Shenzhen is a frontrunner in innovation and technology development on the mainland and can work more wonders if joined by Hong Kong, and vice versa.
Public respect for police efforts in making HK one of the safest places in the world is a good reason for shorter sentences to result from their appeal.
The budget announced on Wednesday by newly appointed Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po ticked quite a few of the right boxes.
Twenty-three provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions of China have released their fixed-asset investment plans for 2017, and their total value - more than 40 trillion yuan (US$5.8 trillion).
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, global transfers of arms increased by 8.4 percent between 2012 and 2016 compared with the previous five years, the highest of any five-year period since the end of Cold War in the early 1990s.
Thanks to the rapid growth in their numbers, Chinese tourists are ubiquitous in many countries; what has made them even more conspicuous is their propensity to travel in groups.
Over the past more than one year, reducing overcapacity has been one of the five main tasks of supply-side structural reform for both the central and local governments.
Adhering to the city’s long-practised public finance management philosophy of fiscal prudence, the finance chief has rightly refrained from splashing the cash.
Ho Lok-sang analyzes the good and bad aspects of the 2017-18 Budget; he is impressed by relief measures for working people and stronger spending.
Contrary to popular belief, Paul Chan Mo-po did not adopt a “caretaker government attitude” to develop mediocre measures for Hong Kong.