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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Max Baucus a safe pair of hands as US ambassador to China

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of today's Washington. That the nominee, Senator Max Baucus, is to be America's new man in Beijing makes it more interesting. A veteran lawmaker who is used to being the one to vet ... been his party's leading voice on trade policy, was active in America's support for Chinese membership of the World Trade Organisation, and has cemented ties with China through ...

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    Chavez's passing is opportunity to restore democratic institutions

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... a legion of adoring fans across Latin America. But his controversial policies and divisive rule have left the nation in a sorry state, its politics deeply divided, its economy in a shambles and its ... America. But the destruction of democratic institutions, dismantling of free markets and often-erratic policy incurred a heavy social and economic cost. Crime has soared, inflation is running over ...

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    Extreme heat and cold muddy scientists' climate change message

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:53pm by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Seeking clarityin climate change A record-breaking chill sweeping North America this week that was so cold a zoo in Chicago had to put its polar bear indoors has prompted ... at least 21 people and disrupted hundreds of flights across North America was; a rare phenomenon known as a polar vortex that for several days brought frigid air from the Arctic. Most climate ...

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    In the US, 'tea party' defeats bring rays of hope

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 04:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial 'Tea party' defeats bring rays of hope You may not know where Trenton is, but the news from the capital of the state of New Jersey last week was the best to come out of America for some time. An electoral comeback shows moderate Republican Party members are far from a spent force. In fact, one of them could become the next occupant of the White House, ...

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    US now needs to mend diplomatic fences

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 12:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... intelligence gains have to be weighed against the risk of damage to the essence of good relations- trust. It lends weight to concerns in America and abroad about the need for constraints ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Copyright theft harms China, too

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... America. Tens of millions of the world's one billion smokers have turned to them in the belief - so far backed by limited research - that they are less harmful than traditional tobacco ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Obama's Asia pivot hits a tea-party divot

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to be the most viable global leader. America's troubles give a sense to outsiders that its political system is flawed, and standing up regional leaders suggests its foreign policy is broken. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clear vision on soft power

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America where China has worked to strengthen its economic presence over the past decade. China has won respect as an economic partner and admiration for the country's ... Global Attitudes Project, which conducted surveys among 37,653 respondents in 39 countries, including six in Africa and seven in Latin America, to gauge global public responses to China's ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    No excuse for domestic violence

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... or sexual violence in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa, where 37 per cent of women experienced it from their partner at some time. The rate fell to 30 per cent in Latin and South America, 25 per cent in Europe and Asia, and 23 per cent in North America- all equally unacceptable. Chan said, rightly, that the world's health systems must do more for women who experienced ...

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    Ma Ying-jeou's overseas visit a sign of better cross-strait relations

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... country of Burkina Faso and the rest mostly small Pacific and Caribbean islands, now recognise Taiwan. China has great influence throughout Latin and Central America. That, and vastly improved ...




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