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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Xi and Park build foundation for thaw between China and South Korea

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Xi and Park build foundation China and South Korea have northeast Asia's most complex relationship. Respective alliances with North Korea and the US have ensured ... and South Korean territorial disputes with Japan continue to simmer, while China is taking a tougher line with North Korea after its recent nuclear and missile tests. Xi also broke with tradition ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's defence spending only natural, but it must explain why

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the region is spending more on defence, China's expenditure was far outpacing neighbours. One analyst put the total at about three times as much as India and more than Japan, South Korea, Taiwan ... are unjustified and misplaced. While more has to be done about transparency, a country so large and important to the world has to have a military that is in keeping with its needs and significance. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The market proves to be a stern judge of government apps

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Market is a stern judge of apps When it comes to harnessing new technology to better serve the people, the government is arguably doing its job. There is no shortage of software applications for smartphone and tablet users, ranging from a country parks guide to promoting safe gay sex. Some apps are no doubt popular and used heavily. But there plenty that remain ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Taiwan needs to think long-term as region's economic focus shifts

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in the mainland's transition to a more consumer-led economy, which calls for Taiwan to refocus integration on provision of services rather than manufacturing. A fresh reminder came this week with a report ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must banish tourism rogues

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... after a recent undercover report by state media. That the tour cost cannot be covered by such a low price is just common sense. Those who signed up could only be assumed to be prepared for what ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Families right to keep asking questions after bungled investigation

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is provided will it be believed by the victims' families and many countries, including China. There is good reason for doubt. From the outset, Malaysian officials have caused confusion and anger ... seeking the satellite data is understandable. More than 20 countries were quick to join the search but, not wanting to let other governments know about their capabilities, were slow to share radar ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Schools or homes, city planners must strike a balance

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Schools or homes, it's a tough choice Even the supposed havens from development, our country parks, are not safe from the probing search to identify land to meet Hong Kong's future housing needs. So when it comes to a prime vacant site among the universities, schools and kindergartens in the upscale residential area of Kowloon Tong, only a brave man would bet ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with culture, principles and pride. Australia spearheaded the fight and was joined by New Zealand in pushing the case. Whales have for decades been protected by both countries, which have recognised ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Russia's expulsion from Group of Eight is no big deal

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... China and India, has shown itself to be more capable, responsive and representative. Russia is too important a country to freeze out of dialogue on significant issues. Its membership of the G20 ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Candidates are rewarded for their hard work in local elections

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... precinct has understandably generated much media attention. Not only has the outcome surprised many, it also prompted a lot of political soul-searching. The South Horizon vacancy arose after former ... How politically representative is the preference of 4,000-odd voters in a middle-class housing estate on Island south is open to debate. It may be tempting to jump to the conclusion ...




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