Oct 23

Recently, DPP protesters attacked a Chinese envoy visiting a Confucius temple in Southern Taiwan, causing not only great embarrassment for President Ma, but also the entire Taiwanese people.

Fist fights, shouting matches, physical threats … and now this.  Are these signs of a vigorous democracy or an immature – perhaps violent society? Continue reading »

Oct 23

minipost-(Letter) The Fall Of CITIC Pacific

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CITIC Pacific is in big trouble and some market analysts say it’s finished.

Yesterday its share price fell by 55% and its valuation is down from HK$31 billion to HK$14 billion.

Today its market capitalization fell another 25% to HK$10 billion. Continue reading »