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  1. News - China - MARITIME INCIDENT

    Beijing caught in the crossfire over killing of Taiwanese fisherman

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com As dispute about fisherman's killing escalates, Beijing faces a tricky diplomatic balancing act over how far it goes in its support for Taipei Caught in the crossfire A diplomatic dispute between Manila and Taipei, triggere ...

  2. News - China

    China seeks peaceful solution, not collapse of regime in North Korea

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... More than one war in history has started as the result of a miscalculation. The chance of such a wrong move turning the tension on the Korean peninsula into a full-scale conflict is ever increasing, as the young, inexperienced leader of the world's m ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Xi Jinping to focus on job creation, police beat Tibetan monk to death

    Posted May 15th 2013, 06:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Politics Global Times President Xi Jinping stresses creating jobs as paramount task. Southern Metropolis Daily* The National Reform and Development Commission has become a  " small State Council ". People's Daily* Some offic ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Thatcher tributes in Chinese social media focus on her China influences

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 01:22pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... and perseverance. However, many of the posts focused more on China than on Thatcher. "You don't have to worry about China, because China will not provide any new ideas to the world- not in the next few decades ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Aeon Stores to freeze expansion in Hong Kong, and switch focus to China

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Aeon to switch focus from HK to mainland Aeon Stores (Hong Kong), which operates Jusco department stores and supermarkets in the region, said it would ... O MTR station, Tai Wai station and Lohas Park station, bringing the total number to 43. Chan said the company would focus on optimising the performance of the newly opened stores rather than ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi's focus on continuity in China's provinces

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by ZHENGXU WANG

    ... Zhengxu Wang Zhengxu Wang says the lack of major reshuffles of local government leaders shows Xi Jinping's preference for continuity and, perhaps surprisingly, his distaste for grooming loyalists Stability first The 31 administrative regions of mainl ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Pingnan county killings put focus on mental health of migrant workers

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Killings put focus on plight of migrant workers The suspect who killed three children and injured another 13 in a machete attack on Friday in Pingnan county, Guangxi is a frustrated young migrant worker who had just returned home, local authorities said, highlighting what experts said was a growing social problem on the mainland. Wu Yechang, ...

  8. News - Asia - MARITIME

    South China Sea strategic complexities sharpen into focus

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode, Chief Asia correspondent greg.torode@scmp.com Stakes are raised in sensitive waters Correction: In the 11th paragraph, the story referred to the US Navy's Submarine Group Seven as "Hawaii-based", according to an Indonesian onli ...

  9. More focus needed to cut air pollution

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mainland China's rapid industrial development has led to many problems of air pollution in its cities. Residents have long wanted the government to tackle the problem- and provide more accurate information about pollution. In 2004 Beijing was ranked ...

  10. Leaders not immune to a focus on quick fixes, populist policy

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to short-term demands from fickle voters and can sacrifice civil and political rights to focus on development and to achieve long-term benefits. Indeed, Chinese leaders like to boast ... to the electorate, the institutionalised leadership succession means that leaders on the mainland, be they at the central government or local level, may focus during their terms of office on short-term ...




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