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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Democracy in Retreat

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Louise Rosario

    ... on activists more frequently. Meanwhile, old-fashioned coups are returning elsewhere. In Africa, Asia, and Latin America, coups had become rare by the late 1990s. But between 2006 and 2012, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chile shows the power of political consensus

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by MARIO IGNACIO ARTAZA

    ... president, Michelle Bachelet; the first South American nation to be incorporated into the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; the first to join the Asia-Pacific Economic ... be about the efforts of people from a country geographically distant from Asia, but it nevertheless provides valuable lessons in our interdependent world. Solutions to our problems are often ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s foreign minister forced to play down leadership talk

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 02:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s Foreign Minister Bob Carr was on Tuesday forced to rebuff reports that he had lost confidence in embattled Prime Minister Julia Gillard, as speculation mounts that she could be ousted. Gillard, the nation’s first ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Daunting tasks await Tokyo's new governor

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Naoki Inose elected by a record margin but doubts remain whether he is up to the job Daunting tasks ahead for new Tokyo governor He may have been elected with a record vote and may be only days into his new job, but the knives alread ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lack of political leadership bad for business

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by MATTHEW GARLAND

    ... they are from the depth of the financial crisis four years ago. In fact, they are from the just-completed annual survey of Asia Business Council members. The council's 62 members employ more than ... Another concludes, "buckle down and wait- maybe for a long time". Matthew Garland is a Princeton-in-Asia Fellow at the Hong Kong-based Asia Business Council. Full results of the survey ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Americans in Hong Kong join election countdown

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... will be held at the Jones Lang LaSalle offices at 3 Pacific Place starting at 7am. ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea is preparing for third nuclear test

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Seoul hopes to persuade Pyongyang to resume six-nation nuclear discussions N Korea preparing for third nuclear test North Korea has kept up preparations for a new nuclear test after having carried out previous detonation ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hanoi draws on wartime rival's stance to bolster South China Sea claim

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... enough to stand up to Beijing. Greg Torode is the Post's chief Asia correspondent. greg.torode@scmp.com ...


    Analysts say deterioration in Sino-Japanese ties triggered by betrayal of understanding reached 40 years ago

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Analysts say a deterioration in Sino-Japanese ties was triggered by a betrayal of a verbal understanding reached 40 years ago Rules of diplomatic game broken There have been many ups and downs in the Sino-Japanese relation ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China will reshape East Asian politics

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... and disaster. Such observations and speculation do not stand up to examination. Now that the US is facing renewed troubles in the Middle East as a result of an anti-Muslim movie, its Asia strategy ... Islands. The next few years will mark a new era in regional politics in East Asia. China will gradually gain effective control of the disputed islands and Japan will have to fade from the scene, ...




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