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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Regional heads of China's re-education through labour system have heard nothing from Beijing, say state media

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 07:57am by John Kennedy

    ... we're likely not to know for sure before March when Xi Jinping's administration formally takes power. Also today comes the news that heads of the re-education through labour system in at least six regions have told state media there still has been no indication of possible forthcoming changes: The state-run Global Times Tuesday said officials in at least six regions across China ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am

    ... In developing relations with Africa, all countries should respect Africa's dignity and independence President Xi Jinping, in a keynote speech on his first trip as head of state to the continent   I think this is continued discrimination against us Domestic helper Rosie Padilla on the Court of Final Appeal's ruling on residency   Life is very unpredictable at age 86 Professor ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 04:22am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Being an emperor can be a lonely state Japan's head of state, Emperor Akihito, reflects on the loneliness of his position as he celebrated his 80th birthday   My father told us to 'never oppose Chairman Mao' Xu Wenhui recalls how her PLA general father told them to support the chinese leader despite suffering persecution   I don't want him ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., August 10, 2014

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by STAFF

    ... Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea The former Khmer Rouge leaders were given life prison sentences for crimes against humanity by a UN-backed court in Cambodia. The sentences were handed down to former head of state Khieu Samphan and chief ideologue Nuon Chea. The charges related to forced population transfers, enforced disappearances and attacks against human dignity. They both denied ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    EU seeks negotiated outcome to crisis in Crimea

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by LETTERS

    ... by 28 democratically elected EU heads of state and government in the EU council. EU leaders like the council president or commission president are not directly elected, but their appointments ... and of international law. At their summit last Thursday, the EU heads of state and government stated that the EU will not recognise the referendum or the illegal annexation of Crimea. The EU feels strongly ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Prime minister at a time of tumult, Gough Whitlam made a difference

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Gough Whitlam made a difference Few political leaders have polarised their nation as much as Australia's Gough Whitlam, sacked as prime minister by the head of state's representative to resolve a constitutional crisis and then heavily defeated at the subsequent poll. But when he died last week at 98, nearly 40 years after his dismissal, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... and stability which the birth represents to our founding nation. … Whether... Australia should have the British monarch as head of state is a debate that will run on and on because it is clear ... of Prince William, he is third in line to the throne of the United Kingdom, meaning he is destined, one day, to be the head of state of the UK and 15 Commonwealth realms. … While some people may ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points, November 11, 2014

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 06:32am by STAFF

    ... reserved for heads of state. Sata's health had been a source of concern since June, when he appeared on state television looking pale.   Hong Kong in three-day clash with PNG Jamie Atkinson ...   China represented at Zambian leader's funeral Chen Zhenggao, head of the Housing and Urban-Rural Development Ministry, will represent China at the funeral of Zambian President Michael Sata ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After a closure of sorts, Cambodia must now look to future

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is etched in time and tide. It is more than 35 years since the regime fell and age has almost cheated justice altogether. One of the former leaders, Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan, is 83, ...




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