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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Woes of opium addiction shape Chinese debate on legalising marijuana

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Detention of celebrity cannabis users leads some to question drug penalties, but China hasn't forgotten its 'century of humiliation' Opium woes shape debate ... of the free world seem to have much more in common. A case in point is the strident debate under way in both nations over the decriminalisation and legalisation of marijuana for recreational ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Rich couple's donation criticised, but Chinese lag in cross-border philanthropy

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 05:17am by Cary Huang

    ... gave Harvard University US$15 million, resulting in a debate over national loyalties. "They made money in China but donate to foreign nations," one microblogger said. "What about ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Previously taboo debate about prostitution emerges in state media after actor's arrest

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:33am by Cary Huang

    ... has your back". A nationwide debate on legalising prostitution ensued. Huang's detention pushed the topic back into the spotlight, and on to the newspapers and websites of state-run ... Of even more interest and significance is that the issue is being debated with divergent views in state-run media, even under "unified" party censorship. cary.huang@scmp.com ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Xi Jinping handshake has bloggers thrust into the mainstream

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 04:27am by Cary Huang

    ... debate that is incubating social change as traditional media outlets remain severely constrained. cary.huang@scmp.com ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Xi Jinping's call for political art evokes bad memories of Cultural Revolution

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Some see president's speech to artists as echoing forebear's cultural edict that helped trigger excesses of Cultural Revolution Shades of Mao in Xi's call for art to serve the party The role of arts and culture has again become a hot topic of debate on the mainland, after an unusual speech by President Xi Jinping. In remarks reminiscent of an imperial edict, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Practice among some Chinese students of mailing dirty laundry home prompts debate

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:33am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong Some students mail their laundry to their parents for washing, prompting a debate over the pros and cons of the unusual practice Airing the dirty laundry of a pampered generation University students are using express couriers to mail dirty laundry home so their parents can return it clean, according to the State Post Bureau. Is this a sign of smart, efficient ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Does class struggle exist? It's a case of 'one party, two publications'

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 04:10am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Ideological wrangle between two party-run publications has opened up debate on Mao Zedong Thought at a critical juncture Does class struggle exist? It'sa case of one party, two views "One party, two publications"- that could be the new slogan of the Communist Party after a debate on whether class struggle still exists on the mainland. It's how some ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Li Na's win in Australia triggers debate over athletes' training system

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 03:06am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng Achievement of temperamental and rebellious tennis star leads to calls for review of mainland's approach to sport Li Na's win triggers debate over state training of athletes The victory of Li Na in the Australian Open not only focused the attention of the media and bloggers on the glamour of the tennis star, but has also sparked a debate over whether ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Shenyang hawker's execution stokes debate on urban management officers

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Newspapers say vendor's death penalty for double murder justified, but some call for effort to reduce tensions with hawkers Execution stokes debate over street law enforcers The execution last week of a street hawker who stabbed two urban management officers to death caused a huge public uproar over the fairness of the sentence and deepened the longstanding ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Remorse over Cultural Revolution sparks media debate

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... including his wife, castigated him for bringing up the past. Most commentaries, however, said the apologies were worthy of deeper reflection. The Southern Metropolis Daily said the debate should ...




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