economics

Hong Kong’s bright flower is fading

Anti-government protests in Hong Kong highlight the increasing political risk as the city's capitalist system converges with China's socialist regime.
October 09, 2019

How will China counter its slowing growth?

China’s GDP grew at its slowest rate in 27 years in the second quarter, prompting concerns over the sustainability of its economy. What can an increase in foreign investment do to help?
July 18, 2019

Will Southeast Asia see a slowdown?

Southeast Asia has been an oasis of calm amid generally slowing global economies, but can it maintain this level of placidity? Investors offer their views.
July 04, 2019

Carlos Dominguez: Steering well in the storm

After a relatively smooth year in 2017, the financial secretary of the Philippines proposed drastic reform last year over the way government approves and allocates its budget with an aim to support long-term economic growth.
April 01, 2019

Paul Chan: Navigating change in Hong Kong's role

Hong Kong calls itself Asia's World City but appears to be heading towards "Another Chinese City", with worries that integration into the regional Greater Bay Area will erode the city's huge financial reserves.
March 27, 2019

Liu Kun: Entrusted at the crucial moment

Taking the job at one of the most turbulent times in global economy, China's finance minister is trying with his best effort to maintain a steady, positive development of the economy.
March 25, 2019