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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Can Taipei mayoral candidate Dr Ko Wen-je really heal the partisan divide?

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 03:32pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Dr Ko Wen-je's remarks at a campaign rally on Sunday had their intended effect on Howard Lai, a 27-year-old market planner. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Small army of utility specialists keeps Hongkongers safe from pipes, cables under their streets

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Olga Wong

    ... Pinky Lee Tsz-ki has a beautiful head of lustrous, long hair, has a gentle voice, and works where cockroaches scamper. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hopes of revival for dying trade of street hawking in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Tucked between high-rise offices of multinational companies in Central, the hawkers of Stanley Street serve steaming cups of Hong Kong-style milk tea to early rising workers. ...

  4. News - China

    Xi Jinping's green pledge will require an economic revolution

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:27am by Bloomberg

    ... Cooperation summit, China closed factories and limited traffic in Beijing so the air wouldn't be offensive to visiting dignitaries. A government previously focused on growth at all costs has ...

  5. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT

    Taiwanese manufacturers head home as problems in mainland China mount

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:56am by Ralph Jennings

    ... China in 2011 to focus on precision work. Chung said the plant- which produces 80,000 tonnes of building materials each month- was ideal for its 55 Taiwanese and 10 migrant workers. ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping and Barack Obama walk down the path of history

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:04am by Cary Huang

    ... They were likened more to two scholar friends than the leaders of the world's two most powerful nations during their private stroll through China's centuries-old imperial compound on a chilly autumn night. ...

  7. News - China - FOCUS

    End of China's coal boom signals cleaner and healthier future

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:47am by Li Jing

    ... China's ambitious plan for carbon emissions to peak around 2030 could lower economic growth by as much as 1 per cent every year, but the cost would be offset by the massive benefits. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Risky business: sex workers walk a blurred line in the streets of Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:10am by Lana Lam

    ... is and how much it is worth. Recent comprehensive studies of the city's sex trade are scant but in 1996, police estimated that triads in Mong Kok- who run a much more locally focused and tightly ...

  9. News - China

    Barack Obama, Xi Jinping look to restore momentum in Sino-US ties

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 11:13pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... More than a year after they spent a day in talks at the Sunnylands retreat in California, President Xi Jinping will reciprocate by hosting his US counterpart, Barack Obama, in Beijing next Wednesday. ...

  10. News - China - SCIENCE

    China’s programme for recruiting foreign scientists comes under scrutiny

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 10:04pm by MARA HVISTENDAHL

    ... research focuses on novel optical effects such as so-called transformation optics—bending light in curious ways with metamaterials, or assemblages of rods and rings smaller than a wavelength ... including spectroscopic tools. Leonhardt says he saw neither the application nor the budget estimate until his lawyers procured them and that he assumed the entire grant would focus on theoretical ...




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