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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the man with future of Turkey in his hands

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:49pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ankara Prime minister wins nation's first direct presidential election, sparking fears that changing the ceremonial role will lead to an authoritarian rule Man with future ... to exercise the full powers granted to the presidency under current laws, unlike predecessors who played a mainly ceremonial role. But he has made no secret of his plans to change the constitution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571469/recep-tayyip-erdogan-man-future-turkey-his-hands
  2. News - China - COURTS

    Beijing Zoo boss claims he made 8 million yuan fortune moonlighting as cab driver

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 02:19pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Apart from unexplained wealth, ex-official also accused of pocketing 14 million yuan in bribes A former deputy chief of the Beijing Zoo, when asked to explain the source of 8 million yuan (HK$10 million) in valuables and cash, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578416/beijing-zoo-boss-asked-explain-his-millions-says-he-moonlighted-cab
  3. Gas blast highlights lack of disaster relief plan

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... safety equipment at mines, but some assessment needs to be made on whether the money is being spent appropriately. In places where unlicensed mines are shut down only to be quickly opened again, ... emergency response system. Even if risks from industrial accidents such as these can and should be reduced, there will always be a need to mobilise rescue efforts during natural disasters. Last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/439431/gas-blast-highlights-lack-disaster-relief-plan
  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Younger brother of South Korea ferry disaster fugitive arrested

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 07:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul South Korean police arrested a younger brother of the country’s most wanted man, a businessman linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds of school children drowned, ... The sinking of the Sewol was a disaster that prompted a national outpouring of grief and anger, especially after some crew were caught on video abandoning ship while the children, following ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538326/younger-brother-south-korea-ferry-disaster-fugitive-arrested
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea arrests wife of businessman linked to disaster ferry's operator

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 02:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Patriarch's wife held in ferry firm owners hunt The wife of South Korea's most wanted man, whose sons own the company that operated a ferry which sank, drowning ... where your husband is?" She did not reply. The sinking of the Sewol was a disaster that prompted a national outpouring of grief and anger, especially after some crew were caught on video ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537579/south-korea-closes-net-round-family-sunken-ferry-owner
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Student survivors to testify in South Korea ferry disaster trial

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:01pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gwangju, South Korea Student survivors of South Korea’s ferry disaster will testify in the trial of the captain and crew in a special session at a courtroom in their traumatised home town, a district court ruled on Tuesday. The court in Gwangju, 265 kilometres south of Seoul, said the decision had been made to spare the students any further stress. The ruling came ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539604/student-survivors-testify-south-korea-ferry-trial
  7. Sport - Rugby

    I’m the most qualified man for top job, says Pieter Schats

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:10pm

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong rugby’s new chairman Pieter Schats admits that the fashion in which he got the top job was “wrong” but insists he is the best person for the job and has the support of the entire local rugby community. Schats w ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1582040/im-most-qualified-man-top-job-says-pieter-schats
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The unsung heroes who make Hong Kong special

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for media organisations to focus on the negative means news coverage is often dominated by conflicts, scandals, accidents and disasters. As the old saying goes, no news is good news. A complete ... aims at giving due recognition to lesser-known people who have made the city a better place. Mostly little-known to the community, the individuals have made a difference through selfless ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581973/unsung-heroes-who-make-hong-kong-special
  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Hotel scheme holds high risks for buyers who saved on stamp duty

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Olga Wong and Paggie Leung

    ... Joyce Man, Olga Wong and Paggie Leung High risk for buyers in hotel scheme Buyers of units in the Apex Horizon hotel may risk financial burdens despite avoiding stamp duties by making ... Authority spokeswoman said the authority would take action if any agents were found to have misled buyers or made false claims. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he had instructed departments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1155786/hotel-scheme-holds-high-risks-buyers-who-saved-stamp-duty
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Singer Bobby Womack made his name among music's legends

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:09pm by LAT

    ... (made famous by the J. Geils Band) or Harry Hippie. There's so much more. Starting in the early 1960s, he learned to nail his guitar cues while on a multi-act tour with musical taskmaster James Brown. He married Cooke's widow a few months after Cooke was killed and decades later appeared on the breakout pop-rap album by Gorillaz. Two years ago he released The Bravest Man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1546517/singer-bobby-womack-made-his-name-among-musics-legends

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