The Asia Society has released a series of 6 talks from former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. The transition we are experiencing moving from Globalisation and Free Markets to that of Slowbalisation and Nationalism is a worrying macro trend, however, not necessarily something that has to continue to take the course it may appear to be leaning towards. … Continue reading The Avoidable War: Reflections on U.S.-China Relations and the End of Strategic Engagement
Vietnam is ready for the opportunity!! With an export economy which is double the size of its GDP, Vietnam was ranked No. 1 among seven emerging Asian countries as manufacturing destinations by Natixis, which looked at demographics, wages and electricity costs, rankings in doing business and logistics, and manufacturing as a share of total foreign … Continue reading Vietnam is ready for the fight!!
The next US-North Korea meeting is scheduled to take place in Vietnam. Not only has it piqued our interest but the Korea-Vietnam relationship is already flourishing. Perhaps due to its female population? Perhaps due to the deep financial and resource links between the two nations. A high female workforce-participation rate, a vestige of the war, … Continue reading Ladies in Red make a Bull case for Vietnam
Australia stands divided, unsure of whether to continue close ties with the USA and risk the loss of its largest trading power China or to continue to tow the line of Nationalism with the US. As part of a recent forum we participated in at the hashtag#AKBC2018 we are encouraged to look beyond bi-lateral relationships … Continue reading Australia joins TPP