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Isn't Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying supposed to be the loathed lapdog who deliberately misrepresented Hong Kong's democratic aspirations to his Beijing bosses?

There is perhaps no better time than now for Americans to practise what they teach others.

The Legislative Council finance committee is again poised to give the go-ahead for funding the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator. We hope the committee will take a careful look at this...

The student leaders are mindful of their moral obligation to those who have followed their appeal to occupy the streets.

Never let it be said that Chinese economic reforms proceed quickly. Last week, Beijing ended its monopoly on the salt industry, which had provided Chinese administrations with...

Is the 32 per cent drop in the price of crude oil since June a blessing or a curse for emerging market economies?

Protectionism is on the rise, according to two policy-monitoring reports on G20 countries released just before the recent Brisbane summit. One is by the Global Trade Alert and...

Almost everyone applauded mainland's surprise move to reduce interest rates. Our reports carried only a single brief mention that cutting lending rates by 40 basis points and...

Just as news of the abrupt cancellation of CRCC's contract in Mexico was beginning to die down, China's Silk Road project again turned the global spotlight on the nation's...

Have you ever been tempted to read one of those books about business etiquette or signed up for a seminar that promises to reveal the secrets of doing business in another...

The future of democracy in our city may well hang in the balance, but will it follow the path of a liberal democracy or a populist democracy?


The launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect pilot programme is another important step in the renminbi's journey to internationalisation.

28 Nov 2014 - 8:01am

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In Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee's column ("How Hong Kong can best counter pernicious external influences", November 23), she runs through a long list of external precedents of the current Occupy Central...

28 Nov 2014 - 7:25am

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