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  1. North America gateway ripe for Asian investments

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 05:53pm by Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan As one of the largest global exporters of softwood lumber, British Columbia has successfully fostered international trade while sustainably managing its rich natural resources for decades. Situated as a gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, the Canadian west coast province is one of North America ...

  2. A time to take stock

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How has the world changed in the five years since the murderous terror strikes of September 11? Are America and the west safer now, or less secure? Are the terrorists winning? Where may the next attack come from? In a series of daily reports from this Tuesday to next Monday's anniversary, the SCMP examines key issues and assesses the shape of our new world order Don't ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - World - Letters

    'Dear slut': US woman receives surprise barb in Bank of America letter

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:55am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... of America sent her a credit card offer addressed to “Lisa Is A Slut McIntire”, and she posted photos of it on Twitter on Thursday. The BofA tweeted her an apology and pledged to investigate. ... was tied to McIntyre’s membership in the Golden Key International Honour Society. Spokespeople for Bank of America did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Thursday afternoon. ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance

    Bank of America to lay off thousands in mortgage business

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... Peter Rudegeair in New York Layoffs at Bank of America’s mortgage business will amount to about 2,100 positions, a source told Reuters on Monday, in response to weak refinancing activity. The downsizing reflects the second-largest US bank’s “ongoing efforts to streamline our facilities and align our cost structure with market realities,” Bank of America said in a statement. Bank ...

  6. News - China Insider - CRIME

    North America most dangerous destination for Chinese: report

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 03:49pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to an analysis by the Legal Evening News, a newspaper in Beijing. One in three of these incidents occurred in North America, the paper said, making it the most dangerous place for Chinese. The newspaper ... the number of incidents is more than two times higher in North America compared to Asia, the latter accounted for most deaths last year. Last year, 92 were reported, according to the Beijing paper, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    America cannot ignore the global impact of its economic policies

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 12:34pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Kevin Rafferty says new Fed chief has a responsibility to the world to see beyond domestic issues America the lone ranger cannot ignore global impact of its economic policies T ime magazine called her the "sixteen trillion dollar woman", but as recent events have shown, she might more correctly be called the " eighty-eight trillion dollar ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Spithill and Oracle aim for third straight America's Cup win

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:13pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Diego Spithill and Oracle aim for hat-trick The chance to win a third straight America's Cup title with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than accepting a big-money offer from a rival challenger. Spithill announced that he'll be back with Oracle Team USA for the 35th America's Cup, which is expected to be held ...

  9. News - World - DRUGS

    Hoffman not alone: America’s heroin epidemic brings rise in fatal overdoses

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 10:14pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in New York Craze for opiate that's sweeping US brings alarming rise in fatal overdoses America's deadly heroin epidemic Sometimes the traffickers inject liquid heroin into jeans so they can ship the drug where it needs to go. Sometimes it's a fake coconut or bananas. In a few cases, according to US officials, heroin is injected into the bellies ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    America debates execution methods amid doubts about lethal drugs

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:37pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in St Louis US states debate whether to bring back alternative execution methods including firing squads amid doubts about use of lethal injections America's conundrum: How best to kill Lethal-injection drugs are in short supply in the United States, and with lawyers questioning their effectiveness, some lawmakers in some death-penalty states ...




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