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Wing Chun’s Kicking Origins

Walk into most Wing Chun schools around the world today and you get the strong impression that it’s a martial art focusing almost exclusively on fast, short-range hand fighting techniques. But it wasn’t always that way. Wing Chun Illustrated December 2015

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Wing Chun’s Kicking Origins

Walk into most Wing Chun schools around the world today and you get the strong impression that it’s a martial art focusing almost exclusively on fast, short-range hand fighting techniques. But it wasn’t always that way. Wing Chun Illustrated December 2015

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Hong Kong Needs Closer Ties to Democracies

Democratic nations should do more to support Hong Kong’s democratic society and values, as mainlandization is hurting more than just the economy. South China Morning Post 25 August 2015

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Hong Kong Needs Closer Ties to Democracies

Democratic nations should do more to support Hong Kong’s democratic society and values, as mainlandization is hurting more than just the economy. South China Morning Post 25 August 2015

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Asia’s Heyday of FTAs May Be Over

The TPP and RCEP will render individual FTAs less attractive but can they lead to an Asia-wide free trade agreement? Tradegood Viewpoints 02 January 2015

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Asia’s Heyday of FTAs May Be Over

The TPP and RCEP will render individual FTAs less attractive but can they lead to an Asia-wide free trade agreement? Tradegood Viewpoints 02 January 2015

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Let Them Eat Whale

Time to give Japan what it says it wants. It’s the best way to save the whales and end bogus “research whaling.” The Diplomat (September 25) and Newsweek Japan (October 7) 2014

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Let Them Eat Whale

Time to give Japan what it says it wants. It’s the best way to save the whales and end bogus “research whaling.” The Diplomat (September 25) and Newsweek Japan (October 7) 2014

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Higher Minimum Wages Rolling Across Asia

Asia’s low-cost manufacturing model may be coming to an end, as a new paradigm shift keeps wages in the region on the rise. Tradegood Viewpoints 14 March 2014

Higher Minimum Wages Rolling Across Asia

Asia’s low-cost manufacturing model may be coming to an end, as a new paradigm shift keeps wages in the region on the rise. Tradegood Viewpoints 14 March 2014

Should Hong Kong Accept Fake Democracy?

A showdown looms over Hong Kong’s democratic hopes and Beijing’s determination to thwart them. Foreign Policy in Focus 7 August 2014

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Should Hong Kong Accept Fake Democracy?

A showdown looms over Hong Kong’s democratic hopes and Beijing’s determination to thwart them. Foreign Policy in Focus 7 August 2014

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Global E-Commerce: The US and EU Are So Yesterday

Asia’s e-commerce market is set to overtake the US this year. Regional challenges abound, but a good localization strategy can ease the way. Tradegood Viewpoints 22 July 2014

Global E-Commerce: The US and EU Are So Yesterday

Asia’s e-commerce market is set to overtake the US this year. Regional challenges abound, but a good localization strategy can ease the way. Tradegood Viewpoints 22 July 2014

China Is Creating a Society of Know-nothings on its Doorstep

Macau and Beijing need to diversify Macau’s economy if the city is to avoid becoming a society of unskilled laborers. Foreign Policy in Focus 13 June 2014

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China Is Creating a Society of Know-nothings on its Doorstep

Macau and Beijing need to diversify Macau’s economy if the city is to avoid becoming a society of unskilled laborers. Foreign Policy in Focus 13 June 2014

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More Beijing Meddling Would Be Good for US-China Relations

China’s accusations of US “meddling” in Hong Kong are hypocritical. Beijing does the same in the US, but that’s not a bad thing. South China Morning Post 5 May 2014

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More Beijing Meddling Would Be Good for US-China Relations

China’s accusations of US “meddling” in Hong Kong are hypocritical. Beijing does the same in the US, but that’s not a bad thing. South China Morning Post 5 May 2014

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Can China Win Back Hong Kong?

China and Hong Kong are on a collision course. Are relations about to cross the Rubicon? Foreign Policy in Focus 13 January 2014

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Can China Win Back Hong Kong?

China and Hong Kong are on a collision course. Are relations about to cross the Rubicon? Foreign Policy in Focus 13 January 2014

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Born a Millionaire

Hong Kong’s small house policy gives every male villager at no cost a plot of village land to build on, but it can be a scourge on local ecosystems. “Hoi Ha Hong Kong Paradise Under Threat” Video, slides, and report.

Born a Millionaire

Hong Kong’s small house policy gives every male villager at no cost a plot of village land to build on, but it can be a scourge on local ecosystems. “Hoi Ha Hong Kong Paradise Under Threat” Video, slides, and report.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Profile of a Hong Kong Wing Chun master, plus photo gallery. Wing Chun Illustrated Magazine February 2014 Issue.

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Profile of a Hong Kong Wing Chun master, plus photo gallery. Wing Chun Illustrated Magazine February 2014 Issue.

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The Most Globalized Building in the World

It’s been called the ghetto of the world, but it may be the best example of globalization in action. Slideshow and report.

The Most Globalized Building in the World

It’s been called the ghetto of the world, but it may be the best example of globalization in action. Slideshow and report.

Still Watching

The Edward Snowden case is unlikely to result in big changes to US foreign surveillance and data collection practices. South China Morning Post 26 June 2013

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Still Watching

The Edward Snowden case is unlikely to result in big changes to US foreign surveillance and data collection practices. South China Morning Post 26 June 2013

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Death By A Thousand Cuts

Hong Kong’s wetlands are critical to its biodiversity and function as an important buffer against avian flu, but not enough is being done to preserve them. South China Morning Post 18 April 2013

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Death By A Thousand Cuts

Hong Kong’s wetlands are critical to its biodiversity and function as an important buffer against avian flu, but not enough is being done to preserve them. South China Morning Post 18 April 2013

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