Michael SainsburyFeb 10, 20175 Comments
There are still 17 Crown employees languishing in Chinese detention centres. Is James Packer really doing all he can to get them back?
Michael SainsburyFeb 3, 20171 Comment
With Australia's relationship with the US is looking less than special, we should look to our Asian neighbours, who bring both opportunities and challenges.
Michael SainsburyJan 31, 20173 Comments
For the past decade, China has been the fastest growing place of origin for tourists to Australia. Here's why that could become an issue.
Michael SainsburyJan 23, 20173 Comments
Last week, China’s official economic growth figures came in. As predicted, well, they were just as predicted: 6.7% for the year. Hmmm.
Michael SainsburyJan 9, 20174 Comments
Donald Trump's inauguration might well be the spark to light the tinderbox of China's tense diplomatic relations in south-east Asia.
Michael SainsburyDec 16, 20163 Comments
The Crown experience puts paid to the ridiculous hyping of the federal government about the vast opportunities available to Australian businesses in China.
Michael SainsburyDec 9, 20168 Comments
Trump’s move to talk with the Taiwanese leader is, at least for now, an unexpected breath of fresh air.
Michael SainsburyDec 2, 20162 Comments
Hundreds of Australians are going overseas to secure commercial surrogacy services, putting themselves and the birth mothers at risk.
Michael SainsburyNov 29, 2016
With two execs already sidelined and possibly more to come, Rio Tinto has to have a good hard look at how it got this far.
Michael SainsburyNov 23, 20164 Comments
Gambling is illegal in China. So is taking groups of 10 or more to offshore casinos for the purpose of gambling. None of this is new -- so why was Crown so ostentatious about buying huge jets to do just that?