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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Clinton urges Asean unity on sea disputes ahead of Beijing visit

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Recipe for tensions on Clinton visit to Beijing as US secretary of state intends to bring up maritime disputes with Chinese leaders U.S. urges Asean unity on South China Sea issues US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has called on Southeast Asian nations to present a united front to Beijing in dealing with increasingly tense ...


    China warns US not to take sides in territorial disputes

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Don't take sides, U.S. is warned asClinton flies in Beijing again warned Washington not to take sides in South China Sea territorial disputes as US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived to press Chinese leaders to accept a road map for dealings with claimant states. The statement by the Foreign Ministry, which followed remarks by Clinton on Monday in which she cautioned ...

  3. Without Beijing's patronage, HK would be just another city

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... embassy in Belgrade as a bombing target in its rush to war. According to the autobiography of Tang Jiaxuan, the Chinese foreign minister at that time, for that blunder the then US president Bill Clinton repeatedly apologised in person to Chinese leaders and families of the three victims of the attack. Nato's unilateral action also caused more than 500 civilian deaths for which ...

  4. HK$1.4m expenses bill of PhD panel queried

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phyllis Tsang The University Grants Committee (UGC) is planning to spend at least HK$1.4 million this year on paying for overseas members to fly to Hong Kong to attend selection meetings for PhD Fellowship students. Lawmaker Albert Ho Chun-yan questioned ...

  5. Competition bill sensible road for HK, academics say

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... the government's draft law against anti-competitive behaviour. Taking aim at opponents of the bill- which hopes to create a level playing field for companies operating in Hong Kong- the academics said ... The eight-page letter challenges the 12 key objections raised in the Legislative Council after the bill was tabled in July last year. Controversial provisions in the bill include a penalty level set ...

  6. High standards impress 'directors'

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Jaymee Ng

    ... other out.' His opening speech on the 'Clinton Global Initiative' was catchy, and he demonstrated his general knowledge of world affairs. However, former United States president Bill Clinton was not the sole source of his inspiration. 'I have read a book called Say it like Obama and I was inspired by it,' he said, admitting that he had tried to apply ...

  7. A hub with heart

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Ian Holliday

    ... Ian Holliday The Clinton Global Initiative meets outside America for the first time this week with the Hong Kong launch of CGI Asia. Adopting the successful format of annual meetings in New York, former US president Bill Clinton will challenge regional leaders to find creative solutions to contemporary problems. During two days of panel discussions and working sessions, ...

  8. HK firm rides on electric cars

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... president Bill Clinton, means mycar will have a manufacturing facility in Mississippi to cover the entire American market. According to McAuliffe, potential demand for mycar in the US is huge ...

  9. US urges calm in South China Sea

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton are to attend. A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said there was 'enormous potential' the dispute could undermine confidence ... and diplomatic channels. Aside from the South China Sea, Clinton is expected to discuss with Yang joint collaboration on humanitarian and disaster relief, and North Korea's nuclear programme, ...

  10. Fresh faces

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Kitty Poon, Poon Kit

    ... been a discernable trend around the world. In 1992, the energetic 46-year-old Bill Clinton became president of the United States. Five years later, Britons voted Tony Blair into power, just ...




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