Xiaomi founder Lei Jun attends a launch ceremony of the new flagship Mi 9 in Beijing, on February 20. Photo: Reuters
James Chen
Opinion

Opinion

The View by James Chen

How Xiaomi founder Lei Jun’s US$956m could be better spent – China’s richest should take charity to the next level, like Bill Gates

  • Chinese billionaires like Xiaomi founder Lei Jun are donating, but not yet venturing into philanthropy. They should apply business techniques to giving, like Bill Gates, so their donations can go further and transform the world we live in

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Xiaomi founder Lei Jun attends a launch ceremony of the new flagship Mi 9 in Beijing, on February 20. Photo: Reuters
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Tech giant Apple has found a tax haven in the island of Jersey, according to the Paradise Papers. Photo: AP
Daniel Bertossa
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Daniel Bertossa

Corporate tax secrecy is hurting everyone - even investment funds want to see more transparency

Falling tax revenues mean less money for education, infrastructure and poverty reduction. The lack of transparency at multinationals and their tax avoidance strategies are threatening democracy, and they must be made more accountable

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Tech giant Apple has found a tax haven in the island of Jersey, according to the Paradise Papers. Photo: AP
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