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  1. Voices for peace

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Indie rock bands and stars stage Let's Fight Live Round III to promote their no-war stance ...

  2. US needs to move on from the Bush years

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Americans vote for a new president today with history to be made, no matter which of the main candidates- the Republican Party's John McCain or the Democrats' Barack Obama- is elected. Opinion polls overwhelmingly tip the latter, who would be the first African-American to hold the office. If the former were to win, he would be the oldest contender to take the presidency. ...

  3. Sorry state of affairs

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for the institution of slavery and for the suffering of African-Americans. The Vatican has apologised to Jews for failing to speak out against the Nazi holocaust during the second world war. Chinese whose forefathers were discriminated against have also received apologies. Last year, California apologised to Chinese-Americans for racist laws in the 19th century. Canada has apologised ...

  4. Imagine? Yes we can

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... an unlikely African-American the president of the United States? The feel-good factor from this phenomenon has made our heads giddy, our legs wobbly and our hearts yearning for him to succeed. ... Michael Chugani mickchug@gmail.com Are you still in total shock, awed by the power of American democracy that put a black man in the White House, or is the astonishment starting to fade? ...

  5. Race has no place in diplomatic dealings

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies deems that 68 per cent of Cubans are black, presumably by defining mixed-blood people as black and assuming that all brown-skinned people have some African ... Philip Bowring Enthusiasm has greeted the nomination of Gary Locke as the next US ambassador to China. Sending an American of Chinese descent to Beijing will, it is avowed, make dealings ...

  6. Chasing Chinese influence

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... or Democrat, the lion's share of minorities involved in US politics are either African-American or Latino. And it was not a fluke that Ms Chao was appointed by Mr Bush as his labour secretary only ... Barnes' 'Asian-American Affair Commission for a New Georgia'. Ms Wong says the Asian-American community is very fragmented. 'I think it's our culture- we all have different ...

  7. Axis of evil has grown into a nexus of nastiness

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and North Korea among its best friends and relations with African, Middle Eastern and South American states are rosy. Even one-time foe, Russia, is on friendly terms. But the mainland's leaders ... Peter Kammerer It's about time US President George W. Bush dusted down his list of anti-American nations and coined a nifty new term to describe them. Some important new enemies need ...

  8. Broadly worded act casts a wide net

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Shobha Nihalani

    ... Shobha Nihalani The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which prohibits Americans from bribing government officials overseas, was passed in 1977. The US Department of Justice administers ... it is traditional to give gifts to tribal heads in North African countries. Is giving a farm animal a potential risk of a violation? Global companies must spend a lot of time carrying out investigations ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the dupes of those dastardly Americans. Egged on by the Voice of America, and by 'China's enemies in the western colonial world', the students became more radical in their demands. ... the judiciary and elsewhere. Otherwise, African-style 'democracies' would be the result. Because of the glacial pace at which such developments are taking place, China's institutions ...

  10. For Beijing, it's no more Mr Abstention

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Academy's Institute of American Studies. He believes a rising power should take greater responsibility than Deng's developing nation. 'China wants to play a bigger role and its efforts ... in the conservative Weekly Standard magazine. Bolton, now a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, said China and Russia had learnt from bitter experience that their inaction in allowing ...




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