China’s Economy: Signs of Weaning Away from Old Model?
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By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 26 Apr 2016

China’s Economy: Signs of Weaning Away from Old Model?

The declining steel intensity and increasing tax intake from the modern manufacturing and service sectors bode well for China’s real economy.
The Looming War between Huawei and Samsung
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By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 21 Apr 2016

The Looming War between Huawei and Samsung

Will Google Succeed Where Motorola Failed?
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By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 20 Apr 2016

Will Google Succeed Where Motorola Failed?

Chinese Companies at the Forefront of 5G
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Chinese Companies at the Forefront of 5G

The new director general of the Global System for Mobile Communication Association Mats Granryd stated in Beijing recently that Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE are now leading players in 5G telecom technologies research & development.
Zero Interest Rates: Can Retirees Survive?
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Zero Interest Rates: Can Retirees Survive?

With an increasing retiree population around the world, especially in developed regions, and with non-government retirement funds forming an important part of retirees’ incomes, the low return of their non-government pension plans or the increasing risk undertaken by these funds could suppress retirees’ spending over time.
Robot Waiters: Too Much Hype?
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Robot Waiters: Too Much Hype?

The elimination of these robot waiters came less than a year after their fanfare filled introduction in a number of Xiamen restaurants, reminding technology futurists that the time of the large-scale robotic substitution of workers might still be some time away in the service sector.
Credit Rating Standards: Improvement on the Horizon?
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Credit Rating Standards: Improvement on the Horizon?

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced that it had investigated seven domestic credit rating agencies since September last year and that it had sent warning letters to six of them on March 23, 2016.
Merger of the Month Ends in a Whimper
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Merger of the Month Ends in a Whimper

The withdrawal of Anbang Insurance under the pretext of “various market considerations” from the bidding war for Starwood was a surprising anti-climax to the most keenly watched bidding war of March 2016.
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