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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Despite huge profits, Gilead Sciences defends price of its hepatitis drug

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:01am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Profits and the cost of life-saving drugs Champagne corks were doubtless popping in the California headquarters of Gilead Sciences on Thursday as its quarterly earnings were announced. The firm's second-quarter revenue was a whopping US$6.5 billion, far ahead of market expectations. The star performer for the company was its hepatitis ...

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    How would Adam Smith and David Hume have voted in Scottish referendum?

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:37am by Alex Lo

    ... and agriculture, have increased: the arts, and science and philosophy, have been cultivated. Even religious parties have been necessitated to lay aside their mutual rancour." The Scots who are voting ...

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    Give the Chinese their due place in the second world war fight against Japan

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 05:00am by Alex Lo

    ... groups have been busy rewriting their country's wartime past. But when history becomes a weapon, or a propaganda tool, it's difficult to remain a human science or a scholarly art ...

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    Hong Kong economist offers sobering thoughts on corruption in China

    Posted May 26th 2014, 03:43am by Alex Lo

    ... University of Science and Technology economist Francis Lui Ting-ming recently offered a fascinating insight. The professor begins with an observation often repeated on the mainland: The failure ...

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    Why Chinese censors miss mark on television shows

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Alex Lo

    ... science and technology. What's not to like? ...

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    Japanese psyche reflected in monsters

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:49am by Alex Lo

    ... about the giant reptile that came to embody the Japanese mistrust of science, fear of nuclear annihilation and anti-Americanism. No, I am not talking about the latest Hollywood 3-D version which ...

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    Was Confucius a behavioural scientist?

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to replace Maoism in China. But a new governmental paternalism inspired by behavioural science is, interestingly enough, perfectly in sync with Confucian paternalism. There is a fascinating review ...

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    Why sexy US star Scarlett Johansson rejects Israel boycott

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:48am by Alex Lo

    ... boycott of a major Israeli science and tech conference but it blew over quickly. Fellow Brits such as musicians Roger Waters and Brian Eno, film director Mike Leigh and authors Ian McEwan ...

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    Pisa 'politics' of no concern to parents

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 03:20am by Alex Lo

    ... in reading, maths and science every three years administrated in 65 countries and economies is still far from being an exact statistical science. Interpreting Pisa results has become a cottage ...

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    Stop likening China to 1914 Germany

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:24am by Alex Lo

    ... Belle Epoque, during which Europeans enjoyed unprecedented advances in science, technology and standards of living, had bored everyone. We, too, have had extraordinary advances in all ...




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