Hillary Rodham Clinton

Canadian speech feeds speculation of Clinton run for US president in 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo: Reuters

Hillary Rodham Clinton has fed speculation that she might run for the White House in 2016 by telling an audience in Canada she would like to see a woman president of the US in her lifetime.

Monday, 24 June, 2013, 5:44am

Who said it?

Artist Ai Weiwei

Mainland people going to Hong Kong to buy milk powder is a very strange thing. Will people have to go buy air or even water in Hong Kong in future?

Artist Ai Weiwei


I'd rather get death than life … I believe death is the ultimate freedom

Murderer Jodi Arias, on facing a possible death sentence


10 May 2013 - 4:43am

Who said it?

Exco member Cheung Chi-kong

I don't know which part of me is 'red'. Produce the evidence if you can

Exco member Cheung Chi-kong defends his appointment to the University Grants Committee


China has its own Monroe Doctrine … and this is the Pancho Villa case of the Mekong

Academic Paul Chambers on the hunt for drugs kingpin Naw Kham


6 Apr 2013 - 4:01am

Who said it?

Lawmaker Lam Tai-fai

I thought Leung could be like Moses, leading Hong Kong out of the Red Sea. Instead, we are still floating aimlessly on the ocean

Lawmaker Lam Tai-fai on the chief executive


I really do think that I am the greatest receiver to ever play this game

Ever-modest San Francisco 49ers star Randy Moss ahead of Sunday's Superbowl

31 Jan 2013 - 2:27am 1 comment

US Senate confirms John Kerry as next secretary of state to replace Clinton

The US Senate voted 94-3 in favour of veteran lawmaker John Kerry. Photo: AFP

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Senator John Kerry will be the next secretary of state, approving President Barack Obama’s pick to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton as America’s top diplomat.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Clinton is due to step down in days but her political future is unknown

Clinton testifies with an eye on political future. Photo: AFP

It was vintage Hillary Rodham Clinton. For those who may have thought that prolonged illness might have taken a toll, the feisty secretary of state proved once again why she is a force to be reckoned with.

25 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

Clinton fails to silence talk husband Bill craves job of envoy to Ireland

Bill Clinton and wife Hillary pose for a photo in Washington. Photo: EPA

Is Ireland big enough for Bill Clinton?

The chatter about what Mr. Clinton might do next has often tended towards the grandiose. In the past, there was talk of making an exception just this once and nominating the former United States president to serve as United Nations secretary general. (No American has ever served in that post.)

10 Dec 2012 - 4:12am

US or China? Clinton says Australia doesn't need to choose

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets workers at the Techport Australia shipbuilding facility near Adelaide in Australia on Thursday. Photo: AP

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton assured Australians that they don’t have to choose between the United States, their most important security ally, and China, their primary trading partner, as she ended a visit to the important Pacific ally on Thursday.

15 Nov 2012 - 3:38pm

For Hillary Clinton a possible fourth act - the presidency

Hillary Clinton addresses the Albanian parliament. Photo: AFP

The saying that there are "no second acts in American lives" doesn't stand up to the great renaissance of Hillary Clinton.

4 Nov 2012 - 2:16pm

Who said it?

Jiao Guobiao

Whoever could wipe out China would be my hero

Dissident Jiao Guobiao, in an open letter to Tokyo's governor


We got a lot of able people in our party who want to be president

Former US president Bill Clinton, talking about the career prospects of his wife Hillary Rodham Clinton


25 Sep 2012 - 3:11am

Who said it?

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

There is no point in passing a resolution with no teeth because … Assad will ignore it

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for a tough UN resolution on Syria


Sino-Japanese ties are facing a grim situation over the Diaoyu Islands

President Hu Jintao in a CCTV report


10 Sep 2012 - 2:04am

An 'itinerary adjustment' just won't cut it for Xi's no-shows

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping. Photo: Xinhua

"Nothing is trivial when foreign affairs are concerned." That has been the long-standing motto of officials involved in China's foreign relations.

That may help explain why the officials have had a hard time batting down speculation about why Vice-President Xi Jinping made last-minute cancellations of meetings with two important overseas visitors last week.

3 Oct 2012 - 3:24pm 2 comments

Press Jakarta on growing religious intolerance, rights group tells Clinton

Human Rights Watch yesterday called on US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to pressure Jakarta to address rising religious intolerance, a day ahead of her visit to Indonesia.

3 Sep 2012 - 4:40am

Politicians' wives take the fall in scandals

Henry Tang's wife, Lisa Kuo, took the blame for illegal alterations to their home.

"I had no doubt that I could construct a satisfying life by myself and make a good living, but I hoped Bill and I could grow old together."

So wrote Hillary Clinton in her 2003 autobiography Living History when recalling the 1998 sex scandal involving her husband, then the president of the United States, and an intern, Monica Lewinsky.

28 Aug 2012 - 8:27am

Hillary Clinton's South Pacific trip aimed at curbing China's influence

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is set to make a rare foray to the South Pacific this week, in a move analysts say is aimed at curbing China's growing influence among the region's small island nations.

27 Aug 2012 - 6:11am