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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Chandran Nair- a real thinker living in our midst

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is neither necessary nor sufficient for development. What is important is that a strong state has the power to limit growth, resource exploitation and consumerism. Otherwise, Asia faces endless ... writing about globalisation and the future of Asia today. Here's a contradiction that Nair likes to point out. He reads in one page of the Financial Times that Asia, especially China, needs ...

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    The opportunistic promotion of Confucianism in China

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... have been known to be corrupt. There is a simple explanation for widespread corruption in China today- state capitalism and its unbridled power and greed. ...

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    United States Republicans take potshots at US-China climate deal

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:53am by Alex Lo

    ... emboldened by their party's midterm election victories. It's instructive to consider where their climate sceptics stand. "I will do everything in my power to rein in... the EPA ... the earth was "created in six days as we know them". Whatever you say about China's rulers, they at least respect science. ...

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    Getting all hard on China's Confucius institutes

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 05:19am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all hard on Confucius institutes Between the soft power of state-funded cultural institutions and the more hardcore selling of state-sanctioned ideology, ... and cultural promotion are seen as benign. However, the missions and operations of China's Confucius institutes and such US institutions as the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), its ...

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    Don't give Japan a free pass on its shameful past

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:04am by Alex Lo

    ... monetary and structural- while still in mid-air, at least took the right aim. He may not be a feminist, but he tries to promote women in politics and the workplace. Compared with China ... became prime minister a second time, he was part of a group of powerful Japanese politicians who protested against a plan for a similar memorial for those victims put forward by the local Korean ...

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    Why most Hong Kong people are both blue and yellow in the current dispute

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 05:14am by Alex Lo

    ... ameliorate rather than exacerbate social conflicts and tensions created by our plutocratic capitalist system. The example of the US political system, with its dominance by powerful special interest ... mostly out of self-interest, for Hong Kong, but we also recognise that the city is an inalienable part of China. The "real" silent majority is neither blue nor yellow but both. ...

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    China's Alibaba is what Western capitalists dream of

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Alibaba is what capitalist's dream of At Manhattan's famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel this week, hundreds of wealthy and powerful investors and fund managers ... and searches, if they were lucky enough to be allowed in. How is that for the rise of China or rather the rise of China as a consumer society? But why the mystique of Alibaba, which is just kind of like ...

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    China must avoid joining Great Game in Middle East

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by Alex Lo

    ... for the great powers for at least two centuries, and China is supposed to be the next super power. That would be a mistake. China has been clever in securing oil contracts in Iraq, making it one ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com China must avoid joining Great Game How far should China commit itself to enhance its standing in the Middle East? Israeli ambassador to China Matan Vilnai has ...

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    Chasing the jihad bogey in China's Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... of Sharrouf in distant wars amid rising radicalisation. The conflict in Xinjiang makes China just as vulnerable. That's possibly why the authorities have been reacting with such nervousness ... of setting that draws the attention of global jihadists. It's time Beijing asks itself if it needs that kind of attention. And if it doesn't, whether China is better off framing ...

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    China's real problem: leftover men

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com China's real problem: leftover men Recently a group of women came together at a cafe in Beijing to stage The Leftover Monologues. ... of the interest the issue of young unmarried women generates in China. The media writes relentlessly about them, feminists seethe at the stigmatisation, and matchmaking and accessories industries thrive ...




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