Biography of the Author Tom McGregor

Tom McGregor

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Wandering earth movie poster

    Commentary: How blockbuster The Wandering Earth captured China’s heart and smashed box office records

    China’s first big-budget sci-fi thriller has also sparked a frenzy of Chinese fans with its non-stop action and seductive narrative, says ...
  2. A protestor being attacked by suspected triad members at a Hong Kong train station

    Commentary: Will Hong Kong call for Beijing’s back-up to quell protests?

    Law and order in Hong Kong have come under attack after a dramatic turn of events this week, as masked men in white attacked protesters, says ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: U.S and China trade talks in Beijing

    Commentary: The long, winding road back to a US-China trade deal

    Still, talks between US President Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping remain positive and upbeat as gestures to meet halfway produce greater ...
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    Commentary: The noose around Hong Kong is tightening

    The growing disenchantment cannot be resolved by the right use of words, the complete annihilation of the extradition bill, or even Carrie Lam’s ...
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    Commentary: Hong Kong protests may have crossed the point of no return

    The Hong Kong protesters that bashed through the Legislative Council building may have spooked investors, but they aren't likely to back down ...
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    Commentary: No miracles expected but hopes for trade truce remain high as Trump meets Xi at G20

    A four-eye meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping could pave the way for a trade truce and an eventual ...
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    Commentary: This brewing tech rivalry may create Chinese isolationism

    What larger impact this trade war might have is the lesson Chinese tech companies have learnt about how vulnerable they have become to ...
  8. The Shanghai Gold Exchange has set the price for 99.99 percent gold at 256.92 yuan ($39.71) per gram

    Commentary: Beijing stockpiles on gold to hedge against potential economic downturn

    Is China’s move a power play to displace the US dollar as the global currency of exchange or a tactical move to strengthen its hand before Xi ...
  9. Patrick Shanahan and Wei Fenghe meet before the start of their meeting in Singapore

    Commentary: The US, China, a security dilemma and a way out in Singapore

    If there is any bright spot from this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue, it’s the realisation that a small country like Singapore can play a useful ...
  10. China is bracing for renewed calls to ease its rare earths controls

    Commentary: China’s threat to curb rare earths is a lot of bark but might not bite

    It's understandable why China retaliated, after the US seemed to have targeted Huawei, says China commentator Tom McGregor.