Chinese Money Triggers a Dizzying Rally in Manila Property

May 4, 2018 / Bloomberg News

In Manila’s main financial district and its fringes, signs of the new inhabitants are everywhere: the restaurants serving steaming Chinese hotpots and dumplings, the Mandarin broadcasts at the Mall of Asia, and the soaring property prices. Continue reading “Chinese Money Triggers a Dizzying Rally in Manila Property”

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Xi’s secret economic weapon: Overseas Chinese

by Asia.Nikkei / April 3, 2017

Scholar says today’s ‘new immigrants’ can boost China-US ties

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping believes that overseas Chinese play a huge role in shaping the country’s economy and politics. That view is no doubt informed by the large contribution Chinese immigrants in the Philippines, Indonesia and elsewhere have made in driving China’s spectacular growth during Xi’s tenure — a time marked by his increasingly strong grip on power. Continue reading “Xi’s secret economic weapon: Overseas Chinese”

Asian Center Alumni, Students Take Part In Asian Studies Conference In New York

Originally posted at AC.UP. EDU.PH

Two alumni and two students of the Asian Center presented their papers at the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) held from 16 to 17 October 2015 at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York. Continue reading “Asian Center Alumni, Students Take Part In Asian Studies Conference In New York”