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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong pan-democrats must show true leadership

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by Alex Lo

    ... opinion polls. Perhaps the better historical personages to emulate are Egypt's Anwar Sadat and Ireland's Michael Collins. If a plebiscite were conducted before Sadat made his historical ...

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    Herbert Yardley and Edward Snowden highlight ironies of United States snooping history

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... be allowed to tap into others' secrets in the name of national security. Looking back, the age of "gentlemen do not read each other's mail" is almost like an ancient legend. ...

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    Why Cantonese is a real language in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:23am by Alex Lo

    ... And lawmaker Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, what did you write in my newspaper the other day- Cantonese is "a mere dialect"? Go back to school, Ip. The ancient canonical Chinese texts predated ...

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    Tricky choice for would-be tourists

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:59am by Hari Kumar

    ... Yesterday it had three countries on its black list, warning people to avoid all travel to Syria, Egypt and the Philippines. The message is clear to all. That's why the Philippines tourism ...

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    Catholic Cardinal John Tong Hon has more tolerant tone towards gays now

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... doctrinal change for an inherently ancient and conservative institution like the Vatican is difficult. The best that can be hoped for is that the new pope, through persistence, will prepare ...

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    The different paths to democracy

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 12:34am by Alex Lo

    ... Dogmatic democrats never seem to learn this lesson based on overwhelming historical evidence. In Egypt, a military strongman is hailed as the nation's saviour after massive bloodshed following ...

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    Sometimes it's better the devil you know

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of a mild tyranny in Egypt led to a democracy of demagogues, ending with the people's embrace of an even harsher tyrant. And Syria-style civil war, anyone? Like it or not, we will be stuck ...

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    No Darkness at Noon in Jinan

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... an ancient Chinese morality play for the 21st century. Except it is not really about moral retribution but the outcome of a naked power struggle. To be sure, all politics is about power struggles. ...

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    China's too old for a new revolution

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am

    ... Egypt in 2011 and Tiananmen in 1989 met these conditions, the two correctly predicted that the 2011 call for a "jasmine revolution" in China would amount to "little more than ...

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    Moon park a heritage plan that's literally out of this world

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com A heritage plan that's out of this world Visitors to historical places indulging in activities that destroy the sanctity of the relics are a constant worry across the globe. The furore that erupted after Chinese graffiti was discovered on an artwork in Egypt's Temple of Luxor is still fresh in our memory. A teenager from Nanjing ...




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