Paul Ulrich

Paul Ulrich

Paul Ulrich advises governments in the Asia-Pacific on mobile communications-related policy on behalf of the GSM Association. Before joining the GSMA, he was a freelance writer, researcher and policy consultant who has worked on projects or assignments in about 60 countries. He is an economist and public administrator by training, a student of all things Chinese, and a long-time resident of Hong Kong.

Latest from Paul Ulrich

The View | Why Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency has banks and regulators scrambling to respond

The cryptocurrency could massively disrupt the existing system, by undermining government sovereignty over local currencies and allowing capital flight, even threaten half of banks’ turnovers.

17 Jul 2019 - 10:19PM

The cryptocurrency could massively disrupt the existing system, by undermining government sovereignty over local currencies and allowing capital flight, even threaten half of banks’ turnovers.

Why Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency has banks and regulators scrambling to respond
India leads with use of blockchain to curb spam calls. Will Hong Kong follow?

The technology allows multiple untrusting parties to access the same database in near-real time, bringing the advantages of speed and privacy protection. Such a decentralised approach to setting up a do-not-call registry may prove a better solution to the problem of unwanted calls.

11 Aug 2018 - 3:00PM

The technology allows multiple untrusting parties to access the same database in near-real time, bringing the advantages of speed and privacy protection. Such a decentralised approach to setting up a do-not-call registry may prove a better solution to the problem of unwanted calls.

India leads with use of blockchain to curb spam calls. Will Hong Kong follow?
Hong Kong needs Plover Cove Reservoir to be twice as deep for better water security amid global warming
China can make North Korea’s Kim Jong-un an offer he can’t refuse – political asylum