China’s trade figures tumbled unexpectedly last month. The surprise means that conditions in the world’s second largest economy will come under even closer scrutiny later this week. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Visitor arrivals to Hawai‘i rose slightly last month, up a little more than 2% compared to a year earlier. Visitor spending fell by a little more than 4%. One group with higher numbers: the Chinese. And that’s a trend that’s growing elsewhere around the Pacific. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
You may know about the rules about dancing on Maui. If you’re moving to the music at a bar, it could get you into trouble if you’re not on a dance floor. In China, a different kind of dance controversy has erupted. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.
The most popular smartphone in China is a brand that may be new to you. A new report says the company beat out Samsung, Apple, and every other smart phone maker when it comes to sales in the world’s most populous country. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.