New Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won praise after his first independence day speech in August for not shying away from awkward social issues.
Textbooks in Hong Kong are notoriously overpriced. A free market and slack supervision mean publishers can put out new editions more often than they should, leaving parents with no choice but to...
You can take it as certain that Mario Draghi's prescriptions for a "consistent common strategy" will not include Indonesian style increases in energy prices and interest rates...
The idea that arms sales can be tools of political influence has long held sway among the communist planners overseeing China's military industrial complex.
Beijing's proposal to bring the much criticised salaries of state managers into line is bold, but flawed because it won’t improve SOE efficiency.
Hopewell Holdings continues to play fast and loose with the planning system. It has withdrawn its controversial Wan Chai hotel proposal and submitted a new application.
The battle for supremacy on the soccer pitch is escalating in Shanghai as two local clubs, both backed by powerful state-owned enterprises, splash out millions of dollars to...
When the streets are clear again and the dust has finished settling, I have no doubt our community will spend many months - even years - debating the rights and wrongs, the ins...
I am an old-timer. The umbrella movement is billed as an intergenerational conflict. What I have to say may not be music to young ears.
Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, must be fearing that history is repeating itself.
Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph in Central is a remarkable display of respect for those who fell in the first world war or who have lost their lives serving others in the...
Ever since Occupy Central erupted, a familiar refrain in media reports on the mainland has been the involvement of "external forces".
Hong Kong people who cannot afford to buy their own homes and are forced to rent are rapidly being priced out of their flats.
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