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  1. News - World

    AP source: US weighs ending spying on allied heads of state; no final decision has been made

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 11:06am by AP

    ... WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: US weighs ending spying on allied heads of state; no final decision has been made. ...

  2. News - China

    China sacks head of state asset regulator Jiang Jiemin amid graft probe

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 11:30am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Top Chinese economic official Jiang Jiemin has been sacked as head of the body overseeing state-owned companies for "suspected serious disciplinary ... against graft. Xinhua cited the powerful Organisation Department of the ruling Communist party. Jiang was removed from office as head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan set to elect new head of state

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Likely winner Hussain will shore up the PM's authority and provide stark contrast to Zardari Sharif loyalist looks set to take up role of presidency Pakistan will elect a new ceremonial head of state tomorrow, replacing the controversial Asif Ali Zardari with a successor set to cement Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's hold on power. Boycotted ...

  4. Generals have a major problem, it's the heads of state that matter

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of heads of state and opinion leaders, it added, but, given their political memories, such changes would not come easily or quickly. The editorial also said China has no interest in opposing ... Ed Zhang The United States rolled out the red carpet for the first visit to the United States by China's chief of general staff in seven years, which ends today. During the week-long ...

  5. Host to heads of state never far from HK roots

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... restaurants including the flagship Imperial China Restaurant that has served the local British and Chinese, tourists, and mainland government heads. When President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao, ... gatherings or have a meal together. The gathering also worked like an informal head-hunting agency, with people finding kitchen hands or waiters to work for them. We usually gathered on Sunday ...

  6. Should heads of state be allowed to take private sector jobs while in office?

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Vanessa Lee

    ... does the row mean that heads of state should not be allowed to engage in private employment while in office? Having a private job does not create problems for a leader to run a country. As long as they fulfil their tasks responsibly, heads of state can use their free time to work for the private sector. This may even bring benefits to a country. The head of state can easily get an idea about ...

  7. Should heads of state be allowed to use e-mail?

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Jeremy Wong, Jeannette Lee

    ... For this reason, heads of state should not be allowed to use e-mail. Government departments use the latest technology to protect their online data. Still, many leaks have been reported. In some cases, people's personal data has ended up on the Web. Occasionally, we hear about people who have found ways to infiltrate government websites and obtain classified information. Heads of state deal ...

  8. Research firm head seeks state hands-off approach on sector

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The head of Research International China (RIC), China's largest domestic customised market research company, is looking forward to the day he does not have to submit every report to government bureaucrats for vetting. Under regulations introduced in 2000 by the State Statistical Bureau (SSB), the Ministry of State Security and the State Council, RIC and other market research ...

  9. Not so appealing

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching In the waning days of the year of the tiger, Premier Wen Jiabao paid a surprise visit to the State Bureau for Letters and Calls to meet aggrieved petitioners from various parts ... 'are on a tandem bike, heading in the same direction, playing the 'good guy, bad guy' routine'. To be fair, this is probably going too far. True, Wen is head of the government ...

  10. All eyes on Xi at plenary session

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... is not a prerequisite for becoming head of the party and the state, but the promotion would help clarify uncertainty over leadership succession, analysts said. ...




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