Embracing China's Bay of Plenty - Business and the Hong Kong SAR Government have certainly embraced China's Greater Bay Area (GBA) vision - a high-tech global powerhouse of 70 million people spread over 11 cities in the Pearl River Delta. Managed sensitively, it just might help unlock some of the antagonism currently impacting on China's relationships around the world.

The Pope, Putin and Pyongyang - Is the Vatican about to join this high-stakes poker game? The players and their motives.

Public equity fuels Asia's growth - and drives change in global financial markets.

World diets in 2025 - China beefs up protein intake, India sticks to vegetables.

Technology's brave New World - how the smart phone has changed China and India.

The U.S.-China standoff - when a trade war is something else. 

Malaysia prioritising health care, education

Taiwan's 'Deep Greens' playing with fire - those who favour a free and independent Taiwan need to be a little more patient.

The scourge of protectionism - import tariffs in the U.S. rose from 5.4% to 12.5% between 2016 and 2018.

Made for China the new credo - as the impact of consumers shapes business strategies.

Restoring China's 'rightful place under Heaven' -   China wants to see a totally new order in which Beijing, as the hegemon of civilisation, ensures peace and harmony.