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  1. The bud of democracy in China

    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The winning Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Taiwan's presidential election is the green bud of democracy in China. The Kuomintang (KMT) is a loser, the dead wood of a China up against democracy. In the last American presidential election, Al Gore won most votes. There were irregularities with ballots in Florida. Yet Mr Gore conceded graciously to George W. Bush- ...

  2. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China visa was easy to get, says tortured Libyan Sami al-Saadi

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... easy". However, Sami al-Saadi's efforts to escape persecution by Gaddafi's regime were thwarted in 2004 when Hong Kong security officials, in co-operation with US and British ... Crider, who is representing him in the UK. "HRW was quite right to point out that Hong Kong officials really must have known that they were delivering Sami al-Saadi and his family to infamous ...

  3. No time to quibble

    Posted Mar 28th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Last week, former US vice-president Al Gore returned to Washington and, in testimony before committees of both houses of Congress, he urged immediate action to freeze carbon ... and India. Mr Gore answered: 'The best way- and the only way- to get China and India on board is for the US to demonstrate real leadership.' Beijing seems to agree that American leadership ...

  4. Valuable headway made in trade talks

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... co-operation is most welcome. It came days after former US vice-president Al Gore described the two countries as the world's most polluting nations in his acceptance speech as co-winner ...

  5. Reform of UN climate panel hailed in China

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... vice-president Al Gore for its authoritative assessment of climate change. But it was dealt a serious blow by revelations about mistakes in its most recent assessment report, including a prediction ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Iran, Russia are still supporting Assad's regime, Clinton warns

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Iran, Russia still aiding Assad, Clinton says Iran is stepping up its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while Russia is continuing to send money and arms to the regime, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warns. "The Iranians have made it clear for some time that keeping Assad in power was one of their highest priorities. We ...

  7. News - China - SYRIA

    China steps up diplomacy in Syria crisis

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Beijing Visit by envoy of Assad in capital may be followed by opposition members as part of push to resolve crisis; meanwhile rebels say they downed a warplane China steps up Syrian diplomacy China said yesterday that it would host an envoy of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and consider another visit by members of the opposition, as Beijing steps up its ...

  8. A bad week for...

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as an 'indisputable part of China's sovereignty and territorial integrity'. Melissa Chan The Al-Jazeera correspondent was refused a renewal of the visa that allowed her to work on the mainland ... by an Al-Jazeera documentary about labour camp prisons. ...

  9. Reporter ban bad for China's image

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Foreign correspondents are the world's window on a country, witnessing, deciphering and interpreting. When they are denied the right to do their work, as has happened with Al ... the opposite. Chan, an American, is the first foreign correspondent expelled by China in 14 years. With her departure on Monday night, Al Jazeera's English bureau was forced to close. Speculation ...

  10. Astrology prediction

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... won only because Al Gore had worse luck. What's more, the next earth cycle is one that favours negotiation, not war, which reduces the chance of his being re-elected, unless his opponent ...




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