Howard Tsang

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China's East China Sea Gas Exploration Latest Flare-Up In Japan-China Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Dispute

Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)/New Komeito (NK) coalition is certain to will a huge victory in the July 21 Diet House of Councillors election. Abe will surely win a majority of seats and could reach the two-thirds level that would facilitate his plan to amend Japan’s …

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Has The Smartphone Boom Peaked? Ominous Signs Pile Up

Smartphones, for years the key drivers of consumer technology and the companies that profit from it, may finally be peaking.<p>For the better part of a year, a number of folks have predicted the possibility that we’ve reached the high point of smartphone sales and now are poised to see a long, slow …

Is That The Sound Of Asset Bubbles Bursting?

Ben Bernanke’s recent press conference and China’s interbank market crash may appear to have little in common but the truth is rather different. For both the U.S. and China are trying to deflate asset bubbles caused by excessive money printing and interest rates being kept too low for too long. And …

Is The Shibor Shock Part Of A Political Battle In China?

The People’s Bank of China’s signal that it would not intervene to stabilize a closely followed interbank lending rate was widely cited as helping to cause a global financial sell-off on Monday. Drops of more than 5% in Shanghai-listed stocks and as much as 2% in U.S. stocks were attributed to the …

What A Big Abe Victory Next Month Will Bring: The LDP Policy Manifesto (1)

Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), New Komeito (NK) coalition won 82 of the total 127 seats in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election over the weekend, a triumph that foretells a similar landslide for Abe and his agenda in the crucial July 21 upper Diet House of …

Huawei Pumps Up The Innovation Engines From Shenzhen

A visit to the sprawling headquarters campus of Huawei Technologies Co. in Shenzhen offers an example of China’s climb up the innovation ladder. This telecom-plus company has moved up as a leading edge industry leader with a global footprint as new innovation management processes have been adopted …

Chinese Billionaire Zhu Xingliang Lowers Stake In Country's Biggest Interior Designer

Shares in Suzhou Gold Mantis Construction Decoration, China’s largest interior designer, slid 0.5% on Tuesday after a company controlled by its major shareholder, billionaire Zhu Xingliang, cut its stake.<p>Suzhou Gold Mantis Enterprise Group sold 11 million shares on June 18 and another 11.1 million …

National Intelligence Director Clapper Apologizes For 'Clearly Erroneous' Congressional Testimony On NSA Surveillance

Whistleblower Edward Snowden isn’t the only one looking for a safe haven since he began leaking a series of top secret documents on the National Security Agency’s surveillance practices. So has Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, whose statements to Congress earlier this year on NSA …

Beauty Offshore: A Caribbean Passport For A Chinese Restaurateur

In an age of offshore banking and investing, the use of far-flung shell companies in corporate structures in Asia is commonplace. The majority of Hong Kong’s public companies are domiciled in low-tax havens, a legacy of the 1997 handover to China that spooked many tycoons. So when Zhang Lan decided …

The U.S. Government Tracks All The Snail Mail You Send Too

Thanks to top secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden — a.k.a. the man currently starring in the real-life Russian remake of <i>The Terminal</i> — we now know that the National Security Agency has been collecting “metadata” from phone calls and emails, allowing them to keep track of who contacts who and …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …