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  1. Comment - Blogs

    The Peninsula turns 85

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 02:32pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton Last Wednesday’s 85th anniversary party at The Peninsula was a truly memorable event. And I’m usually unimpressed by such things. So often they are overblown and over ... an unbelievable feast. Had you been interested in the drinks, the selection was just as spectacular. The Peninsula’s 85th was hosted with elegance, panache and real old fashioned glamour, from the music ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Strategic mistrust a useful ally in Korean Peninsula

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jae Ho Chung

    ... Pyongyang unless the Korea-US and US-Japan alliances are significantly readjusted. Third, China will stick to the current thinking so long as the Korean Peninsula lacks a stable mechanism for peace. ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Road to Rio: A memorable detour into the unknown

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 09:29pm by Paul Kay

    ... of a friend we are offered a cut-price stay at an upscale beachside boutique hotel on the Marau Peninsula, around 150km as the crow flies south of Salvador, so we jump at the chance. Unfortunately ... in the morning, we realise it's been worth the effort. Bahia is famed for its long, largely untouched stretches of pristine beaches fringed with palm trees, and the Marau Peninsula has one ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    West Kowloon planners should showcase the art of walking

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 12:08pm by Wilson Lau

    ... revolution in the densely populated and increasingly car-dominated Kowloon peninsula. Wilson Lau is research and project officer at Civic Exchange ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The fading age of nation states

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by Philip Bowring

    ... federal structure with Arabic as the lingua franca. The Arabian Peninsula is even more full of nation-state absurdities: petty sheikhdoms which got British protection, then oil, but rely on cheap ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Game of changing partners in northeast Asia

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:18pm by Donald Kirk

    ... interests. One obvious scenario: a northeast Asian war exploding out of armed conflict on the Korean peninsula or a Chinese attack on the Senkakus/Diaoyus. Could it be entirely coincidental ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The neo-cold-war world

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:51pm by Paul Letters

    ... has never stopped bubbling up (most obviously on the Korean peninsula), and now Russia's imperial resurgence has set new precedents that Beijing could seek to emulate. We tend to think ... nor Nato would retaliate with force, Putin annexed the gas- and oil-rich Crimean peninsula. Putin had achieved his primary objective, and China was left wondering why its own territorial ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    North Korea and Japan find common cause for cooperation: China

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 12:36pm by Donald Kirk

    ... complexes of hatred that have intensified since the end of Japanese rule over the Korean peninsula in 1945. Japan's alliance with the United States and enormous dealings with South Korea would ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:28am by LETTERS

    ... On the debate about what is HK’s biggest eyesore: Steve Goldsworthy- Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Demolished beautiful old railway station and blocked the views from 1881 and Peninsula with this ugly building. It has one thin slit of a window so zero harbour view. Jenny Mingshi Wan- Not sure why people have an issue with the Cultural Centre. After all this is one of the very few ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must work harder to maintain its service-industry edge

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 05:45pm by PO-YANG CHUNG

    ... Cathay Pacific, Li & Fung, Shangri-La, the Mandarin Oriental and The Peninsula Hotels are prime examples. This is something our mainland counterparts are striving for, but will probably have ...




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