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  1. Health care reform not the place for politics

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the 46.3 million uninsured citizens and the rising numbers of those joining them. But an even more worrying trend is taking place- the ignoring of the issue itself in the name of politics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/692454/health-care-reform-not-place-politics
  2. Key questions go unanswered in draft changes to state secrets law

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... it limits state secrets to 'matters concerning national security and interests; that if exposed, could cause harm to national security and interests in the areas of politics, economy ... Will Clem in Shanghai Mainland lawmakers have completed the second draft of revisions to the controversial Protection of State Secrets Law, apparently in time for the changes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706908/key-questions-go-unanswered-draft-changes-state-secrets-law
  3. Ready for Obama

    Posted Jun 11th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching When America sneezes, they say, the world catches a cold. That's how important the United States is. And that is why the rest of the world cares deeply who the next ... that the country had risen above its history of slavery and discrimination so that even black people could aspire to the highest office in the land. Don't get me wrong, the United States has done ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641030/ready-obama
  4. Policy unit faces more flak over 'biased' opinion polls

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... to be blamed should rioting occur during the July 1 protests. The question in the Central Policy Unit survey was also said to have assumed the US might benefit if the march turned into a riot. The complaints followed others this week about another poll reportedly commissioned by the policy unit. Callers complained to radio stations that in the latest of its weekly opinion polls, the policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/460793/policy-unit-faces-more-flak-over-biased-opinion-polls
  5. Fallacies plague debate on democracy and welfare state

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our political theorists have invented a new formula designed to help citizens understand complex political realities: that democracy equals a welfare state. Well done, chaps. This formula ... of the 'great democracies' of Europe or the United States with those of Hong Kong. NAME AND ADDRESS SUPPLIED ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542599/fallacies-plague-debate-democracy-and-welfare-state
  6. Policy unit faces more flak for survey

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... to be blamed should rioting occur during the July 1 protests. The question in the Central Policy Unit survey was also said to have assumed the US might benefit if the march turned into a riot. The complaints followed others this week about another poll reportedly commissioned by the policy unit. Complainants to radio programmes said that in the latest of its weekly opinion polls, the policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/460796/policy-unit-faces-more-flak-survey
  7. Myanmese Christians fear expulsion from Indian state

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Calcutta Thousands of Christian Myanmese living in India's northeast are fearing expulsion to their repressive homeland, after Indian state officials began their first apparent crackdown on the illegal immigrants. Up to 100,000 Myanmese immigrants, mainly ethnic Chins, have lived in India's Mizoram state for up to 20 years. But in recent weeks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687062/myanmese-christians-fear-expulsion-indian-state
  8. Dysfunctional politics

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as an example, pointing out that even the US president is not 'democratically' elected by the people. The electoral college vote system was designed by the founders of the United States as a way to preserve the union of what was then a fragile federation of states, by giving small rural states the same political weight as bigger states. More than 200 years later, the demographics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738405/dysfunctional-politics
  9. Sober advice on intractable drug problem

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's high time for a rethink on tackling the global drug epidemic. The US war on drugs has clearly failed. An urgent and honest dialogue is needed. So it should be welcome when a Central American leader whose country is plagu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992601/sober-advice-intractable-drug-problem
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung urges Hongkongers to unite to solve city's social woes

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... should unite in "the spirit of one for all, all for one" to solve the social woes facing the city, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday, recalling the selflessness the city ... enjoy the good times and endure the bad times. "Sars showed us that even in the face of huge problems, Hong Kong can deal with danger and make things safe again, if we are united." He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1203542/cy-leung-urges-hongkongers-unite-solve-citys-social-woes

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