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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite for prolonged campaign to defeat Islamic State

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unite to defeat Islamic State The barbarous extremists of Islamic State pose a threat to the Middle East and, potentially, the world. US President Barack Obama is right, ... to defeat the menace. Obama's strategy relies on a multi-faceted response. Air strikes over Iraq will be stepped up and extended to Islamic State's base in Syria, and 475 more US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590465/world-must-unite-prolonged-campaign-defeat-islamic-state
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Expanded Shanghai Co-operation Organisation will boost regional security

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... involving religion and internet terrorism". With Nato and the US withdrawing troops from Afghanistan this year, there is every need for closer co-operation. Militants from Islamic State, fighting for a Muslim caliphate across northern Syria and Iraq, also pose a threat; Asia has been a stated future target and terror plots have already been uncovered in Indonesia and Malaysia. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1595600/expanded-shanghai-co-operation-organisation-will-boost
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese will develop better travel etiquette in time

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and in the United States for spitting on carpets in hotels and casinos. Tour groups have a reputation for being loud, pushy and unruly- not unusual on the mainland, but considered bad manners in many other ... The government already advises those heading overseas on how to behave, but while the message gets through to the majority, there are still a few who do not pay attention. It is also a reality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1597604/chinese-will-develop-better-travel-etiquette-time
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese firms closing gap on US tech giants like Google

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... on Friday, tipped to be the largest ever in the United States, has understandably gained global attention. If, as expected, US$21 billion is raised, the previous record flotation by Facebook and Visa ... Google's head of investor relations Jane Penner and PepsiCo executive Jim Wilkinson, while Android's Hugo Barra has joined consumer electronics firm Xiaomi. Baidu has snared Microsoft's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591788/chinese-firms-closing-gap-us-tech-giants-google
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China and India moving closer

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the western state of Gujarat was marked by friendliness towards China, which he visited four times to attract trade and investment. The mix has been complicated by Japan, whose nationalistic Prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1597607/china-and-india-moving-closer
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Political stand-off harms Pakistan

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Political stand-off harms Pakistan Foreign policy and the economy were clearly not priorities for Pakistani opposition leaders Imran Khan and Tahir ul-Qadri when they launched mass protests to try to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office. The heads of state of China, the Maldives and Sri Lanka have postponed visits due to the demonstrations that have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1588921/political-stand-harming-pakistan
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Li Na, a winner on and off court

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... history after breaking away from the stifling state training system and won the 2011 French Open- the first Asian to lift a grand slam singles title. At home, she has made tennis popular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596403/li-na-winner-and-court
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must show united front in fight against barbaric IS

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by the Sunni Muslim group Islamic State. The beheading of American journalist James Foley by a masked man presumed to be British, and the son of an Australian jihadi holding up a severed head, caused ... State had been often recounted by those forced to live under its rule. People who refuse to follow or are considered enemies are executed or buried alive. Perversely, images of the killings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580946/world-must-show-united-front-fight-against-barbaric-islamic
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's rail diplomacy has huge potential for the nation and allies

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... between Kunming in the southwest and Singapore, environmental and social concerns have thrown doubt on a section between Myanmar's Rakhine state and Kunming. Such huge projects are also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594128/chinas-rail-diplomacy-has-huge-potential-nation-and-allies
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family ties can only take a leader so far

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... heads South Korea's government. Such backgrounds undeniably are advantageous when running for office, but being raised in a political household surely can also spark an interest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1592661/family-ties-can-only-take-leader-so-far

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