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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Wind of change

    Posted May 10th 2013, 02:49am by Philip Cunningham

    ... Philip Cunningham Philip Cunningham considers why, as China rises and American power wanes, the US-engineered fog of ambiguity over the status of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islets is losing its ... and tragically sacrifice human blood over the control of some forlorn rocks. Philip J. Cunningham is a media researcher and freelance writer, whose most recent book about China is Tiananmen Moon ...

  2. Arrogance and fear drives currency policy

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring What drives China's currency policy? Is it arrogance, fear or a mix of the two? At present, China is behaving like a rogue state, the only significant trading country ... shown that domestic considerations trump international ones. If its carries on in this way, China should expect the retaliation it deserves. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist ...

  3. Don't blame Confucius

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article headlined 'Curse of Confucius' (January 3), by Philip Yeung. Blaming complacency and speculation over Confucianism as causes for China's decline are merely an easy solution that no serious historian or academic would support. Yeung has fallen into the logical fallacy of what is commonly known as 'appeal to novelty', where western ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to beautify my laundry, that's all Pauline Cruz, home improver I reckon I've done my bit Prince Philip, on turning 90 ...

  5. News - China

    China’s future success depends on rule of law, says Locke

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 07:08pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter China’s future success will depend on the fair application of its laws, says United States ambassador to China Gary Locke. “China has a bright future, but this success depends on the implementation of rule of law,” Locke stressed in Beijing on Monday, Huanqiu.com reported. Locke made the remarks while opening the Philip Jessup International Law Moot Court ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must declare war on tobacco

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... scientist from Dresden, published the first statistical evidence linking tobacco use and lung cancer. Yet, only in 1999 did the Philip Morris tobacco company acknowledge that, "There ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Dangers of a long China-Japan rift

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says the upsurge in animosity in East Asia could cripple the region's ability to co-operate just when it is needed most, given the economic and political ... rules Iran will not give up the nuclear bomb potential. Trying to stop it only keeps the mullahs in power, which suits Netanyahu very well and feeds the danger he represents. Philip Bowring ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tangled past of the Diaoyus/Senkakus

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring traces the competing historical claims on the Ryukyu islands- now part of Japan and to which the Diaoyu/Senkaku islands once belonged- that may again ... presence has remained contentious. There are sure to be nationalists in Beijing who would be happy to brush the dust off those earlier claims and see the Diaoyus as a stepping stone. Philip Bowring ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    China must shed 'victim' mentality

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Show of power not the way to resolve territorial disputes I refer to Philip Bowring's column ("The other tale, of Han expansion", December 2). He wrote, "With the 18th party congress behind us and Xi Jinping now installed as leader, can China ease off on the narrative of victimhood which has been so apparent in recent months?" Beginning with the first ...

  10. Rivals smoked out by beijing lobbying

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill The biggest loser in the new tobacco order in China is British American Tobacco (BAT), Philip Morris' biggest rival and the market leader on the mainland before ... and 2004, BAT said it would set up large joint venture plants in China but the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau torpedoed the projects. CNTC's deal with Philip Morris closes the door on BAT. Sha ...




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