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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US making waves over China’s sea-based nuclear deterrent

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 07:53pm by ROBERT KARNIOL

    ... Deterrent patrols provide a second-strike capability intended to forcefully discourage a nuclear attack. They promise a crippling response, with submarines hidden in the depths far more effective ... Robert Karniol says China seems unlikely to have made a big leap inits nuclear deterrent capabilities at sea, despite what the US may think Making waves Admiral Samuel Locklear, who heads ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - FUKUSHIMA MELTDOWN

    Abe must act now to seal Fukushima reactors, before it's too late

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 07:10pm by JULIAN GRESSER, ERNST FRANKEL, Jerome Cohen

    ... Julian Gresser, Ernst Frankel and Jerome A. Cohen Julian Gresser, Ernst Frankel and Jerome A. Cohen say complacency is putting the world at risk Abe must act now to seal Fukushima nuclear ... window of time, at least two or three more years, and possibly longer, to deal with Fukushima's four damaged nuclear reactors. Indeed, you have assured the Olympic Committee ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must play its part in preventing nuclear terrorism

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by ZHOU ZUNYOU

    ... Zhou Zunyou Zhou Zunyou says with its large stockpile of highly enriched uranium and growing terrorist threat in Xinjiang, it's vital for China to beef up its nuclear security to meet today's challenges Alert to the danger President Xi Jinping began his first trip to Europe as China's top leader by taking part in the Third Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague last week. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Schools or homes, city planners must strike a balance

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... against a flats development winning out in the zoning process. In this case he would have won the bet. But it is really a story that illustrates the difficulty of striking a balance between ... that housing and education are equally critical social infrastructure and that it is not the last time that planners will have to strike a balance. In this case 28,000 registered objections played ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by STAFF

    ... be political motives behind the move.   Iran starts construction of nuclear plant Construction of Iran's second nuclear power plant in the province of Bushehr gets under way today. Russia's Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation, which built another nuclear plant in the country in 1995, will oversee construction. The Iranian government has pledged to inform the International Atomic ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Strike right balance in keeping shop owners from encroaching on streets

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the local economy. Hong Kong's famously vibrant street scene depends on striking the right balance. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Japan must clear doubts over its huge stock of plutonium

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is a major achievement for nuclear security. But with vast quantities of plutonium still being held and a reprocessing plant starting operation soon, the region has every right to demand that Tokyo go much further. Japan was among 35 countries at the nuclear security summit in The Hague this week that pledged to strengthen security measures through self-assessments and external reviews. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Some advice for the censors: lighten up, fellas

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by Michael Chugani

    ... over a picture of a lake? Here's Public Eye's advice to the censors: lighten up, fellas.   You can't call a liquid diet a hunger strike, pan-dems A hunger strike? Really? Looked ... a hunger strike, we recommend it to all obese people. The fast to push for democracy began with 17 pan-democrats taking part. But it was more a feast of sports drinks than a fast. Even then, most ...




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