Welcome to the ADC in Asia newsletter, a compendium of what I find new, informative and interesting in China and Asia.
The Philippines warns of 'explosive eruption; of volcano near Manilla. As Hong Kong's economy reels from the protests, Cathay Pacific offers unpaid leave to staff. As US influence wanes, the EU and China's relationship takes focus. Taiwan tests Beijing.
Opinion Six factors that will shape the Continent's relationship with Beijing in 2020. By Noah Barkin | | Updated Noah Barkin is a Berlin-based journalist and a visiting fellow at the Mercator Institute for China Studies. For much of the past year…
Cathay has been giving away economy class travel to employees for almost nothing. Photo: Winson Wong Measure is voluntarily but some employees are being encouraged to take up to a month of no-pay leave Companywide review assessing personnel needs…
Nikkei Asian Review
– Jan 12, 10:00 AM
It is Hong Kong's biggest question for 2020: when will things return to normal? But it is a trick question. There is now no normal to which the city can return. The collateral damage from seven months of giant protests drove Hong Kong into…
Ben Blanchard and Yimou Lee
– Jan 13, 12:18 AM
TAIPEITAIPEI (Reuters) - His policies rejected by Taiwan voters in a landslide re-election for President Tsai Ing-wen, Chinese President Xi Jinping will most likely continue to tighten the screws on the island, with state media already floating…