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  1. Mainland media play down ruling

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Jintao exchanging messages with Emanuel Mori, president of the Federated States of Micronesia, on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The failure to mention Chen's sentencing was a surprise, as state media had given wide coverage to the corruption scandal. Xinhua wrote a three-paragraph story that briefly mentioned the verdict ...

  2. Singapore's self-image as corruption-free state on trial

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is it that the accused are some of the city state's most high-profile public figures. After all, those netted in the past include the director of a major Singapore charity, the National Kidney Foundation, and a Buddhist monk heading a charitable hospital. Rather, the recent arrests are extraordinary for the timing of their broadcasts. If Singaporeans were in the past subjected to one prominent scandal ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Actions of HK Diaoyu activists have 'harmed China', state paper says

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... activists 'harmed China' The head of People's Daily' s Japan-based partner news website says the actions of the Hong Kong activists who landed on the disputed Diaoyu Islands have ... landed in the Diaoyus - Are they patriotic or harming the country?" The article, published on the website last week, was posted yesterday on the online version of Global Times (a state ...

  4. Double delight as Sandro, Abercrombie head to HK

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... who attend the grand opening can take a photo or share a moment with A&F hunks, as the brand is flying in model-looking salesmen from the United States, Europe and Singapore. The first 50 ...

  5. An emphasis on peace

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... expect gross domestic product to catch up with that of the United States in 30 years. Zheng Bijian, a long-time associate of President Hu Jintao and chairman of the China Reform Forum- which ...

  6. Hi-tech ship heads this way

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... is fitted out with the latest technology for deep-sea research and exploration, and state-of-the-art navigation and monitoring systems. The ship is also used for sampling and dredging operations. ...

  7. No comment, just facts in state media reports

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang State media coverage of the Diaoyu landings and the activists' detention was limited to a presentation of the facts surrounding the event. Commentaries and opinions were absent from the accounts that were primarily based on an initial report from Xinhua. The bulk of the reports also carried the Foreign Ministry's official response. This stated ...

  8. Becoming a nano state is hardly the way to true enlightenment

    Posted Sep 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a techno-dinosaur. When people start talking of bits and bytes they leave me far behind. I haven't a clue of the workings of that flickering box over my head that they call a wireless LAN, or something ...

  9. Heads Up

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Central bank catches market out with move on reserves When the traders are away the central bankers will play. Heading into this holiday week, investors were fully expecting ... of 'economic nationalism' cropped up repeatedly at last week's JP Morgan conference in Beijing as investors weighed the risks of trade spats cutting into business growth. United States ...

  10. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Yinchuan, Ningxia, to host China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Beijing wanted to counterbalance US influence in the region. China has replaced the United States as the primary trading partner of many countries, including American allies. As China chases ... proved an expensive lesson for China, where its losses as a result of the crisis are estimated to run into billions of dollars. The third China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum will be held ...




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