What can countries in Asia expect from a new US President and administration? And how will continuing competition for influence between America and China play out in the region? Will Sino-US tensions on trade and technology ease with a new administration, and if Mr. Biden’s proposed Summit for Democracy will be well received or pose more challenges for Asia. These questions and more will be addressed in this webinar
The webinar will feature these panelists:
Professor Chan Heng Chee, Ambassador-at-Large and Chair of the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities and she was the former Singapore ambassador to the United States
Professor Wang Gungwu is a University Professor at NUS Arts and Social Sciences and a leading scholar on Sino-Southeast Asian historical relations.
Mr. George Yeo, Senior Adviser to Kuok Group and former Singapore Foreign Minister. Mr. Yeo has taken on advisory roles in various organisations including Peking University, Nalanda University, Mitsubishi Corporation, AIA, and Pinduoduo.
Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Distinguished fellow at the Asia Research Institute. He was the first Singapore Ambassador to serve on the UN Security Council and was also previously appointed the Founding Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
The webinar will be moderated by ST Associate Editor Vikram Khanna. The ST’s US Bureau Chief, Mr Nirmal Ghosh, and China Bureau Chief Tan Dawn Wei will also join in the conversation.
The webinar is being held in conjunction with the Davos Agenda 2021 week, which runs from Monday to Friday, where more than 1,500 business, government and civil society leaders from over 70 countries will attend a series of virtual sessions to discuss global issues under the theme, “A crucial year to rebuild trust”.