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2017/03/28 | ZiQing Low
South Korean Retailer Strains to Win Back Chinese Customers
Nearly 90 Lotte stores in China have been shut down amid China’s boycott of South Korea.
Is Australian Sovereignty at Risk amid Torrent of Chinese Investment?
Australian exposure to Chinese investment is in actual fact limited and that Australian government and authorities have not hesitated to act in cases where Chinese investment have raised national security concerns.
2017/04/29 | Damian Tobin
Is China on the Verge of a Banking Crisis?
A variety of indicators suggests that China has come perilously close to a banking crisis.
2017/03/02 | Michael Reilly
BREXIT, China and the Prospects for an FTA
Would an FTA between the UK and China make any significant difference to existing trade patterns?
2017/01/04 | Liu Xu
Get out of Jail Free: China’s Lenient Anti-Monopoly Laws
Loophole-riddled regulations allow firms to carry on profiteering despite paying fines.
2017/01/11 | Edward White
Are Apps in Asia Killing the Planet?
'Without key policy changes, the rapid growth of the internet in East Asia will likely be powered by coal and other dirty sources of electricity,' Greenpeace says.
2017/04/15 | Kongkea Chhoeun
The US–Cambodia Debt Stand-Off
The Cambodian government has once again called on the United States to cancel its US$500 million debt. However, it is unlikely under the Trump administration.
2017/02/28 | Kerry Brown
China and the UK: Unexpected Inspiration for How to Handle Brexit
China has never been seriously considered in the minds of the British political or business elite as anything except a marginal exotic sideshow until now.
2017/04/20 | Christine Wong
Rumbling of Reform in China’s Fiscal Foundations
Significant progress is being made towards building the foundations of a fiscal system to undergird rule-based governance.
2017/03/15 | Sin Yee Koh
Book Review: Capital Without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent by Brooke Harrington
In 'Capital Without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent,' Brooke Harrington offers an in-depth look into the work of wealth management professionals who ensure that the ‘one percent’ keep getting richer. Drawing on interviews and Harrington’s own experiences of a wealth management training program, Sin Yee Koh finds this a well-researched and clearly written ethnographic study that focuses attention on a key industry behind the continuation of global inequality.
2017/05/24 | Robert Taylor
Rise of the Yuan: China’s Overseas Investment Proceeds Apace
Chinese overseas investment is facing both opportunities and challenges. The Chinese leaders are projecting their country as the upholder and proponent of a global economic order in which they seek paramountcy.
2017/05/04 | Morley J Weston
INFOGRAPHIC: Southeast Asia’s Electricity Paradox
Lights Out: Several countries in the region are exporting electricity before supplying it to their own people.
OPINION: China Could Hold Key to TPP Revival
In the absence of US participation, inviting China to take part in a revived TPP could reshape the global economy.
2017/03/21 | FORTUNE
These Are China’s Most Valuable Brands
Brands catering to the rising middle class continue to expand while the old economy's decline has slowed the growth of some of China's biggest brands.