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  1. Black Earth

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... in a country where, as one resident puts it, people have 'lived like the lowest dogs for more than 80 years'. Journeying to Russia's five corners- Moscow, Chechnya, Norilsk, Sakhalin and St Petersburg- he tries to make sense of nation whose logic is inscrutable to outsiders and, sometimes, to Russians themselves. In Moscow and St Petersburg, he explores Russia ...

  2. President Putin has two choices

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vladimir Putin is basking in the glory of another election win, but his leadership of Russia this time cannot be the same as during his previous two terms. The protests that sprang up ... of political power and a stamping out of corruption, the building of a genuine civil society and the creation of a modern economy. Voters overwhelmingly opted for the stability of a strong president ...

  3. The long road to full freedom

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Robert Keatley

    ... Robert Keatley One long-time theme of American foreign policy is the belief that free markets and free politics not only are good for everyone, but they go together- promoting one helps ... that will demand social and political freedoms to match their new business freedoms. As proof, Washington officials often cite developments in East Asia, notably in South Korea and Taiwan. There, private ...

  4. Trafficking cloud hovers over HK

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in between. As a result, the State Department dropped the city from tier one to tier two on a three-tier scale of performance in combating human trafficking, placing it in the company of Russia ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    China's university graduates stumped over jobs, life and politics

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 04:30pm by Ernest Kao

    ... polled in the CASS survey said they were “interested in political affairs” and about two-thirds of university students and university graduates felt they “had the ability to participate in public ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Politics: 'The Real Romney' by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... entered politics, he tried to bully a young woman into putting her baby up for adoption because she was unmarried; around the same time he berated a mother of five who was scheduled ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Civil society thrives on the mainland, so long as it leaves politics well alone

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... and there is less talk of a "glorious era" in the mainstream mainland media. The Communist Party refuses to abandon its monopoly of political power; the Hu Jintao administration has followed ... it is still not strong enough to force the Chinese leadership to engage in genuine political reform. The Chinese authorities remain very powerful and have ample resources at their disposal. Last year, ...

  8. Democrats take Mongolia in new political direction

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of corruption, but the timing made the arrest seem politically motivated. Enkhbayar denied all the charges and gained sympathy from the international press. The MPRP joined the Mongolian National ...

  9. Issue of national law on housing splits political aides

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com As the mainland continues its ambitious public housing projects to make housing more affordable for citizens, political advisers are split over whether ... should be encouraged. Yang Chao, a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, has urged the government to pass legislation on the financing, use and management ...

  10. Delegates edge closer to crossing the political lines

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sally Wang The annual sessions of local people's congresses and branches of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Guangdong attracted lots of media ... representative are the proposals, and how does the government respond to them? Wang Fan, a new member of Guangzhou's CPPCC, said it had focused on particular issues and avoided political affairs. ...




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