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From the desk of...2012

No.70 November 2012 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, international writer, author and Fellow of the International Centre of the Club of Rome, says our lack of principles is holding us back, and that fast money is undermining our societies, ruining the planet and warping our minds.
No.69 October 2012 - From the desk of Dr Martyn Davies
From the desk of Dr Martyn Davies, How Africa can Leverage China.  From Asian to African Geese.  Dr Martyn Davies, with his unique understanding of pan-Africa economics and business, provides his insight into the highly significant axis of China-Africa investment.
No.68 June 2012 - From the desk of Richard Duncan
From the desk of Richard Duncan, China’s Economy Has Stopped Growing: Richard Duncan, economist and author of The New Depression, The Dollar Crisisand The Corruption of Capitalism, shares his observations and considers the consequences of China’s slowdown for the world.
No.67 May 2012 - From the desk of Hans Vriens
From the desk of Hans Vriens, an expert on public policy issues in Asia and working closely on Myanmar investment issues, sounds a cautious note as the country attempts to shake off its past and fulfill its potential.
No.66 April 2012 - From the desk of Ben Simpfendorfer
From the desk of Ben Simpfendorfer, a leading independent economist and publisher of China Insider – examines the significance of Asia's middle class in the world economy.
No.65 March 2012 - From the desk of John Andrews
From the desk of John Andrews, writer and commentator on global affairs, shares his views on the unfolding French presidential election and what this will mean for the important Franco-German alliance at the centre of Europe.

From the desk of...2011

No.64 October 2011 - From the desk of Dr Robert Madsen
From the desk of Dr Robert Madsen, Global and East Asian Geopolitics, Economics and Finance - The troubles in Europe today represent the greatest threat to the global economy since the 2008-2009 financial debacle
No.63 August 2011 - From the desk of Dr Thitinan
From the desk of Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak - Political Commentator on Thailand - Thailand: Does the Poll Herald a New Thai Spring?
No.62 July 2011 - From the desk of Martin Roll
From the desk of Martin Roll - Business and Brand Strategist
The Chief Marketing Officer's New Boardroom Role
No.61 June 2011 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton - Author and Speaker on The World Economy and Asia Modern Economics Has Failed Us
No.60 May 2011 - From the desk of Adit Jain
From the desk of Adit Jain - India Business
Has India Reached Its Tipping-Point?
No.59 April 2011 - From the desk of Dr John Wormald
From the desk of Dr John Wormald - Automotive Industry & Sustainable Mobility Hot, Thirsty and Crowded: Are New Vehicle Technologies the Answer?
No.58 March 2011 - From the desk of Fredrik Härén
From the desk of Fredrik Härén - Author and Speaker on Creativity & Idea Generation. As part of the Café Insights series of interviews with inspiring speakers, The Insight Bureau recently caught up with Fredrik Härén, author and expert in the area of creativity and idea generation.
No.57 February 2011 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, writer and speaker on Asia Chinese businesses do not compete unfairly. Just differently.
No.56 January 2011 - From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, global economist and Asia business strategist A New Lens for a New World; reframing the World Economy

