Billy Huang

Billy Huang is a media veteran who has worked at leading organisations across the Pacific, including Xinhua News Agency in Beijing, CNN headquarters in Atlanta, MediaCorp in Singapore, KyLinTV in New York and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He was part of the CNN team that won the 2005 Peabody Award and the 2005 DuPont-Columbia University Award.
Billy Huang
Billy Huang is a media veteran who has worked at leading organisations across the Pacific, including Xinhua News Agency in Beijing, CNN headquarters in Atlanta, MediaCorp in Singapore, KyLinTV in New York and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He was part of the CNN team that won the 2005 Peabody Award and the 2005 DuPont-Columbia University Award.

Latest from Billy Huang

Opinion | Xi Jinping can take lessons from Kublai Khan in reaching out to the West

Kublai Khan bestowed honour and respect on two Italian merchants 750 years ago, and now that Italy is on board with the Belt and Road Initiative, can Xi Jinping do better?

6 Apr 2019 - 6:47PM

Kublai Khan bestowed honour and respect on two Italian merchants 750 years ago, and now that Italy is on board with the Belt and Road Initiative, can Xi Jinping do better?

Xi Jinping can take lessons from Kublai Khan in reaching out to the West
Opinion | College admissions scandal highlights the vulnerability of unfairly treated Asian-Americans

After the US college admissions scandal, the discourse has exacerbated the vulnerability of Asian Americans, the most unfairly treated ethnic group so far in college entry

26 Mar 2019 - 10:29AM

After the US college admissions scandal, the discourse has exacerbated the vulnerability of Asian Americans, the most unfairly treated ethnic group so far in college entry

College admissions scandal highlights the vulnerability of unfairly treated Asian-Americans
Opinion | Why Huawei’s lawsuit against the US defies common sense but makes perfect strategic sense

Huawei’s lawsuit against the US government seems reckless, in the context of cases involving foreign tech firms that go to court in the US. But maybe the Chinese company is just trying a distraction trick out of the ‘Thirty-six Stratagems’.

14 Mar 2019 - 3:41AM

Huawei’s lawsuit against the US government seems reckless, in the context of cases involving foreign tech firms that go to court in the US. But maybe the Chinese company is just trying a distraction trick out of the ‘Thirty-six Stratagems’.

Why Huawei’s lawsuit against the US defies common sense but makes perfect strategic sense
Opinion | The perils of Chinese ambiguity: how and why the US mistrusts and misunderstands China

Chinese entrepreneurs seem well versed in the art of doublespeak, which dates back to a philosophical dichotomy in the Qin and Han dynasties. The practice is culturally acceptable in China but does not go down well in the West.

28 Feb 2019 - 4:11AM

Chinese entrepreneurs seem well versed in the art of doublespeak, which dates back to a philosophical dichotomy in the Qin and Han dynasties. The practice is culturally acceptable in China but does not go down well in the West.

The perils of Chinese ambiguity: how and why the US mistrusts and misunderstands China
Opinion | What Poland’s arrest of a Huawei executive says about China’s rise and who it can count on

Poland is just the latest US ally to demonstrate its support of American policy on China. Meanwhile, the silence of countries expected to back China shows that it is fighting a lonely battle.

25 Jan 2019 - 7:03PM

Poland is just the latest US ally to demonstrate its support of American policy on China. Meanwhile, the silence of countries expected to back China shows that it is fighting a lonely battle.

What Poland’s arrest of a Huawei executive says about China’s rise and who it can count on
Opinion | In 2019, it’s time for the Vatican and communist bloc of China, Vietnam and North Korea to make up for good

Strides made in recent days in the church’s relations with China, Vietnam and North Korea can only be good news for the church faithful. With the Pope a relentless critic of Western capitalism, now’s a good time to mend the rift.

3 Jan 2019 - 5:52PM

Strides made in recent days in the church’s relations with China, Vietnam and North Korea can only be good news for the church faithful. With the Pope a relentless critic of Western capitalism, now’s a good time to mend the rift.

In 2019, it’s time for the Vatican and communist bloc of China, Vietnam and North Korea to make up for good
Opinion | Chinese chip maker Fujian Jinhua is accused of stealing US technology. This time, China is fully prepared to fight back

The US indictment is only the latest twist in the long-running saga of its complaints about China’s intellectual property theft. Beijing’s steely response, as expected, only ratchets up the tension over the trade war.

21 Nov 2018 - 7:20PM

The US indictment is only the latest twist in the long-running saga of its complaints about China’s intellectual property theft. Beijing’s steely response, as expected, only ratchets up the tension over the trade war.

Chinese chip maker Fujian Jinhua is accused of stealing US technology. This time, China is fully prepared to fight back
Opinion | Why Interpol must keep up the pressure in the case of its missing ex-president Meng Hongwei

Billy Huang says China’s announcement that it has detained Meng raises more questions than answers and Interpol must not let the matter rest – and that the case has shaken faith in the international policing organisation.

20 Nov 2018 - 4:52PM

Billy Huang says China’s announcement that it has detained Meng raises more questions than answers and Interpol must not let the matter rest – and that the case has shaken faith in the international policing organisation.

Why Interpol must keep up the pressure in the case of its missing ex-president Meng Hongwei