Raymond Zhong

For Raymond Zhong's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

How Taiwan plans to stay (mostly) coronavirus-free

Asia Pacific Jan 3, 2021

How Taiwan plans to stay (mostly) coronavirus-free

Consider for a moment, in this time of anguish and loss and death, of mass unemployment and flattened national economies, the Twilight Zone alternate reality that is Taiwan. For months and months, life on the island has been, in a word, normal — spookily so. ...

Commentary / World Dec 5, 2011

China: soft or crash landing?

Economists who believe that China can come to the rescue of an increasingly troubled global economy are now in a decided minority, with questions increasingly being asked whether China can save itself: Will China's economy achieve a soft landing, a hard landing or even ...

Editorials Jun 10, 2011

Energy draft misses the point

The nuclear accidents at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku-Pacific region have given Japan second thoughts on the wisdom of pushing nuclear power generation. In view of the havoc wreaked by the nuclear ...