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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Taiwan's Kuomintang party will feel sting of Sunflower protests in this year's elections

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:42am

    ... cross-strait agreements to protect Taiwan’s interests. The ruling party, of which Ma is chairman, has been criticised for poor crisis management and for failing to heed public voices more quickly. ...

  2. News - World - POLITICS

    Alex Salmond reaches out to Scottish Labour voters in independence push

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... in the case of a "Yes" vote to negotiate terms of independence by March 24, 2016, such as how to divide oil revenues, the currency and removal of nuclear weapons. His promise is an appeal ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats not ruled out of 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:14pm by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung

    ... be the only body with the right to select chief executive hopefuls. He said this would minimise the risk of political confrontation and a constitutional crisis. It would also stop candidates taking ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'I want to wake up Hongkongers': 'Long Hair' talks of his fight for the man on the street

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:36am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... the pan-democrats are in crisis. They can't lead the fight to achieve universal suffrage. I think it's time for them to change their thinking. Pan-democrats need always to bear in mind they have ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Unbalanced- the Codependency of America and China, by Stephen Roach

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... kept together only by a shared fear of being alone. Roach is well qualified to discuss the issue, having witnessed first-hand China's economic miracle and the Asian financial crisis while ...

  6. News - World - POLITICS

    Crimean lawmakers call referendum in May that could split Ukraine

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... of Ukraine". US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that any Russian military operations in Ukraine would be a "grave mistake". He also stressed that the Ukrainian crisis should not be seen ... and Yanukovych was chased from power- sent the Ukrainian currency, the hryvnia, tumbling to a new low against the US dollar. The International Monetary Fund would send a fact-finding team to Ukraine next ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to address public as student protesters dig in

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 08:23pm by Staff Reporter, AFP

    ... Staff Reporter and Agence France-Presse in Taipei Island’s president will press case for cross-strait trade pact as sit-in of parliament enters day six Ma to address public after protesters dig in Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou will address the island's public for the first time today on the crisis triggered by opposition to a cross-strait trade pact. Protesters have ...

  8. News - World - POLITICS

    US senator Dianne Feinstein accuses CIA of intimidating those probing it

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:58am by AP

    ... the crisis as a "defining moment" for political oversight of the US intelligence service. This is a defining moment for the oversight role of our intelligence committee DIANNE FEINSTEIN, US ... after September 11. Resolution of the crisis, Feinstein suggested, might come this week at the White House. Feinstein confirmed recent reports that CIA officials had monitored computer networks ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Meeting the Challenges- Speeches by Wen Jiabao at the World Economic Forum Events

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Cary Huang

    ... crisis and economic slump. Meeting the Challenges- A Historical Record of China's Development is a collection of speeches delivered by Wen at the six successive summer forums held in China ... development in the country. He even used the occasion to call for political reform on the mainland. With the global economy being hit by one crisis after another, from the subprime mortgage crisis ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Return to rental caps proposed as Legco debates Leung Chun-ying's policy address

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 12:44pm by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Lawmakers criticise government for failure to improve housing crisis, as Labour Party's Cyd Ho floats reintroduction of annual rental caps scrapped in 1998 Lawmakers heaped criticism on the government’s inability to improve the city’s housing crisis, as the Legislative Council entered the second day of a three-day debate on the motion ...




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