Australia PMI, Japan Jibun Flash PMI, Lunar New Year holiday

Passenger volume at Auckland Airport in New Zealand was 74% of pre-pandemic levels in November New Zealand’s Auckland Airport saw total passenger volume for November reach 74% of levels seen in the fiscal year to June 2019, or the last full year unaffected by the pandemic, according to the airport’s report. Monthly traffic update. The … Read more

Entrepreneurs Flee China’s Heavy Grip: ‘You Don’t Have To Stay There’

SINGAPORE – They left after the government cracked down on the private sector. They escaped the harsh “zero COVID” policy. They looked for a safe haven for their fortunes and families. They went to Singapore. Dubai United Arab Emirates; malta; London. tokyo; and New York—nowhere but their native China, where they felt their origins and … Read more

Hong Kong Internet Shout out Gong Hee Fat Choi, week in review

China last night Crane a week in review China released 2022 economic data this week. GDP grew +3.0% while retail sales fell -0.2%, less than expected. Chewy founder Ryan Cohen announces a stake in Alibaba and is calling for more share buybacks based on the company’s low valuation. Global economic leaders gather at the World … Read more

Taiwan: A war game simulation suggests that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan will fail at great cost to the US, Chinese, and Taiwanese militaries.

CNN – Chinese invasion Taiwan In the year 2026, thousands of casualties will result in the ranks of the Chinese, American, Taiwanese, and Japanese forces, and it is unlikely that this will result in a victory for Beijing, according to a prominent independent think tank in Washington, which conducted a war game simulation of a … Read more

A giant Chinese actress has denied abusing two children born to Colorado agents

The infamous child custody battle taking place in Denver has become a major scandal in China. Shuang Cheng, 31, is considered a star actress in her home country after starring in the TV series Meteor Shower, and denies abusing her two children, born via surrogates in Colorado. Cheng’s ex-husband, Heng Zhang, one of China’s most … Read more

Travelers are rushing to take advantage of China’s reopening

BEIJING (AP) — Two years after separating from his wife in mainland China, Hong Kong resident Cheung Sing-pun made sure he was among the first in line after border crossing points reopened Sunday. The ability of residents of the semi-autonomous southern Chinese city to cross is one of the most visible signs of China’s easing … Read more

Billy Idol, 67, kisses girlfriend China Chow, 48, as he is honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Billy Idol enjoyed a sweet flirtation with longtime girlfriend China Chow as he was finally honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The legendary 67-year-old rocker and the 48-year-old British-born American actress put on an amorous show at the party on Friday. Billy’s rocker style was in full force as he wore … Read more