Tag "Hong Kong"

Back to homepage
Asia Pacific Politics

Turbulent twenties: China’s tightening grip on Hong Kong

As the China continues to exert control over the city twenty years on, the future of this financial hub is as uncertain as ever.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

French elections slide into uncertainty. US rate hike likely. China GDP goal release. US administration dogged by Russian scandal. All in The Week Ahead.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy Under The Radar

Under the Radar: How sandalwood is transforming crime and commerce in Asia

The boom in sandalwood prices is creating opportunities in Australia, India and beyond but high prices are also driving a boom in crime as well.

Economics North America

Despite new tax, China’s interest in Canada remains strong

Despite a new 15% tax on foreign property buyers in Vancouver, Canada will continue to attract Chinese investment, especially in agribusiness and tourism.

Asia Pacific Security

Should Taiwan’s missile mishap be a concern for investors?

Taiwan’s missile launch feeds into steadily worsening relations with the Mainland. Should investors in Formosa be concerned? On July 1st, as the Chinese Communist Party celebrated its 95th anniversary, a

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

How Asia’s dead are causing instability

Asia’s aging populations, lack of burial space, religious preferences, and environmental concerns are causing problems in Singapore, Hong Kong, and beyond.

Asia Pacific Politics

The decline of “One Country, Two Systems” in Hong Kong

January has seen a series of student protests throughout Hong Kong, driven by concerns over Beijing’s growing influence in Hong Kong’s domestic affairs. These political developments create several risks for

Asia Pacific Economics

Is Alibaba buying influence with South China Morning Post purchase?

GRI looks at Alibaba’s move to buy the 112-year old Hong Kong English-language daily, and what it means for Hong Kong’s media and Alibaba’s future. Christmas came early for China’s

Asia Pacific Finance

China’s Nascent Stock Market in Trouble

Up until a couple of months ago the Chinese stock market was one of the most profitable in the world, rising up to 140% in just a year-and-a-half. However, the

Economics International The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Russia and Ukraine announce a new round of gas talks as Ukraine feels financial strains. Argentine farming coalitions plan protests. Australia considers cutting interest rates. U.S. Congress debates the funding