The 2013-14 Budget announced on Feb 27 has, as expected, drawn much criticism and negative comment.
The huge surplus for the current fiscal year has not come as a surprise although the SAR government has been predicting a deficit every year since the colonial days.
Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's allocation of HK$480 million to set up a scholarship fund for 20 bright local students a year to attend top universities overseas is a...
So you're a graduate applying for a position with a big corporation, and will be interviewed by its CEO.
Workable measures should be drafted to increase the size of the middle-income group by two percentage points each year.
It is 50 years since Mao Zedong introduced the slogan "Learn from Lei Feng", and it has been natural for people to depoliticize what Lei Feng's spirit was supposed to convey as...
Corruption in China is becoming increasingly serious and the country's leadership has reiterated the urgency to fight it through strengthened institutional mechanisms and more...
What is right or wrong in Hong Kong is determined by nothing but some people's feelings, and if they feel good about something, that must be right. Some call it democracy, I...
Ten years ago this time, Hong Kong was gripped by the terror of the SARS epidemic. That was one of the worst times in Hong Kong's history.
Even though its demographic dividend is coming to an end, China should not undervalue its manufacturing.
As we commemorate International Women's Day, we must look back on a year of shocking crimes of violence against women and girls and ask ourselves how to usher in a better...
All of us should keep a kitchen diary, showing how much food leaves our home uneaten, as garbage.
The change of Hong Kong's Chief Executive gives the financial secretary a chance to re-orientate the direction of the budget for the new fiscal year.
Abe has vowed to make Japan a first-tier country but he cannot meet his goal if Japanese politicians continue denying war crimes.
Throughout history, the rise of a new power has been attended by uncertainty and anxieties. Often, though not always, violent conflict has followed.
An aspiring journalist turns a new page in his career to become managing director of Tourism Australia.
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