Wei Yen
Wei Yen
Wei Yen is an adjunct professor of finance at Pepperdine University. In his 16 years in Asia, he was MD for Moody’s and Lehman Brothers, and Group Treasurer for CITIC Pacific. He is the author of "From the Great Wall to Wall Street, A Cross-cultural Look at Leadership and Management in China and the US".

The tourists who were booted out of a Swedish hostel behaved hysterically, but the hostel staff and police could have diffused the situation by understanding their mindset and customs.


China’s past humiliation by Western powers and the Chinese tendency to wait out confrontation mean that a long drawn-out trade war could work in the country’s favour.