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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shinzo Abe must show strong leadership to realise ambitious plans

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... economic growth is ambitious in scale and vision. What he unveiled last week was also short on detail; most uncertain is how the measures are going to be implemented. Numerous challenges lie ahead, ... with ambitious plans. Vested interests make attaining Abe's vision especially daunting. Only with strong leadership does he have a chance, but that also has to be tempered with a less ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Whatever Beijing does, 'one country, two systems' must be preserved

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... "little dragons", but economic and livelihood issues had lagged behind the focus on political reform. It is clear Beijing wants to see long-term economic planning, and looks to a broad elite ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's rail diplomacy has huge potential for the nation and allies

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... commodities in return for financial and technical support. The Indian ventures would be a stepping stone towards realising ambitious proposals to build high-speed railway lines from China to Europe, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Foreign health funding can help to raise standards on mainland China

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as a proportion of GDP from about 5 to up to 7 per cent by 2020 is ambitious but still less than the world average. A radical initiative is needed if health care is to catch up with rising expectations. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Thais need free hand to determine their future

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to be returned to the people with a new constitution and elections by October next year, but the extensive economic and political reforms foreseen make that target look overly ambitious. For all ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Genuine will needed for legal reform in China

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is therefore welcome news. Covering some 45 initiatives in eight areas, the overhaul is one of the most ambitious in decades. The highlights include ending interference by local governments to give ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Mega Events Fund must be axed

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the finger at fellow lawmaker Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, who heads the Mega Events Fund assessment committee. Another lawmaker, Chan Kam-lam, who leads an annual dragon and lion dance festival and has ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's railway vision has its limits

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the world. That, in part, explains ambitious proposals to build high-speed railway lines to Europe, North America and Southeast Asia. The trains would bring reliable and economical connectivity ... and Moscow; and a line from Urumqi in Xinjiang through Central Asia, Iran and Turkey and eventually to Germany. The most ambitious of all, though, is under discussion and would span 13,000km of track ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Russia's expulsion from Group of Eight is no big deal

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... or reflect the views of vast emerging economies led to it appearing irrelevant. Its credibility has been further undermined by an inability to deliver on ambitious commitments. The G20, including ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Deliver flats at affordable prices

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of which will be private housing. That means 20,000 units are to be built a year. The target is as ambitious as it is challenging. Few would doubt Leung's sincerity in tackling the problem. ...




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