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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Thin line between apes and humans

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Mathew Scott

    ... the civil rights movement had gripped America and shaken that nation into facing up to issues of freedom and basic human rights. “I was struck by how these films were about violence, fear, hatred ... an imagined world that was frightening because it was so believable, backed by a razor-sharp script and impassioned lead performances (as humans and as apes) that dared the audience not to believe. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1551921/thin-line-between-apes-and-humans
  2. News - World - GERMANY

    Human mummy found in attic sparks police interest

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin Puzzle over mummy boy found in attic German police, prosecutors and forensics experts are facing a mystery after a 10-year-old boy found a human mummy in a sarcophagus in a corner of his grandparents' attic. A CT scan has revealed a well-preserved human skull, with an arrow sticking out of the left eye socket, and large parts of a skeleton ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1303372/human-mummy-found-attic-sparks-police-interest
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    In the public interest

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:36am by Howard Winn

    ... interest. Unsurprisingly, the decision was applauded by Andrew Ceresney, the SEC's enforcement director, who said the ability to settle allowed "regulatory agencies to serve the public interest by returning money to harmed investors more quickly". Ho hum.   Harsh words inflict pain in a funny old world Being a sensitive soul, Lai See was somewhat pained by some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1526188/public-interest
  4. Comment - Letters

    South China Sea power play shows national self-interest, not racism

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:49am by LETTERS

    ... South China Sea power play not racism but self-interest Your columnist Philip Bowring says that China's behaviour vis-à-vis the South China Sea smacks of Han chauvinism ... Malaysia five and the Philippines nine. But all these actions are driven by national self-interest, not racism. The South China Sea is of crucial geopolitical importance. It is the connection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1521446/south-china-sea-power-play-shows-national-self-interest-not-racism
  5. News - World

    Israel using flechette dart weapons in Gaza, says human rights organisation

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by GDN

    ... for Human Rights. A woman, Nahla Khalil Najjar, 37, suffered chest injuries, it said, and the PCHR provided a picture of flechettes taken by a field worker last week. The munitions are not prohibited under international law, but according to B'Tselem, an Israeli human rights organisation, "other rules of humanitarian law render their use in the Gaza Strip illegal". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557027/israel-using-flechette-dart-weapons-gaza-says-human-rights-organisation
  6. News - China - pew

    World unimpressed with Xi Jinping on human rights, but overall views of China positive: Pew report

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:12am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Overall global impressions of China more favourable than not, but confidence in Xi varies greatly between China and rest of world Chinese President Xi Jinping is failing to make much of an impression on people around the world concerned about China's human rights, but on balance the country is seen favourably, especially in economic terms, a report said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1554574/world-unimpressed-xi-jinping-human-rights-overall-views-china-positive
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui failed to declare interest, trial told

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Rafael Hui failed to declare interest, trial told When the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority voted to renew its lease at Sun Hung Kai Properties development One IFC, Rafael Hui Si-yan, at the time the authority's managing director, made no declaration of interest, the Court of First Instance was told yesterday. Former authority chairman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557131/rafael-hui-failed-declare-interest-trial-told
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - DEVELOPMENT

    Competing interests between BRICS nations could lead to challenges for new bank: analysts

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Daniel Ren, Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... alternative for developing countries and a platform for China to exert greater global prowess. But it faces an uphill battle, analysts say. Potential competing interests among the five so-called BRICS ... in the developing countries' best interests, the new bank might offer an alternative that is more sympathetic to such clients. "They [BRICS countries] may have more sympathy to developing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556937/new-brics-bank-face-tough-challenges-analysts-say
  9. Business - Money

    Government stands by best interest clause in proposed insurance law

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Consumer protection provision will remain in insurance bill, the government says No retreat on 'best interest' clause The government said it will not agree to insurance industry requests to scrap a provision in proposed legislation requiring all insurance salespeople to act in the "best interest" of their clients. Deputy secretary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1556927/government-stands-best-interest-clause-proposed
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Britain unlikely to put Hong Kong's interests first in reform row

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:04am by SCMP Editorial

    ... sovereign power has a duty to ensure the city's well-being under Chinese rule, but the pursuit of stronger trade ties with China means it is unlikely to put a former colony's interests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556570/britain-unlikely-put-hong-kongs-interests-first-reform-row

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