PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. CHEONG KEE CHEOK

Institute of China Studies
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
 
  cheongkeecheok@um.edu.my
 Institute of China Studies, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8372-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
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RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
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Book

2018
  • Edmund Terence Gomez, Kee Cheok Cheong and Vamsi Vakulabharanam (eds.) (2018) China, India and Southeast Asia: Paths to Development and State-Society Relations. Abingdon: Routledge. 
  • Danny Wong Tze-Ken, Cheong Kee Cheok and Lee Kam Hing (eds.) (2018) The Chinese Overseas in Malaysia in an Era of Change, Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 

2016
  • Tey Nai Peng, Cheong Kee Cheok & Rajah Rasiah (Eds) 2015. Revisiting Malaysia's Population-Development Nexus: The Past in its Future. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 

2015
  • Gomez, T.E., Bafoil, F. & Cheong, K.C. Eds. Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development. New York: Routledge. 

2013
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Abdillah Noh, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo, & Hwok-Aun Lee. 2013. Malaysia Workforce Development. Saber Country Report. Washington DC: The World Bank. 
  • Pham, Duc Minh, Deepak Mishra, Kee-Cheok Cheong,John Arnold, Anh Minh Trinh, Huyen Thi Ngoc Ngo, and Hien Thi Phuong Nguyen. 2013. Trade Facilitation, Value Creation and Competitiveness: Policy Implications for Vietnam's Economic Growth. Washington DC: World Bank. 

2011
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Pham Minh Duc & Nguyen Thang (eds). From low income to industrialized: Vietnam in the next decade and beyond. Hanoi: The Gioi. 

1982
  • Cheong Kee Cheok and Lim Lim Lean (1982) Demographic Impact on Socio-Development: The Malaysian Experience Canberra; Australian National University. 

1979
  • Cheong, Kee Cheok, Khoo Siew Mun & R. Thillainathan (eds). 1979. Malaysia: Some Contemporary Issues in Socioeconomic Development. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Economics Association. 
Chapter in Book

2018
  • Cheong Kee Cheok (2018) “Introduction”. In Danny Wong Tze-Ken, Cheong Kee Cheok and Lee Kam Hing (eds.) The Chinese Overseas in Malaysia in an Era of Change, University of Malaya Press: Kuala Lumpur, Chapter 1, pp. 1 – 12 

2017
  • Cheong, K.C., Yew, S.Y, and Yong, C.C. (2017). The future of ASEAN-China Trade Relations. In Dittmer, L and Ngeow, C.B (Eds.), Southeast Asia and China: A Contest in Mutual Socialization (pp.187-210). World Scientific. 

2016
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, Goh Kim Leng, Abdillah Noh, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo and Lee Hwok Aun, "Population, Human Capital and Development - The Malaysian Experience", in Tey Nai Peng, Cheong Kee Cheok, Rajah Rasiah (eds.) (2016), Revisiting Malaysia's Population-Development Nexus: The Past in its Futures, Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, Tey Nai Peng & Rajah Rasiah. 2016. The population-development relationship in Malaysia. Pp. 1-14 in Tey Nai Peng, Cheong Kee Cheok & Rajah Rasiah (Eds) Revisiting Malaysia's Population-Development Nexus - The Past in its Future. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 

2015
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, Goh Kim Leng, Abdillah Noh, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo & Lee Hwok Aun (2015) Population, human capital and development - the Malaysia experience. Pp. 81-98 in Tey Nai Peng, Cheong Kee Cheok & Rajah Rasiah (Eds) Revisiting Malaysia's Population-Development Nexus: The Past in its Future. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 
  • Gomez, E.T., Bafoil, F. & Cheong, K.C. Introduction: The state's return to business: government-linked companies in the post-crisis global economy. in Gomez, E.T., Bafoil, F. & Cheong, K.C. (eds.). Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development, pp. 1-17. New York: Routledge. 
  • Cheong, K.C., Li, R., & Zhang, M. (2015). The Chinese state, state enterprises and the global crisis. In Gomez, E.T., Bafoil, F. & Cheong, K.C. (Eds.), Government-linked companies and sustainable, equitable development (pp. 39-59). New York, NY: Routledge. 

