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  1. News - China - CRIME

    China considered using drone in Myanmar to kill wanted drug lord

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... with a drone strike launched on foreign soil, China's top drug tsar told the Global Times newspaper. Liu Yuejin, director of the public security ministry's anti-drug bureau, said one ... been carried out, China's Beidou satellite navigation system would have guided the drones into Myanmar - a move that would have sparked international controversy. China recently announced ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan secretly developing drones: sources

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... in Pakistan because of the widespread unpopularity of the hundreds of US drone strikes against Taliban and al-Qaeda militants in the country's rugged tribal region bordering Afghanistan. ... Associated Press in Karachi Military is developing aircraft but has had little luck on tests, sources say- providing a window for China to sell it more advanced drones Pakistan's ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With drone plan, China seems to be learning America's unilateral ways

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... to inform Myanmar until after the fact- taking a cue from the more controversial elements of the drone strike programme expanded by the Obama administration. As the US has repeatedly shown, ... Greg Torode greg.torode@scmp.com Greg Torode says China's revelation of a plan to use drones signals it is ready to claim the superpower prerogative, just as the US does Clone attack ...

  4. PLA ships seen testing drones in Pacific Ocean

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Okinotori Island, a tiny Pacific atoll Japan considers part of its territory but which China considers a mere reef. UAVs are considered vital weapons above 21st-century battlefields. The drones can ...

  5. News - China

    China expresses concern as Singapore charges drivers for strike

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 11:24am by Bloomberg in New York and Singapore

    ... the island’s first strike since the 1980s. The Chinese nationals were charged in court on Thursday with instigating SMRT Corporation bus drivers to take part in an illegal strike this week, according ... a decades-old focus on avoiding what the government calls “adversarial and confrontational” industrial relations. The last legal strike was in 1986, involving the Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Death toll in Gaza nears 100 with latest air strikes by Israel

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Beijing

    ... Agencies in Beijing China sides with Arab states on Palestinian issue as it urges Israelis to show maximum restraint Senior militant killed in air strike as death toll soars Israeli aircraft struck crowded areas in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior militant with a missile strike on a media centre yesterday, driving up the Palestinian death toll to 96, as global efforts ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    America's two-faced tirade against Chinese 'cyberwar'

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to war … or launch drone assassinations- oh, sorry, I meant targeted killings- that have caused thousands of deaths, many of them innocent bystanders, in Yemen, Pakistan and Somalia. Which ...

  8. Call to strike ethnic status from I.D. cards

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com A senior official has urged the central government to make a host of changes to its ethnic affairs policies, including scrapping the 'ethnicity' category from people's identity cards and expanding mixed-ethn ...

  9. Business - Companies

    US Treasury Secretary says China to hand audit work to SEC

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 10:41am by Reuters

    ... by the Chinese is a positive step forward, but noted that the PCAOB wanted to strike a second agreement with the Chinese to allow for inspections as well. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Wind of change

    Posted May 10th 2013, 02:49am by Philip Cunningham

    ... anything but a slam dunk. With Uncle Sam’s pivot foot trapped in the drone-war zone along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, the other foot dragging in Pacific waters, the feint-to-the-East strategy ...




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