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Digital Disruption in Mobile Banking: A 2019 Outlook for Banks

January 10, 2019

Payments: Looking Back at 2018 and Forward to 2019

January 3, 2019

Top 10 E-commerce Trends for 2019

December 20, 2018

In Singapore, Online Shopping will Soon be Mostly Mobile

December 13, 2018

Chinese eCommerce Policy to Benefit Foreign Sellers

December 6, 2018

HSBC Online Banking Down

November 29, 2018

Hong Kong Falls Six Places to 18th in Global Talent Ranking

November 22, 2018

6 Routine Mistakes People Make When Setting Up a Dropshipping Online Store

November 15, 2018

Online Grocery Market to Grow to $4.2bn By 2023

November 8, 2018

How To Deal With the Next Mass Data Breach

October 25, 2018

Is the US-China Conflict More than Just Trade?

October 18, 2018

Asia Also Getting Involved With Facebook’s Data

October 11, 2018

Newsletter: Getting Your Cross Border Business in More Markets (Plus a Request for Ideas)

October 5, 2018

US/China Trade War Tensions: Jack Ma Will No Longer Bring 1 Million Jobs To USA

September 27, 2018

How Short Will Videos Get On E-Commerce?

September 20, 2018

The Pressure in Hong Kong Is Real – A Bit Too Real

September 14, 2018

Hong Kong’s Digital Banking Is Pushing Forward

September 6, 2018

Are Things Lining Up For the Next Financial Crisis?

August 30, 2018

Biometrics in Banking Against Fraud

August 23, 2018

Thailand as an Option for Chinese Parents for their Children

August 16, 2018

Hong Kong – the World’s Least Affordable Housing Market

August 9, 2018

Stress Children Go Through Growing Up Here (& Business in the Future)

August 2, 2018

Why the Digital World is Looking to China, Not USA

July 26, 2018

Facebook Won’t Let Companies Target People “Looking For A Change”…

July 19, 2018

Will Hong Kong Be Able To Escape the Coming US-China Trade War?

July 12, 2018

Banking with Facebook and Google – is it Possible?

July 5, 2018

The Danger of Trade Tensions Between the United States and China

June 28, 2018

Hong Kong Passport Ranking, Where Do You Think It Stands?

June 21, 2018

Addressing Poverty From Its Source

June 14, 2018

Launching a Reviews Site (no, not that kind…)

June 13, 2018

Hong Kong Loses to Singapore in Open Banking Readiness

June 7, 2018

Your Personal Data Could Make Shopping More Expensive

May 31, 2018

The Future of Global From Asia: It’s About Helping You! (Plus Special Offer)

May 30, 2018

Banking Online Made More Efficient

May 24, 2018

Top 3 Tips For Importing From China Coming From the Experts

May 17, 2018

Hong Kong’s Fight Against Dirty Money

May 10, 2018

2018 – The Year of Change

May 3, 2018

How to Help Asia’s Unbanked Population

April 26, 2018

A Glimpse of the Future of Online Shopping

April 19, 2018

These Three Pillars Going Forward

April 12, 2018

Amazon & Ad Data For Your Brand, Good or Bad?

April 5, 2018

Getting Back to Nature in Hong Kong, and Into E-commerce

March 29, 2018

eBay Getting into the AR Space?

March 22, 2018

Will Amazon Be Disrupting This Industry Next?

March 15, 2018

The Ongoing Battle of The Titans

March 8, 2018

The Revolving Door At eBay, Spinning More

March 1, 2018

From Where Amazon Started To What It Is Doing today

February 22, 2018

Latest eCommerce Trends to Watch for This Year

February 15, 2018

The Rise of Bitcoin, is This Marketplace Adding it and Pushing Down Paypal?

February 8, 2018

What’s in Store For eCommerce this 2018?

February 1, 2018

Amazon as the E-commerce Giant

January 18, 2018

How To Deal With Cramped Living in HK? Hike A Mountain!

January 11, 2018

New Year, New Hope: Fireworks Display At Victoria Harbour

January 4, 2018

While Santa Claus Is Watching, So Are Others

December 28, 2017

World’s Largest Bridge Over Water Planned To Be Finished This Year

December 21, 2017

What is the Pearl of Hong Kong, and is it in its True Beauty?

