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Leaders from across the region discuss what Asia’s rise means for governments and businesses everywhere.

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Planning ahead of the coronavirus crisis

May 2020 – The coronavirus outbreak is shaping up to be the biggest economic crisis since World War II. The challenges associated with the virus are much larger than companies are used to dealing with, and firms need to have an adaptable operating model that can withstand an extraordinary level of uncertainty. How can companies adjust their business recovery responses according to the shifting time-frames?

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South Korea’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

May 2020 – Although COVID-19 continues to pose a significant threat to the world, different countries are at vastly different stages of the spread. While some countries recently recorded their first cases, certain states are beginning to see slowing infection rates, including South Korea. South Korea’s response to COVID-19 was seen by the global community as quick and decisive – particularly in the way it was able to expand its rapid testing model, and tap into its public-private partnerships and strong healthcare infrastructure. What are some of the lessons to be learned from its response?

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Asia’s response to the coronavirus

May 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the global economy. Asia, the first part of the world affected by the crisis, is leading the way out of it. The decisions leaders make today will not only influence how quickly their organizations and nations can emerge from the current crisis, but also define how they adapt to the ‘next normal’. In a post-pandemic world, can Asia play a major role in defining the ‘next normal’?

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The future of banking in Asia

February 2020 – In Asia, banking is going through massive discontinuities, driven by the forces of a global slowdown, accompanied by discontinuities, driven by technology, and a benign regulatory environment. Could these challenges also bring with them waves of new opportunities?

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Future of China and its relationship with the world

November 2019 – After four decades of opening up its economy, China is facing their first set of challenges with their relationship to the world. Could we be seeing the beginning of a new trend of less engagement between China and the world after years of deepening ties?

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Asian networks and flows are defining the next phase of globalization

October 2019 – The Asian Century has begun. Asia is the world’s largest regional economy and it is poised to lead the world into the next phase of globalization. We discuss how global flows are shifting toward Asia, and what companies and governments can do to win in a world led by Asia.

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The Asian Century has arrived

September 2019 – The Future of Asia is not only a China story anymore. It is about India, the world’s third largest economy already by PPP standards, ASEAN soon to be the world’s fourth largest economy and Japan’s hopeful resurgence. In the decades ahead, Asian economies will go from participating in global trade and innovation flows to determining their shape and direction.

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