On The Track Of The Past In Seoul

On The Track Of The Past In Seoul

I was recently back in Seoul after publishing Phoenix Rising: A Journey Through South Korea and like all authors after publishing a book, I wanted to find out if what I had discovered and written about almost a year ago[...]..
Is China the New Japan of the 1980’s?

Is China the New Japan of the 1980’s?

There is no doubt that China is currently undergoing social and economic changes that will have a profound effect on both China and the world. Information sharing is one of the most far-reaching of these changes. Some sources estimate that[...]..
Hong Kong Protests – Lessons for Business

Hong Kong Protests – Lessons for Business

As the Hong Kong protests for ‘true democracy’ (as opposed to the ‘nonimatory democracy’ the community has been offered) drag on towards an uneasy end, what can businesses learn from this experience of folly and stubbornness in one of the[...]..
Going with the Flow: Business in Korea

Going with the Flow: Business in Korea

Never mind the Chinese and Japanese, what’s it like doing business with the South Koreans? In some way, the inhabitants of South Korea are a bit of a mystery for Westerners. For example, unlike other ‘Confucian’ societies in Asia, they[...]..
Phoenix Rising: South Korea Journey

Phoenix Rising: South Korea Journey

Want to know more about East Asia and how the economies and cultures of the region interact? Check out Phoenix Rising: A Journey Through South Korea, a new book in my 'Unexplored Territory' travel trilogy that takes the reader from[...]..
Introducing My New Novel Chinese Walls

Introducing My New Novel Chinese Walls

My new novel Chinese Walls is a story of love and corruption set in the Hong Kong and London business world. Part mystery and part detective story, the novel reflects the themes of intercultural relationships and the need for transparency[...]..
4 Myanmar Business Secrets

4 Myanmar Business Secrets

Although Myanmar is a resource-rich country, the economy is one of the least developed in the world. With the lifting of sanctions by the West following Aung San Sui Kyi’s release, more investment and development opportunities are opening up. But[...]..
Exporting to China – The Personal Way

Exporting to China – The Personal Way

The best way to approach the export of goods to China and to set up a profitable business there is to do your homework. This may sound obvious but it’s amazing how many foreign companies don’t take this essential first[...]..
3 Inside Secrets for Doing Business in Singapore

3 Inside Secrets for Doing Business in Singapore

Singapore has made great strides since independence from Britain in 1965, both as an economy and as a nation. In terms of purchasing power parity, Singapore has the third highest per capita income in the world. There are slightly over[...]..
Business in China From the Wood Horse’s Mouth

Business in China From the Wood Horse’s Mouth

We’re already well into the Lunar Year of the Wood Horse and the predicted rapid decisions typical of the Horse Year are probably being made by you (or for you) to grow your business in Asia, which of course includes[...]..