2011
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, V. Selvaratnam and K.L. Goh (2011). “Education and, Human Capital Formation in Malaysia”, in Rasiah, R. (ed.). Malaysia in the Twenty-First Century, Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press. 
  • Cheong, K.C., V. Selvaratnam and Goh K.L., 2011.¿Education and Human Capital Formation¿, in: Rajah Rasiah (eds.), Malaysian Economy: Unfolding Growth and Social Change, Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, pp. 159-184. 
Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Zhang, C., Cheong, K.C. and Rasiah, R. (2018) "Board independence, state wnership and stock return volatility during Chinese state enterprise reform", Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 18(2): 220 – 232. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Zhang, C., K.C. Cheong and Rasiah, R. (2018) “The extreme outcomes of corporate tax management: evidence from Chinese listed enterprises” Institutions and Economies 10(1): 19 – 52. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Wang, Qianyi, Li, Ran and Cheong, Kee Cheok (2018) “Perils and promise of a frontier city”, Cities 72: 51 – 59. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hooy, C.H., Goh, K.L. and Cheong, K.C. (2018) “Response of ASEAN-5 to China stock market reforms”, International Journal of China Studies 9(1): 1 – 13. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Imran, K., Devadasan, E.S. and Cheong, K.C. (2018) “Do migrant remittances reduce poverty? Micro-level evidence from Punjab, Pakistan”, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 55(1): 19 – 47. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2017
  • Qianyi Wang, Ran Li and Kee Cheok Cheong (2017) “Nanning – perils and promise of a frontier city”. Cities, published online July. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ayesha Shoukat, Edmund Terence Gomez and Cheong Kee Cheok (2017) “Power elites in Pakistan: creation, contestation, continuity”. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 54(2): 235 – 253. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chen, Zhang, Kee-Cheok Cheong and Rajah Rasiah (2017) “Corruption, marketization and corporate tax management in China: evidence from listed firms”. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 54(2): 281 – 299. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ran Li and Kee Cheok Cheong (2017) “Huawei and ZTE in Malaysia: the localization of Chinese transnational enterprises”. Journal of Contemporary Asia 47(5): 752 – 773. RDOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1346697 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Zhang Miao, Li Ran and Cheong Kee Cheok (2017) “Introduction: Southeast Asia and China’s growth deceleration”. International Journal of China Studies 8(2): 125 – 138. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong and Le Si Duoc (2017) “Right time, right place: the role of context in the making of a successful project in Vietnam”. Institutions and Economies 9(3): 1 – 19. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Cheong Kee Cheok and Wang Qianyi (2017) “China’s growth deceleration: a new normal for Malaysia too?” International Journal of China Studies 8(2): 199 – 220. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee Cheok Cheong, Poh Ping Lee and Kam Hing Lee (2017) “From patrimonialism to profit: the changing flow of funds from the Chinese in Malaysia to China”. Journal of Contemporary Asia 47(5): 687 – 703. RDOI: 1080/004.72336.2017.1347696. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siew Yong Yew, Chen Chen Yong, Kee Cheok Cheong and Nai Peng Tey (2017) “Does financial education matter? Education literacy among undergraduates in Malaysia”. Institutions and Economies 9(1): 43 – 60. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2016
  • Li Ran and Cheong Kee Cheok (2016). “How much ‘state’ is in China’s state enterprises? A case study of ZTE Corporation in an era of reform”. International Journal of China Studies 7(3): 245 – 270. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee Cheok Cheong, Chan Yuan Wong and Kim Leng Goh (2016). “Technology catch-up with Chinese characteristics: what can Southeast Asia learn from China?” The Round Table Published online November 2, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/00358533.2016.1246853. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Christopher Hill and Yin-Cheng Leong (2016). “Malaysia’s education policies and the law of unintended consequences”. Journal of International and Comparative Education 5(2): 73 – 85. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gomez, Edmund Terence, Cheong Kee Cheok and Vamsi Vakulabharanam (2016) “Introduction”, The Round Table, 105(6): 597-612. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • 16. Ran Li, Qianyi Wang and Kee-Cheok Cheong (2016). “From obscurity to global prominence: Yiwu as an international trade hub”. Cities 53: 8 – 17. