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Adapt or Abandon? Hard Choices in the Himalayas


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T.V. Padma, Sapiens – 27 October 2021 “Home or away, then, these Himalayan communities find that maintaining their cultural identity, heritage, and way of life is an uphill task.” This article on Sapiens documents the struggles of people in the Himalayas as climate change disrupts their livelihoods. Read the full article here.

THE CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE – THE ASIAN PERSPECTIVE


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Roddy Gow, Chairman and Founder, The Asia Scotland Institute – 10th October 2021 Over the coming days, Glasgow will host the largest and most important sequel to the Paris Climate Accords. The hope is that the momentum generated by that meeting can be revived and a return of leadership from the United States be achieved. The…

With Evergrande’s managed collapse, Beijing is sending mixed messages to the markets


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Eswar Prasad, Fortune – 6 October 2021 Speaking of the collapse of China’s property giant Evergrande, this article on Fortune states “as implicit guarantees of debt or equity disappear, and as Beijing continues its frontal assault of some of its most prominent companies, investments in China now seem a highly risky proposition”. Read the full…

Analysis: What lies beneath? Hidden debt fears feed China’s property woes


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Samuel Shen, Marc Jones and Claire Jim, Reuters – 21 October 2021 As China Evergrande Group trudges on to what looks like the country’s biggest ever corporate failing, this article on Reuters analyses what lies beneath: the hidden debt fears feeding China’s property woes. Read the full article here.

China’s Property Tax Has Look of a Death Foretold


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Matthew Brooker, Bloomberg – 21 October 2021 “Some things are so predictable you could almost set your watch by them” according to this opinion article on Bloomberg: China’s planned property tax has been met with resistance from Communist Party leaders, who say that the drastic alterations to the underlying dynamics of the real estate industry…

Why China’s Economy Is Threatened by a Property Giant’s Debt Problems


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Alexandra Stevenson and Cao Li, The New York Times – 21 October 2021 How could a property giant’s failure affect China’s economy? According to this article on The New York Times, “Panic from investors and home buyers could spill over into the property market and hit prices, affecting household wealth and confidence. It could also…

Time for orderly resolution for Evergrande is running out


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The Economist – 23 October 2021 Time is running out to avert further turbulence in China’s property market as China’s regulators fail to make a plan for delivering on already promised projects, according to this article on The Economist. Read the full article here.

How fall of property giant Evergrande sent a shockwave through China


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Helen Davidson and Martin Farrer, The Guardian – 25 September 2021 “The potential collapse – the culmination of years of borrowing – has sent shockwaves through the finance and property sectors, and prompted concern that it could affect China’s entire financial system, even international markets.” This article on The Guardian discusses how the fall of…

China: What is Evergrande and is it too big to fail?


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Peter Hoskins and Katie Silver, BBC News – 29 September 2021 The collapse of Evergrande would have a detrimental fallout and cause shockwaves through Chinese supply chains, property market and financial systems. But what is Evergrande and why does it have such a far-reaching impact? This BBC News article explores this. Read the full article…