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22 Dec 2014

There is little doubt that 2014 will be remembered as one of the most eventful years in China's history.

Wang Xiangwei took up the role of Editor-in-Chief in February 2012, responsible for the editorial direction and newsroom operations. He started his 20-year career at the China Daily, before moving to the UK, where he gained valuable experience at a number of news organisations, including the BBC Chinese Service. In 1993, he moved to Hong Kong and worked at the Eastern Express before joining the South China Morning Post in 1996 as our China Business Reporter. He was subsequently promoted to China Editor in 2000 and Deputy Editor in 2007, a position he held for four years prior to being promoted to his current position. Mr. Wang has a Masters degree in Journalism, and a Bachelors degree in English.
22 Dec 2014 - 8:00am
22 Dec 2014

Just how strong is the recovery in the US? That’s the question everyone’s asking as global growth slows and the US offers the only glimmer of hope among the major economies.

22 Dec 2014 - 12:56pm
22 Dec 2014

Santa Claus doesn't visit those who cry or pout, so the song about him coming to town says.

Peter Kammerer is a long-time columnist and commentator for the SCMP. He has received recognition for his writing at the Hong Kong news Awards, the annual Human Rights Press Awards and from the Society of Publishing in Asia. Before moving to Hong Kong in 1988, he worked on newspapers in his native Australia.  
22 Dec 2014 - 12:38pm
22 Dec 2014

In the West they sometimes say greed is good – can a Chinese variant of this principle be that...

22 Dec 2014 - 10:18am
22 Dec 2014

For many, one of this year's biggest surprises is that sovereign bond yields have trended down...

Nicole Elliott is a technical analyst with 32 years experience of financial analysis working for some of the world’s biggest investment banks. Her key expertise is in foreign exchange, interest rate products, bullion, indices and commodities markets. Nicole is a regular TV commentator on financial markets and has authored books on technical analysis for financial professionals. She has a BSc from the London School of Economics.
22 Dec 2014 - 11:06am
22 Dec 2014

Buying remained strong while selling among directors fell last week, according to filings with...

22 Dec 2014 - 7:51am
22 Dec 2014

Today, economic and technological developments support and contradict each other in ways that...

Peter Guy is a financial writer and former international banker
22 Dec 2014 - 7:51am
22 Dec 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin can easily beat Ukraine to win control of the Crimean Peninsula...

George Chen is the Financial Editor and Mr. Shangkong Columnist at the South China Morning Post. George has covered China's political and economic changes since 2002. George is the author of two books -- This is Hong Kong I Know (2014) and Foreign Banks in China (2011). George has been named a 2014 Yale World Fellow. More about George: www.mrshangkong.com
22 Dec 2014 - 9:22am
22 Dec 2014

The European Central Bank is playing with fire, and unless it takes quick action with new...

David Brown is the chief executive of New View Economics
22 Dec 2014 - 11:31am
22 Dec 2014

North Korea has been cast as the perpetrator in the devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures.

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 Dec 2014 - 7:00am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 73%
  • No: 27%
22 Dec 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 202


Guangdong looks inland for next growth spurt

Guangdong today, like many of China's manufacturing centres, finds itself squeezed between its underperforming rural hinterland and an industrial heartland struggling to cope with rising wages at...

Updated 22 Dec 2014 - 8:29pm

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