In this webinar, Professor Paul G. Harris from the Education University of Hong Kong discusses developments and potential future steps in the United States’ domestic and foreign climate policy with the Biden Administration’s commitment to all-of-government climate action, as well as their implications for ASEAN countries in terms of trade and assistance.
In this webinar, Dr Tai Yew Seng examined the historical roots of Banzu and Temasek cities mentioned in the records of Wang Dayuan, the first ancient Chinese trader who wrote about Southeast Asia in his travels. By cross-examining with other archaeological and historical records, Dr Tai identified Banzu as located in the present-day Rochor area, and Temasek at city area between Singapore River and Stamford Road. Dr Tai also offered new insight into the historical significance of Rochor underexplored in contemporary accounts.
In the thirteenth webinar of the webinar series on Financial Transformation, Dr Pham Bao Duong shared his study of 400 poor households in Thai Nguyen province, Vietnam, in order to examine the current accessibility, loan purposes, the different types of and effects of informal credits on poor households.