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  1. Let the wounds of war close

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is not acceptable to keep wounds open by demanding that top Japanese officials apologise for war atrocities inflicted on China some 60 years ago. Columnist Philip Yeung ('Why Japan shouldn't criticise Chinese fans', August 10) thinks the wounds should be kept open. Unlike Germany, Japan has never apologised for the war, but when it comes to the bottom line of 21st-century ...

  2. Hong Kong's winning attitude

    Posted Aug 11th 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... from Japan's current reality, the history of war reparations, and Sino-Japanese relations, let alone the role of the J-League as a globalising force in Japanese culture. Hong Kong should ... or not the mainland takes note. Sports are about creating bridges and opportunities, not war and peace. Let the Games begin, and when they are over, forget defeats and look ahead to the next triumph. Edith ...

  3. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The South African government has identified Hong Kong as a partner to help stop wildlife smuggling and illegal killing after one of the world's largest seizures of rhino horn was made in the city. A South African delegation is ...

  4. Learn to harness water from typhoons

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... global interventions have come to an end. Reduce the military budget by at least 90 per cent and use the savings to pay reparations to the victims'. It is quite obvious. If America would ... before the end of the second world war in Europe, my father was liberated from three months' incarceration in a German camp. He then started training for the invasion of Japan which, ...

  5. Travellers targeted in smuggling war

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam in Shenzhen fiona.tam@scmp.com Mainland travellers who cross the borders with Hong Kong and Macau more than once a day will forfeit their duty-free quota and their luggage will be subject to thorough inspection, under a Guangdong customs policy ...

  6. Cold shoulder for cold war sensitivities

    Posted May 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Some days it really does seem the cold war has merely shifted, rather than ended. Beijing officials are whistling in the wind if they think they can easily alter the thinking of former ... swiftly referred to his years in Moscow as he spoke of the importance of 'generational change' when Mikhail Gorbachev emerged in the mid-1980s. The cold war surfaced again as he spoke ...

  7. Worldwide war on water must be won

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a news pool dominated by the global financial crisis, World Water Day yesterday did not make a big splash. That does not reflect its importance. Of all the days singled out by the United Nations to focus attention on important issues for humankind, Mar ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Association states clearly that 'to date, there has been no scientifically adequate research to show that therapy aimed at changing sexual orientation (sometimes called reparative or conversion ...

  9. Expo war lost, but let's expand, says TDC chief

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng It is already too late for Hong Kong to extend expo facilities to meet the threat from regional competitors, but it should nevertheless expand the Convention and Exhibition Centre by another 50 per cent, the outgoing Trade Development Council c ...

  10. A cement and gibberish fix for war memorials

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong CHINA has become CIHNA, HONG KONG is spelled HONC HONC, and OFFICERS has become OFFKERS in a bungled restoration of war graves in Hong Kong. And that's not the only problem. Cracks in the granite tombstones of victims of the second opium war caused by 150 years of weathering have been filled in shoddily with cement, leaving a monument to 40 British sailors looking ...




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