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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For Hongkongers, British National (Overseas) passport not worth the hassle

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... if bureaucratic ways of the Immigration Department when it comes to issuing SAR passports, at the mess the British passport office has got itself into over a backlog of 500,000 applications. It would have been accompanied by relief that Hong Kong no longer relies on the former colonial power to issue passports. But it was shortlived. Holders of British National (Overseas) passports who want ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe wrong to roll back pacifist constitution

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... overseas interests, broaden military cooperation with top ally, the US, and, most worryingly, be able to be more militarily assertive in defending islands disputed by China and South Korea. The US ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hacking scandal should not give excuse to curb press freedom

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was calculated to strain it to breaking point like the exposure of phone hacking by British newspapers. They did not just eavesdrop on the messages of the high and mighty like politicians ... British newspaper empire Rebekah Brooks, who denied knowing about the hacking. Some would find that hard to accept. In another place Lord Justice Brian Leveson described a similar denial by former ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Military exercises a step forward, but trust is key to improving Sino-US ties

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... between a Chinese landing ship and the guided missile cruiser the USS Cowpens last November and the near misses of jets from China and Japan flying near the Diaoyu, or Senkaku, islands highlighted ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite to save Iraq from imploding

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... allies from fomenting Muslim extremism in British-ruled territories. Those artificially created borders, although the cause of Muslim sectarian and tribal tension, have persisted. Redrawing ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    After the Snowden affair, our basic rights still need safeguarding

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is to be expected, but not the scale, reach and lack of transparency. The revelations keep coming. British multinational Vodafone has revealed that secret wires allow governments to listen to all ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pension debate throws up hard questions about financial burden

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... officials have done nothing, though. After three decades of discussion, the British colonial government introduced a mandatory provident fund scheme in 1995, following an abrupt U-turn ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cross-strait policy the key if DPP wants to regain power in Taiwan

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... her will no doubt be her priority. Externally, she has to come up with policies that stabilise rather than antagonise. The island has just survived a political storm sparked by a cross-strait ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    State secrets law in need of clarification

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for allegedly leaking a confidential Communist Party document. Gao, 70, appears merely to have been doing her job as a journalist in unearthing information of legitimate public concern. But hers has ... document and supplied it to an overseas website, after which it was circulated widely on other websites. Citing the timing of the leak last August, observers have linked it to reports ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    'People's pope' grows in stature with peace-making efforts in Middle East

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... diplomacy. Among its successes are stopping Argentina and Chile from fighting over disputed islands in 1978, and playing a significant part in ending Lebanon's civil war in 1990 by reaching out ...




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