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China’s growth slides to weakest pace in almost three decades

(July 15): China’s economy slowed to the weakest pace since the early 1990s amid the ongoing trade standoff with the US, while monthly indicators provided signs that a stabilisation is emerging.

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Nervous Hong Kong millionaires are moving their cash to Singapore

(July 13): Private bankers are being flooded with inquiries from investors in Hong Kong who are worried about the long-term effects of the political crisis in the Chinese city.

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G20 sting in the tail as US weaponises USD

SINGAPORE (July 8): Three important developments came out of the G20 meeting held at end-June in Osaka. The first was an extended ceasefire in the US-China tariff war.

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Market rally suggests advantage to China in G20 meeting

SINGAPORE (June 24): Markets in China and the US have jumped on the confirmation that President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet at the G20.

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Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan

TAIPEI/HONG KONG (June 18): For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland China for trial was the

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The long arm of Beijing

Fear of China’s growing influence in Hong Kong has sent stocks reeling and some investors are rethinking their asset allocations.

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The lasting tragedy of Tiananmen Square

SINGAPORE (June 10): China’s progress towards an open society ended when the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) slaughtered at least hundreds, if not thousands, of peaceful demonstrators in and around

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Investors must prepare for various impacts of financial market wars

SINGAPORE (June 10): It’s time for investors to start thinking seriously about the impact of US President Donald Trump’s executive orders on investments on both US companies and Chinese companies t

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Report shows sophistication of China mass surveillance

(June 6): A mobile app used by police to track citizens in China’s far west region of Xinjiang shows how some of the country’s biggest technology companies are linked to a mass surveillance system

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China has whole towns focused entirely on making electric cars

(June 3): Pieces of an electric car hang from the ceiling of a Chinese real-estate developer’s showroom, evoking an edgy installation at a modern art museum.

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