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  1. 'Teflon politician' perfect fit for fifth generation

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Analysts will be focusing their attention on how President Hu Jintao places his men in key posts after becoming chairman of the state Central Military ... career by using his oratorical skills to become head of the campus youth league in 1982. Former college friend Wang Juntao, now a dissident exiled in the US, recalled that Mr Li deftly handled ...

  2. Enjoyable ride for readers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reviews by Jessie Hui Stephanie was 12 years old when she wrote The Adventure of Victoria and Snow Princess. The book is a refreshing read for children and parents alike, especially for a young audience during school story times or at birthday parties. &# ...

  3. Russia 'still a good bet until 2007'

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... on personal and corporate income. Importantly, a new mineral tax, which captures 90 per cent of oil prices above US$29 per barrel, has ensured the state has reaped the benefits of its natural ... the average consumer has little debt. As a strategic approach he says the fund will focus on large state enterprises in key industries, domestic consumption and private equity opportunities. 'The ...

  4. Developing world must unite in fight for more aid: Hu

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Jakarta President Hu Jintao positioned China as a leader of the developing world yesterday in an appeal to Asian and African countries to co-operate in the fight for more assistance from developed countries. Speaking to business leaders in ...

  5. Monaco of the east?

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop The similarities between Monaco and Singapore are quite striking: both are small city states trying to stake their claim on global economic pies; both have ... to emulate. During the past century, the principality transformed itself from the smallest and one of the poorest states in the world to a playground for the rich and famous who spend millions ...

  6. Warning over unrest after violent protests

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The commentary, also carried by Xinhua and state television, urged local authorities to actively deal with 'instability factors' to prevent widespread public dissatisfaction from spreading ...

  7. A shared faith in human dignity

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Apart from his membership in the Hitler Youth (which may be excused on the grounds that he was very young at the time), there is nothing remotely controversial about Joseph Ratzinger. He was the enforcer for Pope John Paul II for many years. T ...

  8. The death of revolutionary politics

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... a psychological link between a new generation of state leaders and the revolutionary ideals, they became China's core. Their blessing was essential before policies could be implemented. ... of state were ultimately made by Deng, revealing the inner workings of the party. Now, that era is gone. When Jiang Zemin took the reins as general secretary in 1989, the elders were still ...

  9. Vice-president urges communication

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee More communication is needed to make Hong Kong a harmonious society, Vice-President Zeng Qinghong said yesterday. Mr Zeng said Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's administration needed to improve governance. Asked how improvements could be ma ...

  10. Slow, cautious approach to political reform favoured

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Party is seeking better use of existing resources, not drastic new experiments The Communist Party is seeking to reform the political system through better use of existing resources, rather than attempting drastic new experiments, according t ...




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