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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The complexities of setting up a June 4 exhibit in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Complexities of setting up June 4 exhibit Is an office deed dispute over a June 4 exhibition another case of political interference, negligence by an anti-Beijing ... the multimillion dollar purchase, instead of seemingly being taken by surprise? Without knowing the ins and outs of what looks like a legal dispute over a deed, it's hard to take sides. ...

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    China needs to deal with its own backyard rather than taking on Middle Eastern complexities

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 03:44am by Alex Lo

    ... conflict, one of the most intractable territorial disputes on earth. So, failed in the Far East, try the Near East perhaps? No doubt Wang will get a much friendlier reception in that neighbourhood. ... it is strengthening military ties with the US, which will offer US$40 million in aid for its maritime security. We all know what "maritime security" means and which country it is directed against. ...

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    Security, not power, is Beijing's goal in air defence zone dispute

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:27am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Security, not power, is Beijing's goal "The gains from control over a few uninhabited rocks are vastly outweighed by the risks." Here's a comment by a respected British commentator that perfectly summarises the bafflement of outsiders about China's territorial disputes in the South and East China Seas. Face, nationalism, ...

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    Shinzo Abe's moves on Japan's pacifist constitution deserve greater attention

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:22am by Alex Lo

    ... and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as a means of settling international disputes. (2) To accomplish the aim ...

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    Benigno Aquino's the only sane voice amid the madness

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 02:11am by Alex Lo

    ... in a serious fight with China over maritime claims? Any sensible government should try to de-escalate it. Instead, the government of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, in a desperate attempt at populist ...

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    Maid in USA row reeks of hypocrisy

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar Maid in USA row reeks of hypocrisy The maid in USA row between Washington and New Delhi rumbles on with media on both sides adding to the din with some shrill voices and jingoistic claims. The few facts that have not been disputed so far are that India's deputy consul general in New York, Devyani Khobragade, had employed a live-in maid from India and did not pay ...

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    Time to quietly shelve the ultimatum over the Manila hostage crisis

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:43am by Alex Lo

    ... and bias against the country and its people. It's shameful but predictable. But it has been terribly unwise to allow their demands to ensnare our entire community in their dispute, however ...

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    Beijing must start challenging opinion

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 04:36am by Alex Lo

    ... usually has clear and justifiable rationale, including its position on sea disputes with neighbouring states. But it needs to argue for its stance and must know the world is already prejudiced ...

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    Time to get real over hostage crisis

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is not beholden to Hong Kong, which has little leverage. Part of Aquino's domestic appeal has been his willingness to take a nationalistic hard line with China over their sea disputes, so going ...

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    HK activists no heroes in Diaoyus dispute

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Nationalists no heroes in islands dispute "The Bull" must be in seventh heaven. Tsang Kin-shing, who inherited the nickname from his father, has become ... but are too rude to print in a family newspaper. China may or may not have a strong claim but no amount of history will resolve the dispute. For there is no History, as in the Truth, only versions ...




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