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    Baby formula plea to US is infantile

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Baby formula plea to US is infantile First they waved the British colonial flags. Now some are petitioning the White House to help resolve the baby formula ... city to buy milk powder and resell it for huge profits in China," the petition reads on the White House website. "We request international support and assistance as babies in Hong ...

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    Beware risk of challenging China's 'one country' concept for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by Alex Lo

    ... construct; it resembles a house of cards that requires all sides not to fight because it could easily topple. It is a bit of a confidence trick that is best left alone, not to be probed too deeply ... with civil nomination, Occupy Central and the June 20-22 referendum. Now the other side has produced a white paper, in the name of the State Council no less. Beijing is unequivocal about where Hong ...

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    Hong Kong Law Society president Ambrose Lam falls on own sword

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... of the white paper issued by the State Council on Hong Kong's "one country, two systems". He characterised the controversial paper as a "positive" document that reiterated Hong ... have alleged? Experts as politically diverse as Basic Law Institute chairman Alan Hoo, SC; Chatham House senior consulting fellow and former British diplomat Tim Summers; and associate law ...

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

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

    ... of the Espionage Act, which Washington used to seize all his remaining material. Some 84 years later, another young, bright US intelligence officer, Edward Snowden, earned the wrath of the White House ...

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    Why sexy US star Scarlett Johansson rejects Israel boycott

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:48am by Alex Lo

    ... for celebrity journalists and authors such as former White House reporter Helen Thomas and ex-CNN anchor Rick Sanchez. Alice Walker, author of The Colour Purple, was uninvited last summer ...

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    Why whistle-blowers like Edward Snowden must use drastic measures

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 04:58am by Hari Kumar

    ... The documents they gave the press finally led to the Senate probe which revealed the extent to which FBI bosses had expanded their activities, becoming a threat even to the White House. Despite that, ...

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    Exco soap opera beats TV

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Our own Exco soap opera beats TV Exco is turning into a soap opera. It's the "anti" version of The West Wing, the American television series about how brilliant White House staff helped run the presidency from crisis to crisis. The latest episode has Exco convenor Lam Woon-kwong calling for revamping the decision-making process following ...

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    We have good reason to worry about US power

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Hoover's death in 1972. With the FBI acting against the White House, the Soviets thought Watergate was a coup. Political philosopher Sheldon Wolin describes the US government system ...

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    The world has lost its fear of the US

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the Americans have shown themselves to be. So White House spokesman Jay Carney has waxed indignant. "This was a deliberate choice by the [Hong Kong] government to release a fugitive, despite ...

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    Is mini MBA for 7-year-olds worth the money?

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... In a country which caned an American teenager for graffiti crime in 1994 despite pleas from the White House, you would think it would be the last course someone would start there. What next? ...




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