China’s Great Cleansing Has Begun

I believe China’s ‘Great (Financial) Cleansing‘ has begun. This new ‘GFC’ will affect China’s investment markets and those nations dependent on Chinese capital, such as Australia, Canada and South East Asia…but fortunately,...

Asst. Minister for Immigration to Keynote SIV Lunch

Given recent migration, citizenship and visa changes in Australia, I am pleased to announce that the Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon. Alex Hawke will make the keynote address at the Significant Investor Visa / Chinese in Australia...

The Chinese Banker and the Australian Fisherman

I chanced upon this parable in 1999 when I formed a media start-up during the dot-com boom. This story (author unknown) was originally about an American and a Mexican but I’ve changed it to reflect the Chinese-in-Australia investment theme. The...

China’s Food Insights

This touch-point contains insights from a Chinese-Australian expat in China who co-owns 65 food and beverage cafes selling western food. This is an example of where Australia’s agri-produce can end up in China. I was privileged to attend a presentation last...

China’s risk to the world: which is not its economy

My latest touch-point this week concerns China’s risk to the world –which is not its economy but its financial markets. In today’s China, it’s the financial tail that wags the economic dog. China’s financial equivalent to Iraq’s WMDs (Weapons of Mass Destruction) is...