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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 - 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
  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 ...

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

    Some in Hong Kong not immune to anti-Jewish racism

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by LETTERS

    ... the inability to accept a sovereign Jewish presence in any part of ancient or modern Israel. Indeed, similar protests around the globe have quickly turned anti-Jewish in words and deeds. Signs ... in the world, one concludes that it is not a concern for human rights that inspires most protesters. Put simply, much anti-Israel sentiment is simply the newest incarnation of that ancient scourge: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1557722/some-hong-kong-not-immune-anti-jewish-racism
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Give China a chance at Middle East peace

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... shown, a truce alone is no long-term solution; the best hope of peace for Israelis and Palestinians will come about through an impartial mediator. Egypt's attempt to bring about a ceasefire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555877/give-china-chance-middle-east-peace
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In Gaza, a war with no winners

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 12:39pm by Gwynne Dyer

    ... sources of funding. Iran stopped funding its budget to the tune of US$20 million per month when Hamas sided with the Sunni rebels in the Syrian civil war. Egypt stopped helping it after last ... support and, if enough of them are killed, Egypt and the Gulf states may feel compelled to give Hamas financial aid. So the only real question is how many dead Palestinians will satisfy both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554651/gaza-war-no-winners
  7. 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
  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by LETTERS

    ... Benjamin Netanyahu, but he should consider his position with more intellectual rigour. The reality is that Israel has been more than willing to trade land for peace, as happened with Egypt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1556618/letters-editor-july-20-2014
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Freedom will triumph, in Hong Kong and elsewhere

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:50pm by Chris Patten

    ... the victims of torture from Central America to Ivory Coast to Pakistan; the legal harassment- not least of journalists- in Egypt; the persecution of gays in Russia and Uganda; human trafficking, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554684/freedom-will-triumph-hong-kong-and-elsewhere
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How 'one country, two systems' ensures Hong Kong's prosperity and stability

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:39pm by SONG ZHE

    ... disaster in Egypt and the recent violent protests in Vietnam targeting Hong Kong businesses, are all testament to this. The central government has handled more than 10,000 cases related to consular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1555365/how-one-country-two-systems-ensures-hong-kongs-prosperity-and-stability

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