Asia Summit 2018

A New World Dis-Order: Understanding Asia's Evolving Geopolitical Situation

Asia Summit 2018

A New World Dis-Order: Understanding Asia's Evolving Geopolitical Situation

The maelstrom of increasing economic and political polarization is not only altering geopolitical dynamics in the West, but in Asia as well. Unbalanced globalization and threats of authoritarianism are catching the eyes of political and business leaders alike. Recent developments with North Korea, many argue, are bound to alter regional and global structures. In a continent fraught with conflicts like the Rohingya crisis and escalating tensions in the South China Sea, how should businesses react? How can leaders in Asia take steps to resolve and avert conflict? What are the prospects for peace and stability in the region?

 

Speakers

Moderator:

Maura Fogarty, Singapore Bureau Editor, BBC News

Speakers:

Ho Kwon, Ping Executive Chairman, Banyan Tree Holdings Limited

Robert Kelly, Professor of International Relations, Pusan University

Yasuhide Nakayama, Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee in the Lower House and Member, House of Representatives, Japan; Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan

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