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  1. Admiral tones down hawkish rhetoric

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A top Chinese military strategist has toned down his hawkish rhetoric, saying the People's Liberation Army should 'candidly' and 'openly' express to the Pentagon that it has neither the intention nor the capability to ...

  2. PLA hawks accuse US of provocation over military drills

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army mouthpiece hit out at the United States again yesterday, for the second day running, saying that planned joint military exercises on Beijing's doorstep were provocative and aimed at encircling a rising Ch ...

  3. Egypt's chilling echoes of June 4 for Beijing

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Michael Martin, Shi Jiangtao

    ... Revolution, which has swept across Tunisia and Egypt and is now spreading east fast, sends for China. 'The uprisings in Egypt, of course, make people think of China in 1989,' said Professor ... all those problems and that these mirror Egypt's.' Aziz Nafa, an Algerian economist who has studied Sino-Arab relations, said China was comparable with Egypt and Tunisia in terms ...

  4. Confronting the past

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... The accidental discovery of buried canisters of mustard gas, abandoned by Japanese troops in China more than 50 years ago, is only the most recent tangible reminder of the unfinished legacy of the second world war. Forty mainland workers were injured when ...

  5. Seoul vows never to accept Chinese claims on ancient kingdom

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul Seoul has told a high-level Chinese official that it will never accept any claims by Beijing to the ancient kingdom of Koguryo. South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Choi Young-jin delivered the message to his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, during talks over the thorny historical issue in Seoul, Yonhap news agency reported. Mr Wu reportedly proposed ...

  6. Now's not the time to end US-China economic dialogue

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by James Dorn

    ... James Dorn Powerful US House Democrats have expressed their scepticism with the latest round of the US-China Strategic Economic Dialogue, which ended last week. Congressional critics of US-China economic policy complain that little progress has been made ...

  7. Diplomatic strategy paves the way for China's rise

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Cairo, Egypt. December 2005 The first East Asia summit is held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. July 6, 2006 China and India reopen the Nathu La, a Himalayan pass on an ancient trade route closed since ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... referring to the recent events in Egypt where a popular people's revolution successfully ousted a corrupt and repressive regime, following 30 years of autocratic rule. Although the social, political and economic dynamics in Hong Kong are, in many ways, different to those of Egypt, there are nevertheless some striking parallels: widespread disenfranchisement of the majority ...

  9. Jason Dasey

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... that at least one game was unofficially influenced by video evidence. English referee Howard Webb made a match-changing decision as Brazil faced Egypt in Pretoria last week after receiving word through ... card. Kaka converted the spot-kick in stoppage time to give the Brazilians a 4-3 victory, denying Egypt a point that would have ultimately taken them through to the semi-finals from group ...

  10. HK student's thoughts with friends in Iran

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... difficult to apply for tourist visas to other countries by themselves.' She said young people in other Middle Eastern countries, such as Egypt, approved of Mr Ahmadinejad's hardline stance ... communication to keep in touch with her Iranian friends and had recently been refused re-entry to Iran after a trip to Egypt. She still has some of her belongings and souvenirs given to her by Iranian ...




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