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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Asian Games: Hong Kong's soccer team close in on knockout stage with 2-1 win over Afghanistan

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:33pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... a step closer to the knockout stage of the soccer competition with a 2-1 victory over Afghanistan on Thursday. With four points from two matches, Hong Kong need only a draw against Bangladesh ... Siu-kwan "It's unbelievable as I seldom score, but now I have collected two goals in two games for Hong Kong in such a big tournament," said the South China midfielder. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1595510/hong-kong-move-step-closer-knockout-stage
  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Afghanistan: the great game of thrones

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... Manreet Sodhi Someshwar Historian William Dalrymple's new book charts the disastrous British attempt to set up a puppet king in Afghanistan in 1839, writes Manreet Sodhi Someshwar ... Russia, the other big empire of the time, was moving south through Central Asia. What stood between these two empires was the fractious, mountainous region of Afghanistan, for centuries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1141087/afghanistan-great-game-thrones
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by The Guardian, CHINA DAILY, WASHINGTON POST

    ... statutes Congress has passed. … If there is a scandal, it is that a government contractor of Snowden's stature had access to highly classified material. Washington   3. China Daily While US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1261772/how-they-see-it
  4. News - China

    Sun Yuxi appointed special envoy to Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 03:40am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Special envoy to Afghanistan appointed China has appointed a special envoy for Afghan affairs amid rising concerns over security in the war-tone ... Ministry said. "China and Afghanistan have traditionally been friendly neighbours," ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in the statement. "China is highly concerned with the development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556206/sun-yuxi-appointed-special-envoy-afghanistan
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHINA DAILY, GUARDIAN, Gulf News

    ... Xi Jinping's formal election as president 1. China Daily Hopes are running high for the coming decade, as Xi Jinping has made a stir with his refreshing no-nonsense style … His ... for people to swim in five years from now. (Beijing)   2. The Guardian It has been a long time since China has had a presentable first lady. But marriage to the folk singer Peng Liyuan has imbued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1192540/how-they-see-it
  6. News - China

    China slams US-Japan treaty on Diaoyus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 06:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing China

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China China on Monday branded a US-Japan security treaty “a product of the cold war” after Washington reaffirmed its commitment to Japan in its territorial dispute with China over the Senkaku Islands, known in Chinese as the Diaoyus. The amendment, attached to the National Defence Authorisation Bill, noted that while the United States “takes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1096576/china-slams-us-japan-treaty-diaoyus
  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China boosts diplomatic efforts in Afghanistan as Nato troops withdraw

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... player after Nato China is quietly preparing for a more robust role in the future of Afghanistan, concerned that the withdrawal of Nato troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep. ... Taliban insurgents. But officials say that China is emerging as a key strategic player. In August it will host a "Heart of Asia" conference on Afghanistan, which may have a newly elected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483058/china-boosts-diplomatic-efforts-afghanistan-nato-troops-withdraw
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China’s MCC turns back on US$3b Mes Aynak Afghanistan mine deal

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:27pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... and the Chinese economy slowing, and security in Afghanistan deteriorating, the company has yet to begin production on the site and, according to mining industry and other sources, no longer wants ... US$9.90. China is estimated to have more than 700,000 tonnes of bonded copper stocks. "The Chinese have the mine, they can hold it for as long as they want," said Javed Noorani of think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1453375/chinas-mcc-turns-back-us3b-mes-aynak-afghanistan-mine-deal
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    81 killed in floods in northern Afghanistan with more deaths likely

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:33am by AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in Kunduz Afghan floods kill 74, and death toll is likely to rise More than 80 bodies have been found two days after a devastating flash flood in Afghanistan’s mountainous ... rain buried large sections of a remote village in the northeastern Badakhshan province bordering China, displacing some 700 families. Authorities have yet to provide an exact figure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527794/74-killed-floods-northern-afghanistan-more-deaths-likely
  10. News - Asia - AGHANISTAN

    Flash floods kill more than 50 in northern Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 07:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Kunduz

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kunduz Officials warn of further casualties as at least 50 people lose their lives in the second wave of devastating floods to hit mountainous north Afghanistan in a month Flash floods have killed more than 50 people in northern Afghanistan, washing away hundreds of homes and forcing thousands to flee, officials said on Saturday as they warned the death toll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527522/flash-floods-kill-more-50-northern-afghanistan

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