Blood & Silk

Blood and Silk: Power and conflict in modern SEA is a personal journey of writer Michael Vatikiotis, in his part memoir, part political study of politics, society and power wielded in South East Asia. AMCHAM organised a session with him on November 28th where he spoke about how it interrupts peoples’ lives and why in this region the political landscape is tumultuous. The engaging conversation moderated by Leslie Lopez, a journalist with Singapore News Straits Times, unfurled the intricacies of each South East Asian country and how the traditional political scenario contributes to the economy.