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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Kamikaze letters at centre of world heritage status bid

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:32am by Andrea Chen

    ... constituted world heritage, South Korea's Arirang TV reported. The China News Service wrote on its official blog that if such an application was possible, Japan would soon look for a listing ... centre of world heritage status bid A Japanese city wants its wartime archive of hundreds of letters and documents left by kamikaze pilots to be included in a United Nations list of important ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government source hints at tougher line on Occupy protests if deadlock persists

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by Gary Cheung, JOYCE NG AND SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... for the talks. Executive Councillors Lam Woon-kwong and Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun also called for further talks. Separately, China used the visit of jazz star Kenny G to the Admiralty protest site yesterday ... Kong's government yesterday increased pressure on Occupy protesters, warning that "hawks" favouring tough action to clear sit-in sites would gain the upper hand if the deadlock between ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    China scraps 130,000 ‘leading groups’ in effort to streamline local government

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 02:36pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com China, in an effort to streamline bureaucracy, has scrapped over 130,000 of the many “leading groups” that operate at all levels of governments across the nation, state media reported on Thursday. Formally called “leading small groups”, these structures are set up independently by each local party or government body and they primarily serve the same ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong can learn from U.S. think tanks, says Legco chief Jasper Tsang

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... kinds of think tanks: academic and advocacy. "The Brookings Institution is a good example of an academic think tank, which Hong Kong cannot emulate," Tsang told the South China Morning Post. "Another type of think tank, an advocacy one, strives to win support from the community for the ideas they champion. The Heritage Foundation is one of these." Tsang said Hong ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fears over 'radicals' as protest violence increases, but sources say Beijing won't be embarrassed into action

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... Leung's attempt to clear the rally site in Mong Kok. They urged restraint on both sides. "It is biased to call this movement 'out of control' or 'riotous'. A vast majority ... principle, no foreign country can fault China on this." Dong said Beijing "cannot concede anymore or Hong Kong will be back under a foreign power's control". "I think ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: World Order, by Henry Kissinger

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by David Wilson

    ... Nobel Peace Prize. Books behind him include On China, a love letter to the People's Republic, which he favours accommodating. In World Order, it is described as a pillar of global ... David Wilson life@scmp.com World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History by Henry Kissinger Penguin 3 stars David Wilson Love or loathe him, Henry ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung puts student talks back on table but insists Beijing won't back down

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 11:10pm by Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng, Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung

    ... He suggested a university president serve as moderator for the talks, which could last more than one round. Leung insisted that the talks and the clearance of protest sites were separate matters, and did not rule out clearing more sites during the negotiations. Alex Chow Yong-kang, of the Federation of Students, said the group was willing to resume dialogue. The federation would ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Talks fail to narrow gap between student leaders and Hong Kong government

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:39pm by Staff Reporters

    ... and lawful ways." Tens of thousands of people at the protest sites in Admiralty, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok watched the televised talks- the first face-to-face dialogue between top officials ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Protests reignited by shocking images appearing to show unarmed man being beaten by officers

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 01:39am by STAFF

    ... between representatives of all four police staff associations and the secretary for the civil service, Paul Tang Kwok-wai. China's foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said: "No country or individual has a right to interfere in China's internal affairs." He urged British officials in particular to speak and act cautiously. Hong's remarks were in response to a statement ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's High Court orders protesters off roads in Mong Kok and Admiralty

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Staff Reporters

    ... to argue the injunction goes against Hongkongers' freedom of expression. Ng Ting-pong, 38, who quit his job as a waiter to spend the last 20 days at the Mong Kok protest site, was expecting ... have to work overtime until 9pm. Now they have to leave between 5pm and 6pm as many of them are worried about the safety," Wong said. "The protest site nearby got very chaotic, noisy ...




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