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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by GLOBAL TIMES, MIAMI HERALD, EL UNIVERSAL

    ... The life and death of Hugo Chavez How they see it 1. El Universal Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez Frias introduced himself to Venezuela and the world in the most dramatic and tragic manner: a failed coup, including violence and death. He would build up a legend that now crosses over another level. … A cycle seems to be ending, along with the extremely personal style of the so-called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1187283/how-they-see-it
  2. News - China - POLITICS

    'I'll break your legs if you go into business': former president's career advice to children

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 01:02pm by DARREN WEE

    ... comes from Hongan county in Hubei province, is the youngest of the former president’s four children. She studied foreign languages at Wuhan University and apart from a two-year stint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1450678/ill-break-your-legs-if-you-go-business-former-presidents-career-advice
  3. Thai university row arouses fear of bloodshed

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pavin Chachavalpongpun The Thai political crisis has reached another boiling point, with hardline royalists accusing a group of young law professors from the esteemed Thammasat University ... the university. Meanwhile, the rector of Thammasat, Somkit Lertpaithoon, issued a ban against any discussion of the lese-majeste law within the walls of the university, breaking a tradition of academic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991937/thai-university-row-arouses-fear-bloodshed
  4. Thought control called for at universities

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vice-President Xi Jinping has ordered universities to step up ideological control of students and young lecturers ahead of the keynote 18th party congress this autumn, CCTV reported ... to remove threats to its political control. 'University party organs must adopt firmer and stronger measures to maintain harmony and stability in universities. Daily management ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989244/thought-control-called-universities
  5. Tsui denies he was forced to quit university

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Tanna Chong University of Hong Kong vice chancellor Tsui Lap-chee insisted yesterday that his decision to stand down next summer had nothing to do with politics. His sudden announcement late on Tuesday caught many by surprise and could leave the university rudderless if the university management fails to find a replacement before August when Tsui's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983009/tsui-denies-he-was-forced-quit-university
  6. 80pc want universal suffrage early

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Nearly 80 per cent of Hong Kong people want universal suffrage as early as possible with the government urged to set up a 'well-represented' advisory committee to map out election arrangements, a poll shows. The poll, commissioned by the Alliance for Universal Suffrage, found that 68 per cent want arrangements for the chief executive election ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975238/80pc-want-universal-suffrage-early
  7. University's reform hopes seem distant

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com A new Shenzhen university's vows to be a pioneer of mainland tertiary education reform, with an independent administration and curriculum, appear to have ... decision-making council appointed by the South University of Science and Technology of China on Saturday are top leaders from the provincial and city governments, with a deputy Shenzhen party boss, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973889/universitys-reform-hopes-seem-distant
  8. Hong Kong's officials must inhabit a parallel universe

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... officials are not just out of touch, they seem to exist in an entirely separate universe to the rest of the population; one governed not by logic, reason and results, but by the arcane procedural ... examples of official lunacy, and a generous helping of large ones. But you get the picture. No doubt all these cases of government insanity make perfect sense in the parallel bureaucratic universe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737386/hong-kongs-officials-must-inhabit-parallel-universe
  9. US Congress advisers concerned about pace of universal suffrage

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung An advisory panel to the US Congress has expressed concerns about Hong Kong's delay in introducing universal suffrage and what it claimed was widespread media self-censorship. 'US interests in Hong Kong are based, in part, on the state of human rights conditions and democracy, including the assurance of a free press and the movement towards universal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730781/us-congress-advisers-concerned-about-pace-universal-suffrage
  10. Universal suffrage best way to preserve HK, says Britain's Hague

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Introducing a system of universal suffrage in line with 'international standards' is the best way to guarantee Hong Kong's stability and prosperity, British ... stability and prosperity are underpinned by its rights and freedoms,' he wrote. 'The best way of guaranteeing these is by Hong Kong moving to a system of full universal suffrage in line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724901/universal-suffrage-best-way-preserve-hk-says-britains-hague

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