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  1. Aid agencies ordered to halt food handouts

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... Ragan, the UN programme's country manager in North Korea. Shifting from emergency relief to development aid is politically explosive. Donors such as the United States and Japan have ... of the outcome. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill praised the latest compromise proposal by the Chinese hosts as a 'good draft'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516805/aid-agencies-ordered-halt-food-handouts
  2. Double standards revealed in food-safety dispute

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and are worthy of the same political attention as the trade imbalance between the mainland and the United States. The Bush administration went so far as to raise the issue in trade discussions ... a popular target because no one is going to defend this big communist country in the media, no one is going to say 'actually China is OK'.' He said United States political leaders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/594971/double-standards-revealed-food-safety-dispute
  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 2, 2013

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... of a political demonstration. No wonder we are accused of being unpatriotic. The central government is taking a tougher line than ever before in an effort to stamp out corruption. I think ... are getting the help they deserve. The Sichuan people are hurting, and now is not the time to selfishly put political issues before human lives. William McCorkindale, Ma On Shan   Collective action ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1227839/letters-editor-may-2-2013
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Inferno prompts state of emergency

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Red Bluff, California Inferno prompts state of emergency California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in three Northern California counties after a wildfire ... and Manton. More than 3,000 people have been forced to flee their homes in Tehama and Shasta counties, about 200 kilometres north of the state capital, Sacramento, although evacuation orders were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1021916/inferno-prompts-state-emergency
  5. Crash report may help families seek payouts

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... seek compensation. In the report last month, the team authorised by the State Council to investigate the incident said the crash was not only due to bad decisions by the pilots of flight VD8387 ... or the air traffic control bureau,' said Wang Han, deputy principal of the Northwest University of Politics and Law. Wang said the amount of these claims could be 'virtually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005766/crash-report-may-help-families-seek-payouts
  6. China offers to share tsunami buoys

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of State Oceanic Administration, said in a speech that neither the United States nor Japan could provide comprehensive and timely tsunami warnings to countries in the South China Sea. China ... system in which every member state must reveal certain oceanographic data, such as surface temperatures and wind speeds. Marine scientists in Asia said that the floating buoys were a clever way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968776/china-offers-share-tsunami-buoys
  7. Cnooc expected to miss output target

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by a politically sensitive acquisition in Argentina. The energy giant is also expected to be affected by a longer-than-expected development of the giant Liwan deepwater gas field in the South China Sea, according to analysts. China's dominant offshore oil and gas company said this month its United States partner, ConocoPhillips, had been ordered by the government to suspend drilling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/981266/cnooc-expected-miss-output-target
  8. Delays in reporting oil spills criticised

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang in Beijing ed.zhang@scmp.com Two large oil corporations, one state-owned and the other based in the United States, are being criticised for delays in reporting oil spills ... an environmental law specialist with the China University of Political Science and Law, said that if CNOOC failed to report the incident to the SOA promptly, then as both a state-owned and publicly listed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972508/delays-reporting-oil-spills-criticised
  9. News - World - WEATHER

    New Orleans braced for Hurricane Isaac

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Louisiana Seven years after Katrina lashed Louisiana, killing 1,800, city bracesfor new onslaught from tropical storm, with state of emergency declared Nightmare ... handling of Katrina by his predecessor George W. Bush, declared a state of emergency in Louisiana, allowing federal funds and aid to flow to local authorities. "We're dealing with a big ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1024820/new-orleans-braced-hurricane-isaac
  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Superstorm Sandy wreaks havoc in US, kills 40

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in New York

    ... havoc in eastern US Millions of people in the eastern United States awoke yesterday to flooded homes, fallen trees and power cuts caused by the giant storm Sandy, which swamped New York's ... a bleak picture: Seaside rail lines washed away. No safe place on the state's barrier islands for him to land. Parts of the coast still under water. "It is beyond anything I thought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1073537/superstorm-sandy-wreaks-havoc-us-kills-40

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