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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Les mégalopoles laissent les États et les empires loin derrière

Les mégalopoles laissent les États et les empires loin derrière

Le Courrier International | April 13, 2018

On pense que l’Occident est au centre de tout ça, mais le phénomène est particulièrement vrai en Asie, un continent qui concentre non seulement la majeure partie de la population mondiale mais aussi la majeure partie de ces mégacités. Elles grandissent, leurs économies grandissent, leur puissance grandit. Et elles laissent les États et les empires loin derrière.

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