Biography of the Author Tom McGregor

Tom McGregor

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  1. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam walks to speaking to media over an extradition bill in Hong Ko

    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 ...
  2. Protesters unfurled the colonial-era flag and defaced the Hong Kong crest after breaking into the

    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 ...
  3. Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

    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 ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: A man talks on his mobile phone beside Huawei's billboard featuring 5G technology

    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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.
  8. FILE PHOTO: Women walk past a Huawei P30 advertising LED board at a shopping centre in Bangkok

    Commentary: China will not abandon Huawei

    The company wasn’t caught blindsided by the White House, says China commentator Tom McGregor.
  9. China elderly

    Commentary: China’s chief conundrum - how to look after the world’s fastest ageing population

    Without a baby boom, China is heading towards an economic stall, says China commentator Tom McGregor. Still, automation may be a solution.
  10. Molly Zhao Yusi

    Commentary: This Asian obsession with Ivy League schools has got to stop

    The academic prep scene in China - a mix of boarding institutions, prep schools and coaching classes - has been brimming with activity over the ...