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  1. Inviting Clinton shows tycoon's daring side

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito When former dam builder-turned-property tycoon Pan Jun invited Bill Clinton to help promote one of his projects in 2003, he created a minor diplomatic storm. It was the first ... with the idea to invite Bill Clinton to promote your company's project? I had thought of two men to improve our image and promote our product. One was Hong Kong actor Chow Yun-fat and the other one ...

  2. The Special Relationship

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... about its subject matter- the bond between Blair (a role reprised by Michael Sheen) and Bill Clinton (played here by Dennis Quaid)- The Special Relationship sacrifices psychological insight ... hardly a surprise that the film- co-produced by HBO and the BBC- was made for television rather than general theatrical release. For all its effort to hint at the legacy of the Clinton ...

  3. Beijing snaps back at Clinton internet criticism

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei and Kristine Kwok Beijing has snapped back at US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's cyber policy speech, urging America to stop 'using so-called internet ... and consulates in two cities invited dozens of internet writers, including both liberal and pro-Beijing activists, to comment on Clinton's speech and other issues of internet freedom in a Twitter ...

  4. Apec 'silly shirts' to stay in wardrobe in Japan

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... concrete progress at this Apec meeting,' Satoru Sato, a spokesman for the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said. The Apec tradition of unusual outfits started when then US president Bill Clinton gave all his guests bomber jackets at the Blake Island meeting in Washington state in 1993. Since then, heads of state have posed in ponchos in Chile in 2004, worn Javan batik shirts ...

  5. Galway set to bring famous flute to town

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... John Paul II, former US presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, the Empress of Japan, the Queen of Norway, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and Israeli President Shimon Peres. ...

  6. Better for Gates not to have taken the money than giving it back as charity

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... And finally a suspicion lingers, slowly fading but still there, that the foundation's activities are some sort of penance for [Bill] Gates' world-dominating behaviour ... whether or not America has jurisdiction and particularly if it involves money on which Americans may lay their hands. This, in short, is how Bill Gates became the world's richest man for so ...

  7. The saxophone

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by David Sutton

    ... www.youtube.comwatch? v=OewPtiS9oNwFun facts Former US president Bill Clinton and King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand both play the saxophone. Now do this... 1. The saxophone was invented around... a 1840. ...

  8. Collectors throw party for artist in the spirit of giving back

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... 'Natvar and I have been friends since 2002 when we met in New York at a fund-raiser that President Bill Clinton had spearheaded for the Gujarat earthquake,' Meera Gandhi said. 'Since ...

  9. Generous to a fault

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is required to merit a news headline. Big-budget philanthropy has been in vogue among local tycoons ever since two of the world's richest men- Warren Buffett and his friend, Bill Gates- announced ... of outsized donations he has made through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Giving money away for charity and education is all very good- who can be against philanthropy? At a time when public ...

  10. Question mark over Tung, the go-between

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... can still play a worthwhile role after leaving office, as former US presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton have shown. The difference is that we know where Carter and Clinton stand. ...




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