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Palestinian Nationalism

Abbas denies giving up on refugees' right of return

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has denied giving up on the refugees' right of return, saying remarks about not returning to his home town, which is now in Israel, were only a "personal position."

Monday, 5 November, 2012, 4:14am

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Freddie still a champion, 20 years on

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

Labour unions have called for the statutory minimum wage to be raised next year to HK$33 an hour:

Carmen Zech - I think it should definitely be raised! You can't have economic growth and growth in human capital if you can hardly sustain yourself with jobs that should also be respected and compensated. HK$28 is nothing but a disgrace!

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

It was our mistake. It was an Arab mistake as a whole. But do [the Israelis] punish us for this mistake for 64 years?

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas admits rejection of the 1947 UN plan to partition Palestine into a Palestinian and a Jewish state was a mistake

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

For those indifferent passers-by, I would not comment. If they are married and have children, ask what they would feel

The mother of Wang Yue, a two-year-old who was hit by two vehicles and then ignored as she bled in the street

The public are like sheep being slaughtered

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

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Applications open for next year's Primary One places

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Ronald McDonald is ... an ambassador for good. Ronald McDonald is going nowhere.

Jim Skinner, McDonald's chief executive, rejecting a proposal that the company report on its role in combating childhood obesity

I will only start thinking about it two months later

21 May 2011 - 12:00am

Mainland flexes muscles with Palestinian scarves

First the vuvuzela, now the keffiyeh.

China's reputation as the world's factory captured worldwide attention during last summer's World Cup as makers of the vuvuzela - the plastic noise-making trumpet that South African soccer fans love. Today, the mainland has garnered a virtual monopoly on the symbol of the Palestinian liberation movement.

25 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Land of hope, or gates of hell?

What a truly awful New Year present Israel, with help from its Hamas enemies, delivered to the world when it launched its ferocious bombardment of Gaza. The immediate victims are the wretchedly poor Palestinians trapped between the superior weaponry of Israel and the evil men of Hamas.

10 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Palestinian farmers under attack hold little hope of truce

Not ready to leave relations with the Palestinians to her government or the army, academic Ruth Cohen is one of dozens of Israeli volunteers joining Arab farmers in harvesting olives in the hills of the occupied West Bank.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

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