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24 Oct 2014

There has been a revolution in the way Hongkongers view the police force over the last 40 years.

Bio
Mike Rowse has lived in Hong Kong since 1972, and is a naturalised Chinese citizen. He spent 6 years in the ICAC from 1974 – 1980, then 28 years in the Government as an Administrative Officer until retirement in December 2008. He is now the Search Director for Stanton Chase International, and also hosts a radio talk show and writes regularly for both English and Chinese media.
24 Oct 2014 - 6:30am
24 Oct 2014

An American friend has recently taught me a new word, vetocracy, to describe the state of US politics. Well, how ironic! We have that in Hong Kong already even though we don't have full democracy...

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 Oct 2014 - 4:37am
24 Oct 2014

In view of the political crisis it's going to be interesting to see if our chief executive, CY...

Howard Winn has been with the South China Morning Post for two and half years after previous stints as business editor and deputy editor of The Standard, and business editor of Asia Times. His writing has also been published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the International Herald Tribune. He writes the Lai See column which focuses on the lighter side of business.
24 Oct 2014 - 4:19am
24 Oct 2014

What do a former furniture trader, a one-time tea seller, the ex-governor of the State of Mexico...

Nicholas Spiro is the managing director of Spiro Sovereign Strategy
24 Oct 2014 - 4:19am
23 Oct 2014

The Occupy protests are now in their fourth week with no sign of abating. As expected, the two-...

Ir. Albert Cheng is the founder of Digital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited, a current affairs commentator and columnist. He was formerly a direct elected Hong Kong SAR Legislative Councillor. Mr Cheng was voted by Time Magazine in 1997 as one of "the 25 most influential people in new Hong Kong" and selected by Business Week in 1998 as one of "the 50 stars of Asia".  
24 Oct 2014 - 1:57am
23 Oct 2014

Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose". This is one of my favourite investment mantras,...

24 Oct 2014 - 2:47am
23 Oct 2014

Large-scale corruption makes for headline news. However, away from the limelight, there are many...

Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong based writer and journalist. He has worked in Asia for The Guardian‚ The Daily Telegraph‚ and The Independent‚ and was a consultant editor for The Asia Times.
23 Oct 2014 - 6:25am
23 Oct 2014

We have been worried lately by the "external forces" that Leung Chun-ying and the central...

Howard Winn has been with the South China Morning Post for two and half years after previous stints as business editor and deputy editor of The Standard, and business editor of Asia Times. His writing has also been published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the International Herald Tribune. He writes the Lai See column which focuses on the lighter side of business.
23 Oct 2014 - 6:25am
23 Oct 2014

Last Sunday, as a colourful contrast to the tent camps occupying Admiralty, Causeway Bay and...

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-Apec Trade Policy Group
23 Oct 2014 - 6:25am
23 Oct 2014

On the day student leaders finally met government honchos on election reforms, a survey was...

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.
23 Oct 2014 - 5:36am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 50%
  • No: 50%
24 Oct 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 1,385

Insight

Since assuming office in July 2012, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has hardly taken a wrong step in triggering a governance crisis in Hong Kong.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:23pm
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20 Oct 2014 - 10:58am

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