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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291082/manning-branded-traitor-and-anarchist-court-martial
  2. Sport - Soccer - PRESEASON FRIENDLIES

    Manchester United, City, Liverpool lead 'British invasion' of United States

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... to head new 'British invasion' Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are going to the United States hoping ... are good. All the lads love going to the States because you can chill out in the day, do a bit of shopping and relax when you have a bit of down time. You don't get pestered like you might ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1557295/manchester-united-city-liverpool-lead-british-invasion-united-states
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza death toll tops 340 as UN chief heads to Middle East in peace effort

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... for the region UN chief pushes for peace in Gaza Israeli air strikes pounded Gaza again, taking the death toll from a 12-day bombardment to 341, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon headed to the region to join truce ... is necessary to stop militants tunnelling into the Jewish state. Despite the pounding, Palestinian commandos managed to infiltrate, triggering a skirmish with an army patrol that left two Israeli ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556604/gaza-death-toll-tops-300-un-chief-heads-middle-east-peace-effort
  4. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Reform move for state enterprises runs up against old obstacles

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:55am by Shirley Yam

    ... as well. One day, he received an unexpected tea invitation from Zhu Xiaohua, the then head of China Everbright Group, the powerful conglomerate directly overseen by the State Council. Everbright ... Shirley Yam Absence of a clear policy for pilot programme suggests enterprises will still be subject to party meddling and struggle to attract talent Reform move for state firms runs up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1556564/reform-move-state-enterprises-runs-against-old-obstacles
  5. Business - China Business - State-Owned Enterprises

    Beijing selects six state-owned enterprises for reform trials

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 07:54pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... in the state sector and reducing government intervention. State-owned Assets Supervisory and Administrative Commission (Sasac) spokesman Peng Huagang, who also heads the agency’s leading panel for deepening reforms, announced the decision at a press briefing on Tuesday. State Development & Investment Corp (SDIC) and Cofco, China’s largest agricultural products and food supplier, would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1554897/beijing-selects-six-state-owned-enterprises-reform-trials
  6. Business - LAI SEE

    Entertaining insights into China's state capitalism

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Howard Winn

    ... Joe Zhang's latest book Party Man, Company Man: Is China's State Capitalism Doomed? has a similar appeal. Zhang is from mainland China and, after graduating, spent some years working in the People's Bank of China, before spending 11 years with investment bank UBS as an analyst, mainly as head of its China research. Indeed he first attracted public attention around 2001 for exposing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549968/entertaining-insights-chinas-state-capitalism
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebel group Dawud Brigade defects to Islamic State

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:41pm by NYT

    ... State, the defecting rebels said they were heading to Aleppo to confront government forces now attempting to lay siege to rebel-held parts of Syria's biggest city. Dawud, with mostly ... McClatchy-Tribune in Gaziantep, Turkey Syrian rebel group defects to Islamic State A Syrian rebel brigade defected to Islamic State this week, a sign that the extremist group continues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550554/syrian-rebel-group-dawud-brigade-defects-islamic-state
  8. News - China - PROTESTS

    'Don't be kidnapped by radical opposition': State media warns Hongkongers against July 1 march

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:07pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Global Times says joining the annual protest will lead to 'great uncertainty' and sow divisions Stay away from march, state media warn city State ... over Hong Kong. Some people have become frenzied. They seem civilised and rational, but their political paranoia is about to light a fuse Global Times As state mouthpieces cranked into action ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543543/dont-be-kidnapped-opposition-party-newspaper-warns-hongkongers-against
  9. Business - Money

    Head of Tongling Nonferrous Metals commits suicide from 'work stress'

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:08am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Copper SOE chief jumps to his death Mainland authorities are investigating the death of the head of Tongling Nonferrous Metals, the country's second-largest copper smelter, after he jumped from a building, the company said. Wei Jianghong, who was also chief executive of the state-owned firm, died on Tuesday morning, Tongling said in a statement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1540540/head-tongling-nonferrous-metals-commits-suicide
  10. News - China - CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS

    China state copper firm chief jumps to his death following corruption allegations: report

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Chairman of Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group, Wei Jianghong, died after falling off building in suspected suicide The head of a US$2 billion Chinese copper producer fell to his death from a building, the firm announced on Wednesday, with a state-run newspaper claiming he committed suicide following corruption allegations. The chairman of state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540281/china-state-copper-firm-chief-jumps-his-death-following-corruption

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