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  1. News - China

    Obama warns China against ‘coercion’ at sea

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... claim over sparsely populated islands managed by Tokyo in the East China Sea. The Philippines and Vietnam have also charged that China has used assertive means to exert claims ...

  2. Lifestyle - Travel - TRAVEL

    ESF teacher's quest to visit every province in China

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the world's most populous nation by visiting every corner. His eccentric ambition took root after he arrived in Hong Kong in 2003 and made some initial forays into the mainland with visits to Beijing ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To get rich, poor states must ignore the Washington rule book

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... populations. Meanwhile, governments maintained a tight grip over their financial systems, holding domestic savings captive and directing cheap capital into favoured manufacturing industries. The result ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 10, 2013

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... the world onto the streets in protest on May 25 is proof that their views have to be taken seriously. Studies must be conducted examining the impact on the American population of 25 years of GM food ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    China is like the EU; provinces are its member states

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... not appreciating perhaps that it is not "one" but many different markets. Even taking on a province can be a daunting proposition. Five of the mainland's provinces have populations bigger than Germany's, the largest nation in Europe with 82 million individuals. Even people in Hong Kong forget how big neighbouring Guangdong is. With a population of 104 million it is bigger ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs to make reforms in dealing with prostitution

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Reforms needed on prostitution China's laws on prostitution are crystal clear: it is illegal. Yet no country has as many sex workers. Their services are visible and readily available and what has become a thriving industry is a currency of business and symbol of corruption. The result is that an already fragile part of the population is put at greater risk ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    CCTV blames Dalai Lama, foreign media for instigating self-immolations

    Posted May 17th 2013, 02:43pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Tibetan-populated areas. "Only after I watched Voice of America, I want to do it," a bashful, young Tibetan man says, speaking of his failed attempt to kill himself by setting himself on fire. ... in Tibetan-populated areas. State-media began mentioning  the purported existence of such a manual around the end of Feburary.  The manual is allegedly distributed online, by travellers and by monks who ...

  8. News - China

    Okinawa doesn't belong to Japan, says hawkish PLA general

    Posted May 15th 2013, 08:58am by Patrick Boehler

    ... of the Chinese Communist Party, and a magazine published by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently questioned Japan's sovereignty over the island chain with a population of 1.4 million. ...

  9. News - China

    Deng Xiaoping's grandson a county-level official, state media reveals

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 11:30am by Patrick Boehler

    ... the deputy head of Pingguo county, a two hour-drive northwest of the regional capital Nanning, China News Service said. The county famous for its aluminium has a population of over half a million ... agriculture, poverty alleviation, the news service said. Pingguo is the second-most populous county administered by Baise city, in Guangxi's Northwest. In 1929, Deng Xiaoping co-organised ...

  10. News - China - UNITED STATES

    China unlikely to have cold war-style confrontation with US, says report

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 10:25am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... pacifist constitution. But the study doubted major changes by Japan toward China due to factors that include the constitution, a likely slow-growing economy, an aging population and business ...




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