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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US and China must keep politics out of business

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keep politics out of business A Chinese company buying an American hotel should not raise eyebrows. But the hotel being bought by the Anbang Insurance Group is New York's famed Waldorf Astoria, a landmark that is the home to the US ambassador to the United Nations and hosts the president and senior officials when they visit the city. Such patronage has ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For new Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the hard work starts now

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial For Widodo, hard work starts now Joko Widodo's rise to the Indonesian presidency has been remarkable, as much for his humble roots as an outsider to the political ... to lifting the country's flagging economy. He faces significant challenges, both politically and socially, the most immediate from a parliament in which his party does not have a majority. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters, government should focus on what can be achieved

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Focus on what can be achieved If politics is the art of compromise, those involved in Tuesday's dialogue showed they have yet to master the skills. There was certainly ... to facilitate progress. If fighting for the ideal appears to be a futile battle, it is perhaps time to focus on demands that can be realistically achieved. Politics, after all, is also the art ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    End abuse of public housing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is regrettable. The committee chief explained that members could not reach a consensus and that there was no urgency to take action. Although he maintained that politics was not a concern, some members ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Monitor youths' mental health

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... requires that further investigation be undertaken as a matter of urgency. Any number of factors could be at play. Political aspirations and uncertainty come immediately to mind, but that implies the majority of young adults are politically active; this is unlikely to be the case. The new curriculum of the Diploma of Secondary Education, introduced two years ago, should perhaps also ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family ties can only take a leader so far

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Family ties only take you so far Taking high political office in Asia has often been as simple as being the wife, son or daughter of a prominent leader. From the northeast ... with the type of political system, level of economic development or culture and ethnic composition of a population. Dictatorships and democracies alike the world over have made public office a family ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Disruption must not spread to Legco

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as soon as possible. Lawmakers from across the political spectrum have a duty to work towards the public good. While grievances are expected to prevail for some time, governance will become ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Poor economic signals add to sense of danger in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... perfect storm of political crisis and economic trouble ahead. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Democracy on trial in Indonesia after decision to scrap some local elections

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 04:10am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Democracy on trial in Indonesia In fully fledged democracies, local government is where many future leaders at regional and national levels cut their political teeth. ... of the dictator Suharto, deposed in 1998. Widodo has rightly accused his opponents of stealing "people's political rights" in a vote that marks an early defeat for him and a setback for his ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Political stand-off harms Pakistan

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Political stand-off harms Pakistan Foreign policy and the economy were clearly not priorities for Pakistani opposition leaders Imran Khan and Tahir ul-Qadri when ... caused political uncertainty, deaths and injuries and blocked roads in the capital. Business and investment deals that they were bringing would have gone a way to lifting the dismally low ...




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