Press/Events

  • In 2016, I observed that various political upheavals were reflecting a worldwide mood of protectionism, antiglobalization, and a revolt against political correctness. A pivotal issue in both Brexit and the US presidential election was open immigration, a policy regarded by liberals as humanitarian but by many others as threatening to jobs, peace and order, and the fabric of society. The same attit
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    Manu was invited as a keynote speaker at the Tradevents Connect 2017 in Singapore.
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    Manu was interviewed for Duty and Regulatory Bulletin of ICIS. ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions.     Here is the link to the bulletin: https://www.icis.com/globalassets/documents/forms/ppf-pdf/icis_chemical-duty-and-regulatory-bulletin.pdf
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    Manu was invited to speak at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs annual event - 'Outlook 2017' Here are some pictures and videos from the event  
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    Manu was invited to speak at ISEAS Regional Outlook Forum Held on 9 Jan 2017. Here are some pictures from the Forum:  
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    Manu was invited to speak at the Breakfast Talk organized by French Chamber Singapore. Here are some pictures from the event
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    Manu is quoted in TODAY Online for his view on the 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 M
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    Manu Bhaskaran attended the India-Singapore Strategic Dialogue held on 29-30 August 2016.
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    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
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    Manu was invited speaker at the event organized by French Chamber Singapore. http://www.fccsingapore.com/events/trends-asia-2016-economic-financial-political Here are some pictures from the event