Julia Hollingsworth

New Zealand air farmers are cashing in on China’s air pollution

Pulling a trailer packed with dive tanks and a compression motor, the three co-founders of Breathe Ezy drive around the scenic mountains and valleys of New Zealand’s South Island collecting air....

Hong Kong professor’s biofilm breakthrough could save shipping companies billions and protect marine life

In a Kowloon lab looking out to the ocean, a Hong Kong professor made a discovery that he believes could save navies and shipping companies around the world billions of dollars every year, as well as...

How Trump’s visa crackdown could help Hong Kong and China’s tech hubs

Donald Trump’s pledge to tighten up the working visa policy could prove to be a boon for Asian technology hubs, says a United States immigration law specialist. Reaz Jafri, the head of immigration...

Yuan sinks to fresh eight-year low as investors watch for PBOC reaction

The yuan continued to sink November 21, falling to its lowest level since June 2008, after China’s central bank cut the reference rate for the 12th consecutive trading day. Offshore yuan traded in...

Fears of rising fuel prices put the brakes on Chinese car market sentiment

The possibility of rising fuel prices shook consumer confidence in the Chinese car market last month, with sentiment falling despite plenty of enthusiasm for buying vehicles, according to a new...

Hong Kong office space is the most expensive in the world, at nearly double New York rates

Hong Kong has retained its title as world’s most expensive office leasing market and...

Raised expectations of an early U.S. rate rise send Hong Kong, Asian stocks tumbling

Asian stock markets plunged sharply on Monday as concerns grew that central banks had approached the end of their monetary easing and amid talk the Federal Reserve might be serious about lifting US...