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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Suu Kyi's reticence on plight of Rohingya diminishes her


Forgive me if I missed something - despite keeping an eye out - but Myanmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi seems to be at a loss for words about wanton acts of cruelty, murder and destruction in her country.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 2:16pm

Talking points

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

Developer to discuss new Causeway Bay mall

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

'Responsible' activists fined over protest

Two members of the League of Social Democrats were let off with fines in a court ruling yesterday that described them as acting responsibly during an anti-budget protest that blocked major roads in Central last year.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1977

New Delhi, March 23

Mrs Indira Gandhi resigned as Prime Minister, ending an era in Indian politics. She accepted the verdict of voters who threw out her Government.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Delhi off to false start

On the sprawling, dusty, wasteland that lies on the east bank of the Yamuna River, the site of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, one bulldozer lies idle and two labourers with shovels stand chatting under the grey skies.

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Independence trauma no burden for optimistic young Indian

Himani Dalmia typifies the new urban Indian - self-assured, sanguine and at home in the world. And unlike her mother, she does not get emotional or unduly excited about the traumatic division of the subcontinent and the birth of the nation 60 years ago.

13 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

An Asian view of American arrogance

Few men or women are all bad or all good; and few of us go through life without losing at least one job or two under duress. The importance, therefore, of the Paul Wolfowitz affair lies less in the man himself than in what the astonishing World Bank scandal symbolises in a larger and much more important sense.

24 May 2007 - 12:00am

Mix and match

The controversy in India over American star Richard Gere kissing Celebrity Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty highlights the dangers of assimilation that the Chinese used to call 'drinking foreign ink'. It also indicates the Asian values debate is far from dead.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

The love affair that left man of chastity exposed

In December 1920, when he was 51 years old, Mahatma Gandhi sat down and composed a love letter. 'I have been analysing my love for you,' he wrote. 'I have reached a definition of spiritual marriage. It is a partnership between two persons of the opposite sex where the physical is wholly absent.'

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am


I refer to the article headlined, 'Weird karma', which appeared in Postmagazine on March 21.

I found the piece by P.J. O'Rourke to be biased as he set about to trash India. He did not seem to find anything positive about the country and showed his disdain for India's culture and traditions, without making any effort to understand them.

4 Apr 1999 - 12:00am