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When Martin Lee and I decided to undertake our recent trip to the United States and Canada in response to invitations from the Asia Society and the Asia Pacific Foundation, we knew to expect a...

25 Apr 2014 - 3:52am

Ask anyone about the Legislative Council's performance and the reply is likely to be the same: stop the filibusters! Like it or not, the tiring theatrics are back. For the second year, the...

25 Apr 2014 - 8:14am

Unlike air pollution, soil contamination cannot be so easily seen. Yet it is arguably more harmful to health, due to its impact on food safety. The release of a mainland government study showing...

25 Apr 2014 - 3:58am
Alex Lo News, Hong Kong

Hong Kong can finally normalise relations with the Philippines. It never made much sense to ensnare our entire community and government over the Manila bus hostage crisis. But that we did.

25 Apr 2014 - 3:58am
Howard Winn Business

Mike Mayo, CLSA's head of banking research in the US, has certainly had his ups and downs with Citigroup.

25 Apr 2014 - 12:11am

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Opinion

Hong Kong can finally normalise relations with the Philippines. It never made much sense to ensnare our entire community and government over the Manila bus hostage crisis. But...

Mike Mayo, CLSA's head of banking research in the US, has certainly had his ups and downs with Citigroup.

Betty Wong, an undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong's medical faculty, has become the latest punching bag for the young and furious in Hong Kong who lash out at...

Lawyer Gary Yeong Yun-hong, 44, was convicted of 25 charges and Ip Hon-ming, 60, of 26 charges of champerty - an old piece of common law that prohibits parties with no direct...

Since assuming power, China's new leadership has focused on curbing official excess, enforcing discipline and combating corruption. Its latest crackdown on graft, especially,...

In a referendum in which Moscow was visibly pulling the strings, Crimea last month voted to leave Ukraine and become part of Russia, thus returning to a state of affairs that...

The Hong Kong government will finally push ahead with the long-awaited establishment of an Insurance Authority next year, but the reform has not gone far enough to solve the...

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Leaders & Letters

The Hong Kong Observatory would like to elaborate on the influence of climate change to the frequency of extreme weather events and the associated risk to coastal megacities.

25 Apr 2014 - 3:58am

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