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cheong Kee Cheok (2016). “Narratives on Malaysia’s contemporary issues”, Journal of Southeast Asian Economies 32 (3): 402 – 410. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Zhang Chen, Cheong Kee Cheok and Rajah Rasiah 2016. Corporate tax avoidance and performance: evidence from China’s listed companies. Institutions and Economies 8 (3): 61 – 83. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Christopher Hill, Yin-Cheng Leong and Chen Zhang 2016. Education as a journey or as a destination? Interpreting graduates’ and employers’ perceptions – a Malaysian case study. Studies in Higher Education, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2016.1196351, published online July 4. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gomez, Edmund Terence and Kee-Cheok Cheong 2016. "NGOs in Banking: Institutional Transformation and Ownership and Control of Cambodia’s ACLEDA Bank". Asia Pacific Social Science Review 16 (1): 128 -141. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Zhang Cheng, Cheong Kee Cheok, Li Ran and Rajah Rasiah (2016). “Does governance reform help? The impact of split-share structure reform on corporate board structure in Chinese manufacturing enterprises”. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 53(2): 297 – 313. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Zhang Cheng, Cheong Kee Cheok and Rajah Rasiah (2016). “Effective corporate structure and agency problems: evidence from China’s economic transition”. International Journal of China Studies 7(2): 199 – 214. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ran Li, Qianyi Wang and Kee-Cheok Cheong (2016). “Quanzhou: reclaiming a glorious past”. Cities 50: 168 – 179. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cheong, K.C. & Lee, K.H. 2016. Malaysia's education crisis - can TVET help? Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 53(1): 115-134. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thillainathan, R. & Cheong, K.C. 2016. Malaysia's New Economic Policy, growth and distribution: revisiting the debate. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 53(1): 51-68. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong 2016. Book Review: Mokhzani, Abdul Rahim 2006. Credit in a Malaysia Peasant Economy. Kuala Lumpur: Arus Intelek and the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 53(1): 165-168. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Li, R., Wang, Q. & Cheong, K.C. 2016. From Obscurity to Global Prominence - Yiwu's Emergence as an International Trade Hub. Cities 53: 8-17. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Li, R., Wang, Q., & Cheong, K.C. (2016). Quanzhou: Reclaiming a glorious past. Cities, 50, 168-179. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Chen-Chen Yong, Siew-Yong Yew, Kee-Cheok Cheong and Mui-Yin Chin. 2015. Does intra-industry trade matter during economic crises? An assessment of Malaysia-China trade , International Journal of Chinese Studies 6(1): 31-44. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Siew-Yong Yew, Chen-Chen Yong and Kee-Cheok Cheong. 2015. The impact of intellectual property rights and foreign direct investment on exports within ASEAN5. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 52(1). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Christopher Hill, Rozilini Fernandez-Chung and Yin-Ching Leong. 2015. Employing the unemployable: Employer perceptions of Malaysian graduates. Studies in Higher Education, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2015.1034260. Published online 27 April, 2015. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Poh-Ping Lee and Kam-Hing Lee. 2015. The internationalization of family firms: Case histories of two Chinese overseas family firms. Business History. DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2014.982106. Published omline March 26, 2015. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Sabaghpour Fard, Cheong, K.C. & Yap, S.F. 2014. Reopening the debate on globalization and economic growth through technology transfer. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 51(2): 231-247. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Poh-Ping Lee and Kam-Hing Lee (2014). “Developers and Speculators: Housing, Ethnic Chinese Business and the Asian Financial Crisis in Malaysia”, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 44(4): 616-644. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wang Qianyi, Zhang Miao and Cheong Kee Cheok (2014). “City profile - Shouguang”, Cities 40: 70 – 81. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wong, C.Y. & Cheong, K.C. 2014. Diffusion of catching- up industrialization strategies: the dynamics of East Asia's policy learning processes. Journal of Comparative Asian Development. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Wang Qianyi, Zhang Miao and Cheong Kee Cheok (2014). “Stakeholders’ Perspectives of China’s Land Consolidation Program: A Case Study of Dongnan Village, Shandong Province”, Habitat International 43: 172-80. