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  1. News - Asia - GAMBLING

    Asian casinos solve conservative beliefs by allowing foreigners only

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Land, they can simply cross into Cambodia, where huge casinos have been built near the border that cater almost exclusively to Vietnamese tourists. Cambodians, needless to say, are not legally ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    As Asia grows, SMEs must venture out, or miss out

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by ALBERT CHAN

    ... enterprise and industry division found that being active across borders correlates with higher turnover growth. Between 2007 and 2009, more than half of European SMEs that invested or took ... and marketing. And technology has put cross-border management within reach of all but the smallest enterprises. Given the current rapid pace of change in the global economy, the option of standing still ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Higher purpose

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... passed through Syria in April. I walked some 500 kilometres in 11 days. I went through Aleppo and Damascus and passed dozens of check-points held by pro-government and rebel forces alike, but I was never detained," Hadzic said. "At a check-point held by [President Bashar] al-Assad's forces, the soldier ordered me to empty my backpack … When I showed them my Koran ...

  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - CUISINE NEPALESE

    A Nepalese haven in Jordan

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com On Jordan's hidden spice trail The first Nepalis came to Hong Kong as Gurkhas with the British Army. Today, they make up just under 1 per cent of the population. One-third live on the strip of land that borders Yau Ma Tei and Jordan. Their martial history is still apparent, as many work in security. But younger Nepalis are often employed ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cut adrift

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Moken families on the Thai-Myanmese border. "Moken lack supplies like clothes, food, stationery, textbooks, shoes, raincoats, lifejackets- all the things that are necessary for children ...

  6. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 28, 2012

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... malaria was found on the Thai-Cambodian border eight years ago and has since been found along Thailand's border with Myanmar. Malaria killed an estimated 655,000 people in 2010, mostly ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Uncommon ground: Jerusalem and the West Bank

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by ORLANDO CROWCROFT

    ... not until we board the bus for Jerusalem that I realise we got off lightly. An American we met in the chaotic yet comparatively jovial Jordanian border shack- and who was in front of us ... the Palestinian capital and the liberal heart of the West Bank, and begin our trundle through the ramshackle suburbs of East Jerusalem- the Arab district- towards the Kalandia checkpoint. It takes about ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to casualties and war. Sean Niem, Mid-Levels   Find way to end border nightmare I refer to Thomas Beckett's letter ("Fairly simple solution to Lo Wu chaos", September 18). Unfortunately, ... the situation at the Lo Wu border not only very time- consuming but also dangerous and frustrating. I agree with those observers who say that the border has become a "nightmare". I am often ...

  9. News - World

    Briefs, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Syrian rebels tear down flag at border AKCAKALE- Rebels tore down a Syrian flag at a border gate on the Turkish frontier as they fought for control of the crossing. Television footage showed Syrian rebels taking down the flag on top of a government building at the Tel Abyad border gate. The fighting looked to be the first attempt by insurgents to assert their grip over ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: the melons of Xinjiang

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by CECILIE

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg Melons: the call of the wild There it is again- the pull of the desert. Around this time every year I get the urge to jump on a train and go north, following the Silk Road far into the Gobi Desert, the Turpan Basin (the hottest place in China) and then farther and farther west to the borders of several countries with names ending ...




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