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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China deserves credit for sending island dispute to UN

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... Jonathan Power applauds China's move to send the Diaoyu Islands dispute with Japan to the UN, and says history is on the Chinese side At last someone has done something sensible ... of Japan's history. China is not an aggressive power and has been more put-upon than most countries. Professor Odd Arne Westad of the London School of Economics writes in his new incisive book, ...

  2. Europe should keep a spare key for Russia

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... Jonathan Power Read it for yourself, and don't dismiss it, as most Western commentators have. The Pan-European Security Treaty, proposed by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is worth ... and work on Mr Medvedev's Pan-European Security Treaty. It is a good place to start if one concludes, as I do, that one day Russia must be part of the EU. Jonathan Power is a London-based ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hard rock and soft power in New York

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 04:13am by Vivienne Chow

    ... influence Hard rock and soft power in New York When Josh Case saw mainland band Second Hand Rose rocking the stage of the Modern Sky Festival in New York's Central Park, with their blend ... the world needed to understand the diversity of Chinese contemporary culture, and that the global language of contemporary art would help expand people's awareness. Cultivating soft power ...

  4. News - World

    China rivalled US for aid to Africa since 2000

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Chinese aid to Africa overlast decade rivalled U.S. China committed more than US$75 billion to Africa in the past decade, coming close to the level of US money although the nature of Beijing's support was far differ ...

  5. Culture is the muscle behind 'soft power'

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:16pm by Raymond Cheng

    ... Raymond Cheng One of the most influential international trends in recent years is how countries use "soft power" rather than military, political or financial might to influence global opinion. Britain has been one of the most successful countries in terms of soft power, often topping or nearly topping rankings ahead of countries that are more powerful economically. Soft ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    K-pop fever sweeps the region, but it's no soft power

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 06:18pm by REX WANG

    ... Rex Wang Rex Wang says as cribing soft power to currently trendy Korean pop culture is premature: fashion comes and goes while ideals endure Song and dance When the drama My Love from ... Commentators are linking the phenomenon with "soft power" in international relations. Yet, to truly elevate international prestige, there needs to be more than songs and television shows. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Joseph Nye's soft power concept is lame

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Soft power is just a lame concept China and Russia, two of the world's pre-eminent authoritarian states, just don't get soft power. That, at least, ... saying they have all "quickly turned stale". Their main misunderstanding is that whatever it is, soft power cannot be engineered, at least solely, by the state. Hu Jintao himself has ...

  8. News - World - DEVELOPMENT

    Hospital in Lusaka symbol of China's soft power in Zambia

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... pollution, no air pollution. The climate is agreeable." China continues to exert soft power in Zambia. Last month, Hwatai Mining Investments signed an agreement with former president Kenneth ... are not luxuries but necessities in protecting investments and relationships from the vagaries of leadership and paucity of institutions, in Africa as elsewhere. "Similarly, soft power is an important ...


    Taking soft stance on 'zero tolerance' is wrong

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:29pm by William Lai

    ... There is still an in-group attitude among traditionalists to dismiss racist, sexist and homophobic sneers as harmless banter Taking soft stance on 'zero tolerance' is wrong ... in the dark ages and traditionalists in power. Revelations regarding racist phone texts, with 42-year-old Malky Mackay calling Cardiff City's Chinese Malaysian owner Vincent Tan ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Sino-US relations and the benefits of soft power

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial The secret of using soft power China's diplomats tend to keep a low profile when abroad, living in closed compounds and rarely being seen outside official functions. ... basic form of soft power to help strengthen relations. The ambassador's stepped-up presence comes amid a series of cultural events marking the 35th anniversary of Sino-US diplomatic ...




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