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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing has learned lessons about quake relief since 2008

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... for thousands of mainland mothers still mourning children who died in the catastrophic Sichuan earthquake that struck at that moment five years ago. The day after, this column closed its first comment ... of the survivors whose lives were changed forever. The scale of the physical and human devastation remains fresh in the memories of many. If a reminder were needed, it came with a less severe earthquake ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Guo Meimei scandal shows Chinese Red Cross must clean up its act

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the Chinese Red Cross, on the same day more than 600 lost their lives in an earthquake in Yunnan province. The broadcast was meant to restore public confidence in the charity, severely dented ... of corruption at the charity, led to a massive drop in support. It now remains to be seen, from the response to the Red Cross' earthquake appeal, whether donors have forgiven it. Meanwhile, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shinzo Abe's three arrows are looking badly blunted

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the entire boom induced by Abe's policies. The biggest fall in GDP since the shock to the economy of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami followed the ending of the country's fiscal stimulus ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Information gag is wrong- journalists have duty to report in public interest

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for transparency and accountability of government. Examples include exposure of the cover-up of the Sars outbreak that spread to Hong Kong in 2003, uncensored coverage of the Sichuan earthquake diaster ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe wrong to roll back pacifist constitution

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Abe wrong to roll back pacifism Japan's proud pacifism has been rocked as if by an earthquake. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet has ignored the majority of Japanese and the concerns of China and other Asian countries by deciding to end a ban on troops fighting overseas. The move is a landmark, both for its disregard for the constitution, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Atomic power still the cleanest option

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... radiation leaks and unpreparedness at the Fukushima Daiichi plant after the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, was understandable cause for a reassessment of nuclear power. Communities ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant needs international help

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... mistakes and untruths since the earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown on March 11, 2011, prove the government and operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., are ill-equipped to deal ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Olympic Games are a lift for Japan

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

    ... and destruction. Hosting the 2020 Games could help restore the nation's spirits and self-belief after the natural disaster of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 dead and led ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Don't let concerns about corruption halt quake aid

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Don't let doubts halt quake aid Hong Kong has a good reputation for charity donations. From the Japan earthquake to the tsunami in Southeast Asia, we have shown exceptional generosity in helping our neighbours. When it comes to disasters on the mainland, our response is even more enthusiastic. Billions of dollars were raised after the Sichuan earthquake five ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fukushima nuclear plant needs international expertise

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Japan nuke plant must seek help Japan has struggled for more than two years to control the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant. A fresh leak from a storage tank of water contaminated by dangerously high levels of radiation is the latest and most serious mishap since the facility was hit by an earthquake and tsunami. The operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Tepco, ...




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