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  1. HK's Wu takes silver in Abu Dhabi

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Wu Siu-hong captured a silver medal in the men's singles at the Asian Championships in Abu Dhabi, one of his best achievements in the sport. Wu (pictured), a member of the Hong Kong team of five that won bronze at the Guangzhou Asian Games, scored 1,386 pins in six games, just four ahead of third-placed Yousif Falah of Bahrain. Cho Young-seon ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report headlined 'To uproot or to plant? Emerging markets beckon' on Your Money last Sunday should have said Robeco is a Dutch, not US, asset management firm. Also, David Sanders, chief investment officer at Invest AD Asset Management, is based in Abu Dhabi, not Dubai. ...

  3. India shows the way for US track

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Drew Pity poor old Abu Dhabi. Given all the Middle Eastern oil dollars and the amount of reflected glory it is supposed to give the ruling family, the Yas Marina track is a rather unloved thing. Certainly by the drivers. Millions of dollars may have been spent on the track that sprung from the desert in 2009, but that doesn't make it interesting to drive. Kers and DRS ...

  4. Flying Finn arrives in the nick of time

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Prix with just 20 minutes left on the clock. He had raced all the way from Abu Dhabi to be there in time. 'I got off the ferry and ran to the pit and just got in and went for it. ... Macau plans when Williams called him up to test their Formula One car in Abu Dhabi. 'It was sudden. We had to make quick changes and everything would have gone well, but unfortunately ...

  5. A bad week for...

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that belie British Columbia's peaceful reputation. Abu Bakar Bashir Ever since the 2002 Bali bombings killed 202 people, including 11 Hong Kong tourists, Indonesian prosecutors have been after radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir. After two previous attempts to link him to terrorism failed, the spiritual head of the militant group Jemaah Islamiah was sentenced on Thursday to 15 years jail ...

  6. Beheadings linked to torture claim

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila The Philippine military is investigating whether the recent beheading of five soldiers by Abu Sayyaf extremists was partly in retaliation for the alleged torture of a man authorities accused of being a member. Dozens of Abu Sayyaf militants killed at least seven soldiers and wounded 21 others last Thursday in one of the fiercest clashes this year ...

  7. Expanding frontiers

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... From Abu Dhabi to Muscat, Cairo to Tamuda Bay in Morocco, Asia's leading hospitality groups are making a foray into the Middle East and Africa in a bid to hone their brand name abroad ... chains have been equally active in the region. Dusit International, one of Thailand's largest hotel groups, is preparing for the launch of Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi by the first quarter of next ...

  8. Assurances sought on suspect's rights, fax shows

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... titled 'Rendition of Abu Munthir'- Saadi's nom de guerre- and dated March 23, 2004, 2.30am, details the sequence of events following the detention a few days earlier of Saadi ... government may be able to co-ordinate with you to render Abu Munthir and his family into your custody,' the fax states. The CIA offers to foot the bill for this extra flight but only ...

  9. Seventh heaven

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Seven cities in seven days; and all in extreme luxury. This is what the ultra exclusive club Barradoro is offering its 100 members who, for US$194,300, can embark on a trip of a lifetime. The indulgent journey begins this July aboard a private jet. With an accumulated flying time of 32 hours and 20 minutes, the jet will land in Tokyo, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, London, New York ...

  10. A good week for...

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Lunsman The 14-year-old American teenager escaped from suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants and wandered shoeless for two days through forests in the southern Philippines after five months in captivity. An army spokesman said the kidnappers were believed to be led by the Abu Sayyaf militant Puruji Indama, who is notorious for ransom kidnappings and beheadings. Brian Kan ...




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