Discussions of Wen Jiabao's daughter censored in China as more foreign media sites blocked

A combination photo of the JP Morgan office in New York, former Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his daughter, Wen Ruchun. Photo: SCMP Pictures

“Who is Lily Chang?” the same question has been repeated again and again on China’s social media since Thursday morning.

Saturday, 16 November, 2013, 4:44pm 30 comments

Reuters' China power map is totally awesome and somewhat informative

Screeen shot of Reuters' "Connected China". Photo: SCMP Pictures

Somebody has to ask: was it really worth a year of Reuters' time to build the China Connected app?

8 Mar 2013 - 4:18pm 3 comments

Weighed down

Weighed down

Japan's economy expanded at only 0.3 per cent in the second quarter - half the forecast pace - and as Europe's debt woes cause further weakening in exports, the stage could be set for more monetary easing. Photo: Reuters

14 Aug 2012 - 7:51pm

Corrections & clarifications

A Reuters article headlined 'Chain of bad debts weighing heavier' in yesterday's Business Post incorrectly said Jack Rodman had worked for KPMG for 37 years. It should have said Rodman had worked for Ernst & Young for 37 years. The error was made by Reuters.

28 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Millionaires may like to embark on Cayman Islands mystery tour

Hong Kong is reportedly one of the destinations for a government delegation from the Cayman Islands, which has embarked on a 'mystery tour' to the Far East. According to the Cayman News Service, Premier McKeeva Bush is leading the trip to Hong Kong and China.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

A bad week for ...

Yingluck Shinawatra

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Mixed results for IPOs

Hong Kong's new-listings market is winding down its first half on an off note. No fewer than 14 IPOs were pulled from the Hong Kong market in the first six months. And of the 34 new listings that priced in the market in that period, only 10 are trading above their offer price, according to Thomson Reuters data.

4 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

The bald facts behind a hair-raising sacking

These days you need to have more than good reporting and editing skills to keep a job at Thomson Reuters. If the fate of two of its senior journalists is anything to go by you need to have a political correctness radar tuned to the sensitivities of its recently appointed editor-in-chief Stephen J Adler.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Multinationals focus on cost and location

Cost and location are the main considerations of multinational corporations in Hong Kong when they look for suitable serviced apartment accommodation for their visiting overseas staff.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am


Go to the Young Post website, choose 'Listening' from the menu and find the sound clips for this week's exercise. Each relates to a question below

Question 1

Fill in Ting Shi's business card

Question 2

Which organisation broke the story on the lead poisoning?

a. South China Morning Post

3 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

One man's scoop is another's state secret

Does the article above contain a state secret?

On Wednesday, the China Securities Journal published a story saying a source had told a forum the mainland's gross domestic product had grown 7.9 per cent in the second quarter and 7.1 per cent in the first half - a day before the data's official release.

17 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Beijing seeks approval for annual service trade fair

The Beijing municipal government is lobbying the central government to support its plan to organise an annual fair for service industries that could rival the internationally renowned Canton Fair, according to the head of the capital's economic planner.

7 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Asia's IPO market a shadow of last year

The number of companies that have secured public listings so far this year and the capital they raised are both sharply down from last year owing to deteriorating market conditions.

24 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Lai See

Obstacle race for spectators as well at equestrian venue

A day out at Sha Tin to watch some horse flesh will take on a different complexion when the Olympics come to town in three weeks.

We were curious as to how the preparations were going for the equestrian events and discovered that spectators would have to get over a few obstacles themselves.

19 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Thomson Reuters sees firmer Asian revenue

Thomson Reuters, the newest global financial and professional information service provider on the block, expects double-digit revenue growth in the region this year on strong demand, managing director for Asia Michael Peace said.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am