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The Occupy protests are now in their fourth week with no sign of abating.

“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose”. This is one of my favourite investment mantras, tested over several market cycles – the more things change, the more they stay the...

Large-scale corruption makes for headline news. However, away from the limelight, there are many forms of what might be called petty corruption, or maybe something that is not...

We have been worried lately by the "external forces" that Leung Chun-ying and the central government speak of with such certainty.

Last Sunday, as a colourful contrast to the tent camps occupying Admiralty, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok, 460 crazily costumed staff from 60 top companies joined the annual...

On the day student leaders finally met government honchos on election reforms, a survey was released showing dwindling public support for mainstream politicians of all stripes...

China's top leaders have been meeting this week on how to strengthen the rule of law. At the fourth plenum of the Communist Party's 18th Central Committee, the focus has been...

Proverbs reflect the wisdom of a people, as passed down from generation to generation. Sometimes they can be traced to an individual who is not as well known as the words he or...


With China in the midst of reform in the latter half of the 20th century, entrepreneurs were scarce and private business limited. In fact, in 1977, Beijing did not even collect official data on...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:20pm

Today's poll

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  • Longer than a month: 70%
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Total number of votes recorded: 1,134

Leaders & Letters

It is surprising that C. P. Ho, described as a journalist, did not check primary sources before alleging "Hong Kong is given a certain degree of autonomy but Beijing has the final say in all...

23 Oct 2014 - 6:17am

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