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Manu is coted in TODAY Online for his view on TPP. "The TPP is not yet in force so there is no real impact on trade or the economy. It is more a case of lost opportunities." …. "The TPP offered significant benefits to Singapore because of the high-quality nature of the agreement and the access it offered to 40 per cent of world GDP, so we won’t have those upsides." Read More
Manu Bhaskaran was attended the India Singapore Strategic Dialogue held a couple of weeks ago on 29 - 30 August 2016.
Manu was Moderator in Plenary Session 1 Panellists : Dr Jeffrey Bader, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution, and Former Senior Director for Asian Affairs, National Security Council, United States of America Li Zhaoxing, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of China, and President, China Public Diplomacy Association Dr Raja Mohan, Founding D
Manu was invited to be the speaker at this event organized by French Chamber Singapore. http://www.fccsingapore.com/events/trends-asia-2016-economic-financial-political Here are some pictures from the event
Manu was quoted here : "Whether ASEAN does achieve a barrier-free community by 2025 will depend on political will," said Manu Bhaskaran, chief executive of Centennial Asia Advisors in Singapore. "Personally, I think it will be difficult to see a barrier-free ASEAN by 2025."
Manu was recently interviewed on the topic of "Just Technicality" where it is argued that "Singapore is in danger of a technical recession. With decreased demand for Singaporean products in China and Europe, GDP growth in the manufacturing sector has contracted by an overall 4.9% in the last two financial quarters year to year. Read Manu’s full interview here :
Manu’s comments in the interview to Bloomberg. “There were some special factors at work in 2015,” said Manu Bhaskaran, director at Centennial Group, a policy advisory firm in Singapore. “The secular trend is still that over time, especially as younger voters enter the electorate, the demand for a stronger opposition will grow. So the PAP may have to reconcile itself to losing vote share
Manu’s interview in The Star of Malaysia. SINGAPORE has had a good run of it in the past half century, from a backwater with hardly any resources, little land for expansion and a diverse society riven by ethnic tension, to today’s regional financial and export hub known for its safety, cleanliness and efficiency. But there are now headwinds, both domestic and external. Despite having an
In an interview with ET Now, Manu Bhaskaran, CEO, Centennial Asia Advisors, shares his view on global markets.
Manu was quoted in kinibiz article written by G.Sharmila, Manu Bhaskaran, chief executive officer of Centennial Asia Advisors Pte Ltd, an independent research and advisory firm based in Singapore, said that it is not so much the Singapore dollar appreciation as the ringgit depreciation. “The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has moderated the pace of the Singapore dollar appreciation a