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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: 'Fragile Empire', by Ben Judah

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Luke Harding Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love With Vladimir Putin by Ben Judah Yale University Press These are gloomy days for Russia's liberals. Since becoming ... isn't Russia: it is an affluent megacity disconnected from the impoverished small towns where most Russians live. The well-off activists who took to the streets in the wake of rigged 2011 ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    New propaganda campaign presents Xi as 'tired but happy' hard-working leader

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 02:39pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Xi's working pace as "fast". Guan recalled Xi paraphrasing an old saying as he met Chinese residents in Russia during a visit last year: "It's not that I am 'suffering ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Collision course set over threat to remove protest barriers

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 01:58am by Gary Cheung, SAMUEL CHAN, Clifford Lo, Thomas Chan, Mimi Lau and Timmy Sung

    ... The movement urged the police to protect the peaceful occupation protests from being disrupted. Meanwhile, Vice-Premier Wang Yang, who is accompanying Premier Li Keqiang on a visit to Russia, warned ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping's guiding principles are still in play today

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Teddy Ng

    ... today is a China willing to be more proactive in achieving something it wants, such as defending claims in territorial disputes," said Taylor Fravel, associate professor of political ... civilian police, military observers, engineers and medical staff- mostly to work in Africa. Deng stressed that China should avoid taking the lead in international politics, yet defended the nation ...

  5. News - World - POLITICS

    Hillary Clinton writes in memoir that support for war in Iraq was a 'painful mistake'

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:32pm by WASHPOST

    ... a national book tour and sits for a series of network television interviews. But CBS News published excerpts on Thursday. A Clinton spokesman refused to comment or verify the contents. The political world has been eagerly awaiting the book for clues about her 2016 intentions, but CBS reported that Clinton does not write much about her political future. On page 595, CBS reported, Clinton ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... we are committed to further enhancing our economic development, and improving the environment and quality of life. Supported by, and working in tandem with, the political team and our huge ... Singapore and Japan, and would be expanded to cover Poland as well. Meanwhile, discussions with Russia are progressing well. • Injected $15 billion into the Employees Retraining Board in February ...

  7. News - World - POLITICS

    Crimean lawmakers call referendum in May that could split Ukraine

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... of a major regional conflict in Crimea pitting Russia against the West have intensified after unknown pro-Russian gunmen seized the regional government and lawmakers there voted to hold a referendum on May 25 on the region's status in Ukraine. Legislators also voted to dismiss the region's current government, which has backed the new interim authorities in the capital. Russia sent ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's Ukrainians petition Russia's consul for peace in Crimea

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Ukrainians make plea for peace back home Russia's top diplomat in Hong Kong has received a petition from the city's small but active Ukrainian ... home. The situation in Ukraine was sparked in November when protesters forced out president Viktor Yanukovych after he abandoned a trade deal with Europe to strengthen ties with Russia. "I ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Beijing opts for diplomacy in row over Shinzo Abe's visit to war shrine

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:34am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Foreign minister calls counterparts in Russia, Germany and Vietnam to protest against Japanese leader's 'alarming' visit to war shrine ... their private owner three of the disputed Diaoyu Islands- which Japan calls the Senkakus. In his conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Wang said that China and Russia, as permanent ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Paranoia from Soviet Union collapse haunts China's Communist Party, 22 years on

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 03:44pm by Carry Huang

    ... of the Soviet Union, and proceeds through recent history to show the supposedly evil motives behind America’s relations with China and other communist countries.  General Liu Yazhou, political commissar ... rising social tensions and growing calls for political reform following the leadership transition last November. They said that whether the new generation of Chinese leaders will pursue reform ...




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