Most of the time, Shanghai just means business, but the city has also played some significant political roles in contemporary Chinese history. The Sino-US Shanghai Communiqué was signed there in 1972, marking a new chapter in ties for the two big nations.Monday, 31 March, 2014, 8:13am 1 comment
Did the Heritage Foundation ever send its experts into the streets of Hong Kong to meet ordinary people and ask them how free the city's economy has become in recent years?20 Jan 2014 - 9:17am 3 comments
Ties turn sour for Leung Chun-ying and his former staunch supporter, Lew Mon-hung, who has now spoken out against the chief executive, accusing him of lying and breaking his promises.24 Jan 2013 - 8:48pm 4 comments
Leung Chun-ying's close ties with Beijing have become his "original sin", which makes it difficult for him to win the trust of Hongkongers, the head of the city's biggest Beijing-friendly party has acknowledged.15 Oct 2012 - 8:35am 4 comments
Hong Kong’s government on Saturday backed down on a plan to force school children to take Chinese patriotism classes, after weeks of protests and on the eve of crucial legislative polls.8 Sep 2012 - 8:14pm 11 comments
Former Law Society president enlists avatar6 Sep 2012 - 3:42am
Non-urgent cases can be deterred
In recent years many Hong Kong residents have misused the Hospital Authority's accident and emergency wards by seeking treatment for conditions which are not emergency cases.
This means that patients who may have genuinely serious ailments have to wait before medical personnel can attend to them.18 Aug 2012 - 2:37am
Is a structure unauthorised or illegal? That is the question
One of the burning issues for the past few months has been the question of illegal structures on the buildings of some of our politicians. Some news stories describe them as illegal, others as unauthorised, while yet others appear to use the terms interchangeably.31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Why is C.Y.'s aide worth so much more than Obama's?25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Leung has neither a mandate from the tycoons nor the people28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Chief executive hopeful Leung Chun-ying suggests limiting the sales of new flats to Hong Kong residents, as part of his land policy proposal to increase land supply and keep property prices at a reasonable level.
SCMP, January 610 Jan 2012 - 12:00am