Yang Jinlin

Political commentator/columnist; Founder, Yang Jin Lin New Media

Yang Jinlin is the Founder and Chairman of Yang Jin Lin New Media Holdings Limited, and manages the Zhejiang Jin Lin Charity Foundation. He is a renowned current affairs commentator and columnist. Born in 1953 in Fujian, Yang Jinlin held the position of Adjunct Research Fellow at Taiwan Research Institute of Xiamen University (TWRI-XMU). After relocating to Hong Kong in 1988, he worked in many publishing firms as a journalist before becoming chief editor. He wrote numerous commentaries and columns for renowned newspapers and magazines including Asiaweek, Ming Pao, Lianhe Zaobao, Hong Kong Economic Journal, China Times, and Sin Chew Daily.

Chongqing's beautiful city skyline by night. A cruise ship is seen passing by Hongyadong. (Xinhua)

The road ahead for Chongqing (Part II): What surprises will Chongqing bring?

In this two-part article, prominent Hong Kong commentator and columnist Yang Jinlin assesses Chongqing’s strengths such as its strategic location and expertise in smart city building and waste management while sharing his personal reflections on how the megacity has changed and will continue to grow as it moves from one decade to the next. Read about the future of smart cities, and Chongqing’s achievements in waste management in the second part.
Inspired by the region’s thousand years of waterway transportation culture, Raffles City Chongqing’s award-winning design takes the form of powerful sail surging forward on the historic Chaotianmen site where Yangtze and Jialing rivers meet. The photo shows a side profile of Raffles City Chongqing. (CapitaLand)

The road ahead for Chongqing (Part I): What would Raffles say?

In this two-part article, prominent Hong Kong commentator and columnist Yang Jinlin assesses Chongqing’s strengths such as its strategic location and expertise in smart city building and waste management while sharing his personal reflections on how the megacity has changed and will continue to grow as it moves from one decade to the next. Read about Raffles City Chongqing, a 2019 project by CapitaLand Limited, and Chongqing's web in this first part.