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Talking Points

Record attempt marks 15 years since handover

Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, 2:57am

Who said it?

We may have our differences politically, but the presidency transcends those differences

U.S. President Barack Obama, welcomes predecessor George W. Bush (above) back to the White House

China is treating a campaigner for democracy in North Korea as if he were one of its dissidents

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon

U.S. President Barack Obama on Trayvon Martin, a black Florida teenager shot dead on February 26 by neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman

I was gutted. We'd been looking forward to this for months but it ended in disaster

Irishman Adrian O'Doherty, who bought a fake Sevens ticket

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

How Irish eyes smiled on Xi

What a study in contrasts it was when leader-in-waiting Vice-President Xi Jinping went travelling this month.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Kids do make mistakes ... the next thing the club will do is to give him a helping hand

Sapling team manager Philip Lee Fai-lap on player Iu Wai (pictured) confessing to match-fixing charges

A stable condition has been achieved. It is judged that the accident at the plant itself has ceased

17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Who's really working the system to their advantage?

'What is also true is that China has been very aggressive in gaming the trading system to its advantage.'

US President Barack Obama SCMP, October 7

I have always been of the view that in matters of finance and economics Barack Obama distinguishes himself with a matchless talent for looking thoughtfully into the middle distance ... and little else.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am


Today: Austrian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Outlook on Austrian business'. Kee Club, Central.

American Chamber of Commerce event: 'Opportunities and challenges in China for Illinois, USA. Speaker: Illinois Governor Pat Quinn'. The American Club.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Security Bureau meeting over Manila tragedy claims

15 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead to these stories today ...

Civil servants await pay fate

19 May 2011 - 12:00am

Ask what Asia can do for the US and Obama

The agreement on free trade concluded this month between the United States and South Korea is important not only for the two countries; there are wider implications for the US and Asia.

14 Dec 2010 - 12:00am