Ted Rule is former Chair of Shenzhen private equity firm Da Zheng Yuan International. Previously he was Managing Director of Asia Infrastructure Fund, Hong Kong, and China Director of Standard Chartered Asia, Hong Kong. he is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and the Australian National University in Chinese.
Lately there has been a lot of casual talk about the possibility of war with China, in some cases apparently encouraging such a war. This is against a background of Chinese threats to Taiwan, suppression of Islamic radicalism in Xinjiang and policies towards Hong Kong. Equally many people in China tell me that the Chinese Continue reading »
Hong Kong people, most of whom have only the barest acquaintance with the city only twenty miles away, look down on Shenzhen as a poor dirty cousin. Reality is rapidly running away from this perception…. A gradual realisation has crept upon the world in the past few years that the new Silicon Valley is Shenzhen. Continue reading »