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Past articles by Yen:

The Philippines' pivot toward China could change when Duterte steps down as president

Duterte's presidency marked a dramatic shift in the Philippines' foreign policy when he declared a "separation" from the U.S. and sought closer ties with China. → Read More

Philippine President Duterte's China pivot hasn't reduced tensions in the South China Sea

China and its Southeast Asian neighbors including the Philippines have been embroiled in territorial disputes in the South China Sea for decades. → Read More

4 charts show the current state of the Covid pandemic heading into 2022

Nearly two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, reported daily infections are rising again as the omicron variant spreads rapidly around the world. → Read More

Shares of the world's largest medical glove maker have erased most Covid gains

Latest Refinitiv data showed 11 out of 23 analysts rated Malaysia-based Top Glove "sell" or "strong sell" — an increase from six such ratings a month ago. → Read More

Analysts say it's time to buy these 10 beaten-down Chinese stocks

China's stock markets have been volatile through 2021 as Beijing's regulatory crackdown – which hit sectors from technology to real estate — spooked investors. → Read More

China stocks face delisting risks in the U.S. — investors should hedge their bets, Credit Suisse says

Investors could switch to Hong Kong-listed shares of Chinese companies with dual listings, said Jack Siu, Credit Suisse's Greater China CIO. → Read More

'Opportunities abound': JPMorgan picks stocks to play Asia's booming digital economy

E-commerce, food delivery and online payments are among digital services expected to grow sharply in Southeast Asia in the coming years, said JPMorgan. → Read More

China is reportedly tightening its grip on tech start-ups trying to tap foreign funding

China is drawing up a blacklist targeting new companies in sensitive sectors that use the variable interest entity structure, reported the Financial Times. → Read More

Malaysia not 'as concerned' about capital outflows as Fed sets to taper, finance minister says

Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz said Malaysia's financial markets are "insulated" as the country has raised most of its debt locally. → Read More

Portfolio manager picks stocks to offset omicron volatility

Jordan Cvetanovski, founder of Pella Funds, picks stocks he says can ride out market volatility and hedge against fears from Covid's omicron variant. → Read More

This interactive map shows where the Covid omicron variant has been detected

From the U.S. to Germany and Saudi Arabia to Australia, the omicron Covid-19 variant has spread to dozens of countries globally. → Read More

Philippine President Duterte will step down next year. Here are his potential successors

President Rodrigo Duterte's six-year term is coming to an end, and he has filed to run for a senate seat in the Philippine elections in May 2022. → Read More

Turkey may not be the only country facing a currency crisis, says investor Mark Mobius

Countries with debt in U.S. dollars will be hit by higher interest rates in the U.S., said Mobius, founding partner of investment firm Mobius Capital Partners. → Read More

The worst is over for global supply chains, but shipping association says industry faces lingering issues

The shipping industry is still challenged by difficulties in crew changes, said Esben Poulsson, chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping. → Read More

Singapore's economy grew 7.1% in the third quarter from a year ago — better than estimate

The Ministry of Trade and Industry said the Singapore economy is expected to grow by around 7% in 2021. → Read More

Goldman Sachs upgrades 4 Asian stock markets for 2022 — and lists stocks to buy

The Wall Street giant also downgraded two major stock markets in its 2022 Asia-Pacific outlook report. → Read More

The Biden-Xi meeting left one big question unanswered, says analyst

The U.S. and China emerged from a high-profile meeting between Xi and Biden striking a positive tone — but a big question remains unanswered, says Stephen Olson. → Read More

China reportedly took control of an Italian military drone maker quietly

Italian authorities are reportedly investigating the sale of a 75% stake in Alpi Aviation to a company called Mars (HK) Information Technology in July 2018. → Read More

Vaccines alone won’t end the Covid pandemic, says New Zealand former prime minister

In addition to Covid-19 vaccines, countries must "calibrate, bring back in or maintain" relevant public health measures, said Helen Clark. → Read More

Value investor Guy Spier names two stocks that give him a foothold in China

Guy Spier, CEO of Aquamarine Capital, said risks around tightening regulations in China could be overstated. → Read More