George W. Bush

A Good Week for ... , April 28, 2013

Rowan Varty

Rowan Varty was invited to become the first Hong Kong representative to play for the Barbarians.

Sunday, 28 April, 2013, 5:02am

Who said it?

Ng Wai-tung

Each society needs some crazy people for it to improve

Ng Wai-tung, on giving up a lucrative banking career to become a social worker


I just love to play golf

Golf prodigy Ye Wocheng, 12, who is set to become the youngest player ever to appear in a European Tour event


27 Apr 2013 - 3:31am

George W. Bush says painting has changed his life

Portraits of pooches make up a large part of Bush's oeuvre

Former US president George W. Bush says his new painting hobby has changed his life. Bush, 66, said that he wanted to keep learning even in retirement, to follow the example of his father, ex-president George H.W. Bush.

26 Apr 2013 - 3:14am

Who said it?

A.K. Antony

Our government will take every step to protect the national integrity and security.

25 Apr 2013 - 3:03am

Bitter lessons of war in Iraq

A subdued flag ceremony marks the end of the US mission in Iraq. Photo: AFP

The drumbeats of war were thundering loudly this day 10 years ago. Then US president George W. Bush and British prime minister Tony Blair had for months been making their case for the invasion of Iraq.

19 Mar 2013 - 5:33am 2 comments

Iraq looks back on a decade without peace after shock and awe

George Bush declares "Mission Accomplished" in May 2003.

It has been more than six years since a bomb ripped away the eyes from Shams Karim, killed her mother and left the little girl, now seven, blind and disfigured for life. Psychiatric drugs help control her outbursts of crying and screaming.

19 Mar 2013 - 3:59am

Protest against US drone war disrupts Senate hearing

Protesters shouting their opposition to US drone attacks forced a halt to a US Senate hearing on Thursday on the nomination for the next CIA director, with police escorting demonstrators out of the hall.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Japan's next premier Shinzo Abe refers to Obama as 'Bush'

Shinzo Abe. Photo: AFP

Japan's presumptive premier Shinzo Abe got his US leaders mixed up yesterday, when he told business chiefs he had been speaking to "President Bush" after a phone call from Barack Obama.

The blunder came in one of Abe's first speeches since his landslide victory in weekend polls that saw his Liberal Democratic Party returned to power.

19 Dec 2012 - 4:26am

How ex-president George W. Bush is shaping race for the White House

George W. Bush

He does not speak on the stump or appear in television ads. Campaign audiences rarely hear his name.

But aside from Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, no one has shaped the 2012 election more than George W. Bush - on the economy and on the foreign policy issues in the spotlight during the final presidential debate on Monday.

24 Oct 2012 - 4:41am

Try Blair and Bush over lies to start Iraq war, Desmond Tutu urges

Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu called yesterday for British ex-leader Tony Blair and former US president George W. Bush to face trial in The Hague for their role in the Iraq war.

3 Sep 2012 - 5:16am

For now, any luxury too dear for Donald

Is our retiring chief executive stupid or does he just not care?

I have seen Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in person talking about air pollution and financial reform with an impressive command of facts and statistics. I can assure you that he is not George W. Bush-stupid, and I would even go so far as to call him almost Clinton-like smart.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Expect more racist raving

17 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged) The Reduced Shakespeare Company Drama Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts Reviewed: Oct 22

The Reduced Shakespeare Company returned with two more productions that take an irreverent look at iconic institutions - the history of America and the Bible.

26 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

A voice for reason

Some say Joe Bageant's meteoric rise in popularity as a commentator on class issues in the United States owes as much to his prescience as to his eloquence.

12 Sep 2010 - 12:00am


Still no progress on incinerator after 30 years

I fully agree with Richard Paine that we can learn from the example of Japan on waste disposal ('Incinerators will be good for Hong Kong', September 16).

21 Sep 2009 - 12:00am