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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    To repair Sino-Japan ties, it's up to Shinzo Abe to show sincerity

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial It's up to Abe to show sincerity Talks between President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are the best way to break the stalemate over the disputed Diaoyu islands and start repairing ties. Discord is such that they have gone out of their way to avoid meeting one another; a multilateral setting at which there is a chance of dialogue offers ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shinzo Abe must resist rightwards drift

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... talks with President Xi Jinping. The territorial dispute over the Diaoyu Islands has continued to simmer, though, and campaign rhetoric to attract voters has heightened tensions. Abe has ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Amid Japan tensions, China and US must continue efforts to build trust

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... across the East China Sea which encompasses islands over which the two countries dispute territorial possession. China has warned that it will take "defensive emergency measures" ... maintained an overlapping air defence identification zone of its own. Its ally Washington has expressed concern about the "risk of an accident" and reaffirmed that the islands fall under ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trend towards building smaller flats is not a healthy sign

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... 255.6 in July. It cost HK$5.06 million to buy a 431 square foot flat on Hong Kong Island in July, compared with HK$4.9 million in March; HK$4.18 million in Kowloon, from HK$3.84 million; ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs effective mechanism to track suspect food

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... This is not the first time Taiwan's food has caused trouble in the region. In 2011, the island scrambled to contain a toxic drink crisis in which DEHP, a cancer-causing plasticiser, was found in some ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Plans for new marine parks are to be welcomed

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... more suspicious. The two proposed sanctuaries at southwest Lantau and the Soko Islands archipelago date back to 2002, but never came to fruition because of opposition from the fisheries sector. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Military exercises a step forward, but trust is key to improving Sino-US ties

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... between a Chinese landing ship and the guided missile cruiser the USS Cowpens last November and the near misses of jets from China and Japan flying near the Diaoyu, or Senkaku, islands highlighted ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Testing times for Sino-US military relations

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Testing times for military relations Every South China Sea story has two sides, it seems. In the latest, the US Navy claims a Chinese J-11B fighter jet engaged in "Top Gun" antics as one of its P-8 Poseidon surveillance planes was on a routine mission 220km east of Hainan Island. The American version is that the J-11B's "dangerous" manoeuvres ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Sino-Japan ties in need of urgent repair

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to deteriorate. Tokyo's purchase of some of the disputed Diaoyu Islands deepened the crisis in 2012; only by acknowledging its mistake and being open to talks can there be a chance of ties being ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... what the Environmental Protection Department considers suitable. The upgrade of the Stonecutters Island treatment works so that nutrients behind high readings could be removed from effluent ...




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