Commentary

Boosting China’s high-income hopes

It is widely agreed that economic development means more than gross domestic product growth. As China is now learning, one does not guarantee the other. Unless its leaders...

Don’t dismiss the humanities

Don’t dismiss the humanities

What use could the humanities be in a digital age? University students focusing on them may end up, at least in their parents’ nightmares, as dog-walkers for those majoring in...

Understanding China-style racism

Understanding China-style racism

The killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last month prompted riots and soul-searching as America confronted the uglier side of...

Bringing the arts to the community

The National Arts Council (NAC) recently announced that voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) can tap government funding to conduct arts programmes for their beneficiaries....

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