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Mainland man arrested for suspected burglary bid in Kowloon Peak

Police have arrested a 33-year-old mainland man after he was seen moving suspiciously in an area in Kowloon Peak, also known as Fei Ngor Shan. The man was found carrying several tools and weapons comm ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-24

Despite shop closures, Chinese hunger for branded goods unsated

In the 1930s, novelist Lu Xun wrote that "face" was in the DNA of the Chinese. Nothing has changed -- 80 years later, the Chinese are the biggest buyers of luxury goods in the world and will spend mor ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-23

Superbug gene found in people, pigs in China

A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China. Some samples have the potential for epidemic, according to Reuters. Th ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-19

Philippine army: Islamist militants may have beheaded Malaysian

The Philippine military said it is looking into intelligence reports that an Islamist militant group had beheaded a Malaysian businessman held captive since May on the southern island of Jolo. Abu Say ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-18

Paris massacre hangs over Manila APEC summit

Manila is hosting APEC heads of state including Barack Obama and Xi Jinping but Paris looms over the high-powered summit after Friday's deadly attacks by Islamic State terrorists. Philippine law enfor ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-17

Chinese share their stories of Paris attacks

As China joined the rest of the world over the weekend in mourning and solidarity over armed attacks that killed at least 129 people in Paris, Chinese who were there Friday night talked about the trau ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-17

Facebook reports surge in government requests for data

Facebook Inc. said content restrictions and government requests for data surged in the first half of 2015, the company said in a blog post. The social networking site said the number of such restricti ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-12

Uber driver gets life sentence for Delhi rape

An Indian court jailed a driver of US-based ride-hailing company Uber for life for raping a passenger, in a case that highlighted the dangers faced by women from violent sex attackers. Driver Shiv Kum ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-04

HK tycoon kidnappers demanded HK$70 million ransom in bitcoins

Taiwan police have so far arrested 15 people in connection with the kidnapping of Hong Kong tycoon Wong Yuk-kwan. Wong, 68, chairman of Pearl Oriental Oil Ltd. (00632.HK), was rescued on Tuesday from ...More

EJ Insight2015-10-29

Taiwan police rescue Hong Kong tycoon from kidnappers

Police in Taiwan rescued a Hong Kong tycoon from his kidnappers, arresting six suspects, Ming Pao Daily reported Wednesday. Wong Yuk-kwan (also known as Wong Kwan), 68, chairman of Pearl Oriental Oil ...More

EJ Insight2015-10-28

Pakistani charity that sheltered Indian girl declines Modi cash

A Pakistani charity has declined a US$150,000 donation from the Indian prime minister in recompense for 13 years of caring for a lost deaf-mute Indian girl whose quest to return home captivated the su ...More

EJ Insight2015-10-28

Militant Islamism and vaccine skepticism

We know how to eradicate polio. Since the 1980s, an international vaccination effort led by the World Health Organization has driven the virus to the cusp of extinction. A disease that killed or paral ...More

EJ Insight2015-10-26

No need for democrats to wallow in gloom

A mood of deep pessimism has settled over the democratic camp ahead of the upcoming district council elections, but pessimism is dangerous and, as it happens, unnecessary. Let us first look at what ha ...More

EJ Insight2015-10-17

Why Nike wants Michael Jordan to sell sneakers to women

Nike Inc.’s Michael Jordan brand will introduce sneakers for women as part of its efforts to double sales to US$4.5 billion by 2020. It will also extend the flagship line to categories beyond basketba ...More

EJ Insight2015-10-16

Pearl Oriental Oil chairman goes missing in Taiwan

Pearl Oriental Oil's (0632.HK) chairman and controlling shareholder Wong Yuk-kwan (黃煜坤), who has been charged with some offenses in relation to a US oil and gas field deal, is said to have gone missin ...More

EJ Insight2015-09-24

Why Li Ka-shing shouldn't get distracted by China criticism

Spare a thought for Li Ka-shing, who is on a two-front war. In China, the Hong Kong billionaire has been facing criticism from Beijing mouthpieces for cashing out of the mainland. Meanwhile in Europe ...More

EJ Insight2015-09-22

Why financial institutions need a digital transformation

Earlier this year, cybercriminals threatened to launch cyberattacks against the websites of two financial institutions in Hong Kong unless they paid the hackers ransom in bitcoin. Eventually, one of t ...More

EJ Insight2015-09-08

HK tourist accuses Kenting guest house owner of molestation

The owner of a guest house in southern Taiwan’s Kenting beach area has been arrested by local police after he was accused of molesting a female Hong Kong tourist, Headline Daily reported on Tuesday. T ...More

EJ Insight2015-09-08

Frog King: When croaking is music to your ears

In the 40 years he has been a performance artist, Kwok Mang-ho has often depicted himself as an old imp in a second childhood. He once strung up thousands of plastic bags in an avant garde installatio ...More

EJ Insight2015-08-29

Kidnapped Chinese cyclist released in Pakistan

A Chinese tourist kidnapped in Pakistan by the Taliban more than a year ago has been freed. Pakistan's interior minister made the announcement on Sunday. "He was handed over to us late last night ... ...More

EJ Insight2015-08-24

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