TIMING GAP ON BRIDGE DELAY SLAMMED Lawmakers are demanding the government explain whether a shock one-year delay in the construction of the local portion of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge will further bloat the costs of the mega project.
BEAUTY BARRED Outspoken Miss World contestant Anastasia Lin hit out at Beijing for banning her from entering the mainland, where she is supposed to represent Canada in the 2015 Miss World final in Sanya, Hainan.
A baby-boom plan with teething problems Changes in demographics bring changes in society, slowly but surely. Politicians make calculated moves to appeal to the biggest group of voters. Businesses also change their propositions as the tastes and needs of consumers change. Demographics is the most powerful force in society and it is the single most important factor to consider in long-term forecasting.