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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Genuine will needed for legal reform in China

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... often rule according to instructions from the top. The administration of justice is based on politics and ideologies rather than statues and professionalism. The latest reform by the top court ... the problem of judicial errors, the role of lawyers in litigation will be enhanced. This includes protecting their right to cross-examine a witness. That it has taken so long for China to come up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557328/genuine-will-needed-legal-reform-china
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing has a legitimate role to play in Hong Kong's political affairs

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... on political reform". They were dramatised last week when retired senior official Zhou Nan, a former Xinhua director in Hong Kong, accused "anti-China forces" of trying to seize control ... It is the first in the 17 years since the handover and seeks to set the tone for political debate. It came 10 days before an unofficial so-called referendum on options for the 2017 chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1530355/beijing-has-legitimate-role-play-hong-kongs-political
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Civil rights lawyers have vital role to play in China

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is to prevent pressure on judges from social media blitzes and organised campaigns. But some lawyers have become so popular online that authorities also perceive them as being a political threat. Social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1537853/civil-rights-lawyers-have-vital-role-play-china
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Widodo needs support of all Indonesians

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A new chapter for Indonesia Joko Widodo has altered the face of Indonesian politics, being elected president despite having no connections to the political or military ... still make legislative life difficult for Widodo- his political coalition of parties holds about two-thirds of the seats in parliament. Even though the ousting of late dictator Suharto 16 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1558451/widodo-needs-support-all-indonesians-new-chapter-countrys
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing must address the lack of civil air space

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Rethink needed on civil air space Military drills lasting nearly a month in some of China's busiest air space take a lot of organisation, including tight security. ... Officially, congestion delays about 25 per cent of China's domestic passenger flights, with "traffic control" and weather conditions blamed for about half the hold-ups. Industry experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1558448/beijing-must-address-lack-civil-air-space
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's role as peacekeeper shows it is a responsible power

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China's vital role in peacekeeping China has made a significant contribution to international peace and security in the 25 years it has been taking part in United ... is in the interests of Beijing and the world. None of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council contributes more personnel to peacekeeping operations than China. At the end of April, 2,180 Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1525475/chinas-role-peacekeeper-shows-it-responsible-power
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A fine line for religious leaders

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A fine line for religious leaders It is said that there are two topics that should never be raised in polite company, religion and politics. Religion, tradition has it, should be for sermons and politics for political speeches. Both can create such passions that discussion among people from different backgrounds could easily escalate to heated arguments, hurt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1553580/fine-line-religious-leaders
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Seize opportunity for Legco reform

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Seize opportunity for Legco reform The political reform debate has, until now, been dominated by the implementation of universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2017. The discussion has become so focused that the public can be excused if it does not realise that the Legislative Council is also up for revamp in 2016. Although universal suffrage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557327/seize-opportunity-electoral-reform-legislative-council
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education can help cut China's demand for ivory

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cutting China's ivory demand An international law enforcement offensive against the illegal ivory trade appears to have done little to dampen demand in China and other ... sentences and confiscation of assets. They include countries of origin of illegal ivory in Africa, transit ports such as Hong Kong and consumer destinations, principally China and Thailand. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549922/education-can-help-cut-chinas-demand-ivory
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Electoral form needs wisdom and courage

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for political reform by submitting a report to Beijing's top legislature. Separately, the government has summed up the views received during a public consultation, offering the first glimpse of what may be the way forward. It is in Beijing and Hong Kong's interest to focus on what is legally and politically acceptable, and to come up with a consensus on the detailed electoral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555029/electoral-form-needs-wisdom-and-courage

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