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Passing of Tony Pun a great loss for all Australians

Dr. Anthony Pun OAM, a central figure in Australia’s decision to grant residency to Chinese students following the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident, has died in Sydney 18 May 2023 | Marcus Reubenstein (Image supplied) Prominent […]

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Why cash remains king

Fund manager Roger Montgomery explains why company profitability is important, but not as important as cash-flow 4 May 2023 | Roger Montgomery (Image: Nathan Mullet) Cash flow is the money flowing in and out of a […]

Culture

Shangahai Fashion Week Returns

Recovery, or the green shoots of one in any case, was at the forefront of this edition of Shanghai Fashion Week, which began its 10-day run in the last week of March 2 April 2023 | […]

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Held prisoner to privatisation

Multinational prison contractors reap billion-dollar government contracts with soaring profits throughout the pandemic while inmates and their loved ones languish through uncertainty, lockdowns and COVID-19 outbreaks. An investigation by Stephanie Tran into Australia’s privatised prisons. […]

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Who takes weight of racism?

Ordinary Chinese-Australians are being forced to carry both the weight of racism and suspicion on their backs—much of the abuse has emanated from our institutions 16 October 2021 | Words and Main Image by Marcus […]

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What was I doing in China?

APAC News’s founder and editor has travelled extensively across China but not on any political missions, Marcus Reubenstein explains his engagement has not been through politics, or business, it has mainly been through the lens […]

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Please put a face to this name

Western reports on COVID-19 have overwhelmingly been produced under a simple banner of ‘China’. It’s a homogeneous label that ignores the human face of Chinese people everywhere. 27 February 2020 | Marcus Reubenstein Like almost […]

Business

Closed mind or open book?

In cross cultural communication words and their meanings can easily be lost 14 June 2020 Tas Walter | Image: Aaron Burden/chuttersnap)  What’s in a word? Sometimes a lot, especially when it comes to global communications. […]

Business

China’s digital wolves

China’s tech giants are running in packs looking for employees willing to devour the competition 31 May 2020 | Tas Walter (Image: APAC Digital / Marc-Olivier Jodoin) Late last year a senior strategist at a […]

Business

A digital map for China e-commerce

Thinking of entering China’s e-commerce market? Get a map or get a big surprise 23 May 2020 | Tas Walter People always attribute language and culture as the most significant challenges when doing business with […]

Culture

Tmall: a guide for high-end brands

Chinese consumers have plenty of choice in online shopping, global brands also face a choice in which platform is best for them 12 May 2020 | Gemma A. Williams, Jing Daily During the COVID-19 outbreak, […]

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Fashion moves into ‘digital isolation’

Shanghai Fashion Week has just showcased its autumn-winter 2020 edition online, making it the world’s first fashion-week event at this scale to go fully digital 10 April 2020 | Christine Chou, Alizila (Image: SHFW) More […]