Biography of the Author Tom McGregor

Tom McGregor

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  1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. A resident gets pork from a vendor at a market in Beijing

    Commentary: While the swine flu pounds China’s pork industry, meat eaters must stay calm

    Some estimates suggest almost four in 10 pigs in China may be culled by the time the country completes its purge of swine flu, says Tom McGregor.
  4. Photos circulating on social media show damaged Samsung Galaxy Fold phones

    Commentary: Samsung’s gigantic mistake over the Galaxy Fold

    The Galaxy Fold was just a blunder in timing, says China commentator Tom McGregor.
  5. Hong Kong marked 20 years since it was handed over to China on Jul 1, 2017

    Commentary: A spirit of pessimism hovers over Hong Kong, one of the least happy places in the world

    What is behind Hong Kong’s infamous reputation as one of the world’s unhappiest places? China commentator Tom McGregor takes a deep dive into the ...
  6. In 2008, Yang Dezhi was designated a 'Red Army primary school' -- funded by China's

    Commentary: Why China is making a strong push for financial literacy in schools

    Real estate bubbles have led policymakers to think more deeply about how to prepare a population for a Chinese economy more open to foreign ...
  7. Firefighters work on the rubble of a pesticide plant owned by Tianjiayi Chemical following an explo

    Commentary: After a daring mission, more help for firefighters, China’s true heroes

    After a harrowing blaze, authorities have announced overdue plans to boost China’s fire-fighting capabilities, says China commentator Tom McGregor.
  8. Huawei's Mate X foldable phone will set you back $2,600 when it goes on sale later this year

    Commentary: Huawei still the standard bearer for 5G

    Europe’s tepid response to 5G this week was a coup to the Chinese tech giant. Still, the West risks getting left behind if they slow down on 5G ...
  9. A Boeing 737-800 aircraft of Air China sits on the tarmac at an airport in Beijing

    Commentary: What’s behind China’s swift action to ground Boeing 737 MAX flights?

    The move comes as China seeks to develop its aviation industry, says Beijing-based commentator Tom McGregor.
  10. Soaring demand for durians in China is being blamed for a new wave of deforestation in Malaysia with

    Commentary: Durians, blockchain and politics - inside the choppy world of Chinese investors in Malaysia

    The Chinese business community in Malaysia has weathered the storm of politically charged public sentiment since the Pakatan Harapan swept into ...