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  1. Asian grapevine

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeannie Cho Lee I was invited to a discussion led by television chef Lidia Bastianich about the evolution of Italian food in America while I was in New York last week. She spoke about her journey through the United States, researching her seventh cookery book, Lidia's Italy in America. Bastianich is not only an author and television celebrity but also a successful restaurateur ...

  2. Son of jailed July 1 activist tells of police intimidation

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... an interview to Voice of America, a radio station funded by the US government. 'He said, 'China is ruled by one party. Even Voice of America cannot interfere with us,'' Liu revealed ... of America report and vented his anger at the activists and their families. When the Post called You's telephone number, the person answering said the number was incorrect. When asked ...

  3. ALBUM (1974)

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlie Carter Winter in America Gil Scott-Heron Strata-East Gil Scott-Heron became a counter-cultural sensation with his damning attack on American society in the 1970 track The Revolution Will Not be Televised. The commercial success of Winter in America four years later took that polemic global. Scott-Heron, with long-time writing and performing partner Brian Jackson, ...

  4. Booming Panama not quite paradise

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... America, be a bad bet for the high-profile Trump family and their local development partners? The number of units sold is something of a mystery. The local web forums are full of bile from angry ... of purchasing power, one of the five richest countries on mainland Latin America. However, is there something more substantial to Panama than a gold rush and promise? Websites extolling the virtues ...

  5. Citizens of a nation with low level of education can still embrace democracy

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of this point of view. Is there in fact a correlation between education and democracy? When English speakers colonised North America, most of the people were illiterate. Yet from the very beginning, ... only news contact with America, other than BBC radio. The locals regularly listened to the BBC Farsi World Service on their short wave radios. There was no electricity, telephone, paved roads ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - PROPERTY

    Bank of America set to sign lease at Cheung Kong Center

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Deal will involve 150,000 sq ft of office space, as competition among Central landlords increases Bank of America set to sign lease at the Center Bank of America is close ... a net worth of US$27.9 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Tiffany Chen, a spokeswoman for Bank of America's Merrill Lynch unit in Hong Kong, declined to comment ...

  7. Xi's all set for his mission to America - but what is it?

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was being singled out as America's primary rival. 'The strategic misgivings between China and the US, as it were, have never abated,' the commentary said. It is noteworthy ... People's Daily that there was no need to view America's new position on Asia from an old perspective. Whatever the purpose of Xi's American visit, the fact is that a new generation ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Bank of America-Merrill Lynch to announce Asia lay-offs

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 10:58am by George Chen

    ... By Ray Chan and George Chen Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (BAML) is set to join the latest round of financial sector lay-offs this summer with dozens of jobs to be cut in the world's fastest-growing region. Financial industry sources familiar with the matter told the South China Morning Post on Tuesday that the leading American bank is expected to make an internal announcement of its ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    America caught in a cycle of gun violence

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate Tom Plate blames its cowboy character and the ideology of its constitution for lack of reform America caught in a cycle of gun violence It would not be hard to convince many of us who live on America's West Coast of the painfully obvious need for severe gun-restriction laws and attendant law enforcement. California's leading daily newspaper, the Los ...

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    Austerity not the solution to America's unemployment crisis now

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Krugman

    ... Paul Krugman The danger is that the deficit comes down too quickly, and not that we go off the 'fiscal cliff' Austerity not the solution to America's job crisis now Let's get one thing straight: America is not facing a fiscal crisis. It is, however, still very much experiencing a job crisis. It's easy to get confused about the fiscal thing, since ...




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