From the desk of...2010

No.55 December 2010 - From the desk of Hans Vriens
From the desk of Hans Vriens, Advisor on Asia Politics, Economics and Trade - A veteran advisor on public policy in Asia, shares his views on Malaysia's widely-expected general election next year and asks; is this a country moving forwards, or backwards?  
No.54 November 2010 - From the desk of Dr Parag Khanna
From the desk of Dr Parag Khanna, Author and Speaker on global strategic issues - Author of The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order shares his thoughts; from Asia to Eastern Europe to Latin America, middle-income countries are growing increasingly assertive, forging links among themselves and adept at playing off first-world powers against each other.
No.53 October 2010 - From the desk of Prof Fan Gang
From the desk of Prof Fan Gang, China Economist - Professor Fan Gang focus on China's increasing mobility towards the coastal regions
No.52 October 2010 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, Speaker on Global Business
Graeme Maxton suggests we have been fooled by today's misguided economic theories
No.51 August 2010 - From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, global economist and Asia business strategist - Surge or No Surge? Indonesia is at a Crossroads. Dr Yuwa Hedrick-Wong provides a comprehensive analysis of Indonesia's economic progress as a fast-emerging market.
No.50 May 2010 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, Speaker on Global Business
Graeme Maxton suggests that the world may be entering a new and darker era, one in stark contrast to the exuberant, fast growth world of the past two decades.
No.49 April 2010 - From the desk of Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak
From the desk of Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Thailand's Political Economy
Political crisis in Thailand
No.48 February 2010 - From the desk of Hans Vriens
From the desk of Hans Vriens, Advisor on Asia Politics, Economics and Trade. Should we celebrate the China-ASEAN FTA?
No.47 January 2010 - From the desk of Larry Jeddeloh
From the desk of Larry Jeddeloh, Global Investment Strategist
Global demand for food and the impact of prices of grain

From the desk of...2009

No.46 December 2009 - From the desk of Hans Vriens
From the desk of Hans Vriens, Speaker & Advisor - Asia Political Strategy - Integration in Asia Pacific at a cross roads
No.45 December 2009 - From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, global economist and Asia business strategist - Rebalancing the Global Economy; consumption trends in the US and China
No.44 November 2009 - From the desk of Nenad Pacek
From the desk of Nenad Pacek, Author & Speaker on Global Emerging Markets - Five Mega-trends facing international businesses through to 2020 
No.43 September 2009 - From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, global economist and Asia business strategist - Are You Ready for the Post-Recovery World? 
No.42 August 2009 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, Speaker on Global Business - Green shoots or pink slips? Graeme Maxton argues the case that 'green shoots' in the global economy is fanciful
No.41 July 2009 - From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, global economist and Asia business strategist - No Consumer Confidence Contagion in Asia, Middle East and Africa
No.40 June 2009 - From the desk of Guy deJonquières
From the desk of Guy deJonquières, Fellow with the European Centre for International Political Economy - Power, rules and international leadership: Guy deJonquières shares his views.
No.39 May 2009 - From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
From the desk of Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, global economist and Asia business strategist - India's Future Economic Growth
No.38 April 2009 - From the desk of Adit Jain
From the desk of Adit Jain, speaker and advisor on India - India's Political Jumble
No.37 March 2009 - From the desk of Kim Walker, founder of Silver Group
From the desk of Kim Walker, founder of Silver Group - Asia's Silver Lining?
No.36 February 2009 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick-Wong - the myths and realities of China's saving and consumption dynamics
No.35 January 2009 - From the desk of Gurcharan Das
From the desk of Gurcharan Das, Writer & Speaker on India - Why China is afraid of India

From the desk of...2008

No.34 December 2008 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong
From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick - Asia Consumer Confidence, Saving and Expenditure
No.33 November 2008 - From the desk of Clint Laurent
From the desk of Dr Clint Laurent, Demographics & Consumer Markets - China's Gender Imbalance; correcting some popular beliefs
No.32 October 2008 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, Writer & Speaker on Asia Business - Raising the No 8 signal; business prospects for Asia’s economy: Graeme Maxton summaries the current mood among heads of Asia operations
No.31 September 2008 - From the desk of Martin Roll
From the desk of Martin Roll, Asian Business & Brand Strategy - Asian Brand Strategy: A new paradigm for boardrooms
No.30 August 2008 - From the desk of Dr Fan Gang
From the desk of Prof Fan Gang, China Economist - China's Cooler Growth, Hotter Money
No.29 July 2008 - From the desk of Daniel Franklin
From the desk of Daniel Franklin, Global Business - What next for corporate social responsibility?
No.28 May 2008 - From the desk of Graeme Davis
From the desk of Graham Davis, Japan Economist - Japan, the quiet achiever
No.27 April 2008 - From the desk of Dr Fan Gang
From the desk of Prof Fan Gang, China Economist - China's Inflationary Earthquake
No.26 April 2008 - From the desk of Adit Jain
From the desk of Adit Jain, India Business - Has India's curve tipped-over?
No.25 March 2008 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong
From the desk of Graeme Maxton & Dr Yuwa HedrickWho's afraid of the US downturn? Many Asia executives don't seem to be
No.24 February 2008 - From the desk of Robin Bew
From the desk of Robin Bew, Global Economy & Risk - World economy - a fascinating insight into the debate on risks we face for emerging markets
No.23 January 2008 - From the desk of Thitinan Pongsudhirak
From the desk of Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Thailand's Political Economy - Thailand - Let the party begin!

