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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US media interviews with Americans held in North Korea may signal opening

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:55pm by Reuters

    ... treated well. "My situation is very urgent," said Miller, 24, from California, arrested in April when he ripped up his tourist visa and said he was seeking asylum. "Very soon I am going to trial, and I (will) directly be sent to prison," Miller said. He declined to comment on why he wanted to seek asylum in North Korea. Fowle, a middle-aged man from Ohio, said he ...

  2. News - World - SURVEILLANCE

    Turkey demands U.S. explain spy report

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 01:04am by AFP

    ... operative Edward Snowden who has taken asylum in Russia. "The US charge d'affaires has been summoned to the foreign ministry to demand an explanation," Deputy Prime Minister Bulent ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean bank official 'linked to state slush funds seeks asylum and flees with US$5 million'

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... South Korean newspaper. Banker for Kim defects to Russia with US$5m A top North Korean banker who managed leader Kim Jong-un's private funds is seeking asylum overseas after fleeing ... said, quoting a "well-informed" source. He brought with him the cash stolen from the bank. "Currently he is seeking asylum in an [unspecified] foreign country", the source ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Midland losses narrow as new homes sales rebound

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by Sandy Li

    ... market," Tam said. But Susanna Leung Sze-wai, a senior research analyst at brokerage CLSA, said property agents needed to spend more on rebates to encourage home-seekers. Midland's expenses ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - RENTS

    Hong Kong home rents rise at quickest pace in 23 months

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:43am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Housing costs hit record amid scant supply Bad news never arrives alone. Home-seekers finding it difficult to get on the property ladder as prices of entry-level flats hit record highs are now seeing rents soar to previously unseen levels. "It is sad that entry-level families will continue to struggle to cope as the cost of living pressures ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Getting used to fleeting fame

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 09:33pm by Tim Noonan

    ... was badgering her for interviews. ESPN was prominently featuring her in promotions and autograph seekers were besieging her everywhere she went. The cover of Sports Illustrated screamed ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Labour Department will not tolerate abuse of foreign domestic helpers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... of fees by employment agencies to job-seekers. According to the laws of Hong Kong, the agencies can only charge a maximum of 10 per cent of a job seeker's first month's salary ... We have been advising all aggrieved job-seekers, including foreign domestic helpers, to come forward and report their cases to the department as soon as possible. Upon receipt of complaints, ...

  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Pact set to restore Canberra-Jakarta ties after damaging spy row

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... in key areas. Ties were further strained by Australia's policy of pushing boatloads of asylum seekers back to Indonesia when it was safe to do so. ...

  9. News - World - WIKILEAKS

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian embassy in London ‘soon’

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:49pm by AGENCIES

    ... the guarantees he was seeking, namely the right to travel freely to Ecuador where he has asylum. "The plan is to leave as soon as the UK government decides to honour its obligations," Hrafnsson ...

  10. News - Asia - ACCIDENT

    13 rescued two days after Indonesia tourist boat sinks as two foreigners remain missing

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:57am

    ... holiday, leaving at least 36 people dead. Fatal incidents involving asylum-seeker vessels trying to make the treacherous sea crossing from Indonesia to Australia are also common. But boat sinkings ...




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