China, America and the road to a new world order

China, America and the road to a new world order

Financial Times | 6 December 2018

By James Kynge

In an authoritative book to be published in the new year, and which may well become a standard reference, Parag Khanna casts the net wider to deliver a compelling argument that Asia — rather than merely China — is the current and future lodestar for the global economy. “The most consequential misunderstanding permeating western thought about Asia is being overly China-centric,” Khanna writes.

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Trump and Xi agreement buys time in trade war

Trump and Xi agreement buys time in trade war

The Washington Post | 3 December 2018

By Paul Wiseman | AP

Parag Khanna, author of the forthcoming book The Future is Asian, noted that Xi is still promoting the economic self-reliance that Made in China 2025 symbolizes. “What he’s saying to his own people has more long-term validity than what he’s saying to Trump over dinner for the sake of everyone saving face.”

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Singaporessa opiskellaan Suomen hyvinvointimallia – ”Teillä on hyvät virkamiehet”

Singaporessa opiskellaan Suomen hyvinvointimallia – ”Teillä on hyvät virkamiehet”

Kauppalehti | 1 December 2018

Singaporen hallinnolle asiantuntija-arvioita antava ja tulevaisuuden taloutta tutkineessa komiteassakin istuneen Parag Khannan mukaan Singaporessa valmistaudutaan parhaillaan hopeatsunamiin. Hopeatsunami on kaupunkivaltiossa käytettävä nimitys suurten ikäluokkien vanhenemiselle.

FutureMap-konsulttiyrityksen perustajan Khannanin mukaan parhaita ratkaisuja etsitään ympäri maailman. Myös Suomesta on otettu mallia.

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Walking the talk at the 10th edition of TEDxGateway

Walking the talk at the 10th edition of TEDxGateway

The Hindu | 29 November 2018

By Sindhuri Nandhakumar

The 10th edition of TEDxGateway will be held on 2 December in Mumbai. The event, which draws over 5,000 attendees and the who’s who of public intellectuals, borrows its framework from the TED mainstage in Vancouver. Parag Khanna, author of the forthcoming book The Future is Asian, speaks on why the world’s largest continent is going to define the future.

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Global Treasury Leaders Summit Hong Kong

Global Treasury Leaders Summit Hong Kong

The Economist | 27 November 2018

The Economist Group convened corporate treasury executives in Hong Kong to discuss the emerging economic landscape of financial risks. Dr. Parag Khanna gave the luncheon keynote, addressing whether Asia is decoupling from the West through a combination of intra-regional trade growth, the Belt & Road Initiative, and the consequences of the US-China trade war.

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Geopolitical, Geoeconomic, and Geotechnological Competition

Geopolitical, Geoeconomic, and Geotechnological Competition

Mubadala | November 2018

Dr. Parag Khanna gave the opening keynote speech at the Mubadala annual meeting in Abu Dhabi, presenting on the three levels of competition that define the 21st century: Geopolitical, geoeconomic, and geotechnological. He also laid out scenarios for the US-China trade war and the growing convergence between East and West Asian economies.

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Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, Geotechnology: Keynote speech for IMD Business School

Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, Geotechnology: Keynote speech for IMD Business School

IMD Business School | 19 November 2018

Dr. Parag Khanna gave the opening keynote speech for the IMD Business School's annual Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP) executive education program in Singapore. He discussed the triangle of perspectives -- geopolitics, geoeconomics, geotechnology -- necessary for comprehensive strategic thinking in the 21st century. 

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