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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Herbert Yardley and Edward Snowden highlight ironies of United States snooping history

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... be allowed to tap into others' secrets in the name of national security. Looking back, the age of "gentlemen do not read each other's mail" is almost like an ancient legend. ...

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    Why the United States should take the blame over Rwanda inaction

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:29am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Why US should take blame over Rwanda People with great foresight who act on it to prevent disasters and save lives are far more likely to be criticised than praised. This was pointed out by financial mathematician Nassim Nicholas ...

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    The Rwanda genocide and Africa's world war

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by Alex Lo

    ... for peacekeeping operations, refused desperate pleas from its military head on the ground for more troops and supplies. Belgium, Rwanda's ex-colonial master, withdrew its troops after 10 of them were slaughtered. The US used that as a pretext to press for the phased withdrawal of UN peacekeepers, thereby removing a key obstacle to the mass killings. Not only did the US never consider a military ...

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    A contradictory mix of preconceptions over China's role in the world

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:18am by Alex Lo

    ... to criticise Russia's aggression. But it's hard to imagine China committing similarly aggressive acts. At this moment, Beijing has committed almost 2,200 troops as peacekeepers in at least 10 ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Mixing powerful with the vulnerable, as at Hunan Gymnastics School, seems an invitation to evil

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:16am by Alex Lo

    ... of the nation's best athletes, including half a dozen Olympic medallists, such as parallel bars master Li Xiaopeng who won four golds at Sydney and Beijing. Last month, it was revealed that the dean, Liu ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    US offers Anson Chan and Martin Lee a poor example of democracy

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com US offers a poor example of democracy It's ironic Anson Chan Fang On-sang and Martin Lee Chu-ming visited Washington a day after the US Supreme Court dealt a severe blow to representative democracy by making that nation truly fit for its top 1 per cent. The top court's latest decision on election campaign financing offers an object lesson ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Chinese families' aggression won't help to find missing flight MH370

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Aggression won't help find missing jet There was a poignant moment during a BBC news segment last week on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 when the tearful relatives of a missing couple from New Zealand thanked the many nations that have devoted resources to search for the plane. With their quiet dignity and measure of acceptance, ...

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    Urbanisation will drive democracy

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by Alex Lo

    ... the nation's future and the party's continuing rule. The projected migration of another 100 million into cities by 2020 will further weaken or undermine the hukou or household registration system, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Canada gets all protective about porn

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:25am by Alex Lo

    ... porn companies as national champions. Hong Kong should learn from Canada, as we are always saying we need to promote the IT industry. What other industry pioneers more innovations, like ...

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    The power of social media cannot replace leadership

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by Alex Lo

    ... recent mass protests, from those against national education to those for press freedom after former Ming Pao chief Kevin Lau Chun-to was viciously attacked. I don't underestimate his power ...




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