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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Premier Li Keqiang unlikely to make political headway during British visit

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Economic cooperation driving improved Sino-British ties, and progress on political issues unlikely when Cameron meets Chinese counterpart Trade, ... in three years. Analysts said the economy had become a driving force to improve Sino-British ties, despite long-standing differences over human rights, Tibet and other political issues. Jingdong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532978/premier-li-keqiang-unlikely-make-political-headway-during-british-visit
  2. News - World - EUROPE

    Eurosceptics’ rise in British cabinet reshuffle may rebound on Cameron

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:32pm by GDN

    ... of his cabinet on Tuesday, the British prime minister named Philip Hammond as his foreign secretary, picking a man who has said he would vote for Britain to exit the bloc in its current state. ... of a political accident, in the sense that you have a 'No' vote in a potential referendum, that danger has increased," said Janis Emmanouilidis of the Brussels-based European Policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555388/eurosceptics-rise-british-cabinet-reshuffle-may-rebound-cameron
  3. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    ‘NSA could have written this’: Edward Snowden slams British surveillance bill

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:11am

    ... condemned the new surveillance bill being pushed through the British parliament this week, expressing concern about the speed at which it is being done, a lack of public debate, fear-mongering, ... the urgency with which the British government was moving extraordinary and said it mirrored a similar move in the US in 2007 when the Bush administration was forced to introduce legislation, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553906/nsa-could-have-written-draft-edward-snowden-condemns-britains-suddenly
  4. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Former MI6 chief slams British government, media for giving extremists ‘oxygen of publicity’

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 08:47pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Former MI6 chief says terror threat overblown The British government and media have exaggerated the Islamist terrorism threat and given extremists publicity ... since the Arab spring. It had created a major political problem in the Middle East but the West, including Britain, was only "marginally affected". Unlike the threat posed by al-Qaeda ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549704/former-mi6-chief-slams-british-government-media-giving-extremists-oxygen
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Five million back curbing Myanmar military's role in politics

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon 5m back curbing army role in politics Myanmar's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected ... provision which bars candidates with a foreign child or spouse- her late husband was British as are both her sons. Tun Tun Hein, an NLD official responsible for the petition, said the party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557288/five-million-back-curbing-myanmar-militarys-role-politics
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Little political consensus on how a party finance law might work

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by JEFFIE LAM, SARAH KARACS

    ... Jeffie Lam and Sarah Karacs After huge donations from Jimmy Lai came to light, reformers are again seeking more transparency- but few politicians are willing to embrace it Little political ... to make political parties' financing more transparent. But with parties across the political spectrum reluctant to open their books, consensus on how to regulate donations such as those from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558406/little-political-consensus-how-party-finance-law-might-work
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's economic power buys British silence on human rights

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:00pm by JONATHAN SULLIVAN

    ... the relationship back on track, it was unrealistic to expect otherwise, when any public utterance on Hong Kong would have infuriated Beijing. It has long been the British preference to eschew political ... Jonathan Sullivan Jonathan Sullivan says Cameron, with an eye on 2015 polls, chose circumspection during Li's visit China's economic power buys British silence on its human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1538926/chinas-economic-power-buys-british-silence-human-rights
  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Li Keqiang granted meeting with Queen Elizabeth during British visit

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:18pm by Cary Huang

    ... the encounter suggested a significant agreement between the two countries. "Such an audience is politically significant and the confirmation of the meeting suggests an important political agreement between the two nations," said Tian Dewen, a researcher in European studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Kerry Brown, professor of Chinese politics and director of the China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532117/li-keqiang-granted-meeting-queen-elizabeth-during-next-weeks-visit
  9. News - World - EUROPE

    Juncker named to top EU job in bitter blow for British PM Cameron

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 02:31pm by AFP, GUARDIAN

    ... increases the risk of Brexit (a British exit from the EU)," said Mats Persson, director of the London-based think-tank Open Europe. "However, it is far from the end of the story for sweeping European reform." British newspapers were unanimous yesterday that Cameron's defeat had increased the risk of the country leaving the 28-nation bloc, with The Times warning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542356/juncker-named-top-eu-job-bitter-blow-british-pm-cameron
  10. News - Hong Kong - scholarism

    Hong Kong's youngest activists draw inspiration from political liberalism

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:47am by Erin Hale

    ... as justification, but unlike their counterparts in the West, who might quote left-wing thinkers like Noam Chomsky and Slavoj Zizek, these students openly admire John Rawls, a postwar American political philosopher most famous for writings on political liberalism and justice.  “All philosophy students in Hong Kong... are largely influenced by this kind of [Rawlsian] idea, how we can make a better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555279/unlike-world-peers-hong-kongs-young-activists-are-inspired-american

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