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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UN Human Rights Committee to discuss universal suffrage in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com U.N. to focus on universal suffrage The United Nations Human Rights Committee is to look into universal suffrage in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has ... of regions- including Hong Kong- have complied with previous recommendations. Law Yuk-kai, director of Human Rights Monitor, says he will write to the Human Rights Committee in Geneva to explain why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588892/un-committee-look-universal-suffrage-hong-kong
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    War on Ebola can be won, if human ingenuity again rises to the challenge

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 06:00pm by THOMAS TANG

    ... the Ebola virus has found a new nest in humans as the latter have encroached on natural habitats where wild animals live. According to the WHO, in Africa, infection has been documented through the handling of infected wild animals found ill or dead, or in the rainforest. The problem is exacerbated by humans developing a taste for primate meat. Point one, be respectful of wildlife or you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1589447/war-ebola-can-be-won-if-human-ingenuity-again-rises-challenge
  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Investors brace for US Fed verdict on interest rates

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:08am by Reuters

    ... that a roller-coaster debate over a new tool for controlling interest rates is nearing its resolution. Investors worldwide are watching the US central bank’s policy meeting that ends on Wednesday for hints ... become the main lever for steering interest rates and play a central role in a new monetary policy framework. However, after a long debate over the merits and potential risks of the new tool ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1594472/investors-brace-us-fed-verdict-interest-rates
  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    Diners Club sale draws interest from Japanese banks

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Banks look at Diners Club sale in Japan Citigroup's Diners Club card brand in Japan is among assets drawing interest from lenders as the bank seeks bids for its ... and Shinsei Bank are among banks preparing to submit preliminary bids, said the people, who asked not to be named. Citigroup is gauging interest in the consumer bank separately or as a package ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1592717/diners-club-sale-draws-interest-japanese-banks
  5. News - China

    Draft law seeks to ban Guangzhou officials whose families live overseas from key positions

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 04:57pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com So-called 'naked officials' would not serve in important positions in supervision, human resources and finance departments, nor be considered ... in supervision, human resources and finance departments, nor be considered for promotion. It also proposes regular reviews in which “officials and party cadres should be required to update personal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1603963/draft-law-seeks-ban-guangzhou-officials-whose-families-live-overseas-key
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Speeding up urban renewal is in the public interest

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Urban renewal is in public interest When there is demand, there will be supply, say economists. But those living in Hong Kong know things do not always work like that. ... people. It is in the public interest to speed up urban renewal. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590468/speeding-urban-renewal-public-interest
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Beheaded US journalist Steven Sotloff fearless in his coverage of human side to Syria's conflict

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Second US journalist beheaded by Islamic State fearless in covering human side to Syria conflict Executed writer 'helped the weak' Even for a freelance journalist covering the tumult in the Arab world, Steven Sotloff's travels seemed non-stop. In October 2012, the American reporter was in Benghazi, Libya, covering the aftermath of the deadly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584623/beheaded-us-journalist-steven-sotloff-fearless-his-coverage-human-side
  8. 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
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    Self-storage business draws investor interest

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:42am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Tight living spaces, enhanced security and improved infrastructure boost demand in niche market Self-storage business draws investor interest When Kevin Chan started out in Hong Kong's self-storage business in 2002, he believed the market had potential due to the high-density living in the city. Twelve years later, the small sector has become more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1588506/self-storage-business-draws-investor-interest
  10. 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

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