Presidency of Bill Clinton

Who said it?

I do policy much easier than I do personal

Newt Gingrich, after crying when he talked about his mother

We will continue to manage the relationship between stable and relatively quick economic growth, structural adjustment and inflation well

Sunday, 1 January, 2012, 12:00am

Who said it?

We are doing things that you are not doing ... We are taking actions - we want to see your actions

China's chief climate negotiator Xie Zhenhua, accusing some of the developed countries of hypocrisy

Sensitive issues such as the June 4 incident will not be touched if there are only [Henry] Tang and Leung [Chun-ying] in the race

12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

None too mighty for the zipper problem

Power has been called an aphrodisiac. That may be why many powerful men around the world have been caught with their pants down lately.

21 May 2011 - 12:00am

A Woman in Charge

A Woman in Charge

by Carl Bernstein

Arrow, HK$168

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

His plans are grand, but can he save the world?

The world's greatest thinkers, most powerful politicians and wealthiest entrepreneurs have for decades been trying to solve global problems like poverty, disease and hunger, with little success.

13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

The Clinton Wars

The Clinton Wars

by Sidney Blumenthal

Viking $140

6 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Sandal-clad holy man turned away from negotiating table

A number of people offered their help to secure the release of the crew members during the crisis, including the Reverend Jesse Jackson and former US presidential candidate Ross Perot.

But none was stranger than the Indian religious leader who offered his services yesterday morning.

12 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Gore's fair-trade ideas could put China in firing line

Vice-President Al Gore's thoughts on free trade are hardly proving a hot election issue as he campaigns across the church pulpits, school yards and machine shops of ordinary America.

25 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Clinton's legacy

President Bill Clinton had good cause to smile as he delivered his final State of the Union address in Washington. Only a year ago he faced the threat of being forced from office in disgrace as Congress sought to impeach him over the Monica Lewinsky affair.

29 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Trade deal faces hot reception in Congress

Mainland officials and pro-China business lobbyists are bracing for tough weeks ahead as the Republican-led US Congress resumes today with the historic Sino-US trade pact expected to dominate backroom debate.

24 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Not all it seems

At first glance, it appears US-China relations are heading down yet another rocky path. The State Department has said it will again sponsor a resolution sharply critical of Beijing at the March meeting of the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva.

13 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Wisftul Clinton still aiming for place in pantheon

From his marriage to race issues and space exploration, US President Bill Clinton is battling to shore up his legacy and prepare for life outside the White House as he enters the last year of his rule.

10 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

WTO agreement 'good for HK'

The US' long-awaited trade agreement with China will be 'necessarily good' for Hong Kong, according to United States Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky.

Ms Barshefsky, who arrived in the SAR on Monday night, said she had spoken to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa about the implications of the agreement.

17 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Political jury delays verdict

In the absence of all the facts, the political jury is still out across Washington on Monday's historic trade accord between the United States and China.

Fierce anti-China critic and Senate majority leader Trent Lott, a potential hanging judge to some, was reserving judgment until Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky's return to the US capital.

17 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Barshefsky in new WTO mission

Formal negotiations on a Sino-US trade deal vital to China's entry to the World Trade Organisation this month are expected to restart in Beijing imminently.

9 Nov 1999 - 12:00am