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Ralph Jennings

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Ralph Jennings lived in Beijing for seven years as a writer, editor, student, teacher and consumer. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Jennings has covered financial markets in Asia since 2008. His news reports often examine markets from a macro-policy angle on behalf of individual traders as well as institutional investors. He currently lives in Taipei, where he covers general and financial news in East Asia and studies for a master's degree. He can be reached on Twitter at @Laowiseass, on LinkedIn at Ralph Jennings or on Google+ at ┬┐Ralph Jennings.

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Sky's the Limit for the Chinese City of Wuhan and Its Phoenix Towers

By Ralph Jennings

Eastern Chinese metropolises such as Beijing and Shanghai are reaching building saturation, but inland cities such as Wuhan are not.

11:17AM 06/24/14

The U.K. Is 'Pound'-ing the Pavement With Chinese Business Deals

By Ralph Jennings

British companies are eager to tap into the world's second largest economy as Chinese Premier Li visits the U.K. this week.

08:38AM 06/18/14

In About-Face, U.S. Supports Vietnam in Oil Dispute With China

By Ralph Jennings

Sustained closer relations with Hanoi would protect the interests of American companies such as South China Sea gas driller Exxon-Mobil as well as those with strong onshore business in Vietnam, like Agilent Technologies and Intel.

06:00AM 06/10/14

What's New at This Year's Taipei Computer Show? Nothing

By Ralph Jennings

There hasn't been much seen of a breakthrough in innovation at this year's Computex Taipei.

02:17PM 06/05/14

Peabody Energy, BP Shouldn't Sweat Unrest in China's Muslim Northwest

By Ralph Jennings

China will crack down on violent acts in its restive northwest. That campaign may hurt the cause of an indigenous Muslim population, but will keep the door safely open to foreign direct investment.

12:26PM 05/27/14

China's Smartphone Diplomacy With an Angry Southeast Asia

By Ralph Jennings

Is China dialing into smartphone diplomacy? It has already tried to secure Southeast Asia's minerals and river water by investing in its infrastructure. It also sees the growing region as a frontier for Chinese companies cramped by competition at home. But many Southeast Asians distrust Beijing.

01:07PM 05/20/14

Cool Heads Quietly Dominate Heated South China Sea Dispute

By Ralph Jennings

No one will go to war because everyone needs everyone else: China wants Southeast Asia's markets and economic cooperation while Southeast Asia looks to China as an export destination.

02:09PM 05/12/14

China-Japan Ties: Upswing in a Business-Only Marriage

By Ralph Jennings

The relationship is on the mend as a Japanese lawmakers visit Beijing. But don't expect the warming feelings to last.

09:49AM 05/06/14

China Targets U.S.-Listed Sina in Porn Sting

By Ralph Jennings

Sina gets hit for second time in two years. Will there be any long-lasting effects?

09:39AM 04/28/14

Obama Visits a Skeptical Asia to Talk Security, Trade

By Ralph Jennings

"The consensus seems to me that this visit is more political and security-focused rather than about economics. I think it would be a surprise if anything were announced that's capable of moving markets broadly." -- Tim Condon, Asia head of financial markets research, ING Financial Markets

08:32AM 04/23/14

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