Asia


“China’s economic policy is increasingly being shaped by public opinion”


“China’s economic policy is increasingly being shaped by public opinion”

February 2011

Conversation with Rana Mitter, Professor of History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford
Public opinion and the information revolution in China – The Communist party’s future – Government structure and flexibility in decision making


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”

February 2011

(Part 1 of 4) Conversation with MV Nair, CEO, Union Bank of India, on – rise in alternative banking transactions as cost of IT is low – overseas expansion to support Indian corporations – legacy of largest nationalized retail bank in India


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”

February 2011

(Part 2 of 4) Conversation with MV Nair, CEO, Union Bank of India, on – rise in alternative banking transactions as cost of IT is low – overseas expansion to support Indian corporations – legacy of largest nationalized retail bank in India


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”

February 2011

(Part 3 of 4) Conversation with MV Nair, CEO, Union Bank of India, on – rise in alternative banking transactions as cost of IT is low – overseas expansion to support Indian corporations – legacy of largest nationalized retail bank in India


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”


“Indian banks: Tremendous opportunities but even bigger challenges”

February 2011

(Part 4 of 4) Conversation with MV Nair, CEO, Union Bank of India, on – rise in alternative banking transactions as cost of IT is low – overseas expansion to support Indian corporations – legacy of largest nationalized retail bank in India


“We must exert constructive pressure on China”


“We must exert constructive pressure on China”

January 2011

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Hitoshi Tanaka, chairman of the Institute for International Strategy and the Japan Research Institute, and former deputy minister of foreign affairs
Japan’s ability to take lead on regional discussions – creating a win-win in agricultural reform – pushback on Postal Bank and pension reform


“We must exert constructive pressure on China”


“We must exert constructive pressure on China”

January 2011

Conversation with Hitoshi Tanaka, chairman of the Institute for International Strategy and the Japan Research Institute, and former deputy minister of foreign affairs
New government and the lack of change – dealing with stagnation and the new Asian economy – reaction to a growing China


“Hydropower projects boosting Bhutan’s GDP per capita.”


“Hydropower projects boosting Bhutan’s GDP per capita.”

October 2010

Conversation with Kipchu Tshering, CEO, Bhutan National Bank