David Ho

David Ho

David Ho has a diverse range of interest that is reflected in his writing. He has covered everything from political and economic issues to art and lifestyle stories. He is also a prolific songwriter and the author of a series of children’s books that have sold over 2 million copies.

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Can William Li Bin – ‘Elon Musk of China’ – really turn electric vehicle maker NIO into a ‘Tesla killer’?

Shanghai-based electric vehicle maker’s founder William Li Bin insists the company has a bright future, but the Anhui native faces a race against time to succeed

5 Feb 2020 - 1:45PM

Shanghai-based electric vehicle maker’s founder William Li Bin insists the company has a bright future, but the Anhui native faces a race against time to succeed

Can William Li Bin – ‘Elon Musk of China’ – really turn electric vehicle maker NIO into a ‘Tesla killer’?
Can Huawei’s Richard Yu beat Apple and Samsung to dominate the world’s smartphone market – despite the US-China trade war?

The outspoken CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group has overseen the growth of its smartphone business into a giant, and says the firm will consolidate its place among the top manufacturers in the world

30 Dec 2019 - 12:18PM

The outspoken CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group has overseen the growth of its smartphone business into a giant, and says the firm will consolidate its place among the top manufacturers in the world

Can Huawei’s Richard Yu beat Apple and Samsung to dominate the world’s smartphone market – despite the US-China trade war?
Meet ‘iron lady’ Dong Mingzhu, the Chinese businesswoman behind Gree Electric

Gree Electric’s ‘air con queen’ Dong Mingzhu is known for a fierce streak and a cool business head

18 Dec 2019 - 5:06PM

Gree Electric’s ‘air con queen’ Dong Mingzhu is known for a fierce streak and a cool business head

Meet ‘iron lady’ Dong Mingzhu, the Chinese businesswoman behind Gree Electric
How China’s Zhang Lei, the billionaire Tencent and JD.com tech investor, went from selling instant noodles to buying a stake in Amazon

From streaming video to liquid detergent, the Chinese billionaire has always proved a canny investor

11 Dec 2019 - 2:41PM

From streaming video to liquid detergent, the Chinese billionaire has always proved a canny investor

How China’s Zhang Lei, the billionaire Tencent and JD.com tech investor, went from selling instant noodles to buying a stake in Amazon
Why the South side draws residents to Hong Kong Island

Given the idyllic setting of mountains and sea, areas like Deep Water Bay have retained their strong appeal

11 Mar 2020 - 4:02PM

Given the idyllic setting of mountains and sea, areas like Deep Water Bay have retained their strong appeal

Why the South side draws residents to Hong Kong Island
Who is Eric Tse, the overnight billionaire who became richer than Donald Trump in just 24 hours, spotted hanging out with Rihanna, Bella Hadid and Yao Ming?

With a gift from his parents – and thanks to a Hong Kong law – Eric Tse joins Forbes list of billionaires, making him richer than Donald Trump

6 Nov 2019 - 5:26PM

With a gift from his parents – and thanks to a Hong Kong law – Eric Tse joins Forbes list of billionaires, making him richer than Donald Trump

Who is Eric Tse, the overnight billionaire who became richer than Donald Trump in just 24 hours, spotted hanging out with Rihanna, Bella Hadid and Yao Ming?
How internet billionaire Ding Lei brought Marvel Comics and World of Warcraft to China – and why he is now investing in pigs

Meet NetEase founder who got rich through video games such as Fantasy Westward Journey, and brought comic books including Iron Man and Captain America to China

11 Dec 2019 - 2:49PM

Meet NetEase founder who got rich through video games such as Fantasy Westward Journey, and brought comic books including Iron Man and Captain America to China

How internet billionaire Ding Lei brought Marvel Comics and World of Warcraft to China – and why he is now investing in pigs
How did hotpot billionaire Zhang Yong hit the jackpot as Singapore’s richest person?

Sichuan-born CEO of hotpot chain Haidilao, which went public last year, tops Singapore’s 50 Richest List, by Forbes, with estimated net worth of US$13.8 billion

11 Dec 2019 - 3:49PM

Sichuan-born CEO of hotpot chain Haidilao, which went public last year, tops Singapore’s 50 Richest List, by Forbes, with estimated net worth of US$13.8 billion

How did hotpot billionaire Zhang Yong hit the jackpot as Singapore’s richest person?
How collectors of luxury Chinese art could be hurt by Donald Trump’s trade war with China

There is a strong demand for valuable Chinese art worldwide, especially in the United States, but the US-China trade war and tariffs on art from China could have a detrimental impact on many American art dealers

10 Sep 2019 - 10:32AM

There is a strong demand for valuable Chinese art worldwide, especially in the United States, but the US-China trade war and tariffs on art from China could have a detrimental impact on many American art dealers

How collectors of luxury Chinese art could be hurt by Donald Trump’s trade war with China
How did TikTok’s Zhang Yiming become one of China’s richest men?

ByteDance’s founder started out as an ordinary tech engineer who made the wildly successful apps TikTok and Jinri Toutiao. He’s now worth US$16.2 billion

16 Sep 2019 - 5:51PM

ByteDance’s founder started out as an ordinary tech engineer who made the wildly successful apps TikTok and Jinri Toutiao. He’s now worth US$16.2 billion

How did TikTok’s Zhang Yiming become one of China’s richest men?
Meet Chinese billionaire Gong Hongjia, the angel investor with a finger in every pie

Serial entrepreneur is best known as vice-chairman of world’s biggest surveillance products maker, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology

11 Dec 2019 - 2:45PM

Serial entrepreneur is best known as vice-chairman of world’s biggest surveillance products maker, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology

Meet Chinese billionaire Gong Hongjia, the angel investor with a finger in every pie
Art Basel Hong Kong: parallel event celebrates LGBT+ artists

Clifford Chance organises an annual art event celebrating LGBT+ artists. Its Arcus Annual Pride Art exhibition is held in 11 of its offices around the world, including Hong Kong

1 Apr 2019 - 11:08AM

Clifford Chance organises an annual art event celebrating LGBT+ artists. Its Arcus Annual Pride Art exhibition is held in 11 of its offices around the world, including Hong Kong

Art Basel Hong Kong: parallel event celebrates LGBT+ artists