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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing's graft-busters get extra powers to root out sports cheats

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 05:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... accredited "swimmers" who had never been in the water and hurdlers who were physically unable to compete. Zhang said match-fixing also remained serious in some sports and commercial ... approved increased resources, including recruitment of more manpower, for the corruption prosecutors. Hopefully, this will give prosecuting authorities a greater role and lead to more compliance ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Despite Hanoi's hedging strategy, it must settle disputes with China

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... indicated, their only choice was to be on friendly terms and to settle differences amicably. Often tense relations boiled over in May when a Chinese oil rig was moved into South China Sea waters ... and trade negotiations, and adhere to guidelines formulated in October 2011. The earlier pact set up biannual border negotiations, called for study of joint exploration of South China Sea resources ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Bickering nations could develop resources together

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... measures to safeguard resources; its moving its most advanced oil rig to waters near the Paracel Islands on May 1 led to clashes between accompanying vessels and a flotilla of Vietnamese boats. ... SCMP Editorial Bickering nations could join forces South China Sea waters have become worryingly choppy, with Vietnam and the Philippines confronting China over alleged maritime ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing now needs to invest more on raising quality of life

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... indicated that their quality of life is far from ideal by comparison. Not surprisingly, given that pollution of China's air, water and soil has reached crisis levels. Public health experts blamed food, pollution and lifestyle issues for the results, along with lack of medical resources to cure diseases before they become serious. The most prevalent chronic illnesses in the study ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Xinjiang needs careful study

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and their way of life is disappearing. But Xinjiang has vast mineral, agricultural and water resources and is the main route for trade with central Asia, making it one of the nation's most ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    In Vietnam's anti-Chinese protests, violence will only add fuel to fire

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Violence will only add fuel to fire Vietnam has complicated its dispute with Beijing over South China Sea resources by failing to prevent anti-Chinese violence. The deaths ... of an oil rig into waters off the disputed Paracel Islands and the subsequent rammings of rival ships in accompanying flotillas. Security forces and police were noticeably few in number when ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Families right to keep asking questions after bungled investigation

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... ground-breaking analysis led to the conclusion that the jet had plunged into icy waters 2,400 kilometres southwest of Australia. The lack of verified wreckage and no signals yet having been picked up from the plane's data recording black boxes are cause for families to continue to ask questions. Nations involved in the search have to redouble efforts through greater resources and better co-ordination. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The devil is in the detail of China's urbanisation blueprint

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... such as housing, water, sanitation, education, social welfare and health care. They call for nothing less than a new urbanisation model based on land and financing reform. The country's leaders have ... resources in a more efficient, transparent manner that is fair to farmers. If handled successfully, urbanisation could be a key growth engine for decades. It depends on the construction of adequate ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China needs to clarify its maritime intentions

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... It is a sensible way of moving beyond conflicts so that marine resources can be tapped. There is little new in such a position. Late leader Deng Xiaoping contended that territorial disputes should be set ... and fish-rich waters, though, the policy has not been properly articulated. Further muddying waters has been the growth of the People's Liberation Army navy and involvement in deep-sea ports ...



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