Tag Archives: politics

Dr Andy Xie: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Dr Maha Aziz’s New Book THE GLOBAL KID Makes Amazon Top 100 Bestseller List

Dr Maha Aziz

Dr Maha Aziz has just published her new book, “The Global Kid: A VR/AR Political Comic Book”. In the first week since its Dec 2021 soft launch, it made it onto Amazon’s Top 100 bestsellers list; and pre-launch, it earned its first US children’s book (Moonbeam) award. As the global pandemic is raging again, Dr […]

Former Australian Ambassador, Dr Geoff Raby, Shared Insights on the China-Australia Relationship in Bloomberg Interview

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, was recently interviewed at the “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia” with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn. He discussed the the strained China-Australia relationship and more. Click the image below to watch the interview: Dr. Geoff Raby 芮捷锐博士 was Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2007 to 2011. After 27 years in the public service, he […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed China’s coal crisis and the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments hand out money to people during the […]

Engage Dr Maha Hosain Aziz to Speak on the Future World Order

Dr Maha Hosain Aziz

We at Speakers Connect are proud to share that Dr Maha Hosain Aziz is now available to speak at your next event. Dr Aziz a former investment banker and Businessweek columnist, author, cartoonist and global risk expert. Popular presentation topics of Dr Maha Aziz: Post-Covid World Order Global Risk Trends Global Legitimacy Crisis Global Identity Crisis […]

Dr Andy Xie: The Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

Dr Andy Xie: From towering debt to bitcoin’s boom, why 2021 is the year of living dangerously

Dr Andy Xie

In his most recent SCMP opinion piece, independent economist Dr Andy Xie discussed why 2021 is the year of living dangerously. Vaccination is unshackling major developed economies and money is flowing into real economies, sparking overheating and inflation. This may spell the end of the speculative boom in both traditional financial markets and new products […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the GameStop stock frenzy

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned independent economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy in his recent SCMP article. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

Covid-19 market bubbles, a creation of the distorted global economy, cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Stephane Garelli – A Competitiveness Outlook for 2020, and Beyond

Stephane Garelli

Prof Stephane Garelli spoke on “A Competitiveness Outlook for 2020, and Beyond” in a recent virtual conference in Malaysia. Watch the video below to learn more: Stéphane Garelli is a Professor at both the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), one of the world’s leading business schools, and at the University of Lausanne. He is also […]

Wei Du Moderated Banking Webinar

Wei Du

Wei Du, seasoned journalist, moderated banking webinar in Hong Kong for audiences to participate from around the world. Investment opportunities of key emerging ASEAN markets including Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam were discussed during the virtual event. Take a look at some of the photos from the event: Wei Du is a renowned […]

Mark Fritz: Virtual Presentation on Leading Change

Mark Fritz

Mark Fritz, leadership speaker, presented virtually on key ideas on Leading Change well and three important P’s – People, Plans, Politics. Watch Mark’s full virtual master class below: Mark Fritz is at the forefront of thinking on the habits & behaviours that create successful international business leaders. He shares the power behind the concepts of […]

Andy Xie: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can go […]

Dr Andy Xie: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]

Engage Martina Fuchs to Moderate Your Upcoming Event!

Martina Fuchs

We at Speakers Connect are excited to share that Martina Fuchs, seasoned broadcaster and public speaker is now available to moderate your upcoming event. Martina is a former CNNMoney Switzerland TV Anchor based in Zurich, Senior Business Reporter for the Chinese state broadcaster CGTN (China Global Television Network, formerly CCTV NEWS), Reuters Economy Correspondent for the […]

Niall Ferguson on the State of the World in 2020 — and Beyond

Niall Ferguson

Renowned historian Niall Ferguson shared his insights on the state of the world in 2020 and beyond, at his recent presentation in Hong Kong. Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies, Harvard, where he served for twelve […]