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Daniel H. Rosen on the founding of Rhodium Group, his daily work as director of the China, India and Asia section and China's newly incorporated role in a globalized world.
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Even though the BRI has been rolled out in 2013, the European Union has lacked a coherent approach in the past years.
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In the U.S. – China relations Daniel H. Rosen sees the chances lean towards opportunistic deals rather than to a sustainable de-risk strategy. An analytical framework could help to at least talk about the same things.
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Although a successful brand all over the world, the Belt and Road Initiative is facing resistance, not just from foreign governments
Hot, sweet and fresh: the spicy dried persimmon and cucumber dish was one of our guest's favorites at the temple style dinner with Jeong Kwan. We asked her for the recipe – so if you can get hold of the ingredients you are in for a treat!
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The buddhist nun and chef Jeong Kwan spent some busy days in Switzerland. In a small mountainous village she met the young chef Rebecca Clopath. On 1600 m altitude they talked about soy sauce, their mothers, and menu planning.
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Historian Peter Frankopan has written a brillant follow up to his bestseller «The Silk Roads». In the three years since its release the world has changed at an enormous pace. We asked him how the BRI plays into these recent developments.
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Whoever has been to Seoul before knows how hectic South Korea can be. Our week with Jeong Kwan, Korean Buddhist nun and cook, showed us a different side of her home country.
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2019 started for Asia Society Switzerland with a highlight. On January 19, Korean Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan introduced her temple cuisine to excited guests at Restaurant Bellavista in Zurich.
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On December 3, we hosted an event with Kai Strittmatter, author and longtime correspondent for the German newspaper Sueddeutsche and the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger in China. In a conversation with Uli Sigg, Board Member of Asia Society Switzerland, the two China experts shared their experiences while assessing China's most recent developments. Behind the scenes, Kai talked with us about what it means to be a foreign journalist in China, China's increased fortification process against Western influence and the tight state surveillance.

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