All migrants, whether in mainland China, Hong Kong or fleeing Syria seek better lives. Photo AFP All migrants, whether in mainland China, Hong Kong or fleeing Syria seek better lives. Photo AFP
All migrants, whether in mainland China, Hong Kong or fleeing Syria seek better lives. Photo AFP
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Wrestling with a tidal wave of refugees from Syria or from anywhere else

An underclass of cheap labour is a dream for a mature economy, but the challenge is how to increase immigration while preserving local culture

All migrants, whether in mainland China, Hong Kong or fleeing Syria seek better lives. Photo AFP All migrants, whether in mainland China, Hong Kong or fleeing Syria seek better lives. Photo AFP
All migrants, whether in mainland China, Hong Kong or fleeing Syria seek better lives. Photo AFP
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Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Richard has pioneered Asian investment management at senior levels for companies such as JP Morgan, Citi, BNY Mellon and several start-ups. He has 40 years of experience in a full range of investment and capital markets activities. He is CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management.