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  1. News - China - TIBET

    Two killed in Tibet after police open fire on protesters, rights groups say

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights groups say crowd was angry over detention of a local leader in Tibetan area 2 dead after 'police fire on protest' in Sichuan Two people died in a Tibetan area of Sichuan after they were injured by police gunfire while protesting against the detention of a local leader, overseas Tibetan rights groups said. One protester committed suicide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576832/2-tibetans-killed-after-police-open-fire-protesters-rights-groups-say
  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's iPhone more hack-proof than Android, Gamma Group reports in leaked document

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:05pm by WASHPOST

    ... away The secrets of one of the world's most prominent surveillance companies, Gamma Group, spilled on to the internet last week, thanks to an anonymous leaker who appears to have gained ... being beaten by the secret police. So it's vital that these features reach average users." The Gamma Group, with headquarters in Germany and Britain, did not respond to an email ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572229/apples-iphone-more-hack-proof-android-gamma-group-reports-leaked-document
  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Third runway at Chek Lap Kok would be 'white elephant', say groups

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com New runway 'set to be a white elephant' A third runway at Chek Lap Kok airport will become another "white elephant", groups opposed to the plan say. Neither Terminal Two, built in 2007, nor the HK$1 billion North Satellite Concourse, have helped the airport increase efficiency or flight capacity, according to environmental group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570787/third-runway-chek-lap-kok-would-be-white-elephant-say-groups
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Smaller rise in power rates next year, says CLP

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Smaller rise in CLP power rates as coal prices fall More than two million power users in the New Territories and Kowloon can expect a smaller tariff rise next year than had been forewarned, CLP Power says. Any gentler ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573748/smaller-rise-power-rates-next-year-says-clp
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Animal rights group offers reward for Grand Canyon squirrel kicker

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 09:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse In Washington Reward offered for squirrel kicker Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) has posted a US$15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a shirtless man seen kicking a squirrel off the edge of the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona. Video of the unidentified male luring the squirrel to its widely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568450/animal-rights-group-offers-reward-grand-canyon-squirrel-kicker
  6. News - China - XINJIANG

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti accused of leading group of students in trying to split Chinese state

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:18pm by Adrian Wan in Beijing adrianwan@scmp.com

    ... autonomous region from the country Outspoken Uygur academic Ilham Tohti has been accused of leading a group of seven students in trying to split the Chinese state, his lawyer said. Tohti was formally ... about society, especially problems about Xinjiang Lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan The case has attracted high-level concern in the United States and European Union and is seen by rights groups as part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567676/uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-accused-leading-group-students-trying-split
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Groups must not pay people to join anti-Occupy march, organisers say

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Anti-Occupy groups 'must not pay marchers' Alliance for Peace and Democracy campaigners say they will look into any reports of member groups paying people to take part in an anti-Occupy Central march on August 17. But groups will be allowed to offer other benefits, such as free transport, drinks or meals. And the only sanction for groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566456/groups-must-not-pay-people-join-anti-occupy-march-organisers-say
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Refugee groups reach out-of-court deal to settle defamation case

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Christian Action and Vision First agree to work together for asylum seekers after settlement Refugee groups reach deal on defamation case Two refugee ... Madam Justice Bebe Chu Pui-ying told the groups that there's was "indeed a very sensible approach", and urged them to focus on helping refugees. The two groups had been embroiled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562859/refugee-groups-reach-out-court-deal-settle-defamation-case
  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Billionaire Schwarzman to give US$100m to fund China scholarships

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 04:27pm by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... Agencies in Beijing Some 200 students will be able to study at Tsinghua Universityin Beijing every year Blackstone Group Chairman Stephen Schwarzman has agreed to give US$100 million ... nations. A residential building designed specifically for the program will also be built, with the first group of students slated for 2016, according to the statement. The advisory board ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1219876/billionaire-schwarzman-give-us100m-fund-china-scholarships
  10. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    McDonald’s China plans to continue using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 02:10pm by Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.Gan@scmp.com McDonald’s China says it will carry on using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group on the mainland because “it is riskier to find another local supplier”. ... state-of-the-art facility”, which reflects the group’s “confidence and commitment in China”. During an inspection of Henan Husi on Monday, organised by the local government, investigators found no food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558931/mcdonalds-plans-continue-using-scandal-hit-meat-supplier-osi-group

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