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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Democracy is a real religion

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Democracy is a real religion, my friend I had not met a childhood friend for years, until this week. Ostensibly it's because he has a growing business on the mainland while I spend most of my time in Hong Kong. The real reason is that we simply drifted apart as we grew older and had our own families and children. A bunch of us have been friends since we ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Religion still has no role to play in communist politics

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by DR KAREN LEE

    ... Dr Karen Lee Freedoms end when one joins the party, but some have become closet believers Religion still has no role to play in communist politics While America's "Don't ... in religion shall not join the Chinese Communist Party," said Zhu Weiqun, director of the Committee for Ethnic and Religious Affairs of the Chinese People's Political Consultative ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The comfort of religion without God

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE The comfort of religion without God Stanford University has a new chaplain for atheists and agnostics. This comes after Harvard University and the US military introduced- how shall I put it- non-religious religious services for non-believers who may still seek the comfort and benefits of real religion. This is emerging as a new trend in the US, ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Clashes as church in Indonesia is demolished

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Clashes at demolition of church Indonesian government workers demolished a church in front of its weeping congregation yesterday, as Muslim protesters egged them on and branded the Christians "infidels". Dozens in the 100-strong congregation wailed as a digger tore down the brick walls. Worshippers accused the government of "criminalising" their religion ...

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

    Who said it?

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Anyone can form a group in the name of religion, assassinate in the name of religion, and then oops! Repent and fast for three months Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, on being told of the response of the assassins of Anwar Sadat to news that they had killed others   [It only states that] the right to vote is equal and universal, not the right to nominate nor the right to be elected ...

  6. News - China

    China’s Catholics show fervour in Shanghai celebration

    Posted May 24th 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Thousands of Chinese Catholics gathered in Shanghai on Friday for a celebration to honour the Virgin Mary, in a show of religious fervour permitted by the Communist-ruled state. China exercises strict control over religion, requiring followers to worship in state-approved churches. In an annual tradition dating back more than a hundred years, pilgrims ...

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

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Who said it? Some people want to use the label, but they simply don't understand the dishes, the culture, the history- so they can't make the food Chef Wang Xinglan on Confucius cuisine   The best way to respect all Quebecers … to respect all beliefs … is for the state to have no religion Bernard Drainville, minister, on the Canadian province's ban on religious ...

  8. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope Francis embraces atheists in his call for peace in Christmas message

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 01:12am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Pope embraces atheists in his quest for peace Pope Francis, celebrating his first Christmas as Catholic leader, called on atheists to unite with believers of all religions ... It is a homemade peace," he said. Francis said people of other religions were also praying for peace, and- departing from his prepared text- he urged atheists to join forces with believers. "I ...

  9. News - World - TUNISIA

    Students clash with Salafist Muslims in Tunisia over Harlem Shake

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tunis Salafists brand Harlem Shake indecent and try to stop young fans from filming their version Zealots clash with students over latest dance craze Salafist Muslims in socially divided Tunisia tried to prevent the filming of a Ha ...

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

    Who said it?

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Who said it? Compared with the civil society in the West, the people's society is superior... as it is a great made-in-China innovation Professor Hu Angang   I'm very happy. I came back to rescue the nation with you all Exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy on his return to Cambodia   Regardless of religion, region, or ethnicity, one must always help those who need ...




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