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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am

    ...   Engineers reveal landslide figures The Civil Engineering and Development Department releases figures for last year's landslides and details of how the department is shoring up the city's ... Engineering Office spent HK$15.5 billion on landslide prevention and mitigation over the years.   Stars remember Leslie Cheung Events to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Leslie Cheung ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pledge to settle border row offers chance to boost Sino-India ties

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and the world. Modi's landslide election win last month has dramatically changed circumstances. Like President Xi Jinping, he is reform-minded, his priorities being overhauling the economy, cracking ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Truth and respect needed for children killed in Yunnan landslide

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 08:30am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Authorities have released the names of the 18 school children killed yesterday when their school was buried in a landslide. This morning, Beijing-based civil rights lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan weighed in on Sina Weibo on the stark difference between how disasters resulting in loss of life are handled in Hong Kong in comparison to mainland China: There never has been ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., May 18, 2014

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by STAFF

    ... Narendra Modi The Hindu nationalist will be India's next prime minister after sweeping to power in a landslide victory in the world's biggest ever election on Friday. Results showed Modi riding a wave of support for promises of jobs, development and a corruption-free government that has drowned out his image as a religious right-winger. "India has won. Good days ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China should accept India and Japan playing a bigger role in Asian security

    Posted May 26th 2014, 07:55pm by Yuriko Koike

    ... and Japan. Narendra Modi's landslide victory in India's general election was not only a huge personal triumph for the son of a tea seller, but may well mark a decisive break ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:03am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Modi expects landslide victory in India election Exit polls project that Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will secure its best result ever when the outcome of India's general election is announced today, possibly making him the first Indian leader since 1984 to rule with a majority ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:21am

    ... bold ideas, progressive ideas... New York has led the nation Left-wing Bill de Blasio, who is poised to secure a landslide victory in New York's mayoral elections tomorrow ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 16, 2014

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:33am by LETTERS

    ... on the MTR and show restraint even when faced with difficulties. Kenneth Chan Yu-hin, Sai Kung   Wild boar digging could cause landslide During my walks on Braemar Hill and Victoria Peak Garden I have noticed the increasing amount of damage caused by wild boar. On Braemar Hill they burrow into the side of the hill beside the path. Come the rainy season this may cause minor landslides ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:37am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... New Chile president vows to narrow wealth gap Michelle Bachelet will be sworn in as the president of Chile for a second time today after winning by a landslide over conservative rival Evelyn Matthei, a childhood friend, in December elections. The 62-year-old socialist has vowed to narrow ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., December 22, 2013

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 03:50am by STAFF

    ... Michelle Bachelet The 62-year-old socialist vowed to narrow the gap between rich and poor after sweeping back into office as Chile's next president by a landslide margin over conservative rival Evelyn Matthei, a childhood friend. Bachelet has vowed to provide free post-secondary education, raise taxes and adopt a more modern constitution after succeeding billionaire ...




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