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24 Nov 2014

When Ricky Wong Wai-kay named November 19 as HKTV's launch date, the underlying messages were obvious: it was both a challenge to the city's most influential broadcaster, TVB, and a hot potato in...

Bio
24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am
24 Nov 2014

We fret and compare ourselves endlessly with Singapore, from current status to future prospects. At times it gets tedious. So with apologies to bored readers, I am about to venture another...

Bio
Alex Lo is a senior writer at the South China Morning Post. He writes editorials and the daily “My Take” column on page 2. He also edits the weekly science and technology page in Sunday Morning Post.
24 Nov 2014 - 7:02am
24 Nov 2014

A "jaded" Occupy leader Benny Tai Yiu-ting barricaded himself inside his tent for days after...

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.
24 Nov 2014 - 5:17am
24 Nov 2014

When Xi Jinping and Barack Obama this month announced a visa deal to make it easier for Chinese...

George Chen is the financial editor and columnist at the South China Morning Post. George has covered China's financial industry and economic reforms since 2002. George is the author of Foreign Banks in China. He muses about the interplay between Shanghai and Hong Kong in Mr. Shangkong columns every Monday in print and online. Follow George on Twitter: @george_chen
24 Nov 2014 - 6:57am
24 Nov 2014

There is a hint of possible policy co-ordination in the air. Countries very rarely act in...

David Brown is the chief executive of New View Economics
Updated 24 Nov 2014 - 10:44am
24 Nov 2014

Another month and another volley of record bank fines handed down by regulators like they were...

Peter Guy is a financial writer and former international banker
24 Nov 2014 - 6:32am
23 Nov 2014

You can take it as certain that Mario Draghi's prescriptions for a "consistent common strategy"...

Jake van der Kamp is a native of the Netherlands, a Canadian citizen, and a longtime Hong Kong resident. He started as a South China Morning Post business reporter in 1978, soon made a career change to investment analyst and returned to the newspaper in 1998 as a financial columnist.
23 Nov 2014 - 6:03am
23 Nov 2014

The idea that arms sales can be tools of political influence has long held sway among the...

23 Nov 2014 - 8:41am
22 Nov 2014

The Philippines has tried hard to end its diplomatic row with Hong Kong after the 2010 hostage...

Alex Lo is a senior writer at the South China Morning Post. He writes editorials and the daily “My Take” column on page 2. He also edits the weekly science and technology page in Sunday Morning Post.
22 Nov 2014 - 6:22am
22 Nov 2014

Beijing's proposal to bring the much criticised salaries of state managers into line is bold,...

22 Nov 2014 - 6:36am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 15%
  • No: 85%
24 Nov 2014
  • Yes
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Total number of votes recorded: 134

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Amid the diplomatic pageantry and sartorial tragedy of the recent Apec conference, a short announcement last Monday set off a figurative earthquake in Taiwan: China and South Korea had signed an...

24 Nov 2014 - 5:17am

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