Economics/Business

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Nina and Teddy: The Drama’s Final Curtain

Nina Wang, who staged an epic eight-year legal battle to maintain control of her murdered husband’s Chinachem property empire, died Tuesday, apparently from cancer, at the age of 69, according to a sta... Read More...
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The Korea-US Trade Deal

The landmark bilateral trade agreement signed between the United States and South Korea Monday symbolizes the final end of the protected, export-led economic model that molded South Korea into one of Asia&r... Read More...
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Vietnam: Awash in Money

Amid the myriad booms and bubbles the asset world has witnessed in recent months, one stands out, at least for originality: Vietnam. It is awash in more money than it can handle. In mid-March, a thou... Read More...
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A Japanese Scientist Lights Up the World

Shuji Nakamura never meant to change the world. All the Japanese scientist wanted was to do some original research, write a few academic papers, make his presence felt. But he ended up revolutionizing the wo... Read More...
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South China Morning Post Editor Departs

After a tumultuous year that brought chaos to the newsroom of Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, Asia's biggest English language daily, Mark L. Clifford is stepping down as editor with the announ... Read More...
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Free Trade and the Filipino Maid

It takes a world of anger to push a Filipino domestic helper onto the streets of Hong Kong in protest. Her weekend lasts a single day, and she’s on-call or working for every waking moment of the rest... Read More...
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China’s Bull Market Bullsh*t

Everybody knows there’s a China bull market in full force at the moment, despite the shiver that went through equities last week. But if there were any doubt, consider a recent research report from Me... Read More...