Biography of the Author Tom McGregor

Tom McGregor

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  1. FILE PHOTO:  China International Import Expo (CIIE)

    Commentary: Full of effusive support for trade and globalisation but will China’s actions match up?

    Starting at APEC, China must match its pro-trade rhetoric with actions, says Tom McGregor.
  2. China has touted the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai as a important signal

    Commentary: China should throw wide open the doors to trade

    Instead of shutting down trade and retaliating with tariffs and other forms of trade control, the world’s second largest economy should do the ...
  3. The 55-kilometre (34-mile) crossing links Hong Kong with the southern mainland city of Zhuhai and

    Commentary: China dreams big with the world's longest sea bridge

    The bridge is setting the stage for the next phase of China’s transformation, says one observer.
  4. Trump phone

    Commentary: From Xi to Trump, solving the US-China trade war with a phonecall

    This does not require President Xi Jiping to surrender anytime soon, says one China-based commentator.
  5. Chinese President Xi Jinping disembarks from a plane upon his arrival to attend the upcoming Easter

    Commentary: China banning Facebook and Google now looks smart considering recent data breaches

    The Chinese government appears to have shown the right foresight, starting about 10 years ago, in blocking access to Facebook and Google in the ...
  6. Chinese actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from public view

    Commentary: Chinese starlet Fan Bingbing’s murky tax problems show still waters run deep

    Amidst accusations from the US of protecting uncompetitive sectors and President Xi Jinping’s crusade against corruption, it is no wonder China ...
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    Commentary: Why tourism can be a flashpoint for disputes

    Let’s keep in mind that ultimately tourism’s intent is to promote better understanding between countries, says one commentator in Beijing.
  8. China has struggled to steer its giant economy through a slowdown

    Commentary: Copycat no more? China’s emergence as a global innovator

    The growth of research and development in the country is a much needed strategy to cushion the country from the effects of a trade war, says one ...
  9. China internet, China website

    Commentary: The involuntary loneliness of being a man in China

    Scrapping the two-child policy is now a necessity in China, says one observer.
  10. China's economic growth has slowed as the country's leaders face a trade war with the US

    Commentary: US-China trade war to continue on for years, not months

    Don't expect Chinese President Xi Jinping or US President Donald Trump to back down anytime soon in this trade war, says one observer.