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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cross-strait policy the key if DPP wants to regain power in Taiwan

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cross-strait policy the key for DPP A week in politics is a long time, even more so when it comes to what may happen in two years' time. Nonetheless, attention is already being drawn to Taiwan's presidential race in 2016, after Dr Tsai Ing-wen was re-elected as head of the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party. Tsai's victory in the party ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protests over, Taiwan must now have a rational debate on source of power

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time for rational debate on power President Ma Ying-jeou's decision to halt construction of Taiwan's nearly completed but controversial fourth nuclear power plant ... threshold. Hopefully, the public interest will be served by reasoned debate about the nuclear-power issue, and not blindsided by political wrangling over referendum rules. That said, local ...

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    Military exercises a step forward, but trust is key to improving Sino-US ties

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with observer status at the US-led Cobra Gold military exercises in Thailand. Chinese forces have since worked beside the US in disaster relief operations and anti-piracy measures off Somalia in 2012. ... has to be sustained diplomatic and political effort. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fairer deal needed for retail investors in IPOs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it is time regulators looked after them too. Safeguarding retail investors' interests through a level playing field is fundamental to Hong Kong's status as a global market. The city has ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Diplomatic manoeuvring makes for strange bedfellows in Northeast Asia

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Musical chairs in Northeast Asia In a mere few days, the political dynamics of Northeast Asia have seemingly shifted. President Xi Jinping's ignoring of tradition ... Abe's agenda is similarly flawed. While he has made political capital at home by forging ground on the abductees issue, shaky relations with China and South Korea have been further damaged ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing has a legitimate role to play in Hong Kong's political affairs

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... It is the first in the 17 years since the handover and seeks to set the tone for political debate. It came 10 days before an unofficial so-called referendum on options for the 2017 chief executive ... on Hong Kong's political development. It makes it clear that while the city may enjoy a high degree of autonomy, this is only at Beijing's discretion. In other words, if Beijing can give ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Now that the people have spoken, officials must handle their demands seriously

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that the city's future will be jeopardised if the socio-political environment continues to worsen. Despite simmering anger and grievances, the procession was, by and large, peaceful and orderly. ...

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    Shinzo Abe must show strong leadership to realise ambitious plans

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... among them political and business opposition and the world's most rapidly ageing population. As important, foreign policy plays a crucial role: success depends on deep economic linkages ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Taiwan must quickly heal rift within Kuomintang

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Taiwan must quickly heal rift The expulsion of legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng from the ruling Kuomintang party has plunged Taiwan into a political crisis with worrying ... and integration with the mainland, while maintaining the political status quo. But there is also a recent history to internal feuding and disunity which helped the pro-independence Democratic Progressive ...

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    Taiwan needs to think long-term as region's economic focus shifts

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Taiwan needs to refocus economy Common sense has prevailed in Taiwan's political stand-off over a cross-strait trade services pact. Student-led protesters have pledged ... economy. This ought to resonate strongly across the political spectrum in Taipei. Taiwan will need to negotiate access to this regional market of more than 600 million people too if it really wants ...




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