As hedge fund managers declare victory with the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock link, don’t forget the obvious losers: the city’s pro-democracy movement. For almost seven weeks, the students who
Russian President Vladimir Putin made headlines around the world last week when he defended the 1939 Nazi-Soviet non-aggression pact, by which Stalin and Hitler agreed secretly to divide Eastern Europe between them.
China’s economic growth has been one of the great success stories of the decade. Growth in Macau has been particularly remarkable, with incomes, opportunities and quality of life transformed. Macau’s tremendous
Take that, Barack Obama! Even if Chinese President Xi Jinping hasn’t uttered these words publicly, that certainly seems like the message of China’s new superbank. On Friday, representatives from 20 other
Hopes that Hong Kong would one day transform China in its own image now seem foolish and futile. Beijing appears intent on making the former British colony look more like
The “Where’s Waldo?” speculation over Kim Jong Un’s six-week vanishing act – was he ill? under house arrest? in a cheese coma? – might have been funny if it hadn’t
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