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  1. Plain sailing

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... at the fourth China Cup International Regatta, which kicks off tomorrow in Shenzhen and ends on Monday. The 'Fantastic Four' are Cosmas Grelon and Gerald William from Hong Kong and Najwa ... well-prepared.' At 14, Ryushda is this year's youngest participant in the China Cup. She looks forward to the challenges with calm confidence. 'No sailor cares about age,' she said. ...

  2. Learning difficulties

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sessions are plainly absurd. One, called 'diplomatic English', promises to teach the student- an eight-year-old, mind you- how to deal with foreign dignitaries. My friend said the classes ...

  3. Visit a first for North Korean children's choir

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of the international community,' Mr Lau said.. 'North Korean artists have performed in China and other communist countries in the past, but actions that link it with the capitalist world always raise international concern. 'China is happy about that and will encourage North Korea to do so, because the opening up of North Korea can help ease China's economic support for the country.' ...

  4. Zhang Gaoli: Guangdong know-how goes north

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... as party secretary of Shenzhen, Mr Zhang is well placed to lead the drive to make Tianjin the growth engine of northern China. After Guangdong, Mr Zhang become deputy governor of Shandong, rising ...

  5. Cepa hype would do North Korea proud

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that these will allow telecommunications companies in Hong Kong to gain access to the mainland, although they will not be allowed controlling stakes. It seems to me that I can already buy shares in China ... for succeeding with talk where the rest of us have failed with work - a miracle worthy of North Korea. The examples Mr Lan cited - Cepa, Pearl River Delta integration, a bridge to Zhuhai, a western ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping adopts casual, open air on visit to Shenzhen

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 03:12am by He Huifeng

    ... with onlookers who scrambled to get close to him, shaking hands with several of them. Wang also signalled a plain-clothes policeman not to stop a Sunday Morning Post reporter from taking photos. "He ...

  7. Family trees

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Desire column in Post Magazine, and she designed her bathroom motif around them, sourcing warm grey plain tiling (HK$1.30 each, from Hop Hing Lung) to complement the colours. Franklin found ... of plain doors for the master bedroom and bathroom, Yolanda Franklin designed a pair with inlay patterns in wood and frosted glass, to complement the bannister motif on the staircase. She had ...

  8. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    A glimpse of Xi Jinping's charm up close

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... powerful people. Stretching out a long arm helped and I shook his hand. It was that easy. Plain-clothes police began to grow nervous and tried to prevent the growing crowd from chasing after Xi. But he remained relaxed and willing to interact with the people. Inspired by Xi, Wang signalled a plain-clothes policeman not to stop the two Hong Kong journalists from taking photos. "Let ...

  9. Kevin Chong, writer

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... novelist. I'm working on a piece of fiction about 'overseas Chinese' in contemporary China, so I recently read Delisle's graphic novel, Shenzhen, and his other travelogues, ... surfing: news, social networking, and theoatmeal.com. I'm reading a lot of blogs about living in contemporary China, although most are from expat perspectives. Chong recently published his ...

  10. Culture industry displays 3,000 projects at fair

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The results of a survey on overseas cultural businesses were released at the fair, showing that more than 76 per cent of those businesses consider China a significant market for the development ... cultural differences to be the biggest hurdles to doing business in China. The fair, described by local media as 'a cultural feast', has featured folk dancing and singing, pot-making, ...




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