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  1. News - China

    Hagel to broach topic of cyber threats with Chinese

    Posted May 31st 2013, 11:11am by Associated Press aboard a US Aircraft

    ... Associated Press aboard a US Aircraft Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet with members of a Chinese delegation this weekend and likely talk about ongoing cyberthreats amid new reports ... Hagel said that the US must find ways to work with the Chinese and other countries to develop rules of the road and a better understanding among nations for the use of cyber. “These are issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1250363/hagel-broach-topic-cyber-threats-chinese
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Amid all the 'us or them' talk, no prizes for guessing the outcome of our political reform debate

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by Alice Wu

    ... all we like, from whichever side we stand, but that won't help us move even an inch towards finding a better way to live with one another, and live with our political and constitutional ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says with the electoral reform debate continuing in this 'us versus them' vein, Hong Kong can give up hope of progress Pain of stasis There is little doubt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581791/amid-all-us-or-them-talk-no-prizes-guessing-outcome-our
  3. Comment

    Framework for political reform is best we could expect at this point in time

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 05:13pm by LAWRENCE LAU, AYESHA LAU

    ... can hope for, given that it has to comply with existing laws Advance the cause The National People's Congress Standing Committee decision on political reform completed step two ... cannot be built in a day. For example, African Americans were enfranchised in principle in 1865, right after the US civil war. Yet, it took a whole century after that before their rights were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1583747/framework-political-reform-best-we-could-expect-point-time
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Faced with Beijing's political reform decision, pragmatism must guide legislators

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:08pm by Simon Young

    ... when implemented, will give us a better system of executive government, an executive more accountable to the people of Hong Kong? Would such a system get us closer to a more democratic system ... legislators than as the top political leader. Where only one candidate is nominated, legislators should insist on a high approval rate (for example, 60 per cent) of all registered voters. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1582950/faced-beijings-political-reform-decision-pragmatism-must-guide-legislators
  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Germany breaks political taboo by arming Kurds against Islamists in Iraq

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... weapons to a warzone where fighters and arms can quickly change sides. Germany's decision follows similar moves by several other countries, including the US, Italy, France and Britain. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583141/germany-sends-arms-support-iraqi-kurds
  6. Comment

    Standing Committee decision on political reform violates the Basic Law

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:50pm by Surya Deva

    ... Surya Deva Surya Deva says its power of interpretation cannot be used as a façade to amend mini constitution Standing Committee decision on political reform is a violation of the Basic Law The central government's representatives have consistently reminded us that the election of the chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017 should be strictly in accordance with the Basic Law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1583732/standing-committee-decision-political-reform-violates-basic-law
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must not allow its tax policy to be used as a political weapon

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:05pm by ARTHUR LAFFER

    ... to others I have oft cited Hong Kong's long-standing flat-rate income tax structure as a successful policy which, if implemented in the US, could dramatically improve the US economy. ... of significant US funds held abroad. There are many good reasons why Hong Kong is one of the most prosperous cities in the world, and other financial centres and economies would be wise to learn from its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580757/hong-kong-must-not-allow-its-tax-policy-be-used-political-weapon
  8. News - World - AUSTRIA

    Austrian political party blames rivals as 400 gnomes vanish before election

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:22pm by WASHPOST

    ... in the state, US$660,000 in total, on the gnomes. Austrian political commentator Thomas Hafer said he was sceptical about the success of using gnomes as campaigners. "Knowing that their party ... state of Vorarlberg, 400 gnomes vanished. No one knows where they have gone. But everyone knows it's down to politics. With regional elections set for September 21, the left-wing Social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581226/austrian-political-party-blames-rivals-400-gnomes-vanish-election
  9. Business - Economy

    BRICS eye political capital with US$150b deal on new reserve fund and bank

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Brasilia Five largest emerging markets hope US$150b deal at Brazil summit will boost growth and cohesion, but analysts say measures are not enough BRICS eye political capital ... to revive the group's waning clout. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known as the BRICS, will approve the creation of the US$100 billion reserve fund and US$50 billion bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1554337/brics-eye-political-capital-us150b-deal-new-reserve-fund-and-bank
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Actor and rapper Yasiin Bey, once known as Mos Def, puts politics at the heart of his music

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Richard Lord

    ... outspoken on other political issues, particularly the US government's response to Hurricane Katrina, a disaster which disproportionately affected black communities. His most direct and effective political statement was when he was force-fed in the manner of the US military methods used at Guantánamo Bay; the resulting video, one of the most-viewed items on the website ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1577594/actor-and-rapper-yasiin-bey-once-known-mos-def-puts-politics-heart

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