Frank LAVIN, Chairman, Public Affairs at Edelman Asia Pacific, was back in the Club recently to share his views on the 2016 U.S. Presidential Race and what it means for Asia. He was U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade and has served as U.S. Ambassador to Singapore.
Xyza Bacani is a Filipino street photographer and a Magnum Foundation Human Rights Fellow, known for her stunning B&W images of Hong Kong street life.
Professional photographers in the past decade or so have had to struggle with declining markets for their photos as publications around the world have faded in the face of online competition.
Student protesters were getting increasingly gun-shy as jail sentences were handed out during January.
China has moved from censoring domestic and foreign news media to cracking down on academic publications as well.
Pollution and over-use of the Ganges is seeing one of the world’s great rivers heading in the direction of other East Asian rivers that have been made unusable at a time when water quality and shortages are becoming critical.