Even before the local body election results came in from Hong Kong, China had been having a p.r. nightmare this week.
The “left wing bias” accusation dates back at least to the mid 1990s… The charge was ridiculous then, and is ridiculous now.
The focus of Labour’s alleged sexual assault scandal has now shifted from the party organisation to the Beehive.
What a wretched time is being had by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam.
Nearly ten weeks after the huge Hong Kong protests began, 1.7 million people on the streets in the rain is a testament to how strong the pro-democracy movement has become.
It is also difficult to imagine that even a moral lecture by a New Zealand PM would do much to improve the lot of the persecuted, or make the tyrants mend their ways
The resignation of seven UK Labour MPs in protest against the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn is another example of the centre-left’s readiness to sabotage its own cause…
If New Zealand’s relations with China are ‘deteriorating’ then you still need a microscope to detect the signs.
The ban on Spark using Huawei technology within their planned 5G phone and Internet network continues to raise more questions than answers.
Consumers will probably have to pay more for 5G services, as a result of the decision to invoke national security concerns to ban Huawei technology from our new 5G networks.
Mahathir Mohamad has exposed how New Zealand is trying to make a virtue out of sitting on the fence over the South China Sea dispute
Centre-left governments will give Defence whatever it says it needs, for fear that a “No” will result in them being labelled a bunch of peaceniks.
Other countries regard trade deals as an adjunct of diplomacy and defence and proceed accordingly.
From here on, his power will diminish…
Why is New Zealand taking part in military war games aimed at our main trading partner?
An interview with new Labour leader, David Shearer
And why New Zealand is no good at either…
Behind the job losses at Hillside and Woburn…
An interview with business analyst Rod Oram
The Nepalese Experiment with Maoism hits gridloc