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Chief economist update: No Karens in China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... measures - under penalty of imprisonment or fine or both - worked in the first wave in Wuhan and in the second wave in Beijing, where the outbreaks were brought under control in just about two weeks. As early as February, the World Health Organisation ...
Chief economist update: US-China tensions escalate
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
... escalation in Sino-Yankee tensions. It could be because the rest of the world had become conditioned to the expanding Beijing-Washington rift - from trade, to currency, recently Hong Kong and now, cyberespionage. It could be because the world has a much ...
Chief economist update: China recovery would have been good for Oz
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... would be rejoicing at the swift recovery in China's economy had it not for the heating tension between Canberra and Beijing - first, as a result of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's inquiry into the origins of COVID-19 in mid-May; and second, in ...
Chief economist update: Second waving, not drowning
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... is coming Australia's way. It's still unsure how Canberra's souring diplomatic and foreign relations with Beijing would play out - China has already advised its citizens not to tour and study in the land down under, in retaliation for the ...
Chief economist update: Japan on the mend but BOJ, Abe not taking any chances
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... could provide positive momentum in economic activity going forward. Then again, the increasing risk of a second wave - in Beijing, in Victoria and even New Zealand - could force the government to declare a state of emergency part deux. Not to mention ...
Chief economist update: Honey, COVID-19 got me sacked
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... danger posed by a second wave of infections. One that's underscored by the resurgence of coronavirus infections in Beijing and Iran recently, and one that's brought closer to home by rising cases (mostly) in Victoria and New South Wales. According ...
Chief economist update: The power of money (and a cure)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
... wave of coronavirus infections, recently made more probable by recent reports that the coronavirus has resurfaced in Beijing and, with it, the re-imposition of lockdowns. Have money, will travel. The latest US retail sales report - up 17.7% in May from ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 takes second crack at China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
Just when we thought that life was slowly returning to normal, reports out of Beijing have turned into reality what many feared - a second wave. While all our uncles and their dogs blamed China for the "bother" the world finds itself in, its policy ...
Chief economist update: Australian Renaissance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
... There's also the risk of a second wave - as exemplified recently by the recent resurgence of coronavirus infections in Beijing - that could force the re-imposition of lockdown and social isolation measures. However, given Australian states' cautious ...
Chief economist update: Better than all the rest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... stoush with China - the country's biggest export market - could throw a spanner in Canberra's recovery works. Beijing has already banned beef imports from four Australian abattoirs, put an 80% customs duty on barley, its looking at thermal coal ...
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