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  1. News - Asia

    Australian Labor lawmaker says party has lost election

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 02:01pm by Associated Press and Agence France-Presse

    ... Associated Press in Canberra More than 14.7 million of Australia’s population of 23 million are enrolled to vote in Saturday’s election A senior lawmaker in Australia’s ruling Labor Party ... for the Liberal Party-led coalition would come despite an apparent lack of overwhelming enthusiasm for opposition leader Tony Abbott, and would mean an end to six years of rule by the centre-left Labor ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Prime minister at a time of tumult, Gough Whitlam made a difference

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of how he opened Australia to China. In 1971, as leader of the centre-left opposition Labor Party, he took the political gamble of accepting an invitation to visit China in the midst of the cold ... governments in history". As a result, the scale and pace of change under Whitlam got ahead of public opinion. But his agenda speaks for itself. As well as the China issue, it included ...

  3. By-election bloodbath may be death of Labor

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... Pam Walker Sydney If the devastating losses in three Sydney by-elections are anything to go by, it's now a distinct possibility the New South Wales branch of the Labor Party is headed for the political wilderness. The by-elections on October 18 delivered the largest swings in the state's history, losing the government the electorate of Ryde and slashing the margins in Labor ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY: Donald Ashley 1956-2014

    Obituary: Drummer Donald Ashley was part of city's rock and roll history

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Drummer part of city's rock and roll history Music makers and lovers are mourning the death of Donald Ashley, a legendary drummer, composer ... 1980 drew rave reviews. But it was with Chyna, a new band Ashley joined in the 1980s, that he made history for himself and for Hong Kong. According to Anders Nelsson, a local band veteran who ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Pressure builds on Kevin Rudd to quit Australian politics

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Defeated PM urged to leave parliament to avoid 'destabilising' party's next leader Kevin Rudd 'should quit' politics to help Labor Pressure was building yesterday on defeated Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to quit politics, with senior figures within his Labor Party saying he would be a destabilising influence. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: one for the history books

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon One for the history books I’m often asked how I find fresh anecdotes from history for this weekly column, now in its ninth year. As a child, I was fascinated by the past and I read voraciously. While I recall some stories and events in detail, most are filed away as impressions highlighted by key points, names and time periods, which come in handy when ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Protests offer students chance to learn about social issues and history

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by KARMEL KINGAN

    ... Karmel Kingan and Linda Yeung life@scmp.com Educators see the pro-democracy protests as a chance to teach students about civics, history and even comparative governments Road scholars One outcome of the "umbrella protests" has been to turn the events of the past few weeks into living, breathing classes in history and politics. Many of the student activists know the issues ...

  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Research centre to highlight Cambodia's brutal history

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Brutal history highlighted Looking like a futuristic descendant of Angkor Wat, with a cluster of chiselled forms poking above the trees, a genocide museum and research institute, designed by London-based Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, is to be built in Cambodia. Unveiled 35 years on from the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge, the Sleuk Rith Institute will incorporate ...

  9. News - Asia - INTERNET

    Tokyo District Court orders Google to delete wrong criminal history

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Google ordered to delete man's 'criminal' history A Japanese court has ordered Google to delete search results linking the claimant to a crime he did not commit, the latest in a series of rulings around the world on what search engines should tell users. The Tokyo District Court this week placed a provisional order that Google ...




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