Jing Lee

Jing Lee

Jing Lee is a Hong Kong-based investment banker and lawyer. She has held senior management positions with various global financial groups, and has over 30 years’ experience of financial-market-related matters in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Opinion | Biden and US hawks must understand China before waving the democratic torch

Viewing the conflict between the US and China as a zero-sum ideological competition between democracy and autocracy overlooks the origin of China’s current governing tradition.

Viewing the conflict between the US and China as a zero-sum ideological competition between democracy and autocracy overlooks the origin of China’s current governing tradition.

12 Jul 2021 - 12:30AM
Opinion | Why in US eyes, China’s maritime ambition can only appear as a threat

America’s own journey to power colours its perception of Chinese intention. What to Beijing is a defensive response to historical lessons is seen as a threat to US naval supremacy. More understanding on both sides can help prevent grievous policy miscalculation.

America’s own journey to power colours its perception of Chinese intention. What to Beijing is a defensive response to historical lessons is seen as a threat to US naval supremacy. More understanding on both sides can help prevent grievous policy miscalculation.

12 Apr 2021 - 1:00AM
Opinion | In a fragile world, what does the US have to gain from a new cold-war conflict with China?

Instead of starting another cold war or falling into a Thucydides Trap, the US – and China – should rise above the kind of great power rivalry that has led to bloodshed in the past and instead address the perilous state of global affairs.

Instead of starting another cold war or falling into a Thucydides Trap, the US – and China – should rise above the kind of great power rivalry that has led to bloodshed in the past and instead address the perilous state of global affairs.

7 Jan 2021 - 4:23AM
Opinion | For protest-hit Hong Kong, the coronavirus is a medical, political and social emergency all at once

Unlike during the 2003 Sars epidemic, Hong Kong society is divided by protests and transformed by social media. There is panic and politicisation of the situation. The government must come through and lead Hong Kong though this crisis.

Unlike during the 2003 Sars epidemic, Hong Kong society is divided by protests and transformed by social media. There is panic and politicisation of the situation. The government must come through and lead Hong Kong though this crisis.

8 Feb 2020 - 8:34PM
Opinion | Hong Kong protests are a call for a rethink of its foundational laissez-faire economic model and immigration policy

The market-driven model is unsuited to a world characterised by income inequality, pressure on the middle class, immigration crises and technological disruption. Hong Kong must revisit how it can make its relationship with the mainland work in the new era.

The market-driven model is unsuited to a world characterised by income inequality, pressure on the middle class, immigration crises and technological disruption. Hong Kong must revisit how it can make its relationship with the mainland work in the new era.

7 Jan 2020 - 7:30AM