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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Citic Group's plan opens door to greater economic reforms

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Citic plan opens door to reform As one of China's first state-owned enterprises run on quasi-market principles, Citic Group was at the forefront of the nation's ... unit, Citic Pacific. It also will likely relocate its headquarters to Hong Kong. The latest development will open the group- whose interests span from steel and property to banking, ...

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    Russia's expulsion from Group of Eight is no big deal

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... ejection from the Group of Eight most-industrialised nations over its seizing control of Crimea, particularly as it was to host the next meeting of leaders at the Winter Olympics city of Sochi. ... like the Group of 20 and the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Forum, the G8 has become increasingly anachronistic and irrelevant. Without Russia, the grouping reverts back to the G7- Britain, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Wah Group of Hospitals, which envisages adding another station and increasing the number of bicycles to 80 by the summer. The authority says bicycle lanes can be adjusted in the future ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China should lower taxes, not increase spending, to spur growth

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... post-financial-crisis highs driven by massive stimulus spending. There is no question this would prompt rising calls for more stimulus from vested-interest groups. So far the government has resisted them ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Kindergartens will remain at mercy of free market while they are privately run

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Hundreds of parents are now scrambling around for preschool places in the run-up to the takeover in September. Although the new group offered to take the pupils for a modest fee increase, it came under fire for enrolling them before the new site was properly registered. The group denied jumping the gun, saying that staff believed parents were just signing up their children for another ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Reality behind the election rhetoric in India

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of Rahul Gandhi of the incumbent Congress party. But as neither of the nationwide groupings is likely to gain an outright majority, it is the myriad regional parties with which a coalition ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New rules will help keep beauty treatments safe

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and Health Bureau working group panel set up to investigate medical regulation, there is nothing to define what procedures a doctor can perform outside a hospital. It is a loophole that led to one ... premises without the approval of the Department of Health. New rules to be put forward by the working group will close a loophole allowing operations- even those involving the administration ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's Olympic body must move with the times

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... margin, while the remaining seats were filled as scripted. The outcome speaks volumes about the system. The ballot is "small circle" by nature. Only dozens of groups and individuals can ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with humans, from living to a similar age and socialising in groups. Whaling has driven several species to the brink of extinction. But while the moratorium has helped rejuvenate some populations, ...

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    Cool heads on Crimea can avert a new cold war

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... foreshadowed, including the suspension of Russia from the Group of Eight industrialised nations. Amid concern over Putin's intentions, diplomacy with Poland, Lithuania and other nations ... will turn to China and groupings like BRICS and the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation. The world does not have the appetite for conflict that it had during the cold war. EU-Russian economic ...




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