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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Li Na, a winner on and off court

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Li Na, a winner on and off court Top athletes are known for their monumental will to achieve. They endure years of training and suffering- and sometimes injuries- to reach ... history after breaking away from the stifling state training system and won the 2011 French Open- the first Asian to lift a grand slam singles title. At home, she has made tennis popular ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Whatever Beijing does, 'one country, two systems' must be preserved

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial 'Two systems' the key concept At two critical junctures for Hong Kong since the handover, Beijing has invited delegations of the city's elite to receptions hosted by the president to reaffirm support for "one country, two systems". Two things set this week's visit apart from the 2003 meeting to rally backing for chief executive Tung ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ramping up the fight against graft

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 05:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... officials in lifting the stain of corruption from the fabric of public life in the mainland is far from done. The full extent of the systemic penetration of graft continues to emerge two years after ... in a one-party system was never going to be easy. Wang's vows of zero tolerance for resistant cliques within the party and to ramp up inspections at the lower levels of government are steps ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Little incentive to conserve water

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to a much-criticised water supply agreement with Guangdong. The system is hardly sustainable in the long run. The agreement has now been renewed and will mean higher costs. Under the proposal, the government ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shinzo Abe must work to restore faith in his pursuit of reform

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... an eagerness to grab headlines or, more worryingly, complacency and lax discipline in the administration. Repairing the damage requires explaining the scandals and changing the system that allowed them ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Democracy on trial in Indonesia after decision to scrap some local elections

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 04:10am by SCMP Editorial

    ... election system, first as mayor of Surakarta and then governor of the capital, Jakarta, where his common touch and transparent administration enhanced the popularity of his education, health care ... of the elite to choose one of their own and diminishes the prospect of another Widodo- or Jokowi as he is known- rising to the top on popular merit. It is a return to the system used during the time ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For new Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the hard work starts now

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... There is hope in the salute that Widodo's presidential rival, former general Prabowo Subianto, gave at the swearing-in. July's election win was soured by a constitutional court challenge ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Judge does South Africa proud in Pistorius trial

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... used earning him the nickname "Blade runner". His girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was a model and a law graduate; together, they made a glamorous and wealthy couple. Court arguments ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Action, not panic, is key to defeating threat of Ebola

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and transparency and these have to be reviewed. Fear bordering on hysteria is sweeping the US, but this is unwarranted in a country with a sturdy health care system. There have only been a handful of cases ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US and China must keep politics out of business

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the Ralls Corporation from acquiring wind farm projects near a military base- a decision that a federal appeals court in July overturned for violating the company's due process rights. ...




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