“Stop viewing China like it’s the cold war,” James Packer, who owns multimillion dollar casino businesses in Australia and Macau, said at a recent tourism forum. “Start viewing them as a modern member of the industrialized world.” The Chairman of Crown Entertainment Group, Packer wants what he calls “frosty relations” between Australia and China to ease. And the sooner the better, for his business at least. (CNN)
Hopelessly biased? Sure. But then again, as a China foreign investment lawyer, so am I. As long as the protectionist bashers and the Chamber of Commerce cheerleaders are up front with their agendas, I suppose I can live with it.