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  1. Lai See

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... in conversation that Beijing had clamped down on mainland reporting of the unrest in Egypt. However anyone who tries searching the word 'Egypt' on Sina Weibo, the local Twitter-like application, ... view of events in Egypt. This was along the lines of 'What a pity all the museums are closed'. and 'What a mess, we wouldn't want that sort of chaos in China'. ...

  2. Buyers from Arab countries hit by unrest snap up London 'boltholes'

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... recommendation without viewing,' managing director Martin Bikhit said. His firm had received 17 enquiries from Arab buyers, including eight from Egypt, since the unrest started. They were looking ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... for complacency or delays.' Papandreou said the EU faced a dilemma over which model to adopt. For what it's worth our advice to the EU is fairly simple: stay away from the Greek model. Egypt ...

  4. Beijing in talks with at least six buyers for JF-17s

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and obsolete military aircraft such as the MiG-21, Jian-7 and Northrop F-5, especially for developing countries such as Egypt, Ghana, Sri Lanka and Venezuela. But according to Antony Wong Dong, ...

  5. Shooting for The stars

    Posted Apr 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Who said that Canto-pop stars have no guts? Nine stars including Sammi Cheng Sau-man and diminutive Aaron Kwok Fu-shing, along with the Taiwanese boys from F4 are in the Middle East to film a gladiator-style commercial in the ancient Jordanian town of Jerash. It's all in the name of selling Pepsi-Cola, which has done a series of such commercials featuring ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more suits over fatal crash in Egypt Jetour Holiday, already being sued by 12 plaintiffs over a fatal traffic accident in Egypt in January 2006 that left 14 Hongkongers dead and 30 injured, ...

  7. University under fire as professor's house looted

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Peking University is in hot water again after more than 5,000 ancient books belonging to late linguist Ji Xianlin were taken from his former residence on campus. Ji Cheng, ... the house was out. Ji has been looking for a permanent place to house the relics after his father died in July at the age of 97. Ji Xianlin, scholar of ancient languages and writer, was referred ...

  8. The getting of wisdom

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Janice Poon

    ... Janice Poon For me, the wisdom of Confucius is... a spring of warm, living water,' writes Yu Dan in her best-selling Confucius from the Heart: Ancient Wisdom for Today's World. Having been translated, the book now brings the latest application of this ancient strand of enlightenment to English as well as Chinese readers. Yu Dan, a veteran media scholar at Beijing Normal ...

  9. Brilliance pins profit hopes on exports

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... from 777 units last year to 5,000- equally split between Zhonghua cars and minibuses- this year. Orders had been received from buyers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Iran to fulfil the target, he added. The company recently signed an eight-year agreement with Egypt's Bavarian Auto Group under which Bavarian will buy components from Brilliance and assemble them into cars. Mr Lin said ...

  10. Cathay Pacific works on spreading its wings

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng in Xiamen Flights to Moscow, Bahrain, Egypt and Dubai planned ahead of regional growth Cathay Pacific Airways is studying the feasibility of operating direct flights to Moscow, Bahrain, Dubai and Egypt, according to the group's chief executive Philip Chen Nan-lok. Mr Chen said the company was talking to Moscow authorities but there was no timetable for when flights ...




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