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  1. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Kong government should have a say on this matter. A foreign ministry spokesman in Beijing, saying the central government saw no reason why Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should ... Macau?s decision to deny entry to South China Morning Post photographer Felix Wong Chi-keung If somebody chose to act this way? I hope I would be fast enough to catch it. Finance minister John ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Qiao Xiaoyang conjures a democracy of exclusion

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... seems to suggest this. The chairman of the National People's Congress' law committee said any chief executive candidate would need majority support from a nomination committee. ... being patriotic (loving Hong Kong and loving China) as a requirement, which has sparked great controversy. But that's just semantics. It's the control of the majority of votes ...

  3. Rich boys tone down the language of greed

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the otherwise smart and principled people. That's why every financial crisis is really the same, even if they differ in details. The only real difference is in the labelling. So when people from ... they are now effectively low- interest foreign aid given out by trade- surplus and large-forex-reserves countries, such as the oil-rich Gulf states and China, to pay for Washington's domestic ...

  4. Presidential slip-ups fuel conspiracy theories

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Conspiracy theories abound on the internet about whether the US deliberately let slip a series of humiliations during President Hu Jintao's visit to the White House. You have heard about the English-speaking announcer declaring China as 'the Republic of China'- as in that renegade province across the Taiwan Strait- and a rather notorious Falun Gong ...

  5. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to the internationally recognised Law of Nations, the People's Republic of China is not the lawful owner but the Republic of China, [which is] the political 'successor in interest' of the Qing ...

  6. You can't outwit the cunning of history

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... continue to control people's thoughts and expressions, persecute religious life and minorities, conduct 'slave labour and concentration camps', restrict non-governmental bodies ... to uncork champagne while a Chinese one could only despair. But, what Hegel calls the cunning of history means that future outcomes almost always elude people's expectations. Philosophers ...

  7. China's problems once again become the problems of the world, naturally

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and co-author Liu Jianguo catalogue the usual doomsday lists confronting the People's Republic: 'air pollution, biodiversity losses, cropland losses, depleted fisheries, desertification, ... with Louis Vuitton labels. US News and World Report poses 'The China Challenge', with the fairly predictable sub-head, 'What the awakening giant will mean for America'. Even our ...


    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo 'Far from muting opposition voices, the government actively encourages debate and participation in policy formulation. There is full freedom to voice dissenting opinions, subject to defamation, sedition and other laws of the land... This is why Singaporeans have returned the People's Action Party to government in every election since 1959.' Toh Hock Ghim, ...



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