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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Asia's Cauldron, the South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... before. It is building up its submarine base at Hainan, home to the latest diesel-electric submarines and nuclear ballistic missile subs. "War [in the South China Sea] remains a possibility ... per cent of global landed catch, not to speak of oil and gas reserves. Now the balance is strongly in favour of the US- half of its dozen aircraft carrier strike groups are nominally assigned ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democratic hunger strikers break fast, plan to return for second helping

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:34pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Pan-democratic protesters eat porridge to end record 16-day fast, but a new strike is planned next month to continue universal suffrage fight Hunger strikers break fast, plan second helping Three protesters swallowed spoonfuls of porridge to bring a poignant end to a 16-day hunger strike for democracy yesterday. The three, the last of 17 ...

  3. News - World - POLITICS

    Alex Salmond reaches out to Scottish Labour voters in independence push

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... in the case of a "Yes" vote to negotiate terms of independence by March 24, 2016, such as how to divide oil revenues, the currency and removal of nuclear weapons. His promise is an appeal ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hunger for democracy on show as 4 starve on

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... for democracy on show as 4 starve on Heavyweights from the pan-democratic camp descended on Central yesterday to support the remaining four participants in a hunger strike being carried out as part ... for us to fear- no matter how great the pressure is," said Lee Cheuk-yan of the Labour Party, who helped to co-ordinate the hunger strike. Addressing the rally, Democratic Party chairwoman ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers' budget queries 'a waste of time'

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... "We will answer them, and we will consider the overall interest of Hong Kong. "But we also have to strike a balance, because our colleagues could be spending time [on these questions] ...

  6. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama's state-of-the-union address much about state of his presidency

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:40am by AFP

    ... will watch to see if Obama defends an interim nuclear deal with Iran. The televised address, scheduled for Wednesday morning Hong Kong time is an important moment for Obama, not just because he needs ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    China rocker Cui Jian quits CCTV New Year gala after protest song rejected

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 11:44am by AP

    ... performed at Tiananmen Square for students on a hunger strike, days before the government launched a crackdown. Watch: Godfather of Chinese rock, Cui Jian, asks why Hong Kong doesn't ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Public will be judge' of reform plan's credibility

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:02am by Tony Cheung

    ... service, I think it is not; there's really an interactive process, and the stakeholders' participation is very important." He said the central and local governments should strike ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Franklin Lam strikes back at critics and the media

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Franklin Lam strikes back at critics and the media Former executive councillor Franklin Lam Fan-keung, who was at the vortex of a political farce that saw him ... thanked the ICAC for its professionalism. In the article, Lam criticised pan-democrats for abusing the graft-buster as a "political tool" to strike a blow against their adversaries. ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang seeks referendum on nuclear power plant

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... work on a draft referendum motion that will ask the public to decide the fate of the island's controversial fourth nuclear power plant. Civic groups plan to stage demonstrations across the island tomorrow, demanding the government of Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou stop construction of the nearly completed plant and make Taiwan nuclear free. "I hope the motion can provide ...




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