Latest News

August 14, 2018

GIFT Reads — August 2018

In this list, shared quarterly, we suggest a few books that may not feature in your usual book review sections but which we believe...
August 9, 2018

10 things you didn’t know about Xi’an: Experiential learning in China

China's rapid growth in the past three decades have mainly occurred along the coastal regions...
August 3, 2018

Why Asia’s Fintech Innovators Should Look at Myanmar

Regional financial centres Singapore and Hong Kong are buzzing with new fintech start-ups, accelerators and incubators...
July 5, 2018

Honest Inquiry Interview: Zheng Bing

This Honest Inquiry Interview features our GLP project partner Founder and Chair of Puhan Cooperative...
June 30, 2018

Why so Few Asian Authors in Airport Bookstores?

The region needs an international-standard publisher to promote and explain Eastern perspectives to a global audience...
June 28, 2018

Warding Off the ‘Resource Curse’ in New Malaysia

An ethos of responsible resource management must pervade the entire government and be invested in strong institutions...
May 16, 2018

Learning Places: Hong Kong, China (v.1, ch.1)

Hong Kong, one of the world’s most dynamic cities and GIFT’s home, is in a state of transition. As it forges its way ahead...
May 11, 2018

Malaysians Reject Fear Tactics and Opt for Change

A first ever opposition victory signals voters’ disgust with corruption...
May 4, 2018

Making Technology Socially Responsible

Asian governments need new ‘licence to operate’ for local and foreign tech companies...