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  1. Big Al puts the cowboy boot into Beijing's efforts

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... with Barclay Crawford Former US vice-president Al Gore dropped in for a chat with business heavies over dinner on Thursday to give them the latest on climate change- for a bargain price ... chief executive Paul Chow Man-yiu. While our spy at the dinner said Mr Gore was engaging, funny and inspiring- speaking without slides or notes- it was clear diet and fashion are not high on his ...

  2. Bush is Gored as curtain rises on festival

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Wood 'In a democracy, any close race would be decided by counting every ballot,' gibed Bob Carr. Literary lion Gore Vidal looked on thoughtfully as the veteran Australian politician divided votes into two piles on the table in front of him in a parody of the 2000 US election. 'One for Al Gore, one for Bush, one for Gore, another one for Gore...' Seizing ...

  3. The Assault on Reason

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Assault on Reason by Al Gore Bloomsbury, HK$144 The Assault on Reason is Al Gore's litany of inconvenient truths about the Bush administration. Gore argues American ... and reason'. Gore- who says America's founders believed a well-informed citizenry could 'secure liberty for individuals by substituting reason for brute force'- underscores ...

  4. Vidal declares China's ascension over US

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the basis of our legal system, without which we have nothing. It's gone. On the orders of the Bush-Cheney team... after 700 years.' Vidal said he would support his cousin Al Gore, who now ... Chris Wood The baton of world leadership had passed from the United States to China, iconic American writer Gore Vidal told a packed house at the University of Hong Kong last night ...

  5. the five Ws

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... Karly Cox Your primer to an issue in the news What? The UN Climate Change Conference, the first major conference of its kind since former US vice-president Al Gore and a UN scientific council won the Nobel Peace Prize in October for their environmental work. Who? Representatives from nearly 190 nations are taking part in the conference. When? The conference is running until ...

  6. Six degrees

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... status in America and lead singer Jerry Garcia was once treated to a personal tour of the White House by then-vice-president Al Gore... As vice-president, Gore presided over the longest period ...

  7. News - World

    Latest gun tragedy unlikely to lead to tougher laws, political insiders say

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... rights into the mix would be devastating to the party," said a congressional Republican staffer. A number of Democrats have been skittish about the issue, contending that Al Gore ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Abu Hamza and four other alleged al-Qaeda plotters appear in US courts

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Alleged al-Qaeda mastermind Abu Hamza al-Masri and four others face terror-related charges in US after losing extradition battle in Britain Cleric stripped of hook in U.S. custody A US judge has ordered Islamist preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri, who is seen by Washington as an Al-Qaeda mastermind, be kept in detention as he was refused the prosthetics- ...

  9. Channel hop

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... The crowd was in the throes of ecstacy (the lower-case version) as the television announced that Al Gore had won Florida and was set to be president. Two hours later and the scene had changed. ... (below left, with Denis Leary, who plays Democratic strategist Michael Whouley). Spacey plays Ron Klain, Gore's former chief of staff, who led the Democrat's efforts to resolve ...

  10. Bush must choose new judge with unbiased care

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bush over his Democratic challenger, Al Gore. Rehnquist was a man of great character who will be remembered as one of the United States' most influential chief justices because of his ...




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