December 14, 2017

Making a Difference in Other People’s Lives

December 7, 2017

Hong Kong is Moving Underground

November 30, 2017

From Realtor to Nomad Real Quick

November 23, 2017

High Grades Versus High Values

November 16, 2017

Embracing the Idea of Cashless Economy

November 9, 2017

Average Space For Some in Hong Kong The Same As?

November 2, 2017

What is it Like to Live in a Coffin-Like House?

October 26, 2017

Newsletter: See You In 8 days? Plus How to Effectively Utilize Space in Small Apartments

October 19, 2017

Newsletter: Respecting a Person’s Point of View in Hong Kong

October 12, 2017

Newsletter: Converting Farmland to Residential Zones in HK?

October 5, 2017

Newsletter: It’s Amazing What We Can Accomplish When We are Working Together

September 28, 2017

Newsletter: How Far Are You Willing to go For Money?

September 21, 2017

Newsletter: What Once Was Chaotic – Now A Scenic Destination

September 14, 2017

Newsletter: We Needed a Hero, So That’s What They Became

September 7, 2017

Newsletter: Why Hong Kong Women Taxi Drivers Love Their Jobs

August 31, 2017

Newsletter: Wanderlust in Hong Kong

August 24, 2017

Newsletter: Hong Kong Apartments: Small Can Still Be Beautiful

August 17, 2017

Newsletter: 82 App Developer in Asia

August 10, 2017

Newsletter: Will the Lucky Number 8 Help iPhone 8’s Launch in China?

August 3, 2017

Newsletter: The Asia Market is Hot, and it’s not just this summer heat!

July 27, 2017

Newsletter: Asian Husbands Better Reply To Their Chat Apps, or Else

July 20, 2017

Newsletter: Is Hong Kong and Shenzhen Coming Together Destiny?

July 13, 2017

Newsletter: Will Guys Stay out of the Women Only Subway Cars in China?

July 6, 2017

Newsletter: Are We All A Little Bit Tired of China? 🙂

June 29, 2017

Newsletter: Maybe We Call This the Asia Business Jokes Newsletter?

June 22, 2017

Newsletter: English Speaking Police in Shanghai Found Him

June 15, 2017

Newsletter: Chinese Losing Weight To Build a Family

June 8, 2017

Newsletter: How Fake Bud Is Made in China

June 1, 2017

Newsletter: Did China Just Miscount In The Amount of 2 Spains?

May 25, 2017

Newsletter: Pushback from the One Belt One Road Initiative?

May 18, 2017

Newsletter: Don’t Make This Mistake By Shipping a Family Heirloom From China

May 11, 2017

Newsletter: China Isn’t The Worst At Pirating These Days

May 4, 2017

Newsletter: How Do Poor Countries Develop Rich Countries?

April 27, 2017

Newsletter: Are White Guys in China All Spies?

April 20, 2017

Newsletter: HK Sneaking Taxi Price Hikes

April 13, 2017

Newsletter: Tombs Are Swept, Time to Get to Work

April 6, 2017

Newsletter: Should Google Come Back to China?

March 30, 2017

Newsletter: Can We Get 5 Year Work Permits in China Now?

March 23, 2017

Newsletter: Make the Most out of Your Canton Fair Trip, Start Preparing Now

March 16, 2017

Newsletter: UK’s reports clampdown in Hong Kong

March 9, 2017

Newsletter: Amazon FBA 1 Year Later

March 2, 2017

Newsletter: Is Mike Color Blind?

February 23, 2017

Newsletter: Reflective Walk in Hong Kong

February 16, 2017

Newsletter: Is Being Rich in China A Good Thing?

February 9, 2017

Newsletter: Is Globalization Losing

February 2, 2017

Newsletter: Happy Year of The Rooster

January 19, 2017

Newsletter: What Will China Do With Its Ivory Stockpiles?

January 12, 2017

Newsletter: HK Fireworks Stacks Up Globally?

January 5, 2017

Newsletter: News Andre Sent Me From the Hong Kong Airport

December 29, 2016

Newsletter: Canadian Christmas Trees in Asia

December 22, 2016

Newsletter 10 Iconic City Skylines Developed

December 15, 2016

Newsletter: Beijing Couple Overnight in an Ikea, Live Streaming?

December 8, 2016

Newsletter: What’s The Future For An American Blogger in Asia?

