During his election campaign, US President Donald Trump threatened to impose 45 percent tariffs on Chinese imports to force China into renegotiating its trade balance with the United States.
The landslide for Lam could be explained to a large extent by her pragmatism, though many supporters also endorse her strong execution and vast experience in the government.
Another urgent task facing the next government in HK must be to rebuild the working relationship between the executive and legislative branches of government.
Given the current political situation, it is almost inevitable for one or two “pro-establishment” figures to appear to be “losing their political colors”.
HK investors who are watching the US stock market for a hint of future investment trend should tune in on what Yellen has to say in front of Congress in the next two days.
Since the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election, opinion leaders worldwide, especially those in Brussels, have been putting forward proposals on the evolution of global leadership and warning against the consequences of the United States' refusal to fulfill its global commitments.
Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen is playing a dangerous game at the risk of further straining cross-Straits ties.
The number of women conceiving at a relatively advanced age in China rose from 0.9 percent in 1995 to 10 percent in 2015 according to recent reports.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Monday claimed it successfully test-fired a surface-to-surface medium - and long-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 on Sunday, according to the state news organization Korean Central News Agency.
While HK’s subway system may be the envy of the world, last week’s shock blaze has put the spotlight on some of its shortcomings.