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November 18, 2011

The Spirit of Asia’s Youth Will Serve It Well (PDF)

Perhaps the best people to answer the question of what Asia’s biggest problems are members of the younger generation—the ones who will, after all, have to come up with the solutions the region will need. By Bernard Chan, former member of the Hong Kong executive and legislative councils.

November 17, 2011

On the Watch (PDF)

Whether or not one supports the Occupy movements, what’s unmistakable is the fact that it is not just the bottom rungs of our society who are dissatisfied with the status quo. It is also those who are in their prime years, having received decent education and grown up as Asia’s tiger economies were taking off.

October 10, 2011

Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs

By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford and Program Director Janet Pau. (Page 73 of 76)

June 10, 2011

Red Flags on Growth

A stultified innovation environment and increasingly stale labor market present some of the biggest challenges to China’s economy in the coming decade. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

May 20, 2011

Sustainability, Squared Away

Creating effective environmental policies will never be a cakewalk in any country – but a glance at current solutions being offered to address Hong Kong’s filled-up landfills shows that there sure is a lot of gas to cook with. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

April 8, 2011

Becoming a Young and Unsuccessful Job-Seeker

What was the optical starting point of the revolutions in the Middle East? – How its legacy will affect China in the years to come. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

March 24, 2011

A Nuclear Industry Wake-Up Call

The Fukushima nuclear accident has sent sudden vibrations of doubt through China’s bold plans to expand its nuclear power industry. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

February 14, 2011

Greener Local Pastures (PDF)

Hong Kong must wake up to its reliance on food imports and consider strategic action to ensure food affordability and sustainability. By Asia Business Council Program Director Janet Pau.

January 21, 2011

Soft Power, Bright Power

How can China build a soft-power image? Contributing to the Green Climate Fund would go a long way in burnishing its public diplomacy campaign. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

October 12, 2010

Like Adenauer, Striking While the Iron’s Hot

German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer’s postwar decade holds an important lesson for today’s China, namely – the decision to revalue its currency. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.