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rajah Rasiah, Kee-Cheok Cheong & Richard Doner. 2014. Southeast East Asia and the Asian and Global Financial Crises. Journal of Contemporary Asia. Published online June 30, 2014. DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.933062. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wan Nur Ibtisam Wan Ismail, Raja Noriza Raja Arifin & Cheong Kee Cheok. 2014. Human trafficking in Malaysia: Bureaucratic challenges in policy implementation. Administration and Society. Published online May 1. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Ran Li, Eu-Chye Tan and Miao Zhang 2014. China's state enterprises, economic growth and distribution: A revisionist view. China: An International Journal 12(1): 132-152 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong, Kam-Hing Lee, & Poh-Ping Lee. 2014.Global economic crises, migration and remittances: China and Southeast Asia during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 51 (Special Issue): 45-55. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Shyamala Nagaraj, Kim-Leng Goh, Kee-Cheok Cheong, Nai-Peng Tey & Rohaha Jani. 2014. Gender imbalance in educational attainment and labour dynamics: Evidence from Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 51 (Special Issue): 127-145. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2013
  • Lee Kam Hing, Cheong Kee Cheok and Lee Poh Ping. 2013. Robert Kuok: Family, Dialect, and State in the Making of a Malaysian Magnate. Australian Economic History Review, Vol. 53, No. 3: 268-291. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, Lee Kam Hing & Poh Ping Lee. 2013. Chinese overseas remittances to China: the perspective from Southeast Asia. Journal of Contemporary Asia Vol. 43, Issue 1: 75-101. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hill, Christopher, Kee-Cheok Cheong, Yin-Ching Leong and Rozilini Fernandez-Chung (2013). �TNE � Trans- national education or tensions between national and external? A case study of Malaysia�, Studies in Higher Education, 38, published online Jan 14. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wan Nur Ibtisam Wan Ismail, Raja Noriza, R.A. & Cheong, C.K. 2013. Human Trafficking in Malaysia: A Labour Market Phenomenon. Malaysia Labour Review 6(1): 28-47. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Lee Kam Heng, Cheong Kee Cheok and Lee Poh Ping (2013). Robert Kuok: Family, dialect and state in the making of a Malaysian magnate , Australian Economic History Review, 53 (3): 1 24. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yew Siew Yong and Cheong Kee Cheok (2013). Ageing and the economic welfare of Southeast Asian nations , Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 50 (2), December (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong and Kim-Leng Goh (2013). Hong Kong as Charter City prototype When concept meets reality , Cities, 35: 100-103. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, Lee Kam Hing and Lee Poh Ping (2012). Chinese overseas remittances to China: The perspective from Southeast Asia , Journal of Contemporary Asia, 43 (1): 75 101. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cheong Kee Cheok (2012). Review of Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America by Simon Tay , Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 49 (2): 179 - 181. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2011
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, Lee Poh Ping and Lee Kam Hing (2011). Learning from the China model: What is in it for Vietnam s economic development? , Issues and Studies, 47 (4): 153 - 176. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Cheong Kee Cheok (2010). Review of: Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation (2010) by Cimoli, M., Dosi, G. and Stiglitz, J.E., Oxford: Oxford University Press , in International Journal of Institutions and Economics, 2 (2): 244 - 249. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Cheong Kee Cheok (2010). Comment: Charter Cities An Idea Whose Time has Come or Should Have Gone? , Comment: Charter Cities An Idea Whose Time has Come or Should Have Gone, 47 (2): 165 168. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2009
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong 2009. Ethnicity in Malaysia: an editorial note. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 46(1): 1-4. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Cheong Kee-Cheok, Nagaraj, Shyamala and Lee Kiong-Hock. 2009. Counting ethnicity: the National Economic Policy and social integration. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 46(1): 33-52. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2007
  • Cheong, Kee Cheok. 2007. The Return of Soros: Revisiting Malaysian 'Facts' about the Asian Crisis. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 44(2): 107-115. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

