Business Editor, South China Morning Post
Eugene Tang is business editor at the South China Morning Post. He has spent more than two decades in financial journalism and in the business of real-time news. His career began in 1994 as a corporate news writer for The Edge, a weekly newspaper in his native Malaysia, followed by 14 years as a reporter editor, bureau chief and team leader at Bloomberg News in Malaysia, Japan and China. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Mr Tang has spent more than a decade living in mainland China, covering everything from economic policies to financial markets, and earthquakes in Beijing, Shanghai and in China’s far-flung provinces. Prior to joining the SCMP, Mr Tang was Asia-Pacific product director at The Wall Street Journal’s publisher Dow Jones & Co., where he was responsible for the company’s Dow Jones Newswires real-time news and content licensing for the Factiva news database business.