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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... to China. And the US has even made political inroads in Myanmar- before now a staunch China supporter. But this Western "invasion" has not completely erased the ancient influence ...

  2. The ancient seafarers of the Taiwan Strait

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it. The University of Hawaii anthropologist has a passion for ancient seafaring history. He has spent the past decade researching the Taiwan Strait. Working with Chinese archaeologists and geologists, he has helped to paint a clearer picture of the first open-sea voyages. His team drilled deep into the banks of Fuzhou Basin, where a pair of ancient settlements sit, to collect sediment ...

  3. Travel alert system fails tourists stuck in Egypt

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One autocrat has already fled into exile. Inspired by the success in Tunisia, protests have further broken out in Algeria, Yemen, Libya, Mauritania and Egypt, some of which also involved copycat acts of self-immolation. In Egypt in particular, protest groups made no secret of their desire for a similar revolution, setting January 25 as the date to begin their mass demonstrations, ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks: 'New great game' underway with opening of China's Eurasia Expo

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 06:43am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Ahram Online-- Egypt expects Chinese investment worth $3 bln over two years China will give 300 cars to the Egyptian interior ministry within the next month, El-Araby said. China recently sent 700 cars to the same authority, he added. Asia Times-- Who’s afraid of China Inc? The outpouring of views on the CNOOC-Nexen deal is a healthy development in a Canada-China ...

  5. Don't forget victims of bus crash tragedy

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... overturned on the highway on its way to ancient architectural sites. The remainder were injured and seven remain in foreign hospitals. Some survivors returned home without lost loved ones or close ... to us,' one survivor said. When word of the tragedy reached Hong Kong the government was quick to send immigration and health officers to Egypt to help the victims. But since they have returned ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks, August 27

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 09:49am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Keywords: Bank loans, Fiscal stimulus, South China Sea, Occupy Hong Kong, China Construction Bank, Japan, Internet regulation, Africa, Egypt, Iran, Russia, Pearl River Delta ... toward Japan.--  Aid no longer buys affection for US on Egypt’s streets   We cannot say that US aid to Egypt has lost its influence, but one certain thing is that it cannot make the new Egyptian ...

  7. Hong Kong fail in world title bid

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Defending champions Hong Kong were beaten by arch-rivals Egypt in the semi-finals of the world junior team championships yesterday. The SAR team, who overcame the Egyptians 2-1 in the final two years ago, were no match for them this time at the Boundary Street Sports Centre, losing all three matches. Raneem El Weleily, the reigning world junior champion, beat Hong Kong's ...

  8. The history of the Olympics on display

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the British Museum. The Ancient Olympic Games features pieces including the famous ancient Roman statue Discobolus (The Discus Thrower), pottery gold and medals which explore the relationship between the ancient and modern Olympic Games. Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Trustees of the British Museum, the exhibition illustrates ancient Olympia ...

  9. HK aims to become the region's hub for culture

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... It is forging agreements with its Asian neighbours and Egypt to boost its image Hong Kong is looking to develop its international image through the signing of cultural co-operation agreements with neighbouring countries and Egypt. The Home Affairs Bureau is developing memoranda of understanding with Singapore, Thailand, South Korea and Egypt after signing an agreement ...

  10. Immigration policy should give priority to human rights

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the origins of football, which he will find at www.football network.org. There it is stated that 'ball games were first played in Egypt as early as 1800BC. However there are claims that suggest ball games were played even earlier in ancient China, maybe as early as 2500BC.' Undoubtedly, there is a joy in playing that has made the game popular worldwide, this century and last. ...




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