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  1. Comment - Blogs - TOURISM

    'I was here' Chinese carving on ancient Egyptian wall is decried on Weibo

    Posted May 26th 2013, 04:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Etched into a 3,000-year-old clay wall of Luxor's most fabled temple is now a strange inscription that looks nothing like what an ancient Egyptian might ... Temple spread quickly on Weibo at the weekend, the Beijing News reported on Sunday. They showed seven Chinese characters carved into the torso of a drawing of an ancient Egyptian. Shen’s post ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Balloon tragedy holds painful lessons

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in 2009 that injured 16 people, there can be no resumption until an investigation and review of safety standards has been conducted. Egypt is an ancient land, but one that is also struggling ... SCMP Editorial Painful lessons from tragedy Few of us can imagine the horror and disbelief of the tourists, nine from Hong Kong, caught up in the hot-air balloon disaster in Egypt ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    People's Daily's anti-American rant backfires as Chinese teen trashes ancient Egyptian temple

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... online of self-incriminating graffiti he left at the Temple of Luxor in Egypt. The teenager's act of vandalism - he scratched the words "Ding Jinhao was here" in Chinese characters on a 35-century-old sculpture - struck a raw nerve in a in a country so proud of its ancient civilisation. And, embarrassingly, it followed an astonishing attack by the Communist Party mouthpiece ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Israeli raids on Hamas targets are acts of self-defence

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:34pm by AVIGDOR LIBERMAN

    ... bombers that have killed nearly 1,000 Israeli civilians. It has been labelled a terrorist organisation by the United States, the European Union, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, Japan and Egypt ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nations must cooperate to stop spread of extremist violence

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A global task to stop extremists The Islamist uprisings in Iraq and Syria have the world's counterterrorist agencies worried. Thousands of disenchanted young Sunni Muslims from Asian and Western countries have joined the battle for a state stretching from southern Turkey to Egypt. There are justifiable fears that they will return home as combat-hardened ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:03am by STAFF

    ... It is now one of the 10 most visited theme parks in the world.   One year on, post-Mursi crackdown continues Egypt marks the first anniversary of mass protests that led to the military ousting ... Egypt's prosecution service referred nearly 100 Mursi supporters to trial for alleged murders, a bombing and the torching of a university building.   Spain's new king and queen visit Vatican ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by STAFF

    ... Friday and includes teaching matches from world-champion players of the ancient Chinese board game also known as weiqi. ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Money's talking when lawyers oppose ancient law

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:11am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp The law of champerty, like other old-fashioned legal system rules, threatens lawyers' incomes, which is why they are adamantly against it Money's talking when lawyers oppose ancient law Lawyer Gary Yeong Yun-hong, 44, was convicted of 25 charges and Ip Hon-ming, 60, of 26 charges of champerty- an old piece of common law that prohibits parties ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Military at root of Egypt's woes

    Posted May 06th 2014, 04:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Military at root of Egypt's woes The traditional independence of Egypt's judiciary has long been in doubt. So, too, have been the claims of the army-installed ... branded by the military as a terrorist organisation and supported by one-quarter of Egypt's population, were handed down swiftly, with many of the accused not appearing in court. It took ...




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