David Ho

David Ho

Poverty & Development

For Hong Kong leader, home building alone may not resolve crisis

Unaffordable housing may be fuelling violent protests, but critics say Lam's measures could make property even pricier.

For Hong Kong leader, home building alone may not resolve crisis

China

Hong Kong touts China's Belt and Road to shore up global trade

China's controversial BRI could prove to be a counterbalance to the damage caused by its trade war with the US.

Hong Kong touts China's Belt and Road to shore up global trade

Hong Kong protests

Could Hong Kong's economy survive army intervention by Beijing?

With no end in sight to anti-government protests, companies and investors are becoming more nervous.

Could Hong Kong's economy survive army intervention by Beijing?

Asia Pacific

Why South Korea is no longer on Japan’s approved export list

Japan has expelled South Korea from its list of approved export destinations, the latest chapter in a long-running feud.

Why South Korea is no longer on Japan’s approved export list

Asia Pacific

Decades of distrust: Japanese firms may suffer in South Korea row

Tokyo's curbs on tech exports to South Korea may score political points at home, but could hurt some top Japanese firms.

Decades of distrust: Japanese firms may suffer in South Korea row

Asia Pacific

Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving

Some businesses reconsider investments as protesters keep up the pressure against a proposed extradition law.

Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving

Asia Pacific

Hitting the brakes: China's economy slows to 27-year low

But stronger-than-expected retail sales and investments suggest government stimulus measures may be working.

Hitting the brakes: China's economy slows to 27-year low

Asia Pacific

The other special relationship: China's Xi visits Russia

US economic and political actions against China and Russia are likely driving the two countries closer, analysts say.

The other special relationship: China's Xi visits Russia

Asia Pacific

China sneezes: Asian factories feel chill of US-China dispute

Latest surveys of factory owners in China and other Asian countries show activity slowing down.

China sneezes: Asian factories feel chill of US-China dispute

Trade War

Hitting back: More pain for firms as China's new tariffs kick in

Tariffs of up to 25 percent on $60bn in US imported goods take effect on Saturday in retaliation for US measures.

Hitting back: More pain for firms as China's new tariffs kick in

Business & Economy

'No gun, no smoke': Huawei steps up legal fight against US ban

The Chinese tech giant says a US law banning purchases of its equipment by government agencies is unconstitutional

'No gun, no smoke': Huawei steps up legal fight against US ban

Science & Technology

Virtually ready: Digital-only banks set to open in Hong Kong

It’s part of a global trend that’s expected to shake up traditional banking, but are consumers ready for the change?

Virtually ready: Digital-only banks set to open in Hong Kong