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  1. Taiwan criticises Beijing over air route near air force training zone

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan has criticised the mainland for creating new tension across the Taiwan Strait by unilaterally creating a new air route close to the island's air force ... to the Taiwanese side as the air force and other military units would be forced to react. The new route is 67.2km away from the 'midline' of the Taiwan Strait, an unofficial dividing line ...

  2. Taiwan rules out anti-air missiles on disputed islets

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan ruled out redeploying short-range surface-to-air Chaparral and Stinger missiles to defend its sovereignty on some of the islands it controls in the South China Sea. Citing escalating tensions in the region, Taiwanese Deputy Defence Minister Chao Shih-chang said yesterday that it would be inappropriate in the current politically ...

  3. Games views must be aired, but peacefully

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of China. Farrow promised after arriving- and being briefly questioned by officials at the airport- that she did not intend to disrupt the relay. Authorities have a duty to ensure the relay proceeds ... three months. Some people object to China's hosting of the Games because of its record on a number of issues. Many in Hong Kong will not agree with them. But we should respect ...

  4. Argentina can be a profitable 'adventure'

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... and 'greasy' courts- and then threw in cheap prices. The 'real cost of the cup of coffee in Buenos Aires is only 16th as much as London', he reasoned, drawing a parallel with the property ... their property portfolio by gaining exposure to South America,' she says. 'The capital, Buenos Aires, has property owners from all over the world. Property laws are respected and good quality ...

  5. China 'to put weapons in space'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen and Greg Torode The head of China's air force has said the country has plans to build weapons in space, describing it as a 'historical inevitability'. General ... and space development.' Given China's rapid economic development and increasing political influence, the development of the air force was not only aimed at national security but also ...

  6. Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... William Wadsworth Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry by G.E. Anderson Wiley Los Angeles-based risk consultant Greg Anderson has analysed how politics affect economic decision-making in China for nearly two decades. Between 2008 and 2010 the Putonghua-speaking American researched the mainland's automotive sector to learn more about ...

  7. Tougher line urged on South China Sea

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... China Sea ahead of a key regional summit in Cambodia this week. China should rethink its current policies in handling territorial disputes and act more assertively to strengthen its sovereignty ... (Asean) talks in Phnom Penh today, where the South China Sea dispute is expected to dominate meetings. The mainland speakers at yesterday's forum suggested that existing security mechanisms ...

  8. Events

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tuesday, July 10: Joint British and Canadian chamber lunch: 'Better air quality... but at a cost: A tough choice to make'. Renaissance Harbour View. Wednesday, July 11: Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Multicultural management: New ways and methods to support profitability'. Kinwick Centre. Thursday, July 12: Hong Kong Securities Institute talk: ...

  9. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... a breath of fresh air she is... none of that silly, manufactured 'patriotism' to ingratiate herself to the old men ruling the CCP. Despite still pretty much being second-class citizens, the women of China are what really give the country hope. David Samuel Wieland- Heaven forbid you're just trying to achieve something for yourself, not for your country. Some rural mainland ...

  10. Bomb, Book & Compass

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... inventions that most profoundly changed the world. '[Joseph] Needham found [they] had all been used in China long before they were supposedly 'invented' by westerners,' Simon Winchester writes. Needham, who in 1943 had been despatched from Cambridge to China to set up the Sino-British Co-operation Office in Chongqing, was supposed to cheer up the Chinese working ...




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