Martin Murphy

Latest from Martin Murphy

Hong Kong needs to rely less on the mainland and more on world democracies
Beijing's double standards on diplomatic 'meddling'

John F. Kennedy once said, "No matter how big the lie, repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as truth." China's officials, mouthpieces and supporters should know what he was talking about.

5 May 2014 - 7:15PM

John F. Kennedy once said, "No matter how big the lie, repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as truth." China's officials, mouthpieces and supporters should know what he was talking about.

Beijing's double standards on diplomatic 'meddling'
HK has much to gain from TPP trade pact
US has no intention of trying to contain China
Snowden revelations won't change scale of US spying

After all the breathless commentary about the Edward Snowden cyberspying case is said and done, and the hero-villain rides off into the sunset, critics of America will be left with an unsettling reality. Little will have changed in what many now see as a massive surveillance state in the US.

26 Jun 2013 - 3:45AM

After all the breathless commentary about the Edward Snowden cyberspying case is said and done, and the hero-villain rides off into the sunset, critics of America will be left with an unsettling reality. Little will have changed in what many now see as a massive surveillance state in the US.

Snowden revelations won't change scale of US spying
Development pressure on Mai Po reserve shows need for action

Here in our backyard, the areas of Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay, a tiny nature reserve squeezed between two of Asia's most densely populated cities, forms a critical link in this winged migration, a biological process that repeats itself every year.

18 Apr 2013 - 3:18AM

Here in our backyard, the areas of Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay, a tiny nature reserve squeezed between two of Asia's most densely populated cities, forms a critical link in this winged migration, a biological process that repeats itself every year.

Development pressure on Mai Po reserve shows need for action
Hong Kong's trade partners rely on success of 'one country, two systems'

Beijing loathes it. The Hong Kong government rejects it. And the US Congress has all but forgotten about it. It is in need of a comeback. The US-Hong Kong Policy Act, passed in 1992 by Congress, gave Hong Kong its legal status in US law after 1997.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Beijing loathes it. The Hong Kong government rejects it. And the US Congress has all but forgotten about it. It is in need of a comeback. The US-Hong Kong Policy Act, passed in 1992 by Congress, gave Hong Kong its legal status in US law after 1997.

Hong Kong's trade partners rely on success of 'one country, two systems'