Andrew London

Hong Kong

International Editor

Andrew joined the SCMP's international desk in 2008. Before that, he worked for newspapers in Beijing and Sydney, Australia.

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Why can't Iran and the US get along?

Tensions between Iran and the United States have been simmering for 40 years since the Islamic Revolution and the hostage crisis after the takeover of the American Embassy in Tehran.

22 Nov 2019 - 3:20PM

Tensions between Iran and the United States have been simmering for 40 years since the Islamic Revolution and the hostage crisis after the takeover of the American Embassy in Tehran.

Why can't Iran and the US get along?
New South Korean president Park vows to make people happy

Following a jaunty ceremony featuring a 21-gun salute, folk dancers and Gangnam Style star Psy, Park Geun-hye, who was sworn in on Friday as president of South Korea, made a revolutionary promise - to make her workaholic, ultra-competitive, ultra-stressed people happy.

26 Feb 2013 - 2:59AM

Following a jaunty ceremony featuring a 21-gun salute, folk dancers and Gangnam Style star Psy, Park Geun-hye, who was sworn in on Friday as president of South Korea, made a revolutionary promise - to make her workaholic, ultra-competitive, ultra-stressed people happy.

New South Korean president Park vows to make people happy