Mervyn King

China is like the EU; provinces are its member states

China is huge, Guangdong big.

Many business people come to Hong Kong hoping to crack the so-called China market, not appreciating perhaps that it is not "one" but many different markets. Even taking on a province can be a daunting proposition. 

Wednesday, 22 May, 2013, 5:26am

Bankers' high pay is governments' fault

European Union. Photo: Bloomberg

Ten times as many London-based bankers as previously expected could be caught by Europe's cap on bonuses in a fresh sign that regulators are attempting to clamp down on City of London pay.

21 May 2013 - 5:46am 1 comment

Who said it?

Premier Li Keqiang

World peace and regional stability cannot be a reality without strategic mutual trust between India and China

Premier Li Keqiang, in New Delhi


I'm not the type to get too emotional, but it is emotional

Liverpool's Jamie Carragher on his last game before retirement


21 May 2013 - 4:16am

Don't demonise bankers, says outgoing Bank of England governor

Outgoing Bank of England governor Mervyn King delivers one of his last quarterly inflation reports last week. Photo: Bloomberg

The outgoing Bank of England governor has called on the British people not to "demonise" bankers, prompting debate on how much responsibility he should take for the financial crisis.

21 May 2013 - 5:40am