China and a deficit of trust

To the CCP, a contract is just a piece of paper. This is very damaging not only for China’s own economic interest but also for the global business ecosystem.

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COVID-19: The new Chernobyl

Some Chinese citizens are comparing their government’s initial delayed response to the outbreak with the Chernobyl disaster.

Transparency is the antidote to corruption

Being transparent is increasingly seen by society as a prerequisite to becoming a good corporate citizen. Lee Kok Leong, executive editor, Maritime Fairtrade, reports

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EDITORIAL: The unseen side of shipping

CEOs should be aware that when the private equity funds and investors are looking into the valuation of a shipping company, it is not always about the numbers.