From the desk of...2007

No.22 December 2007 - From the desk of Daniel Thorniley
From the desk of Dr Daniel Thorniley, Economist & Asia Business - Russia - one of the best-kept business secrets in the world
No.21 November 2007 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong
From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong, Economist & Asia Business - China's sustainable economic growth
No.20 October 2007 - From the desk of Christopher Bruton
From the desk of Christopher Bruton, Thailand & IndoChina Business - Cambodia's new golden age?
No.19 September 2007 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, Writer & Speaker on Asia Business - Managing Asia
No.18 August 2007 - From the desk of Christopher Bruton
From the desk of Christopher Bruton, Thailand & IndoChina Business - Vietnam's economy and its prospects
No.17 July 2007 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong
From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong, Economist & Asia Business - Understanding the affluent consumers of China:
No.16 June 2007 - From the desk of Dominic Ziegler
From the desk of Dominic Ziegler, North-east Asia Business - China's renaissance: soft power counts for more than hard
No.15 May 2007 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, Writer & Speaker on Asia - Chinese Whispers: risk and return, managing head office expectations.
No.14 April 2007 - From the desk of Thitinan Pongsudhirak
From the desk of Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Thailand's Political Economy - Thailand's dialactical crisis: commentary on Thailand's political environment
No.13 April 2007 - From the desk of Pam Woodall
From the desk of Pam Woodall, Global & Asia Economy - US economy: if America drops, the world will continue to shop
No.12 March 2007 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong
From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong, Economist & Asia Business - Japan: is it an economy heading for terminal decline?
No.11 February 2007 - From the desk of Adit Jain, India Business
From the desk of Adit Jain, India Business - India: the irony of India's people shortage
No.10 January 2007 - From the desk of Dr Daniel Franklin
From the desk of Dr Daniel Franklin, Global Business - The World in 2007: three changes to watch

From the desk of...2006

No.9 December 2006 - From the desk of Jim Castle
From the desk of Jim Castle, Indonesia Business - Indonesia: hard to shake its bad image -- the real story?
No.8 December 2006 - From the desk of Dr John Wormald
From the desk of Dr John Wormald, Automotive Industry - Climate change: time for the auto industry to get serious
No.7 November 2006 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong
From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong, Economist & Asia Business - The world post 9-11: its remarkable economic resilience
No.6 November 2006 - From the desk of Christopher Bruton
From the desk of Christopher Bruton, Thailand & IndoChina Business - Thailand: is anyone really guilding Thailand's economy?
No.5 October 2006 - From the desk of Lois Dougan Tretiak
From the desk of Lois Dougan Tretiak, China Business - China: is China's lustre dimming?
No.4 October 2006 - From the desk of Dr Tony Michell
From the desk of Dr Tony Michell, Korea & North East Asia Business - North Korea: Surprise! North Korea has the bom
No.3 October 2006 - From the desk of Graeme Maxton
From the desk of Graeme Maxton, Automotive Industry - China: automotive firms see China as an opportunity. Is it?
No.2 September 2006 - From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong
From the desk of Dr Yuwa Hedrick Wong, Economist & Asia Business - China vs India: The great misconception about India and China
No.1 September 2006 - From the desk of John Wormard
From the desk of Dr John Wormald, Automotive Industry
The global automotive industry: time for a model change

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