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  1. Poll cheer boosts Taiwan market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Agents report brisk business on cross-strait hopes, with HK buyers betting on gains Confidence in Taiwan's property market is on the rise after the presidential election and agents say the number of deals being done is accelerating and more Hong Kong ...

  2. HK enacts Iran sanctions law after 9 months

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... After nine months of delay Hong Kong has quietly enacted regulations that implement last year's United Nations sanctions against Iran. The city's action comes amid increasing scrutiny from the West over China's dealings with Iran. The new r ...

  3. Hu urges watchdog to rein in corruption

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the decline of moral standards. Former railways minister Liu Zhijun was sacked in February for allegedly taking billions of yuan in bribes and kickbacks in return for contracts on the mainland's ...

  4. Reshuffle puts '60s generation into spotlight

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... post, would be transferred back to Beijing to lead the General Administration of Customs- a position left vacant by Sheng Guangzu, who replaced disgraced railways minister Liu Zhijun, New-Way ...

  5. Liu Yuan- a princeling with a humble image

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan Despite his low-profile style, Liu Yuan, the youngest son of late president Liu Shaoqi, is a popular topic for mainland and overseas media because of his background and promotion prospects. Last month, Liu Yuan was the subject of the latest cover story in Global People- a semi-monthly magazine under the Communist Party mouthpiece, the People's Daily- ...

  6. News - DIGEST

    News Digest, August 15

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by JIM JENKINS

    ... Warning to Japan over disputed Diaoyu Islands Beijing will be forced to send warships to the Diaoyu Islands if Japan sends its navy to intercept Hong Kong activists heading there to claim Chinese sovereignty over the disputed territory, says an editorial ...

  7. Liu Xiaobo unaware of Szeto death

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Peter So

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Elaine Yau and Peter So When the wife of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo invited Szeto Wah to attend his Nobel Peace Prize presentation ceremony, the Hong Kong democracy icon's health was already deteriorating rapidly. Since his death on Sunday, fellow human rights activists have been trying to pass on the news to Liu and his wife, Liu Xia. Liu Xiaoguang, ...

  8. Apathy at home Liu's 'worst enemy'

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu Liu Xiaobo famously wrote: 'I have no enemies', in a statement intended to be read out during his trial. But Su Xiaokang reckons Liu's worst enemy is ordinary ... was furious over Liu's award and sees Charter 08- which urges it to recognise 'universal values' such as political, civil and human rights- as a major challenge to its rule. It has ...

  9. Legco vetoes Liu idea

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong's Legislative Council voted against a plan to ask Beijing to free Liu Xiaobo. Liu, who won the Nobel Peace Prize this year, was sentenced to 11 years in prison for subversion. The motion to ask Beijing to free Liu had 22 votes in favour and 28 votes against. Liu won the prize for promoting human rights and peaceful democratic change for more than ...

  10. Peace Prize a step towards Liu's democracy's cause?

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which chooses that prize, announced in October that Liu Xiaobo was this year's winner. Beijing officials reacted ... been much talk about the political repercussions of the prize in China. A more urgent question is, however, what Liu, and Chinese democracy activists in general, should do with the prize ...




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