Asia business

Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia

Chinese investment in Australia returned to positive growth in 2015, rising very strongly with a record number of deals taking Chinese investors into new industries – including healthcare for the first…

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Bo’ao: funny name but serious meeting for Asia and the world

Bo’ao Forum for Asia, celebrating its 15th anniversary, is the pre-eminent Asia Summit for China and Asia’s political, business, academic leaders.

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Consumer services, e-commerce and innovation will ‘fast track’ growth for China

To understand the growth of China it is important to understand the objectives of China’s economic development; the policies to steer this transition, the progress already and the risks and opportunities for Australia-China investment.

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猴年大吉: Swing in and celebrate the year of the fire monkey

Today marks the start of the Lunar New Year; the year of the Fire Monkey. Monkeys are witty, intelligent, mischievous and often naughty.

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China 2016: will the fire monkey (猴) flourish?

Over the past few months, some observers have developed an increasingly bearish outlook on China’s economy.

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In Asia, ignore hierarchy at your peril

I once made a senior client angry. Furious, in fact. Working in Bangkok, and juggling multiple engagements, I was confronted with two conflicting meetings. I chose what I thought was…

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