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  1. Political sport

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen In early 2009, human rights organisations criticised America's new Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, for stating that the US government could not allow ... event he was probably referring only to economic, social and cultural rights rather than political and civil rights. Chinese censors, however, took no chances that their people might ...

  2. Discussing politics normal, British consul says amid US row

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So Peter.so@scmp.com The British consul general has weighed into a row between China and the United States over the work of diplomats in Hong Kong, saying his staff discuss ... on Consular Relations, which forbids diplomats from interfering in the internal affairs of host states. Chinese diplomats would not comment on next year's presidential election in the United ...

  3. U.S. threat on yuan seen as pure politics

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Analysts say a US bill threatening Beijing with tariffs if it does not lift the value of the yuan is politically motivated and would do nothing ... of the Republican majority leadership in the House of Representatives. 'I think, given the volatility in the world markets, given the uncertainty about the world economy, for the Congress of the United ...

  4. Putin's Russia not so united any more

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's carefully-cultivated strongman image has taken a hard knock with Russia's parliamentary election. His ruling United Russia party has suffered ... and there is no better chance for it to now take hold and blossom. Voters' discontent with United Russia's policies and the autocratic ways of Putin have robbed the party of its two-thirds ...

  5. The Adjustment Bureau

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, Terence Stamp Director: George Nolfi Category: IIA For political junkies, The Adjustment Bureau's opening sequence ... over the debris of his defeat on television. But George Nolfi's film is not a fully fledged political thriller. The Adjustment Bureau only employs politics to dress up what essentially ...

  6. US debt limit is no political toy

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... this month on CNBC that the United States was not giving 'much care and attention to this time bomb that you have right now here'. Republicans in Congress are holding up any deal because ... economists, last week warned that the United States 'may touch quicksand if it does not get its fiscal act together soon'. He cited the experience of Canada in the 1990s to advocate ...

  7. ... but state media still takes some shots at Washington

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng State media yesterday accused the United States of ignoring the real causes of its economic woes and faulted US President Barack Obama for 'scapegoating' Beijing with complaints about China's currency and trade policies. A commentary by Xinhua was among the most strongly worded state-media responses to the just-concluded Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation ...

  8. State Council sets rules for public rented homes

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that they can be used along with the sale of government-subsidised housing units to stabilise prices in mainland cities. The State Council pledged unspecified additional funds to the building of public ... vehicles. Public rental units would be strictly administered, the State Council said, in order to prevent cheating and unauthorised change of use. Public rental units are just one type of housing ...

  9. Generals have a major problem, it's the heads of state that matter

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang The United States rolled out the red carpet for the first visit to the United States by China's chief of general staff in seven years, which ends today. During the week-long ... of heads of state and opinion leaders, it added, but, given their political memories, such changes would not come easily or quickly. The editorial also said China has no interest in opposing ...

  10. A united, stable Europe is vital to German interests

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Guido Westerwelle, Hans Dietrich Genscher, Klaus Kinkel, Walter Scheel Europe finds itself in the midst of considerable turmoil. Running up state debts, a policy pursued by some countries for many years, suddenly became unbearable as a result of the financial and banking crisis. The disastrous consequences of this are doubts about the creditworthiness of state debtors and shaky ...




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