Kelvin Chan

For Kelvin Chan's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Rising China risk tarnishes Hong Kong business hub luster

Mar 27, 2016

Rising China risk tarnishes Hong Kong business hub luster

For decades, Hong Kong thrived as an Asian business hub thanks to its killer combination of Western freedoms, independent courts and closeness to mainland China’s booming market. Now political and economic ills from the mainland are eroding that edge. Swedish-Chinese author Gui Minhai was ...

Robot revolution rises in China factories

/ Sep 27, 2015

Robot revolution rises in China factories

In China’s factories, the robots are rising. For decades, manufacturers employed young migrant workers from the countryside to work at countless factories in coastal provinces, churning out cheap toys, clothing and electronics that helped power the country’s economic ascent. Now factories are rapidly replacing ...