Joseph S.

Joseph graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and is a CFA and CAIA charterholder. He enjoys geopolitics and study international politics extensively. Joseph currently lives in Hong Kong.

COVID-19: Calling a Spade a Spade

As of 6th April 2020, there are 338,899 Americans confirmed infected with the Covid-19 and 9,679 deaths as a result of the infection. That...

Who Will Win the Taiwan Presidential Election?

Last year, I wrote about a popular politician in Taiwan, Han Kuo-yu, who ran for the mayorship of Kaohsiung and predicted his unexpected winning...

Forces Behind Hong Kong’s Riots

China announced that it would suspend the individual travel permit to Taiwan with effect from 1st August 2019. There was almost no reaction time...

The Sino-US Economic War: China’s Sputnik Moment?

Finally, we have a semblance of an economic war. For one whole year, we have waited for a new trade agreement, after one that...

Can China and Russia Fix Venezuelan Crisis?

“Good morning. On behalf of the Russian president and the people I first want to thank the current president of the Security Council, for...

Xi’s Road to Unification

President Xi Jinping delivered an Open Letter to Taiwan 2019 on the 2nd January in Beijing to commemorate the 40th anniversary of issuing Open...

The INF Treaty Crisis Creates an Opportunity for a US-less Europe

The world is yet again shocked by the US decision to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. President Donald Trump demanded...

New Star of Taiwan Politics and the Lesson Behind the Phenomenon

Taiwan is preparing for the upcoming local elections. Currently, Han Kuo-yu is a popular figure in Taiwanese politics. For those who are unfamiliar with Taiwanese...

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