Alex Frew McMillan has spent more than two decades as a business reporter, feature writer and editor. McMillan has worked for CNN, as a business reporter, and Reuters, as the Asia real-estate correspondent. As a freelancer, he has written for The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Forbes and CNBC.Expand

He lives in Hong Kong and reports on the Asia Pacific region, from India east to Japan and south to Australia.Collapse

A visit to McDonald's in Hong Kong is half a world away from the chain's origins -- both literally and in terms of the sights, sounds and tastes.
A South Carolina subsidiary of Hitachi Metals has joined its parent in looking to block Chinese rivals from doing business in the U.S. with what it says is stolen technology.
Jollibee, one of the best-known Filipino brands, is reportedly bidding north of $1 billion for British sandwich chain Pret A Manger, the biggest-ever deal out of the Philippines.
Shinzo Abe's editorial on how to handle North Korea avoids all mention of China, and for very good reason. It's up to the United States to bring the five necessary nations together.
Should Softbank's tech-focused Vision Fund even be investing in WeWork, which when it comes down to it offers four very cool walls and a desk?
There's a hot new smartphone out this week. And it's not from Apple.
More than 30 of the largest listings in Hong Kong have rewritten their own rules to make the Chinese Communist Party the ultimate authority on corporate decisions.
Should you be able to advocate independence for Hong Kong? There's debate raging on whether to allow such discussion in Hong Kong.
Whether intentionally or not, North Korea's massive nuclear test was timed right as Asia's key leaders have all been meeting each other. Now they can't back down.
China has long struggled with how to handle North Korea. None of its probable plays appear all that attractive.


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