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  1. Business - Companies

    Can Amazon boss ship web savvy to Washington Post?

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:27pm by Associated Press

    ... of US$137 billion. “One thing that Bezos seems to be is patient,” said Jeff South, a former newspaper editor and reporter who is now a journalism professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. “He ... in a way they haven’t before,” predicted Jerry Ceppos, a former newspaper editor who is now dean of mass communications at Louisiana State University. Bezos, 49, made it clear that he has no magic ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Fiji threatens Commonwealth Games boycott over rugby sevens exclusion

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:05am

    ... their Sevens crown. “Our sevens rugby team has proven to the world by winning the World Cup twice that we can win medals at the Commonwealth Games,” Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic ... Agence France-Presse in Suva, Fiji Fiji is threatening to boycott this year’s Glasgow Commonwealth Games after being told its high-profile rugby sevens side cannot take part, the Pacific ...

  3. Worldwide association top of the agenda

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier University heads met this week in Hong Kong to discuss further collaborations and the future of tertiary education University heads from around the world met in Hong Kong this week to further their international co-operation, seen as increasingly important in the race for global recognition for their institutions. The University Presidents' Global ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Associated Press pays tribute to photographer killed in Afghanistan

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 06:50pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kabul AP reporter injured in the gun attack is in a stable condition at a hospital in eastern Afghanistan A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP ... based in Geneva, Switzerland. From 2006 to 2007, she was awarded a Nieman Fellowship in journalism at Harvard University. Niedringhaus started her career as a freelance photographer for a local ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC member says India running out of time

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 04:51pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi A top Indian Olympic official says the suspended Indian Olympic Association is running out of time to clean up its administration before next year’s major sporting events. The Indian Olympic Association was suspended in December for conducting elections declared illegal by the International Olympic Committee. It’s been given an October 31 deadline ...

  6. Think twice before taking an associate degree, says educator

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Students wanting to get into a local university have been advised to have 'second thoughts' about signing up for an associate degree programme. Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Career Masters and Guidance Masters Peter Chiu Wing-tak said associate degrees were an unreliable route to university because of the small number of places available to AD graduates. ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China seizes US$14.5b assets from family, associates of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 02:18pm by Reuters

    ... billion yuan from his family and associates Chinese authorities have seized assets worth at least 90 billion yuan (HK$112.5 billion) from family members and associates of retired domestic security ... Zhou, his family, associates or staff for comment. It is not clear if any of them have lawyers. The party's anti-corruption watchdog and the prosecutor's office did not respond ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    British lawmaker to Beijing: Allow Hong Kong to rejoin Commonwealth

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... that allowing Hong Kong to have some form of association with the Commonwealth will be a great benefit to Hong Kong." The Commonwealth's member states have to sign up to a charter which ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in London Let HK rejoin the Commonwealth: UK lawmaker Beijing should allow Hong Kong to rejoin the Commonwealth, a British lawmaker campaigning for former colonial ...

  9. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Commonwealth summit a PR disaster for Sri Lanka amid Tamil war doubts

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:32pm by AFP

    ... the Commonwealth is to remain relevant to its member countries, the association must respond to the needs of its people and not turn into a punitive or judgmental body," he said in a speech ahead ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Sri Lankan president urges Commonwealth leaders not to judge island on Tamil war Hosting summit becomes PR disaster for Rajapaksa Sri Lanka's president ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Indian PM Manmohan Singh boycotts Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Singh's absence from Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka amid war crimes row draws fire for letting Beijing further into India's 'backyard' India boycott opens door for China A decision by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to skip this week's meeting of Commonwealth leaders in Sri Lanka because of its human rights record has been ...




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