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  1. heroes & villains

    Posted Dec 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Chechen separatists and of training al-Qaeda terrorists. He said he was motivated by patriotism, announcing in one interview: 'I believe Russia will rise again and that I will manage ... in 1976. The scheme extends loans to people shunned by conventional banking systems- even beggars get loans- and is so successful it has been copied in developing countries around the world. Al ...

  2. Events

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JW Marriott Hotel. ACCA presents 'Ethics and sustainability' presentation by US former vice-president Al Gore. Saturday, August 11: HKBU seminar: 'Jumpin' ...

  3. Events

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and opportunities'. JW Marriott Hotel. ACCA presents 'Ethics and sustainability' presentation by US former vice-president Al Gore. Saturday, August 11: HKBU seminar: 'Jumpin' ...

  4. Iraq in Fragments

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Country, My Country, which, like Fragments, lost the Oscar race for the best documentary to Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth- this is less a chronicle of events unfolding in post-Saddam Hussein ... community's complaints about 'today is better than tomorrow' as a backdrop; the film then travels south to the Shiite strongholds under the sway of Moqtada al-Sadr and his militias, who ...

  5. Opposition's resort to violence helps Assad

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gwynne Dyer As the Syrian opposition abandons non-violent protest for armed resistance, many people think this means President Bashar al-Assad and his Baathist regime are in even deeper trouble than before. On the contrary, it means that Assad and the Baathists are winning. The Baathists know how to destroy armed resistance. Bashar's father, Hafez al-Assad, crushed the armed ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino rebels won’t stop bid to free hostages

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 06:19pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Hundreds of Muslim guerillas will continue efforts to free foreign hostages held by al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf gunmen in the southern Philippines despite a clash ... with the government. The emerging enmity between Misuari’s group and the Abu Sayyaf could bolster a decade-long campaign by the Philippines and Western countries to isolate the al-Qaida offshoot, which remains ...

  7. UAE port targets Chinese investors

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Port officials from Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates are set to visit Hong Kong and the mainland in the next 12 to 18 months to encourage investment in the Middle ... and Malaysia, to promote the tariff-free area to potential investors. Ras Al Khaimah is one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE. There is already a strong Chinese link to the industrial zone ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The worst thing about poverty is not the lack of money, but the lack of hope Hong Kong social worker Chan Siu-ming These are very, very important economic times for both China and the United States, and indeed the world Gary Locke, Washington's ambassador to Beijing The conflict will continue... Syria will not bow down Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Higher purpose

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... 30 kilometres away, this is the Abraj al-Bait, which towers some 2,000 feet over the holy mosque of Mecca in the spiritual heart of the Islamic world. This thrusting pastiche palace houses ... away – the hill it sat on went, too. Shooting 26 searchlights 10 kilometres into the skies, and blaring its call to prayer seven kilometres across the valley, the Abraj al-Bait is also ...

  10. Tortured Libyan sues HK

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... which suspects are sent to another country for trial. Sami al-Saadi wants compensation and all documents linked to his family's arrest made public. He was arrested in Hong Kong in March ...




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