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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king endorses junta leader Prayuth as prime minister

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:35am

    ... Reuters in Bangkok   Watch: Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister Thai military leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand’s king on Monday, ... in the coming weeks, although power will remain firmly in the junta’s hands. “His Majesty the King has endorsed General Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister to govern the country from this day onwards,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580518/thai-king-endorses-junta-leader-prayuth-prime-minister
  2. News - China Insider - NEW MEDIA

    New political news website scolded by party propaganda officials for 'incorrect practices'

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... launch, mainly covers political news. Recently, it has given heavy coverage to China’s anti-corruption campaign. Thepaper.cn was officially launched last month and is available online, through ... Shanghai United Media Group is one of the contenders of the ‘new media national team’ that [the] government is keen to endorse,” he said. “So the website’s prospect is unlikely to be affected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1580827/new-political-website-scolded-party-ideology-officials-incorrect
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must not allow its tax policy to be used as a political weapon

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:05pm by ARTHUR LAFFER

    ... revenues; in other circumstances, it is driven by political or even "moral" expediency- so we see fiddling at the margins of a successful system in order to pander to special interests rather than the common interest. In many cases, tax policy is no longer implemented to raise the requisite revenues in the least economically damaging fashion, but has become a political weapon, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580757/hong-kong-must-not-allow-its-tax-policy-be-used-political-weapon
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Declarations of loyalty a feature of China's dog-eat-dog politics

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by DENG YUWEN, JONATHAN SULLIVAN

    ... China's dog-eat-dog politics Soon after the official announcement that former security tsar Zhou Yongkang was under investigation, various provinces, cities and departments began lining up ... feature of communist Chinese politics. Politicians in other countries are also obliged at some time or other to pay lip service to important policies or events but the regularity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579311/declarations-loyalty-feature-chinas-dog-eat-dog-politics
  5. News - China Insider - ADVERTISING

    An end to men selling sanitary pads? China’s celebrities may soon have to try products they endorse

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:53pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com A new amendment pushes for stricter regulations on celebrity endorsements China’s celebrities may need to begin actually trying the products they endorse ... connotations behind these new guidelines, particularly for male celebrities who had appeared in commercials for female-orientated products. “I’ve seen male celebrities endorse things like bras, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1580885/end-men-selling-sanitary-pads-chinas-celebrities-may-soon-have
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Political parties should take lead and improve transparency on donations

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Parties must take lead on funding Political donations are a sensitive issue the world over, even more so in a place like Hong Kong where transparency is limited. While individuals are subject to basic election spending rules and declaration of interest requirement, funding for political parties is unregulated. The situation does not resonate with our claim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560711/political-parties-should-take-lead-and-improve-transparency
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Left and right need to be in step for the political reform fandango

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Mike Rowse

    ... nomination implied that a panel of candidates would be endorsed by the nominating committee as a whole, that is, the threshold would in effect be 50 per cent. There is no such requirement ... that proportion would automatically be endorsed. So there could be wiggle room if we want to find it. But, waltz or tango, it all hinges on whether the two dancers are prepared to embrace and take ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556190/left-and-right-need-be-step-political-reform-fandango
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Parties' Legco voting records show a blurring of political lines, Post finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... amendments in the past year, the alliance endorsed only one. Alliance support for the government might not be surprising, given the appointment of one of its lawmakers, Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, ... policies both before and after Leung came to power. Its fluctuating stance, Fong added, reflected its desire to fight for more political bargaining power with the government by acting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557132/parties-legco-voting-records-show-blurring-political-lines-post-finds
  9. Political left turn in the making?

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... as soon as they are in a position of power. 'The opposition is effectively a pseudo-LDP and, even if they do win the next election, I see no chance of improvements in the political, economic ... the personal secretary of Ichiro Ozawa- who resigned on Monday as head of the Democratic Party of Japan- over a political funding scandal, but stopped short of arresting Mr Ozawa. The scandal has, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680032/political-left-turn-making
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    United Nations Security Council endorses Syria chemical weapons resolution without dissent

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 09:15am by NYT

    ... we put aside politics for the common good, we are still capable of doing big things," he said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed that there were no automatic punitive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1319793/un-votes-eliminate-syrias-chemical-weapons

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