John Cai is recognised as the Executive Champion of the Year. Mr John Cai has been the CEO of AIA China since July 2009. Since then he has transformed the business into one of the most successful life insurance companies in China. He led the entire AIA China team to launch the Premier Agency Strategy in late 2010, which saw remarkable growth of the financial performance and profitable new business of the company over the past six years. In 2015 driven by product optimisation and improved agents’ activity, China became the fastest growing market for AI...
Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Yusof Basiron is CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), a not-for-profit organization that aims to promote the market expansion of Malaysian palm oil and palm oil products. He spoke with The Prospect Group about palm oil's contribution to Malaysia's economy, the opportunities for Malaysian palm oil as a raw material for bio-fuel, and the negative connotation that has been placed on the palm oil industry by various NGOs. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/executivefocus/profile/yusof-basiron-ceo-malaysian-palm-oil-council/81037/
Ismail Ibrahim is the Chief Executive of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), the governing body steering planning, growth, and development of the Iskandar region of Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about investment levels in the Iskandar region, the sectors that the government has identified as focal points, and the best investment opportunities in Iskandar Malaysia. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/ismail-ibrahim-chief-executive-iskandar-regional-development-authority-irda-8834/
Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Mohd Munir Abdul Majid is the Chairman of Bank Muamalat, a Malaysian Islamic wholesale and commercial bank. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the Islamic and conventional banking sectors, implications of the Western financial crisis, and investment opportunities in Malaysia. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/mohd-munir-abdul-majid-chairman-bank-muamalat-8679/
BREAKING: Ford Just Sent HUGE ‘F You!’ To Trump After He Saved Them And The U.S. Automobile Industry Ford’s new CEO, Jim Hackett, is a major jerk because he’s planning to have the Ford Focus built in China and shipped back to the USA. Ford, the car company known by the acronym “Fixed Or Repaired Daily”, would probably be better off leaving the Ford Focus in China. Maybe Hackett can move to China and stay there with the Focus. This move completely snubs Americans of jobs and tosses a sausage in Trump’s proverbial face as Hackett completely disses his country and fellow Americans. Will Ford’s decision to build the Focus in China and export them to the US go under the radar like similar decisions to shift manufacturing jobs overseas while Barack Obama was President? Will President Trump all...
Aug.02 -- Pat Burke, president and chief executive officer at HSBC USA, discusses his banks focus on China and business relations between China and the United States. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
Dec. 21 -- Robert Iger, chairman and chief executive officer at Walt Disney Company, talks about the company's commitment to China with a focus on the Shanghai theme park and defends the business of ESPN. He speaks on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."
Take a ride on a self-driving vehicle and get a hands-off experience of China's tech innovation. A former executive at Intel Labs China started his company with a focus on self-driving, which, less than a year later, unveiled its futuristic driverless vehicle at the 2017 CES show in the U.S. #FacebookLive #XinhuaLive
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