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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing and Washington trade accusations of human rights abuses

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Verna Yu

    ... policy. "Repression and coercion, particularly against organisations and individuals involved in civil and political rights advocacy and public interest issues, ethnic minorities, and law ... and groups regarded as politically sensitive still faced restrictions on their freedom to assemble, practise religion and travel, the report said. [Beijing engaged in the] severe repression ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China anti-graft agency denies going on political witch-hunt

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong in Beijing hong.zhang@scmp.com Watchdog defends corruption crackdown, which is accused of being used to silence political opponents, as comprehensive and unbiased Anti-graft agency denies witch-hunt The mainland's anti-graft watchdog has hit back at suggestions that its corruption crackdown is in fact a political witch-hunt in disguise. The Central Commission ...

  3. Expert hails Dalai Lama's political exit

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The Dalai Lama's plan to retire from political duties is a welcome step towards separating religion from politics, according to a Chinese expert on Tibetan affairs. Du Yongbin, a fellow with the state-backed China Tibetology Research Centre, said the Dalai Lama's political exit would ease rather than increase tension between Beijing ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Courage needed to undertake political reforms

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a missed opportunity for political reform, and lamenting that if the party had promoted the liberalisation championed by his father and fellow deposed party chief Zhao Ziyang, China might not now ... became a victim of internal party politics, being forced to step down in 1987 for failing to check the spread of "bourgeois liberalisation". It was a charge that ran counter to public ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More talks vital to narrow divide on political reform

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial More talks vital to narrow divide The lawmakers' trip to Shanghai concluded as expected, without a breakthrough on political reform. This was hardly surprising, given ... it is a matter of their freedom of expression. Unfortunately, June 4 remains a political taboo on the mainland and items that go against the official version are banned. As the exchange is aimed ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    US to revive annual report to Congress on Hong Kong politics

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com US revives HK report to Congress after plea The United States looks set to reintroduce annual reports to Congress on political developments in Hong Kong ... political climate. The pair were greeted at the airport by about 30 protesters, who called them traitors for inviting foreign governments to meddle in the city's affairs. Speaking at Chek Lap ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing officials, Hong Kong pan-democrats no closer after holding talks on political reform in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Tony Cheung, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Tony Cheung and Jeffie Lam in Shanghai The two sides exchange gifts with pointed political messages before liaison office chief promises to hold further talks with lawmakers Beijing, ... copies of the Basic Law, the city's mini-constitution. Fung gave Wang a box containing three tracks, to symbolise the Alliance for True Democracy's demand that the public, political ...

  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing’s muted response to Obama-Dalai Lama meet reveals shift in US-China ties

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:21am by AFP

    ... an abortive uprising in 1959, already enjoys a worldwide following and it is doubtful that a single meeting would move the needle on Tibet. But Glaser argued that the reverse – Obama not seeing ... willing to stick their necks out to see the Dalai Lama,” she said. An eventual shift on Tibet? China has taken much stronger action against other countries in its efforts to sideline the Dalai ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian political parties make pact to clear way for leading presidential candidate

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 02:52pm by Reuters in Jakarta

    ... presidential poll A small Indonesian political party has struck a deal with the main opposition party, clearing the way for its popular presidential candidate to run for president in July, a senior ... failure to secure a decisive victory in the legislative elections led to some concern in financial markets that Indonesia was in for a period of political horse-trading. Both stocks and the rupiah ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Above all, political reform plan must be realistic

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 07:21pm by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... Andrew Leung Andrew Leung says it's time for all sides of the political reform debate to realise they will have to compromise and satisfy some of the interests of others if Hong Kong ... and political parties. First, Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy is not unbounded. It is defined by the Basic Law; Article 45, for example, lays down the powers of a nominating committee ...




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