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24 Jun Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

“Where does the word connectography come from? It is the intersection of connectivity and geography,” said Dr. Parag Khanna, Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs, explaining the title of his latest book, Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization. Dr. Khanna spoke at the...

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02 Jun In turning to S-E Asia, Taiwan has to keep China in mind

Taiwan’s new President, Ms Tsai Ing-wen, has her sights set on South-east Asia and plans to woo the region during her term. Announcing her intention to “elevate the scope and diversity of Taiwan’s external economy”, Ms Tsai wants to provide Taiwanese businesses with an investment-destination alternative...

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28 Jan What Can Businesses Expect in 2016?

Date/ Time: 28 Jan 2016, 5.30 - 7.00pm Venue: SIIA Office: 60A Orchard Road #04-03 Tower 1 The Atrium@Orchard, International Involvement Hub, Singapore 238890 The relentless dive of crude oil prices and a global commodities slump have investors bracing for a bearish year ahead. But the...

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22 Jan Asia will be able to enter a new period of growth

Asia's economy is undergoing economic structural changes that poses some risks. But if these risks are overcome, countries will undergo a new phase of growth. The SIIA invited business leaders and academic experts to have a discussion on whether factors such as the economic structural imbalance...

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07 Jan How ASEAN should navigate a tricky 2016

Many turbulent events in 2015 were symptoms of a world lacking in optimism and growth, and facing possible changes in the global order. Even as social and economic uncertainties continue, competition is increasing among major powers, especially between the US and China. There is not much...

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30 Dec Global, regional order under pressure, and changing

The decision by the United States Federal Reserve to raise interest rates is newsworthy, and not only for this month. The US economy is at last recovering — with some sturdiness, even if not strongly. This marker can be seen in a longer trajectory. Keeping rates...

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