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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's railway vision has its limits

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from China's northeast to Russia, through 200km of tunnels under the Bering Strait, to Alaska, Canada and then the continental US. Premier Li Keqiang also raised the prospect during his ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bah, humbug to critics of the pope

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 04:22am by Hari Kumar

    ... predictable criticisms with US radio host Rush Limbaugh leading the charge. He said it was "pure Marxism coming out of the mouth of the pope" while former Alaska governor Sarah Palin thought ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to regulate air defence zones to prevent conflict

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 06:14pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... identification zones around North America, including a large one off Alaska and the Aleutian Islands extending several hundreds of kilometres out to sea. In this zone, both foreign civilian and military ... Russian bombers in its zone, regardless of "destination". In the past few months alone, US jets have intercepted Bear bombers in the Alaska zone at least five times. In theory, ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, January 21, 2014

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:21am by LETTERS

    ... Anchorage and Fairbanks (Alaska), Springfield (Illinois) and Redding (California) have high rates of rapes that are just not comparable to any city in India. In my hometown, Mumbai, anyone, ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    China may only have 18,000 active Twitter users: infographic

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 04:20pm

    ... to learn that Alaska had the second largest group of Chinese Twitter users outside Beijing. @ooof said the location information which twiyia.com collected were the time zones Twitter users had chosen – not the cities they said they lived in. Those who chose Alaska were probably people living on the west coast of North America, he explained. “That’s why we can’t see people from ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Best to keep our 'truthiness' in check

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... in Alaska; and the killing of cave swift chicks and eggs when their nests are taken to make bird's nest soup. The message about no animals being harmed in the course of filming at the end ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... Petroleum Reserve in Alaska. The 9.3-million-hectare site was set up in 1923 as a source of fuel for the US military but has never seen any commercial production. Last year, rights to 1.2 million ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letter to the Editor, August 27, 2013

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... we will need somewhere to put all the Americans after they evacuate the US in favour of the few remaining Apaches, Cree [and other native Americans] and all residents in Alaska (bought from ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Aussies answer the call

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 02:32pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox Unerring accuracy, incredible memory and the ability to convey the emotion of racing’s special moments: that’s the demanding brief of the racecaller – perhaps the toughest sports broadcasting gig outside of providing sideline commentary for the Iditarod huskie sled race across Alaska. Hong Kong Jockey Club caller Darren Flindell earned rave reviews for his calls ...

  10. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Electoral College means winning most votes may not win US presidency

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... state, for example, California, has 55 votes while the smallest, such as Delaware and Alaska, have just three. Those votes are awarded to the winner of the popular vote in each state, apart from ...




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