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President Nursultan Nazarbayev – Forging the Kazakhstan Way

President Nursultan Nazarbayev – Forging the Kazakhstan Way

The resignation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the first and only President the Republic of Kazakhstan has ever had, marks the end of an era for a country that has managed to rise from the status of a disenfranchised former Soviet nation to a prosperous crossroad for a new Silk Road. From the 24th of April

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FinTech – the Key to Unlock Landlocked Countries in Asia

FinTech – the Key to Unlock Landlocked Countries in Asia

Financial technology – or FinTech – encapsulates everything related to the emerging digital and financial services sector of recent years. It is an industry where technology and digitalization are used to provide more efficient usage and delivery of financial services. FinTech is about innovation, but it is also about interaction and financial interconnectivity between people.

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Book Launch: The US vs China – Asia’s New Cold War?

Book Launch: The US vs China – Asia’s New Cold War?

Order book in Dutch. Order book in English. On 24 January, the European Institute for Asian Studies hosted the timely launch of the book entitled: “The US vs China – Asia’s New Cold War?”. In light of the recent developments in the relationship between two of today’s major powers, the book, authored by Ms Jude

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An outlook on China and beyond in 2019

An outlook on China and beyond in 2019

In the past year, the world’s security landscape and economic development have witnessed high levels of volatility. The Trump-Kim summit has ostensibly eased tensions between North Korea and the United States, nonetheless, it is hard to predict how this situation will eventually turn out. In addition, Trump’s propensity to make decisions unilaterally has brought about

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EU-Taiwan Investment Relations: Building a Relationship for the Future

EU-Taiwan Investment Relations: Building a Relationship for the Future

On 5th December, EIAS held an event on EU Taiwan investment relations. This event centred on the importance of putting more effort into improving the investment relations between the EU and Taiwan. The speakers for this event were experts on Euro-Asian trade, a representative from the Belgian business community, a representative from the EU, a

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Book Launch: The European Union and China

Book Launch: The European Union and China

On 15 November, the book The European Union and China was presented at the European Institute for Asian Studies.  The book, written by Professor Thomas Christiansen, Professor Emil Kirchner and Dr. Uwe Wissenbach shows the different aspects of the relationship between European Union and China. This includes political, security, social and economic dimensions. At the

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