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  1. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    China's sovereign wealth fund to focus on Asia investments

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Investment Corporation chief, speaking on the sidelines of the 18th party congress. "As compared to other financial investors, we feel that the scrutiny on us is a little more strict because ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the media tomorrow when the city's party congress closes. The 810 delegates to attend the 18th Communist Party Congress in Beijing this autumn will also be elected during the congress. All eyes will be on Shanghai party chief Yu Zhengsheng (left), who is widely expected to be promoted to the top ruling body, the Politburo Standing Committee, at the 18th congress. The municipal party congress, which ...


    Tensions over disputed islands threaten China-Japan celebrations

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Julian Ryall

    ... , said yesterday that there was a chance of armed clashes after the Communist Party's 18th national congress, likely to be held next month, which will see a once-in-a-decade transition ... Liberal Democratic Party secretary general Hiromu Nonaka, have called off a trip to Beijing to attend a state function on September 27 celebrating the anniversary. Senior leaders from both ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Education-careers expo begins More than 500 educational institutes, government departments, and commercial and professional groups took part in the 18th Education and Careers Expo, which began yesterday at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. Exhibitors at the four-day event come from 14 countries including Australia, the US, Britain and Saudi Arabia. ...

  5. Museum-quality Asian antiques

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cosmetic box and a collection of unusual ceramics, including a purple Jun ware tripod dating to the 18th century. Kaikodo views the fair as a great opportunity to continue to expand its reputation ... 18th-century Mongolian gilt copper sculpture depicting the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. The dealer's director Fabio Rossi said: 'HKIAAF is growing from strength to strength in parallel ...

  6. Reform ball back in Congress' court

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Yet again, India's voters confounded the pundits and comfortably returned the Congress Party alliance to power. Now the question is whether Congress president Sonia ... and telecommunications. But India has struggled against revenue constraints, corruption, diversion of funds and constant political infighting. The re-election of the Congress alliance only a few seats short ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Film-makers aim to create a big bang at festival for shorts

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards were given a name change in February to Incubator for Film and Visual Media in Asia (Ifva), better expressing the goal of cultivating creativity and nurturing media talent. The 18th festival, next March, will take the theme "Creativity Big Bang". Organisers are now calling for online submissions in five categories ...

  8. New pact to boost HK-Bahrain route

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... results we posted for 2004... especially to generate the capital required to re-equip the airline'. 'We have been in discussion with interested parties in this regard,' he said. With a population of more than 4 million people, the United Arab Emirates is Hong Kong's most important trading partner in the Middle East and its 18th most important export market worldwide. ...

  9. Emperor no garden-variety ruler

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a retreat after he resigned the throne at the age of 85, in the 60th year of his reign in the 18th century. The Museum of Art is the first in Asia to show the exhibits, which come from the Palace ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Chinese silk trade's unbroken thread

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... and the maritime Silk Route, which had its eastern terminus in Canton (modern Guangzhou). While these links have waxed and waned over the centuries, international trade started booming in the mid-18th ...




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