Parag Khanna keynotes international transport forum

Parag Khanna keynotes international transport forum

International Transport and Logistics Forum | 1 October 2018

It was a great pleasure to be in Sochi, Russia, to give the opening keynote at the International Transport and Logistics Forum. The Forum was the largest gathering yet of Eurasian transport ministers and executives focused on harmonizing railways and other infrastructure to allow for seamless freight and passenger transit.

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These are Asia's most future-ready cities

These are Asia's most future-ready cities

World Economic Forum | 5 September 2018

By Parag Khanna and Robert Muggah

Asians are on the move. Asia’s megacities have already reached a scale that is unimaginable in the West, where the largest metropolises rarely exceed 10 million residents. Asia's mammoth cities are sprawling archipelagos spanning vast areas, home to upwards of 60 million people. The question is whether they are ready to benefit from the coming urban population boom.

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Beijing's global 5G ambitions threaten to disrupt telecoms

Beijing's global 5G ambitions threaten to disrupt telecoms

Nikkei Asian Review | 31 August 2018

By Alex Capri

Beijing's central planners are aiming to use China's Belt and Road Initiative to dominate the next wave of wireless technology by becoming the global leader in the development of 5G networks. Parag Khanna, author of the forthcoming book The Future is Asian, argues that the Belt and Road Initiative will ultimately position China as the global 5G leader.

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and the new face of the 1 per cent

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and the new face of the 1 per cent

Financial Times | 17 August 2018

Although they may be charmed by the romance of Crazy Rich Asians, western cinema-goers are ultimately unlikely to be comfortable with the geopolitical rebalancing upon which this rising Asian self-assurance is based, argues Parag Khanna, Singapore-based author of The Future is Asian, a forthcoming book. “This is a huge change, as it dawns on the west that Asians used to make things for us and now we are making things for them,” he says.

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