Inside Out Column:

Thucydides trap

Sporting asylum
Supercharging baby

Pillaging the planet
Pensions and savings

Iran Sanctions
Sharing economy

Trade skirmishes
Deep ocean mining

May madness
Rosling and factfulness

Liveable smart cities
Importing and exporting

Quality Japan
Discriminating against women

Trade and smilely faces
Caveat emptor

Airlines and the long haul

China's future

Debt and systemic stress
Winning trade wars or winning election?

Li Kashing and old age 

Hygge and expensive cities 

Over the moon
An easy trade war to win

PNG's digital challenge
Pew picture of the US

The temptation to squander
Future job crisis

Planetary plastic crisis 

Universal basic incomes and post-work utopias 

Chinese travellers in Hobbiton

New Zeraland glimpse into anti-globalization
About Pandemics

Megacities and Urbanization
Trump's Tourism Slump

Davos Trade Skirmishes 

Progress for Women 

Cryptocurrency Concern 

Crazy Art 

McDonald's Revisit

Predictions and Wishful Thinking

Whistling in the Wind in Buenos Aires

The Christmas Gift of Time 

Hong Kong's Iconic Waterfront 

China's Mushroom Explosion 

Cities at Risk 

Health Alatum

Colonial Legacy Revisited

Free Trade is Tough Sell

Superbugs Unplucked

Bad Things Do Get Better

From Trade to Theatre

Trump's Bathtime Blues

Nuclear Deal Goes Nuts

All for the Greater Good

Brexit Madness Revealed

A Democratic Challenge

An Assault on Free Trade

Playing the Golf Game

No Logic to US Gun Obsession

A Better Quality of Life

Let Cool Heads Prevail

Beauty of PowerPoint

Whoof, Howl and a Miaow for Pet Lovers

Change of Fortune Looms

Brace for the Next Crisis

Two Steps Backwards

Dispute Resolution

Punching Our Weight

Halt, Proceed with Care

Defusing the War Tension

Disaster Management

Colourful Life Lived Well

Challenge of Stagnation

Liveablility Challenge

What a Load of Rubbish

Litmus Test for Trump

Co-location Conundrum

Guardian of the Galaxy

Humanity's Fat Challenge

Beyond the Boundaries

Cities Steer Man's Future

Same Same but Different

Finding the Right Path

Vulnerable Chock Points

Multilateral Deals Superior

Swept Up in the Storm

Get on with Running This City

World Still Integrating

The Need Legal Rethink
Bridging the Skills Gap

Cost of Miscalculations
Region of Terror

China Shines as Trump Stumbles
Dangerous Potents

Lessons from Tech Age

Obsessive Addiction

Harnessing the Ocean Wealth

Price of Misjudgement

A City Unwell

Instagram's Big Appetite

Resurgence of Optimism

Honour Female Geniuses

Grave Challenge

Europe at Crossroads

Arduous Flight Ahead

Global Trade Comes First

Hypocrisy of Fair Trade

Scooping up the Mess

Beyond the Horizon

Careless Tweets

Equation for Happiness

Technology Quest

Playground Rule Explains Trump’s Disdain for Global Trade

Where the City Fell Short

Saudis Tilt Towards Asia

Face-to-Face Challenges

Eat, Drink and be Merry

Wages Up for All

At the Heart of Migration

Rare Trade Deal

A World Without Trust

Absolute Measurement

Testing Time for APEC

Projects for the People

Ruling the Waves

Calm Before Storm

The Great Wall

The Art of Trade Wall

Dangerous Allegations

An Unreachable Chasm

Lasting Legacy of Obama

Praise Whistle-blowers

C-suite Team in Politics

APEC's Day of Reckoning

Health Matters

Movie Magic Still Elusive

Dismiss Thriving Desert Hub Dubai at Your Peril

Let's Drop "Stuff"

Diminishing Act

In the Pursuit of Accuracy

Perilous Day in Europe

Lasting Sense of Despair

Hard Reality of Shipping

Challenges of Aging

Hope for the Future

Renewing the Air We Breathe

Shopping City Losing its Sheen

Looming Challenges

A Year of Tough Challenges

Stretching the Limits

Shaping Future Trade Patterns
Much Ado about Tattoos

The Only Way to Democracy
Losing Glimmer?

A Show of Soft Dipomacy

First Real Test

Wage Talks can't Fix 'Real' Problems

Essential Growth Catalyst

Higher Price of Scientific Research
The Bigger Crisis Within

Alarm Over Global Trade

Painful Progress

Appeal of Sin Taxes

The High Cost of Bad Air

HK's Deepening Inequality
Political Mess

Economic Conundrum
Big is not Good

Why We Need APEC

Pension Crisis Unfolds

Building Blocks

Unwelcome Intruder

Crazy Strategy

Unravelling the Myths

Economics of Olympics

City of Extreme Inequality

Welcome Measures

Grand Football Ambitions
Growing Risks

Bargaining for Advantage

Turning the Tide

Rebuild Case for Liberal Trade

Language Lessons

The Way to Equality
Fragrant Success

Ahead Lies Madness

Soaring to New Height

Realities for Retirement

Banking in Fears

Quiet Comfort from Peru

Code Matters

Driving towards Driverless Cars

Unsung Advantage

Invasive Species

Closed for Business

Costs of Migration

Pointless Trade Rhetoric

Your Digital Afterlife

Real Inequality

Tip of the Iceberg

Costly Divorce

Resource Curse

Spreading Pain

Monarch's lasting legacy

China: pollution beater

What Third Runway? Hong Kong needs Another Airport

Four Amazing Things I learned About China's Top Leadership


The Offshore Case
Dumbing Down

Smelling the Air

Confidence Crisis

Food for Thought

Why Go Glum

Chilling Effect

Paying the Price

Signs of Life

Aerial Torture

Banking on Change

Eyes Wide Shut

Keep on Pushing

Milk for Life

Life Goes On

Weird Weather

Tourism Gold Mine

Tough Year for APEC

A New Pandemic

Putting the PR Spin into Trust

Myanmar's hope

Time to Count the Winners in Global Commodity Crash

Political Eclipse

Dumping Grounds

Saving for Old Age

Light without Progress

Off Life Support

No Consensus Please

Time to Wimps to Lead

The "Good Guys" of Pacific Alliance Mean Business 

The Art of Innovation

Tip of the Melting Iceberg

Gucci Set is Here to Stay

It's Time to Bridge the Gap

Not Welcome Here

World City? Not Any More 

Meeting of Minds

Hong Kong Ignores Food Security at Its Own Peril

The Two-for-One Trauma

Changing of the Guard

Hong Kong: A Feisty City on 'Borrowed Time'

Previous SCMP Articles:

Pacific Trade Deal Welcome, Despite Geopolitical Baggage

China's restructuring couldn't come at a worse time

Vision Critical in City Planning as Metropolises Set to Boom

Time to put in place ‘Earn, Learn, Return’ initiative in Hong Kong and Asia 

Reshaping the World Order through ‘One Belt, One Road’ 

The Top 10 fixes needed if Hong Kong is to be the Asia's World City

MERS - taking the fear and putting it in perspective

Mainland wife migration flow about to return? 
China's absute decision to abandon export processing by upgrading manufacturing base