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Here's why the Shenzhen growth story has a weak underbelly

Chief executive Leung Chun-ying was recently asked by Guangdong-based Southern Metropolis Daily what he thought of reports that mainland cities such as Guangzhou and Shenzhen will soon overtake Hong K ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-25

Chinese aren't happy with the new tax regime on luxury imports

China kicked off on April 8 a new tax regime on luxury goods, after unveiling the new rules just a day earlier. Under the new regime, Chinese tourists who bring in foreign goods worth over 5,000 yuan ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-11

Alibaba struggling to convince US investors despite record GMV

Business owners are quite wary of the distinction between a good turnover and a good profit. For listed-companies, a good profit does not necessarily boost the share price. Alibaba said on Wednesday t ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-07

Europe’s romance with the renminbi

The Chinese are losing confidence in their currency. Faced with faltering economic growth, the People’s Bank of China has stepped up efforts to restore stability to the renminbi, using its vast foreig ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-05

Create shared value to sustain business growth

I joined the Big Social 2016 in London last month and made a speech on how to help social enterprises integrate into the mainstream business world. The event was organized by UnLtd, the leading provid ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-30

We need to change our mindset to prevent student suicides

Just six months into the current school year and more than 20 students have already committed suicide. While my heart goes out to the families who lost their beloved children, I believe prayers and th ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-22

China unlikely to face systemic financial crisis

People who are predicting the collapse of China's economy are being driven by panic and are ignorant of fundamentals. China can ease these concerns by standing by its promise to stabilize the financia ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-22

China may go slow on financial reform

China's financial reforms have encountered various challenges over the last year. In the first half of 2015, the nation's stock market hit new highs on hopes for A-share inclusion in MSCI indexes, as ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-19

Exercising power over our universities: Past and present

"I protested that it would surely be better for the universities to choose their own constitutional heads. But the universities would not allow me to resign gracefully." Hong Kong's last colonial gove ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-17

Europe-Russia space mission to search for signs of life on Mars

A joint European-Russian mission aimed at searching for signs of life on Mars was launched on Monday. The spacecraft, part of the ExoMars program, blasted off from the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-15

Some takeaways from China's 'two sessions' menu

China’s annual "two sessions" of its legislative and political elite will end soon. Already, the meetings are noteworthy for Beijing's decision to make a stable economy a top priority. Central bank go ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-14

Merkel punished in regional polls over migrant policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party lost in three regional elections on Sunday in what is considered an emphatic rejection of her open-door refugee policy. With a high turnout in all the votes, th ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-14

Urban eyesores: Hong Kong's ugliest buildings

Hong Kong bristles with modern edifices and colonial gems. The city’s skyline is a favored canvas to many Hollywood filmmakers and graces postcards and fridge magnets that fly off shelves at souvenir ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-10

EJI View: We can act now or watch our future waste away

Our heart sinks every time we hear of yet another child committing suicide. These past four days, three students killed themselves for reasons that are too heart-wrenchingly familiar. Five were from t ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-08

Saudi under pressure over unpaid wages

Saudi Arabia is facing increasing pressure from foreign countries to ensure that local construction firms pay thousands of workers back wages going back months. Construction companies are feeling the ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-08

This is what developing countries are most worried about

Developing countries are bracing for a major slowdown this year. According to the UN report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, their growth will average only 3.8 percent this year -- the low ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-19

Venezuela raises fuel price, devalues bolivar to stem crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro devalued the currency and raised heavily subsidized fuel prices in an effort to stem a widening economic crisis. The measures are meant to help shore up the OPEC na ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-18

Why do so many Hong Kong women panic after unprotected sex?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) aside, it can happen to anyone. The condom breaks. You forgot to take your pill or change your patch, or your shipment of vaginal rings from the United States or B ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-17

China must encourage its shoppers to spend more at home

Overseas spending by Chinese tourists totaled 1.2 trillion yuan (US$185 billion) last year, according to data from the nation's commerce ministry. Growing online spending and expanding overseas purch ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-15

NATO deploys ships to Aegean to help in migrant crisis

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is joining for the first time efforts to stem the flow of migrants into Europe. The alliance said it is sending ships from its standing maritime force to the Aeg ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-12

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