1973
  • Cheong, K.C.1973. Production functions, capacity utilization and technological progress in developing countries: an analysis using West Malaysian data. Kajian Ekonomi Malaysia 10(2):51-58. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).



PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SEMINAR
  • "Vietnam: Trade Facilitation, Value Creation and Competitiveness" (presented by Pham Minh Duc), "Vietnam: Trade Facilitation, Value Creation and Competitiveness", 2013-10-04 to 2013-10-04, World Bank and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • The Great Fall of China: Wishful Thinking or Reality, The 10th Asia Economic Summit, 2015-12-04 to 2015-12-04, Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI), (International)
ORAL
  • Malaysia - ongoing work, Workforce Development (WfD), Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER), 2012-05-29 to 2012-05-29, World Bank, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Qianyi Wang, Miao Zhang and Kee Cheok Cheong. "Towards More Balanced Growth: Land Consolidation as a Rural Development Strategy in China", "From Hu-Wen to Xi-Li Administration: China's Leadership Transition and its Domestic and International Implications", 2013-09-12 to 2013-09-13, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Kee-Cheok Cheong and Mink-Duc Pham. "What About Us? An Interim Development Paradigm for Economic Catch-up Among Technology-Challenged Countries", 10th Asialics Conference, 2013-09-21 to 2013-09-22, (National) Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, (International)
  • Southeast Asia: Short- and Medium-term Perspectives, Seminar on "Focus on Southeast Asian Markets", 2013-10-10 to 2013-10-10, Asia Business Forum, (National)
  • Poh-Ping Lee and Kee-Cheok Cheong. "The ASEAN-Korea Partnership Retrospect and Prospects", International Conference on the Prospects of ASEAN Korea Relations, 2014-02-26 to 2014-02-26, ASEAN Korea Center, (International)
  • Education and the World Bank: From a Global to a National Perspective, Are Multinational and International Organizations and Bilateral Agencies Succeeding in Addressing the Global Education Needs of the 21st Century?, 2014-03-26 to 2014-03-26, Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education (CRICE), University of Malaya, (University)
  • Cheong Kee Cheok and Lee Poh Ping. "A Brief Review of Malaysia-China Relations since 1974: Revolution, Ethnicity, Economics and the Rise of China", Malaysia-China Relations in Conjunction with 40th Anniversary of Malaysia-China Diplomatic Relations, 2014-05-20 to 2014-05-20, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (National)
  • Cheong Kee Cheok, Goh Kim Leng, Abdillah Noh, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo and Lee Hwok Aun. "Population, Human Capital and Development: The Malaysia Experience", National Conference on the Inter-relationship between Population Dynamics and Development, 2014-06-26 to 2014-06-26, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, jointly with National Population and Family Development Board , (National)
  • The ASEAN Economic Community and the Brain Drain Threat: How Real is it?, Federation of ASEAN Economic Association (FAEA) 39 Conference, 2015-03-20 to 2015-03-21, Thailand Development Research Institute, (International)
  • The future of ASEAN-China trade relations, International Workshop: "ASEAN and China: A Mutual Socialization Contest", 2015-06-15 to 2015-06-15, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Colonial Policies on Remittances from Malaya and Singapore to China just Before and After the Second World War, Conference on the Qiaopi Trade in China and Overseas, 2015-10-09 to 2015-10-10, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, (International)
  • Localization of Chinese Enterprises in Malaysia - A Case Study, International Conference on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and Chinese Soft Power: Review and Prospect, 2015-11-25 to 2015-11-26, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya & Beijing Foreign Studies University, (International)