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Indian monsoon may be wettest in 22 years as La Nina looms

India is set for the highest monsoon rainfall since 1994 as the odds of La Nina increase, Bloomberg reports. Farmers are increasing the planting of rice, corn and oilseed crops as a result. Weather wa ...More

EJ Insight2016-05-25

Elon Musk supports his business empire with unusual help

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has been supporting his technology businesses by buying their bonds and taking out personal loans to acquire their shares. He has been the biggest purchaser of the b ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-28

China's outlook downgrade and the case for global rating reforms

Last month, the leading credit rating agencies cut their outlook for China’s sovereign credit rating from stable to negative. If the decision was warranted, it may also be time to reassess the current ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-14

How Hong Kong independence can be legal

Hong Kong officials have toned down their rhetoric against an emerging pro-independence mindset. Recently, Leung Chun-ying smilingly said that his administration puts local interests first and that Ho ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-13

What would you be doing if you live to be 100?

Keep moving forward. That is the greatest joy in life. At 105 years old, Chiu Mo-hawk can speak that line with more conviction than most people. Chiu’s way of moving forward one small step every day i ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-09

HK$1.6 mln cocaine in canned luncheon meat seized at airport

As the campaign against illegal drugs intensifies, drug smugglers are adopting new ways to transport their illegal goods into Hong Kong, and the latest is to disguise them as canned luncheon meat. Bef ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-24

China easing move shows priority remains preserving growth

China’s latest easing move signals that shoring up growth is the government’s top priority even if it further weakens its currency or adds to leverage that threatens the longer-term health of the worl ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-01

Phone scams, naked chat blackmail cases defy falling crime rate

Crime reports in Hong Kong declined 1.9 percent to 66,439 cases last year, the lowest since 1979, police said. Police also said the detection rate increased 1.4 percentage points to 44.8 percent durin ...More

EJ Insight2016-01-27

Star Wars force field destroying box office records

A kind of Star Wars force field has descended on the box office, wreaking havoc on records and putting the latest instalment of the intergalactic epic on course to make movie history.   Walt Disney Co ...More

EJ Insight2015-12-28

Beverly Hills unit in Tai Po sees 30% valuation loss in 4 years

A property at the upscale Beverly Hills housing complex in Tai Po has fetched a valuation that is nearly 30 percent lower compared to what the owner paid for the unit four years ago. In a secondary ma ...More

EJ Insight2015-12-11

Jack Ma chasing SCMP: How Kuok let the cat out of the bag

When the South China Morning Post confirmed reports about a proposed stake purchase with its own front-page story on Thursday, it appeared everyone but itself knew the buyer was either Alibaba Group o ...More

EJ Insight2015-11-26

Lenovo to cut jobs as PC market continues to contract

Lenovo Group Ltd., the world's largest personal-computer maker by shipments, said it will cut 10 percent of its non-manufacturing jobs after net profit fell 50.9 percent in the three months to June. T ...More

EJ Insight2015-08-13

Tame inflation likely to suppress iBond5 gains

The fifth batch of the government's inflation-linked bonds, better known as iBond5 (04228.HK), is likely to see a weaker price growth than the previous edition because of Hong Kong's tame inflation, e ...More

EJ Insight2015-07-22

Boy Scouts panel allows gay adults to serve as leaders

The Boy Scouts of America's executive committee has unanimously approved a resolution allowing gay adults to serve as leaders. The group's national executive board will meet to ratify the resolution o ...More

EJ Insight2015-07-14

Cathay pilots to launch industrial action

Cathay Pacific pilots said they would launch industrial action to protest new work arrangements in the airline, Ming Pao Daily reported on Thursday. A spokesperson for the airline said management is a ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-18

Golden State Warriors beat LeBron's Cavs to win NBA title

The Golden State Warriors won their first NBA title in 40 years after beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 on Tuesday, Reuters reported. The Warriors won the best-of-seven champions ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-17

Ten slices of salmon a day could harm your health

More than one in five food samples tested by the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) contained NDL-PCBs, pollutants that could cause cancer or harm the hormonal system of people who consume them, the Ming Pa ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-12

Up to 4.12% pay hike for Hong Kong civil servants

Hong Kong's civil servants are expected to have their salaries raised by 3.02-4.12 percent this year, the Hong Kong Economic Journal reported Wednesday. The range was unveiled after a study for the Pa ...More

EJ Insight2015-05-20

Migrants thrown overboard in 'religious clash' on boat to Italy

Migrants from Africa and the Middle East, who take the perilous journey across the Mediterranean in small, crowded boats to find a better life in Europe, are facing another danger: religious conflict. ...More

EJ Insight2015-04-17

Impairment losses hit China BlueChemical profit

China BlueChemical Ltd. (03983.HK), the chemical fertiliser and methanol production unit of China National Offshore Oil Corp., said net profit fell 94 percent to 105 million yuan (US$16.9 million) in ...More

EJ Insight2015-03-27

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