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  1. Far Eastern Economic Review to call it a day after 63 years

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unsustainable'. The Review had already irrevocably changed when it was converted from a weekly into a monthly journal in 2004. Nevertheless, 'it's a sad day', said writer and political ... journalism. Lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing, Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, the former head of the Central Policy Unit, Leo Goodstad, and senior counsel Cheng Huan all served there. In October 2004, ...

  2. Real meltdown is in the Arctic, not on Wall Street

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Scientists have their own way of putting things. This is how Oerjan Gustafsson of Stockholm University, announced the approach of a climate apocalypse in an e-mail sent recently from the Russian research ship Jakob Smirnitskyi in the Arctic. & ...

  3. Wan Chai air pollution report spurs push for traffic-free streets

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Local politicians in Wan Chai want more pedestrian flyovers, traffic-free streets and further greening of the area after a study they commissioned found particulate matter ... largely in line with official air quality monitoring in Yee Wo Street, which measures only coarser 'fine' particles, the study said. Daniel Chan Wai-tin, an engineering professor ...

  4. China

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Alister McMillan Restore your faith in journalism with Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China (Pantheon) by Pulitzer Prize winner Ian Johnson. Johnson looks at the rising calls for civil liberties on the mainland and hits the streets with his fluent Putonghua to gather details about the self-educated peasant lawyer who took on the government over taxes, ...

  5. We come as equals

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... together', as US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner wrote in a joint article for The Wall Street Journal. The dialogue reflected a shift in the global ...

  6. Hu's CO{-2} pledge won't slow China's emissions

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland To judge from media coverage of President Hu Jintao's speech to the United Nations last week, you might think the battle against global warming had been half-won. 'China acts on carbon cuts,' read the headline in Britain's Times newspaper. 'China eyes 'notable' emissions cuts,' reported the Wall Street Journal. 'China ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... thought it [is] only professionals and business people [who are here],' Mr Tung said after the questioner had identified himself, revealing perhaps what he really thinks of the journalism profession. Another question came, also inadvertently, from the Dow Jones corporate table, where an Asian Wall Street Journal reporter reminded Mr Tung that media organisations are also large ...

  8. The great wall of Beijing: official plans to lock down whole city

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Beijing authorities think they have a solution to the swelling population of migrant workers encamped on the outskirts of the city: wall them out. Restricted access to some Beijing suburban villages may be extended to the whole city, the capital's party chief said after visiting a walled-off village on Saturday. Dashengzhuang, in Xihongmen town in Beijing's ...

  9. Kevin Wall

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai SPECIAL 'K'S I grew up with 11 brothers and sisters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, all with names beginning with 'K'. I was No 7. It was part of our daily life to work at my parents' roller-skating rink, to which our house was ...

  10. Rezoning plans threaten to mute street colour

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... hectares of Wan Chai, now zoned as 'commercial or residential', will be turned into single use for either businesses or homes. In Wan Chai, all streets north of Johnston and Hennessy ... department store and a cluster covering Jardine's Bazaar and Percival Street will become commercial. Only a small area around Paterson Street will remain a mixed-use zone. The proposed change ...




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