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Why govts should be held to account for broken promises

As the 2015 deadline for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, world leaders will face a choice: move the goal posts back another decade or two, or hold accountable those ...More

EJ Insight2014-10-06

Measuring inclusive growth

When the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) deadline expires next year, the world will be able to point to several important achievements since their launch in 2000. Extreme poverty has been halved du ...More

EJ Insight2014-09-03

Let our kids get enough sleep

What's the use of going to school if students just sleep in class? Waking up too early to get to school is bad for a teenager's health, according to medical experts, because it disrupts their natural ...More

EJ Insight2014-08-26

What it takes to have a coffee break with Eric Schmidt

Coffee is on him but the big tab goes to you. A 30-minute coffee meeting with Eric Schimdt is inspiring frenetic bidding on a charity auction site, with one bidder upping the ante to US$16,000. Charit ...More

EJ Insight2014-08-06

Emperor's old clothes gain digital pizazz

Between viewing the treasures of the Palace Museum and playing Candy Crush, most web-addicted youngsters would have no second thoughts about choosing the latter for a day of recreation -- unless, of c ...More

EJ Insight2014-08-05

Solar energy does a slamdunk for sports

China is truly thinking solar these days with more and more applications of the new energy hitting the market. This week, Hunan’s Ningxiang said it plans to install 170 sets of basketball dunks with s ...More

EJ Insight2014-07-11

Malaysia's 1MDB plans huge IPO of power assets

Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB has unveiled plans to list its power generation assets through an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to US$3 billion, Financial Times reported. The ...More

EJ Insight2014-07-04

Hutchison MD Fok pockets HK$515K in pay a day

2013 was a good year for Canning Fok Kin-ning, the long-time managing director of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (00013.HK) and the right-hand man of billionaire Li Ka-shing. Apple Daily reported Tuesday that ...More

EJ Insight2014-06-03

Chaos stops play in Leung’s Legco hardball game

Longstanding tension between Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and radical lawmakers turned ugly Thursday as his regular question-time session was cut short after “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung rejected ma ...More

EJ Insight2014-05-22

HK down in world competitiveness, lax governance blamed

Hong Kong has fallen from the top three of a global competitiveness ranking behind perennial rival Singapore. It's the first time in 10 years Hong Kong has ended up lower than third place, according t ...More

EJ Insight2014-05-21

So you think Google Glass will turn you into a superhuman?

Google Glass brings forth visions of the future: It allows you to instantaneously videotape what you see, obtain accurate facts about someone you're meeting just now, get directions as you walk down a ...More

EJ Insight2014-04-11

Former taxi driver buys US$36 million 'chicken cup'

A Shanghai collector bought a rare Ming Dynasty cup that's touted as the "holy grail" of China's art world for US$36 million at a Hong Kong auction on Tuesday, smashing the previous world record price ...More

EJ Insight2014-04-09

Pollution culprits may soon have nowhere to hide

Beijing residents have been breathing relatively cleaner air in the past few days thanks to the northwestern chill that blew away the thick, filthy smog blanketing the capital and the rest of northern ...More

EJ Insight2014-03-04

Sino Life boosts stake in Gemdale to 14.8%, report says

Real estate developer Gemdale Corporation (600383.CN) said Wednesday that Sino Life Insurance Company Ltd. now holds about 14.8 percent stake in the company after additional share purchases on the sec ...More

EJ Insight2014-02-12

Anbang Insurance lifts stake in Gemdale to over 5%, paper says

Gemdale Corporation (600383.CN) said Tuesday that Anbang Insurance, a property insurance firm, has raised its stake in Gemdale to more than 5 percent via secondary market purchases, the Securities Tim ...More

EJ Insight2013-12-04

Shenzhen tax office backs developers on CCTV claims, paper says

Tax authorities in Shenzhen have countered claims in a China Central Television report that several big developers in the city have not paid land value-added tax, the 21st Century Business Herald repo ...More

EJ Insight2013-11-26

One single sale in November dwarfs a month on Amazon

China's equivalent to America's Cyber Monday is over, and e-commerce giant Alibaba, the operator of China's top online marketplace, is celebrating the world's biggest online shopping day ever. The fin ...More

EJ Insight2013-11-12

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