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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Egypt's Mohammed Mursi makes smart move to woo China first

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... offers much-needed diversity. Egypt and China have much in common, from ancient civilisations through a shared identity as victims of Western colonialism. They have had unbroken diplomatic ... SCMP Editorial Egypt plays the China card first Revolutions change political landscapes, and they also can alter foreign policy. Egypt's president, Mohammed Mursi, making his first ...

  2. travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... the largest three-star hotel in Australia. Rooms cost from A$79 a night. See www.victoriahotel.com.au. Past masters Qatar Airways is offering three packages targeting the ancient wonders of Egypt ... and service charges. Egypt offers a raft of ancient sites. In and around the capital, Cairo, attractions include the Pyramids of Giza, Saladin's Citadel, the Sphinx and Cairo Tower. The city ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Beijing polishing image in Africa

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The kidnapping of Chinese workers in Sudan and Egypt plainly shows that China's investment drive in Africa has not been as smooth as expected. While the continent's governments ... for expatriates- as has been so vividly shown in Sudan and Egypt. Some complaints are justified and that is bad for China's image. The nation has signed up to international rules such as the UN's ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... China and Japan's dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands HOW THEY SEE IT 2. 3. 1. 1. China Daily The Diaoyu Islands have been China's inherent territory since ancient times, and their surrounding waters are traditional fishing grounds for Chinese fishermen. Each year more than 1,000 Chinese fishing boats enter that area. When China and Japan signed the Treaty of Peace ...

  6. China must accept role on global stage

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... abroad this year, mostly as tourists- a six-fold increase on 2000. At times, they will be put in vulnerable positions, like the 48,000 citizens evacuated from Libya, Egypt and Japan last year, ...

  7. Heritage zones in Paracels to Protect relics

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the continent's coast, dating back some 2,000 years. Among researchers' findings include a ship that sunk 800 years ago, as well as ancient porcelain and copper coins. The Hainan authorities have ...

  8. Getting into the game

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The incidents in South Sudan and Egypt were not specifically targeted against China's presence in the countries. In both cases, rather, the rebels demanded Beijing use its influence to help them achieve political aims. In South Sudan, the rebels wanted Beijing to push the Sudanese government to open safe corridors for humanitarian operations. In Egypt, Bedouins demanded the release ...

  9. China as a Leader of the World Economy

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of non-interference with internal affairs of other countries. The US has changed course from supporting the undemocratic governments of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and other Middle East and African countries.' ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tangled past of the Diaoyus/Senkakus

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... is brought into play. China had its own ancient claim to the Ryukyus, which was only abandoned after the Treaty of Shimonoseki of 1895 ending the Sino-Japanese war and ceding Taiwan and part ...




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