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On Second Thought: 70 years on, the world has still not learnt lessons of war

By the time Hitler raided Poland in 1939, starting the second world war, China had been fighting Japan for eight years

By the time Hitler raided Poland in 1939, starting the second world war, China had been fighting Japan for eight years

11 Sep 2015 - 3:50AM
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How Adlai Stevenson proved power of compromise in Cuban missile crisis

Half a century ago in 1965, four exceptional personalities passed away: Winston Churchill, T.S. Eliot, Nat King Cole and Adlai Stevenson. Most would agree the first three were among the top of their lots. Many, however, would wonder why Stevenson ranks in the same category.

Half a century ago in 1965, four exceptional personalities passed away: Winston Churchill, T.S. Eliot, Nat King Cole and Adlai Stevenson. Most would agree the first three were among the top of their lots. Many, however, would wonder why Stevenson ranks in the same category.

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We can take pride in our students and learn from them

Open learning culture necessary to allow young adults to become independent thinkers, writes Lam Woon-kwong.

Open learning culture necessary to allow young adults to become independent thinkers, writes Lam Woon-kwong.

12 Dec 2014 - 5:40AM
Wait may help the Shanghai share link run more smoothly

Forty years ago on November 14, 1974, the Hang Seng Index fell to 179 points. The index was down from its peak of 1,774 in March 1973, having lost some 90 per cent of its value in 20 months.

Forty years ago on November 14, 1974, the Hang Seng Index fell to 179 points. The index was down from its peak of 1,774 in March 1973, having lost some 90 per cent of its value in 20 months.

14 Nov 2014 - 4:58AM
Police did their best to bring protests under control

Occupy Central demonstrators were shocked on the night of September 28 when they had to flee multiple rounds of tear gas aimed at dispersing them in Admiralty.

Occupy Central demonstrators were shocked on the night of September 28 when they had to flee multiple rounds of tear gas aimed at dispersing them in Admiralty.

17 Oct 2014 - 4:05AM
Democracy is no escape from a ruling elite

British writer Joseph Conrad, remembered for great novels such as Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, said: "Man is amazing, but he is not a masterpiece."

British writer Joseph Conrad, remembered for great novels such as Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, said: "Man is amazing, but he is not a masterpiece."

12 Sep 2014 - 3:38AM
Key to good policies? It's a matter of time

When I studied public administration at Harvard University back in the 1980s, I picked up a powerful conceptual tool that has proven a handy guide in assessing public policy options.

When I studied public administration at Harvard University back in the 1980s, I picked up a powerful conceptual tool that has proven a handy guide in assessing public policy options.

4 Jul 2014 - 4:03AM
Time to throw out the old mindset on waste problem

Last week, the chief executive returned from Sweden, where he was on a trip to study how this small country, with a marginally higher population than Hong Kong, manages to be so innovative in its development and use of technology.

Last week, the chief executive returned from Sweden, where he was on a trip to study how this small country, with a marginally higher population than Hong Kong, manages to be so innovative in its development and use of technology.

30 May 2014 - 4:10AM
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We must act now to solve our medical staff shortfall: Lam Woon-kwong

The outgoing Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk says the biggest regret of his nine-year term heading the authority is being unable to solve the acute shortage of medical staff, especially doctors.

The outgoing Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk says the biggest regret of his nine-year term heading the authority is being unable to solve the acute shortage of medical staff, especially doctors.

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