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  1. 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. ...

  2. This week's question: You are a mad scientist and have to steal a world monument to bring to your Hong Kong lair. What would you choose?

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Ho, St Paul's Convent School I'd bring America's Statue of Liberty and her intangible cultural values. She symbolises liberty and freedom, which echoes my own wish to chase after my dreams. Lady Liberty is not standing still, but moving forward, which parallels my determination to progress in my science career. It is also a reminder for me to try to achieve ...

  3. Entree: Split, Croatia

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... Nicolette Loizou Restaurant Nostromo 10 Kraj Svete Marije The area in and around Split's Narodni Trg (People's Square) is the best bet for dining in the city and Nostromo- just five minutes away- must count as one of the best fish restaurants. T ...

  4. Women make gains in NT elections

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Hong Kong's historically male-dominated New Territories villages have undergone a small-scale sexual political revolution, with 17 women elected as village heads under a controversial new voting system. It is the largest number of women ever elected ...

  5. News - World

    Gerald Tsai, the playboy financier who seduced America

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:45am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Gerald Tsai, playboy financier who conquered US Nancy Tsai, the ex-wife of late billionaire Gerald Tsai, is set to face trial for fleecing a frail friend aged 92. She and her husband were famed for their philanthr ...

  6. News - World - DISEASE

    Chikungunya virus that recently spread to Americas gaining a foothold in Caribbean

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica Chikungunya virus that causes intense pain is fast gaining a foothold in Caribbean Mosquito sickness spreading in Americas A new mosquito-borne virus ... found in Asia and Africa was first detected in December in tiny St Martin. It was the first time that local transmission of chikungunya had been reported in the Americas. Since then, it has ...

  7. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    Chinalco Mining sets sights on copper projects in Latin America

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:45am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Metal unit keen on copper projects in Peru with its huge potential and friendly environment Chinalco sets sights on Latin America Chinalco Mining, the non-ferrous and non-aluminium metals unit of aluminium giant Chinalco, is seeking acquisition opportunities in Latin America for copper projects with long-term return rates of more than 10 per cent. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China propaganda organs slam Anson Chan, Martin Lee over America trip

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Propaganda mouthpieces say pair's recent trip to North America 'invites foreign intervention' and reflects 'fetish for Western ... to North America was "inviting foreign intervention" and reflected a "fetish for Western authority". Global Times and the overseas edition of People's Daily yesterday ran ...

  9. News - World - MOVIES

    Superhero Captain America stays top of US box office as Johnny Depp's latest film disappoints

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:34pm by Reuters and agencies in Los Angeles and New York

    ... Reuters and agencies in Los Angeles and New York Actor was hoping for a hit after last year's misfiring The Lone Ranger, but the science-fiction thriller Transcendence failed to appeal to audiences over Easter holiday weekend Marvel’s superhero Captain America and his latest film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier – now showing in Hong Kong cinemas – topped the United ...

  10. 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 ...




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