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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    South China land three from South America

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 10:36pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Caroliners strengthen under new boss Wallace Cheung Kwong-yung Caroliners land three from South America South China have secured three South American players as they prepare for Hong Kong soccer's inaugural Premier League season under new boss Wallace Cheung Kwong-yung. The businessman revealed on Sunday that midfielders Alejandro ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Shooting down America's claims of 'soaring' Chinese military spending

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:03am by DAN STEINBOCK

    ... Dan Steinbock Dan Steinbock says a review of the data shows the US is the one spending beyond its means Shooting down America's claims of 'soaring' Chinese military ... of America's. Global military expenditure exceeded US$1.7 trillion in 2013. Nevertheless, US military expenditure remains about the same as the next nine nations' military expenditure- that is, ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Howard Baker, America's 'Great Conciliator' and admired across party lines, dies

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Great Conciliator admired across party lines Howard Baker, a former United States Senate majority leader and presidential contender known for his ability to achieve compromise across the political aisle, has died at the ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must see past its own hype of an America in decline

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 05:47pm by ZHA DAOJIONG

    ... Zha Daojiong Zha Daojiong says Chinese policymakers and analysts should not believe their own jingoistic rhetoric about a US in decline. Even if it's true, a weak America isn't ... in the wake of the Arab oil embargo on America and its allies in 1973. A little more than a decade later, Japan's rise to be No 1 in economic affairs helped bring back the questions about ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Accommodating China's rise is America's only realistic option

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 12:20pm by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... Andrew Leung Andrew Leung says the US should wield influence through the power of its enduring values Accommodating China's rise as an equal is America's only realistic option President Barack Obama's speech to West Point graduates last month reaffirmed that the US would seek to lead, reminding everyone of America's exceptional status as the "one ...

  6. News - Asia

    US to search for World War II missing in Myanmar

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 10:53am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US military is preparing its first search in eight years for remains of American soldiers lost in Myanmar during World War II, an official said on Friday. The resumption of the search is a product of the revived US ties ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Financial meltdown in 2007 blamed for 13,000 suicides in North America and Europe

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:19pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Great Recession that started in 2007 is blamed for 13,000 suicides in North America and Europe Suicide toll of financial meltdown The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile ...

  8. News - World - BRAZIL

    'I would love to live in Brazil': Edward Snowden applies for asylum in South America

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 12:15pm

    ... Agence France-Presse Former NSA contractor says he has more documents to release relating to US spying on countries including the South American nation and Britain Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by US authorities and currently livin ...

  9. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    54-city Jesus Christ Superstar tour of America cancelled

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Jesus Christ Superstar tour scrapped A new arena version of Jesus Christ Superstar starring former Sex Pistols singer John Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly cancelled its 54-city US tour just day ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    America is a law unto itself when it comes to signing multilateral treaties

    Posted May 21st 2014, 08:48pm by Jonathan Power

    ... Jonathan Power Jonathan Power reviews America's history of spurning global accords US is a law unto itself when it comes to multilateral treaties Who makes the law of the sea as China ... America has lived with its moral and diplomatic ambiguities over the application of international law for too long. If it wants other countries to toe the line, it has to toe the line itself. ...




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