Business

The Leaderboard: Lu Wei

Who is he? Lu Wei is the charismatic head of China’s State Internet Information Office (SIIO), a position he has held since 2013. In May 2014, Xi Jinping appointed him to serve concurrently as office director of the powerful Central…

The Leaderboard: Franky Sibarani

Who is he? Franky Sibarani is a long-time Indonesian businessman and former secretary-general of the Indonesian Employers Association, or Apindo, Indonesia’s biggest business lobby organization. He was also secretary-general of the Indonesian Food and Beverage Association and an executive at instant…

A Better Abacus for China

By Daniel Rosen & Beibei Bao Beijing is entering a critical one month period of announcements about its gross domestic product (GDP) – the broadest measure of its economic size – and GDP growth that will partly re-frame our understanding…