Weekly Newsletter: April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017
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Weekly Newsletter: April 14, 2017

This Week’s Highlights On Tuesday, April 11th, our club hosted an “Open Day”. More than a dozen guests joined us for lunch. With a view to raise knowledge and awareness of Rotary, Rotary in China and our club’s projects were introduced. Speaker: Mr. Ted Plafker, Correspondent, the Economist Ted Plafker has been reporting on...

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Weekly Newsletter: March 31, 2017

April 11, 2017
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Weekly Newsletter: March 31, 2017

This Week’s Highlights Speaker: Ms. Michal Meidan, Asia Analyst, Energy Aspects Over the past decade, as China’s crude oil imports surged from 2.5 mb/d in 2005 to 6.7 mb/d in 2015, the country has become increasingly concerned with the economic and strategic vulnerabilities associated with import dependence. Beijing has sought to hedge against supply...

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Weekly Newsletter: March 24, 2017

March 27, 2017
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Weekly Newsletter: March 24, 2017

This Week’s Highlights Speaker: Prof. Philip Clart, University of Leipzig Topic: Chinese Public Diplomacy: the Confucius Institutes Prof. Philip Clart (RC Leipzig) is a Chinese Studies specialist, chair of Leipzig University’s Institute of East Asian Studies, and director of the Leipzig Confucius Institute. He is currently working on a temporary assignment at Schwarzman College...

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Weekly Newsletter: March 17, 2017

March 19, 2017
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Weekly Newsletter: March 17, 2017

This Week’s Highlights Speaker: Mr. Gilbert Van Kerckhove Topic: Toxic Capitalism – The orgy of consumerism and waste: Are we the last generation on earth? Gilbert is the founder and president of a Beijing-based management consulting company that provides strategy guidance to foreign and Chinese clients. He was deeply involved in the building of...

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Weekly Newsletter: March 10, 2017

March 13, 2017
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Weekly Newsletter: March 10, 2017

This Week’s Highlights Speaker: Dr. Alex Govender, HR/Medical Advisor, Volkswagen Topic: Training Local Indigenous Women in Child Care Dr. Alex Govender is from South Africa and works there as the head of health services for Volkswagen. He is currently here on assignment as Medical Advisor for the VW Group in China and also parts...

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Weekly Newsletter: March 3, 2017

March 6, 2017
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Weekly Newsletter:  March 3, 2017

This Week’s Highlights Speaker: Mr. Xu Sitao Topic: The State of the Chinese Economi Xu Sitao is Chief Economist and Partner at Deloitte China, heading Deloitte’s economic and industry research. Prior to Deloitte, from 2004 to 2014, he was Chief Representative of China at the Economist Group. In Xu Sitao’s view, the Chinese economy...

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