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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Independence? 'If Scotland can do it, then so can Texas'

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Antonio, US 'If Scotland can do it, then so can Texas' The vote to decide whether Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom has bolstered those campaigning to split Texas from the United States. Texas Nationalist Movement president Daniel Miller, who wants the state's legislature to put the secession question on a statewide ballot, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594843/independence-if-scotland-can-do-it-then-so-can-texas
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British markets spooked by Scottish referendum poll result

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:01am by Reuters

    ... for independence in a referendum next week that would see the break-up of the United Kingdom. Sterling fell more than 1 per cent- its biggest one-day drop in 13 months- to US$1.6141, long-dated government ... the real prospect that secessionists could achieve their goal of breaking the 307-year-old union with England. British newspapers headlined the biggest domestic threat to the United Kingdom since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588246/british-markets-spooked-scottish-referendum-poll-result
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... the United Kingdom intact, but the vote put the main political parties under pressure to grant more local autonomy. Opinion polls had shown a surge in support for separation over the past two weeks, ... in the UK to "come together" after what had been a divisive campaign. "Knowing the people of Scotland as I do, I have no doubt that Scots, like others throughout the United Kingdom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596412/scotland-votes-stay-vote-will-unleash-radical-change-whole-uk
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Democracy and constitutional change the winner in Scottish vote

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and the breaking up of the United Kingdom prevailed comfortably, it does not reflect the ultimate significance of a campaign that took a dramatic turn towards the end. It has already had profound ... was galvanising. The three main British political parties, the Conservatives, their Liberal Democrat junior partners in government and the opposition Labour Party, united in a belated response ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596402/democracy-and-constitutional-change-winner-scottish-vote
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291082/manning-branded-traitor-and-anarchist-court-martial
  6. Thinking of going abroad? The four main countries for furthering your study- The United Kingdom

    Posted Nov 18th 2006, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... Quality and history keep it attractive, writes Brendan O'Malley Hong Kong graduates need little persuasion that the UK is a good place to study given its high academic standing and its historic ties with the territory. In London it boasts one of the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/572043/thinking-going-abroad-four-main-countries-furthering-your-study-united-kingdom
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    'Scotland was the winner': Hong Kong's expat Scots agree on one thing after historic vote

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:48pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... the Westminster parties deliver on their promises, it will be good for Scotland,” Bruce said. “That’s a very big if and I don’t know if the electorate in the United Kingdom will allow it.” Others, like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596074/hong-kongs-expat-scots-agree-scotland-was-winner-after-historic-no-note
  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea, United States to establish joint military unit

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea, US to set up joint military unit South Korea said it would create a joint military unit with the United States, as a report suggested the contingent would target North Korea's weapons of mass destruction if a full-scale conflict broke out. The mechanised unit led by a US major general would be set up in the first half of next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585340/south-korea-united-states-establish-joint-military-unit
  9. Sport - Other Sport - INSIDE INCHEON WITH ALVIN SALLAY

    Inside Incheon: North Koreans had their reasons not to smile

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 11:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... should be created. Thankfully the majority of Scots decided they still wanted to be part of the United Kingdom. If Scotland had broken away and become independent, it would have been the haggis ... soccer World Cup. It has taken another 24 years, but in July, a united Germany won- history repeating itself with their opponents once again beating Argentina- proving that coming together can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1597026/inside-incheon-north-koreans-had-their-reasons-not-smile
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Scottish exercise of democracy becomes anti-democracy fodder in Chinese press

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:05pm by Chang Ping

    ... As part of the United Kingdom, Scotland has been administered in a way no worse than Hong Kong has under Chinese rule. Certainly, it has had more autonomy than the so-called autonomous regions ... he visited Britain in June. He said he wanted to see a "strong, prosperous and united United Kingdom". Li was setting the tone for his country's media. There is no doubt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1593789/scottish-exercise-democracy-becomes-anti-democracy-fodder-chinese-press

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