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The Editors

James Kynge

Global China Editor

James Kynge is global China editor, based in Hong Kong. He writes about emerging markets and, in particular, China’s growing global footprint in business, finance and politics.

He won the 2016 Wincott Foundation award for Financial Journalist of the Year. His prize-winning 2006 book, “China Shakes the World”, was a bestseller translated into 19 languages.

He spent 25 years reporting from Asia with postings in China, Japan, former Soviet Central Asia and Southeast Asia. He is chairman of FT Confidential Research, having founded “China Confidential”, a research company, in 2009.

Mercedes Ruehl

Asia Tech Reporter

Mercedes Ruehl is the Financial Times' Asia Tech reporter based in Hong Kong. She writes about technology and investment in Asia, from start-ups and entrepreneurs to the region's biggest companies.

She previously led the Financial Times' newsletters and audience engagement team in Asia, and prior to that spent six years reporting in Australia on business, finance and politics for The Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald.

Kenji Kawase

Chief Business News Correspondent, Nikkei Asian Review

Since joining Nikkei in 1992, Kenji Kawase has extensively covered corporate news and financial markets mainly in Japan and greater China. Besides Tokyo and Osaka, he has also been posted abroad, in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Bangkok as correspondent, bureau chief and editor.