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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1246598/i-was-here-chinese-carving-ancient-egyptian-wall-decried-weibo
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rise of the Islamic State signals a changing world order

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:13pm by DANIEL WAGNER

    ... should all be very concerned. Apart from the evisceration of the ancient regime in the Middle East, the rise of the Islamic State- and the proliferation of other extremist groups such as al-Qaeda ... Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa), that are increasingly shaping the evolving world order. Scores of centrifugal forces, many of which are uncontrollable, have come to define ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1574171/rise-islamic-state-signals-changing-world-order
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1160555/balloon-tragedy-holds-painful-lessons
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1251545/peoples-dailys-anti-american-rant-backfires-chinese-teen
  5. Comment - Letters

    Blame for Gaza import restrictions lies with Hamas, not Israel

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by LETTERS

    ... both Israel and Egypt control their borders with Gaza. Every day, Israel allows more than 100 trucks loaded with food and other civilian products into Gaza, but inspects them to ensure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1581935/blame-gaza-import-restrictions-lies-hamas-not-israel
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by STAFF

    ... McConaughey who starred in True Detective. The nominations for lead drama actress are Claire Danes, Michelle Dockery, Lizzy Caplan, Julianna Margulies, Kerry Washington and Robin Wright.   Egypt hosts meeting on Libya crisis Egypt is due to host a ministerial meeting of Libya's neighbouring countries to discuss the violence in the crisis-torn country. According to the Egyptian Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580435/talking-points
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The logic of Beijing's vision for 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by Regina Ip

    ... in ancient Greece or Victorian England. Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is a legislator and chair of the New People's Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581790/logic-beijingsvision-2017-chief-executive-election
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Egypt's Mohammed Mursi makes smart move to woo China first

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... offers much-needed diversity. Egypt and China have much in common, from ancient civilisations through a shared identity as victims of Western colonialism. They have had unbroken diplomatic ... SCMP Editorial Egypt plays the China card first Revolutions change political landscapes, and they also can alter foreign policy. Egypt's president, Mohammed Mursi, making his first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1027321/egypts-mohammed-mursi-makes-smart-move-woo-china-first
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 21, 2014

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by LETTERS

    ... is in fact a blend of ancient Chinese, which can be traced back to the Tang dynasty, and the dialects of the Lingnan region of southern China. It is the closest surviving dialect to ancient Chinese. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1577920/letters-editor-august-21-2014
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Can party wean itself off growth at all costs?

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:24am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... political dissent in 1989. The piece pointed to social and economic upheavals in places like Eastern Europe and Egypt as examples of the chaos that can ensue when the leadership is not strong- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575893/can-party-wean-itself-growth-all-costs

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