Republic of China
The term 'yellow peril' was once used to describe poor Chinese migrating en masse to the US. Now it's used in scare-mongering about rich Chinese buying up strategic assets in the US, Europe and Australia.Wednesday, 13 June, 2012, 12:00am
The leaders of China and the United State will discuss ways of avoiding upsetting ties during the US presidential election campaign, Vice-Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai, says.13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Eighty per cent of mainland companies want greater regulatory supervision to tackle fraud and corruption compared to only 69 per cent globally, a survey by accounting firm Ernst & Young has found.11 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Tensions in the South China Sea could provide a chance to forge co-operation across the Taiwan Strait, but political trust between Taipei and Beijing should be a pre-condition, say defence experts from the mainland and Taiwan.3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
In a major step towards defusing the tensions in the South China Sea, the Philippines has rushed the confirmation of its ambassador to China.
The powerful bicameral congressional Commission on Appointments (CA) took all of one day, May 30, to approve Sonia Brady's (pictured) appointment, made by the president's office last week.1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A minister must be accommodating and open-minded to ... let different fields of arts and culture blossom
West Kowloon Cultural District Board member Lee Chack-fan
It's unfortunate if people think of affordable housing as a sort of class warfare28 May 2012 - 12:00am
The End of Cheap China by Shaun Rein John Wiley & Sons
This is a lively, well-written book about the transformation of China's economy and how it will change the world profoundly.27 May 2012 - 12:00am
Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...
Housing Authority debates one-month rent waiver24 May 2012 - 12:00am
Mainland author Han Han has praised Taiwanese people for their warmth and efforts to preserve Chinese culture:
Jared Cheng - This is very true. I think Taiwanese are the friendliest Chinese people anywhere, and Hong Kong and Taiwan have preserved Chinese culture which has been wracked by a century of radical political and social experiments on the mainland.23 May 2012 - 12:00am
Former essayist Lung Ying-tai kicked off her first day as Taiwanese culture minister yesterday by vowing to set up a system that would cultivate cultural officials able to resist political influence.
'Cultural policies should never serve political purposes,' the island's first culture minister said.22 May 2012 - 12:00am
When Spain's King Juan Carlos was revealed to have made a secret elephant-hunting trip in Botswana last month, his people roared with anger, slamming him for squandering Euro44,000 (HK$435,000) on a lavish tour while his country grapples with an economic crisis.21 May 2012 - 12:00am
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou probably never thought that his popularity could plummet to a level comparable to disgraced predecessor Chen Shui-bian, currently in jail for corruption.20 May 2012 - 12:00am
More mainland manufacturers are focusing on 'Sold in China' than 'Made in China' to counter slowing growth in exports.
Mainland exporters are starting to sell products to the huge but challenging domestic market to counter lukewarm export growth, research by Li & Fung and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences has shown.18 May 2012 - 12:00am
Ever since the Tiananmen massacre in 1989, US leaders and top military officers have lamented what they contend has been a lack of Chinese transparency in its military capabilities and intentions.18 May 2012 - 12:00am
American diplomatic missions on the mainland have disclosed details of ambassador Gary Locke's income and personal assets in response to a call by a Communist Party mouthpiece in Beijing.18 May 2012 - 12:00am