Johan Nylander, Asia Times

Johan Nylander

Asia Times

Hong Kong

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Past articles by Johan:

Asian millennials all adrift over bribery, ethics

Young professionals more open to paying bribes, but at the same time would seek to leave any employer tarnished by scandal, EY survey finds → Read More

Trump turns US into a ‘geopolitical wildcard’

Vladimir Putin’s “wait and see” approach is unlikely to last → Read More

Trump turns US into a ‘geopolitical wildcard’

Vladimir Putin’s “wait and see” approach is unlikely to last → Read More

North Korea missiles no threat to US mainland, says risk expert

Analyst at global risk consultancy says a missile attack by Pyongyang would be the end of the Kim regime → Read More

How 3D printing became a ‘super tool’ for Aedas architects

Technology produces models that help make it easier for clients to decide on a project → Read More

Indonesia just became the fastest-growing m-commerce market

Southeast Asian nation of 260 million is likely to be a world powerhouse in technology driven business → Read More

Chinese ‘taking over’ Malaysia in 20 years, politician warns

‘What is there to prevent China from owning all of our strategic assets like airports, ports and railways?’ asks Zaid Ibrahim → Read More

Troubles in Malaysia’s Forest City ‘paradise’

Flats in the much-touted development are being handed out as freebies to buyers of luxury properties in Shanghai → Read More

How the ‘Goddess of the Sea’ is celebrated in Hong Kong

Tin Hau gets rid of evil spirits, both for fishermen and landlubbers → Read More

Compared to Chinese airlines, the United scandal falls flat

Flying in China can be an experience packed with turbulence even before getting airborne → Read More

How Kim Jong-un stole the global limelight from Trump

North Korea’s dictator knows how to infuriate the US President by timing his entrances on the international stage to great effect → Read More

Lost love: Xi-Trump so far from Winnie-the-Pooh diplomacy

Chinese officials worry their president is at risk of being bullied on his return to the US, with whose new president his relationship looks testy → Read More

Why a Hong Kong grave niche costs more than a Tuscan villa

Even in death, Hongkongers can’t escape the property bubble → Read More

Political street art resurfacing in Hong Kong

Activists show anger and discontent ahead of rigged election for next leader → Read More

Chinese banks, HSBC caught up in huge money laundering scam

News about the so-called Global Laundromat scandal not to be found, as yet, in China's media → Read More

The power of a power nap

How an afternoon snooze will boost your work performance → Read More

The hidden costs of Asia’s ‘walking dead’

Studies shows that people in Asia suffer more from sleep deprivation than people in the West but insomnia is doing more harm than just making people grumpy and unhealthy – it kills creativity and lowers work output → Read More

She’s two years old, works in restaurant – inexperience shows

Jie Jie's flashing eyes and can-do attitude belie the fact that she's quite possibly the worst waitress in the world → Read More

‘Investors should brace for more shocks’: risk report

Risk firm Verisk Maplecroft predicts a decrease in government and economic stability through 2017, with shockwaves from a Donald Trump presidency, Brexit and a more assertive China → Read More

North Korea ‘friend’: Madonna caused Soviet Union’s collapse

Western ideology, culture are dangerous poisons that numb the people's minds and undermine socialism says head of British pro-DPRK group → Read More