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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Next in cross-strait dialogue: Taiwan's status?

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 08:00pm by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says both Beijing and Taipei now appear ready to broach political dialogue, with no less than the island's status at stake New territory After five years ... offices on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, which is now under consideration, would be of great political significance. "The nature of the cross-strait representative offices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1337286/next-cross-strait-dialogue-taiwans-status
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Trouble in paradise: Langkawi struggles to hold onto Unesco geopark status

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Leisa Tyler

    ... Leisa Tyler Having won Unesco geopark status, Langkawi is struggling to hold on to it, as the negative effects of tourism take their toll on the Malaysian archipelago's beauty. Words ... "Losing the geopark status would be an ostrich-sized egg in the face," says Aidi Abdullah, a naturalist at the Four Seasons Resort Langkawi and one of three conservationists consulting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1577608/langkawi-victim-its-own-success
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Residents upset US visa-free status continues to evade HK

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Residents unhappy over US move to grant Taiwan visa-free status while denying HK the same right despite years of lobbying Upset over no U.S. visa waiver ... Taiwan was approved... Hong Kong is also very strong in," he said. "My private speculation is they don't know how to handle mainland Chinese with [Hong Kong] resident status ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1053238/residents-upset-us-visa-free-status-continues-evade-hk
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chief secretary loses 'most popular' status in Hong Kong University poll

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Ng Kang Chung

    ... Lap-kung, a political scientist at the City University, believed the row over constitutional reforms had hit Lam's popularity. "It should be expected," said Sung. "It is not her fault. There is little she can do on political reforms. "We all know that it is the Beijing government that calls the shots on political reform. Whoever in the government handles this topic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572318/chief-secretary-loses-most-popular-status-hong-kong-university-poll
  5. Even fewer nations vote for Taiwan in 12th bid to join UN

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... condemned Taiwan's UN bid as a political ploy aimed at creating an independent Taiwan. 'The Taiwanese authorities should stop such political tricks and return to the one-China ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taipei yesterday expressed regret over the UN refusal to include the island's bid for membership on the General Assembly agenda- the 12th time in a row Taiwan has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470727/even-fewer-nations-vote-taiwan-12th-bid-join-un
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    How will Beijing contain city's demand for political reform?

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 12:28am by Howard Winn

    ... for this was that having got Hong Kong back into the fold, Taiwan was its next objective. Besides, Hong Kong people in those days supposedly weren't interested in politics, just in making money. However, ... Howard Winn After years of being promised political change, it turns out that what Hong Kong is going to get is universal suffrage with Chinese characteristics. It bears little resemblance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1583210/how-will-beijing-contain-citys-demand-political-reform
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Faced with Beijing's political reform decision, pragmatism must guide legislators

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:08pm by Simon Young

    ... legislators than as the top political leader. Where only one candidate is nominated, legislators should insist on a high approval rate (for example, 60 per cent) of all registered voters. ... Committee allowed a lower threshold, Beijing's ultimate appointment power means that, realistically, political parties will seek to field candidates acceptable (or potentially acceptable) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1582950/faced-beijings-political-reform-decision-pragmatism-must-guide-legislators
  8. Comment

    Standing Committee decision on political reform violates the Basic Law

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:50pm by Surya Deva

    ... Surya Deva Surya Deva says its power of interpretation cannot be used as a façade to amend mini constitution Standing Committee decision on political reform is a violation of the Basic Law ... to the supreme law, one would have expected the National People's Congress Standing Committee to take the Basic Law seriously. But that was not to be. Its decision on political reform ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1583732/standing-committee-decision-political-reform-violates-basic-law
  9. Comment

    A blow for Hong Kong, a lost opportunity for China's democratic progress

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:17am by STEPHEN YOUNG

    ... Second, it sends a disturbing signal to the people of Taiwan that Beijing remains hostile to any form of real democratic processes. This will only ensure continuing strong popular opposition there to closer substantive ties with the mainland, particularly in the political sphere. Finally, it sends a disappointing- though not really unexpected- signal to nascent democratic advocates in China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1583527/blow-hong-kong-lost-opportunity-chinas-democratic-progress
  10. News - China

    Taiwan executes 6 in 1st executions since last year

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 03:05pm by Associated Press in Taipei

    ... Associated Press in Taipei Taiwan has executed six murderers, the island’s first use of the death penalty in nearly two years. A Justice Ministry statement says the executions were carried ... murders. The last executions in Taiwan were in March last year, when five men were put to death. The island now has 55 inmates on death row. Authorities have been stalling executions amid growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1110687/taiwan-executes-6-1st-executions-last-year

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