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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Iran must move beyond words to solve nuclear issue

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for Iran to start. Concern that the country may be using them to develop nuclear weapons has prompted threats of pre-emptive strikes by the US and its Middle East ally, Israel. North Korea's ... Rowhani made a series of encouraging gestures towards the US about negotiations on his country's nuclear programme. Before boarding his flight home on Friday, he had been phoned by his ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Official regret over building collapse a rare display of feeling in North Korea

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to make of the uncharacteristic note of compassion. After all, it is not for nothing that North Korea is known as the shakedown state- an untrustworthy negotiating partner that strikes bad-faith bargains that it breaks when it has wrung concessions out of them. The repeated breakdown of the six-party nuclear disarmament talks, brokered by Beijing, is one example of that. Over the weekend, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Benefits go far beyond Iran

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Benefits go far beyond Iran It took world powers almost a decade to get Iran to agree on terms to make its nuclear programme more open. When the clock starts ticking tomorrow on an interim agreement to forge a lasting pact, negotiators will have just six months to strike a deal with the possibility of another half-year extension. Tehran has been given ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Talks essential in North Korea stand-off

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... itself in an awkward position, having worked with the US after a third North Korean nuclear test in formulating a new round of UN Security Council sanctions, which sparked the latest war of words. Unless Beijing strikes the right balance, the hermit regime could destabilise, raising the level of threat against the south. Pyongyang wants direct talks with Washington before ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Power options short on detail

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... failed to make a convincing case for why using more nuclear energy- an option favoured by the previous government- is no longer being pursued. Until there are further details, making an informed ... to the existing 20 per cent nuclear energy from Daya Bay. This will inevitably increase our dependence on the mainland. Whether the supply will be as reliable as CLP Power and Hongkong Electric's ...



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