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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    India and China: time for co-operation in space exploration?

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 03:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and Vietnam are expanding their capabilities. There are a myriad benefits of space exploration, but in the case of China and India there is also the risk of fuelling regional tensions, militarisation ... SCMP Editorial Space- a place for co-operation Amid the fireworks and lanterns of Diwali, one of India's most important festivals, the nation has embarked on its most ambitious space ...

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    China takes its place in space with Chang'e-3 and Jade Rabbit

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 03:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China takes its place in space The world long ago sat up and took notice of China's rapid rise as a space power. Patriotic pride in its achievements spread to the worldwide Chinese diaspora. But nothing compares with the scientific and technological significance of the landing on the moon at 9.12 on Saturday night. The Chang'e-3 space probe carried ...

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    Twin air and sea disasters in Asia demand honest inquiries

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Disasters demand honest inquiries Within the space of six weeks, Asia has witnessed an airline disaster with no wreckage and no bodies, and a marine disaster in which a sunken ferry became a tomb for hundreds of victims. Two very different tragedies have generated similar living images that have transfixed the world: of angry, grieving parents and family who ...

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    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are too busy, narrow and polluted, space too limited for parking and the summer weather too uncomfortable for bikes. Other cities where these factors apply to one degree or another do not have ...

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    Success and failure: two sides of the same coin for China's space mission

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are unable to make repairs, it could well be written off as a blot on the space programme. Such thinking is flawed. Life's greatest teachers are failure and defeat, and that is especially so ... of that as 1,000 failures, but a process of 1,000 steps. China has made great leaps in space in a short amount of time. From its first manned mission a little more than a decade ago, it has now ...

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    Strike right balance in keeping shop owners from encroaching on streets

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Balance vital in battle for streets If the law were to go after pavement-hogging shopfronts with some of the zeal and diligence that its enforcers devote to the policing of street hawkers, pedestrians might find a little extra space on some of our increasingly crowded footpaths. A proposal to introduce an on-the-spot fine for shopkeepers who extend their business ...

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    Li Ka-shing's warning is a timely reminder for our divided society

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... speaks volumes about our divided society. Whether Hong Kong has been behaving like a spoilt child is open to debate, but Li's warning should serve as a fresh catalyst for the city to explore ...

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    It's time Hong Kong explored gay civil unions

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 12:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time to explore gay civil unions Same-sex marriage is highly controversial, but the issue will not go away by simply putting it aside. Even if the city is not ready to make ... The latest call by chairman York Chow Yat-ngok to allow civil unions for gays and lesbians is worth exploring. Chow has proved to be a fast learner after taking the job in April. Having upset ...

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    When it comes to public finances, forewarned is forearmed

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... cuts and massive job losses- soon faded as the economy bounced back. Since then, previous administrations have explored new revenue options like a sales tax. But such proposals were ...

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    We must be realistic on achieving universal suffrage

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:58am by SCMP Editorial

    ... forward candidates. In the absence of a green light, it would be wise to start exploring other options that stand a better chance of being approved. For the first time, the city is venturing ...




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