Opinion

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Hong Kong 10 Years Later

Hong Kong’s officialdom has been engaging in an orgy of self-congratulation to mark the 10th anniversary of the handover of the territory by the British government following 155 years of colonia... Read More...
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Hong Kong’s Overflowing Pork Barrel

Hong Kong is in grave danger of following the Japanese road to ruin: spending huge amounts of money on unwanted infrastructure and bridges to nowhere. Like the Japanese government in thrall to ... Read More...
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All in the Family

Hong Kong may have a population of 7 million, but the very top it consists of a small business elite with innumerable cross directorships and direct links into government. Given the right pedigree... Read More...
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Lessons in Counterinsurgency

In the former base of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the Muslim secessionist group that has been fighting the government in the southern Philippines for decades, Lt. Col. Francis Alauri... Read More...
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Down the Hatch

“Hatch for unwanted babies.” It is a headline over the kind of weird story that sometimes seems to be a Japanese specialty. But it actually could mean a lot about the ex... Read More...
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The Threat to the Wall Street Journal

If diversity and freedom are inseparable, beware the big-name Western media. With ownership of Dow Jones, publisher of the Wall Street Journal and owner of newswires and other electronic media, no... Read More...