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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Pax Urbanica? The Meaning of Cities for Diplomacy & Peace

Pax Urbanica? The Meaning of Cities for Diplomacy & Peace

Singapore Management University (SMU) | 30 October 2018

At the annual Ikeda Peace and Harmony Lecture held in the Singapore Management University, Dr. Parag Khanna spoke about how the world transits from Westphalian system towards one which is more fluid and also if the authorities accrued through the processes of domestic devolution and international network formation, could lead us into a Pax Urbanica.

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The World Reboots

The World Reboots

Forbes Global CEO Conference | 30 October 2018

Dr. Parag Khanna spoke on the opening panel of the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on the topic of "The World Reboots." He highlighted Asia's structural economic trends since the Asian Financial Crisis from managing currencies to the Belt & Road Initiative as signs of Asia's deepening integration. 

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La vera tecnocrazia è quella che sta dalla parte dei cittadini

La vera tecnocrazia è quella che sta dalla parte dei cittadini

Il Giornale | 27 October 2018

Scritto da Mirko Giordani

Parag Khanna e’ un viaggiatore globale, non vorrebbe mai fare politica attiva ma è uno dei maggiori esperti mondiali di globalizzazione. Non ama molto i cosiddetti populisti, e su questo ho provato ad incalzarlo. Ama la Svizzera e Singapore ed è profondamente convinto che in Italia non vi sia mai stato un vero e proprio governo tecnocratico.

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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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