November 17, 2016

Newsletter: Robots or Government? Take Your Pick

November 10, 2016

Newsletter: 10,000 vie for a single Chinese civil service post

November 3, 2016

Newsletter: Chinese Love Coffee This Much

October 27, 2016

Newsletter: Ikea Shanghai Frowning on These Daters

October 20, 2016

Newsletter: Pay With Your Face at this Chinese Smart City

October 13, 2016

Newsletter: Citibank HK fees + Glass Loos in China

October 6, 2016

Newsletter: We’re A-Live: Live Talk Radio Starting in 1 Hour

September 29, 2016

Newsletter – This Phone Manufacturer Have a Backdoor?

September 22, 2016

Newsletter: Hong Kong Regulators Urging Banks

September 15, 2016

Newsletter: HK Voters Snub Mainland

September 8, 2016

This Man Wants To Turn Off The Internet

September 2, 2016

Newsletter: Are Western Banks Days Numbered in Asia?

August 26, 2016

Newsletter: Hong Kong Is At The Center of This

August 18, 2016

Newsletter: China Investing Heavily in Silicon Valley

August 11, 2016

Newsletter: Hong Kong Banks Going to Get Easier?

August 4, 2016

Newsletter: This Chinese Company Forbids Staff From Buying the IPhone 7

July 28, 2016

Newsletter: HSBC Gets Off on Charges

July 15, 2016

Newsletter: How Far Are Chinese Students Willing To Go To Get a Loan?

June 29, 2016

Newsletter: Losing Your Staff

June 16, 2016

Tackling HK Logistics

June 9, 2016

HK Chambers Unite

June 2, 2016

More Cross Border Shenzhen-Hong Kong developments

May 26, 2016

Chinese Captain America

May 19, 2016

Best Banking Awards in Hong Kong

May 12, 2016

US Carrier Coming to Hong Kong?

May 5, 2016

Trade Show Ongoing

April 28, 2016

Trade Show Mania

April 21, 2016

So why do people use Hong Kong for trading anyway?

April 14, 2016

How The Panama Papers Will Affect HK Business

April 7, 2016

This Con Man Is Going To Make Banking Harder For All Of Us

March 31, 2016

Tencent Wants To Make It Easier For Foreigners To Do Tech in China?

March 10, 2016

Global Trade Balance In 1 Photo

March 3, 2016

Beijing Overtakes New York City for Most Billionaires

February 25, 2016

HSBC’s Headquarters: Staying in UK or Coming to Hong Kong?

February 18, 2016

Happy Monkey, I Mean Money, Year, Hong Kong is Back For Business

February 11, 2016

Alibaba Think Tank Knows The Future of Chinese Tech?

January 27, 2016

Loads of Awesome Hong Kong Events Coming!

January 13, 2016

Keeping Your New Years Resolutions?

January 7, 2016

Ancient Hong Kong Found In Egypt

December 30, 2015

Saint Nick Down Chinese Chimneys

December 23, 2015

Hong Kong Christmas Means No Air Conditioners

December 16, 2015

Bah Humbug! Hong Kong Toy Factory Hack Before Christmas

December 9, 2015

Singapore Richer Than HK?

December 2, 2015

Soccer Between Hong Kong & China Spurs Tempers

November 18, 2015

Hong Kong Street Food Gets On Michelin

November 11, 2015

Banks Report Earnings – Winners & Losers

November 4, 2015

Launching Office & Re-Invigorated After DCBKK 2015

October 21, 2015

Wild Boars Roam Hong Kong Mall

April 4, 2015

Avoid Getting Scammed From a Chinese Factory

February 10, 2015

Setting up A Company in China

February 3, 2015

Blue Glow in Hong Kong Seas

January 27, 2015

94 iPhone Smuggler Caught

January 20, 2015

Challenges Buying From China

January 13, 2015

Factory Direct to Consumer

January 6, 2015

My New Years Resolution

December 30, 2014

Get Matched with a Chinese Partner

December 23, 2014

Women Smuggling Across China Border

December 16, 2014

China is World’s Biggest Economy

December 9, 2014

Conquer the Dragon

December 2, 2014

Hunger Games Cancelled in China

November 26, 2014

Hong Kong Lit By Stars

November 18, 2014

Book Published, Occupy Continues

November 4, 2014

Hardware Maker Movement

October 28, 2014

Hong Kong Bitcoin & China Tips

October 21, 2014

Hong Kong Kickstarter Success

October 14, 2014

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American internet entrepreneur in China, Asia, and Hong Kong. Helping companies do business globally from Asia