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Mr Claus, you have a highly seasonal business yet it produces stunning growth year after year. What's your secret?

In August 1998, Russia announced it would devalue the rouble and default on its domestic debt. The crisis sent shockwaves through the global financial system and led to the...

Or do they? Even as the US Federal Open Market Committee debated the language to warn the market that quantitative easing was well and truly over, traders did not wait.

Pity our constitutional affairs chief. Raymond Tam finds himself in hot water after saying that Britain had "no sovereignty over, no governance of, no superintendence... [or]...

I am a diehard socialist when it comes to medical financing. Social welfare in Hong Kong is minimal and limited.

About six years ago there was a notable shift in price trends for residential property. Earlier it was big flats leading the charge but in 2008 the emphasis shifted to small...

Chinese leaders' pledge, at last week's Central Economic Work Conference, to strengthen risk control could not be more timely, given the frenzied exuberance in the stock market...

So the government has launched its consultation on health insurance … again. Is that the fourth time in the past 20 years?

With traffic flowing again through parts of the city formerly filled by protestors, it is timely to ask what next for Hong Kong Inc and, furthermore, where do we now stand on...

Mass trials, prosecutions targeting just a few, or an amnesty - that is the question. Police have arrested almost 1,000 protesters so far who broke the law in the name of civil...

Two weeks ago, Britain's House of Commons held an emergency session to discuss China's decision to bar a delegation of its Foreign Affairs Committee from visiting Hong Kong.


The logic behind China's anti-corruption drive

The arrest of former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang on corruption charges has been received with widespread scepticism in the West.

18 Dec 2014 - 8:22pm

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I was appalled by the behaviour of mainland tourists during a flight to Nanjing , operated by the budget airline Thai AirAsia ("Noodle-throwing air-rage group land in hot water", December 15).

19 Dec 2014 - 6:29am

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