High Speed Rail is NOT White Elephant

BY YI BU   An old friend of mine, who has lived in the United States for over a decade, contacted me last week and asked for suggestions on renting an apartment in Hong Kong. As her husband recently moved to Shenzhen and launched a startup there, she asked her company to relocate her to its Hong Kong office so she could stay closer to … Continue reading High Speed Rail is NOT White Elephant

Global Times: Swim star Sun “a bad example”, deserves to be punished

By Lu Wenao / Global Times China’s star swimmer Sun Yang has clinched three gold medals at the Asian Games in Indonesia, but he has provided a bad example for the saga over his outfit at the award ceremony triggered a backlash. Having won a gold medal in the men’s 200-meter freestyle this week, Sun was supposed to wear a uniform provided by Chinese delegation … Continue reading Global Times: Swim star Sun “a bad example”, deserves to be punished

Patriotism Should Not Cloud Business Rules

By Silvi writer Don’t allow patriotism cloud your vision, it’s all about business. What I am talking about is the dispute between China’s swimming superstar Sun Yang and the country’s sportswear giant Anta. The 26-year-old Sun was caught between two sponsors – Anta, which is the Chinese delegation’s official sponsor, and his own 361° brand on Aug 20 in Indonesia. After winning the Asian Games … Continue reading Patriotism Should Not Cloud Business Rules

SCMP: IS XI JINPING LOSING HIS GRIP – OR JUST TAKING A MORE FLEXIBLE APPROACH?

Claims of instability are overblown but discontent is widespread – and it has been amplified by officials who stick fingers in their ears and dial up the propaganda.   By Wang Xiangwei China’s official media and social media platforms rarely see eye to eye but over the past month or so, they have operated as if they are in different realms. The contrast is striking and … Continue reading SCMP: IS XI JINPING LOSING HIS GRIP – OR JUST TAKING A MORE FLEXIBLE APPROACH?