David Tang's Hong Kong Notebook
In a tiny flat in Peking I heard a 105-year-old Chinese man explain how he was responsible for the capital of China being called Beijing.
David Tang opens his diary
I saw Henry VIII last Monday.
Five years after the tragic death of 23 cockle-pickers, David Tang warns that Chinese illegal immigrants are still working as slaves in this country
David Tang writes from Kabul
David Tang on the opening ceremony at the Beijing Games
David Tang reflects on his visits to Beijing in the run-up to the Games, where Western expertise has been harnessed to the ruthless efficiency of China’s government machine
David Tang reflects on the storms in China, and on being 'Googled'
David Tang's China Diary
Mark Birley really knew how to live
Ten years on, Britain has received scant thanks for its role
‘The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and ...no other task is of any consequence.’