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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

    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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Do not close the door on Russia

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Do not close the door on Russia Russia faces being isolated by the West over its perceived unhelpfulness in investigating the downing by a missile of Malaysia Airlines ... to be barred from the G20 summit later this year. But such steps are dangerous and counterproductive; the world needs to be talking to Russia, not closing the door on it. Few nations are as loathed ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Xi Jinping's call for party unity is crucial to implementing reform

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... committee's political bureau, which scheduled the plenary session for October 20-23. This indicates consensus on issues to be addressed if the party is to rise to challenges in China's future ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time for pan-democrats to take leadership of protests

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is unwarranted and damaging. Delaying the second round of public consultation on political reform, as Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet- ngor has hinted could happen, would hopefully buy time ...




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