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  1. Limits of tolerance

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen, Jon M. Van Dyke Last week's US-South Korean 'war games' in the Yellow Sea offshore China and Korea dramatically brought to a boil the long-simmering US-China dispute over what kinds of military activities can be conducted i ...

  2. Countries want to be fatter, and fatter

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Yeung

    ... Alex Yeung University of Hong Kong National flags instil pride in citizens every time they are raised. But nowadays more countries are using them for another purpose: to claim 'new' territory. Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of th ...

  3. High stakes

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen and Jon M. Van Dyke Of the many signs of China's increasingly assertive foreign policy, none has troubled its neighbours- and the United States- more than its claim to some form of jurisdiction over much of the South China Sea. Yet th ...

  4. Border issues the key to Sino-Indian trust

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this is not easy. A disputed 4,000 kilometre border manned by hundreds of thousands of troops is at the heart of the problem, which includes a number of other issues that exacerbate tensions from time ... and air exercises on the boundary between Qinghai and Tibet near the disputed border, an increase in Indian troop strength along the China-India border in Tibet and the announcement of plans ...

  5. South of the Border

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui South of the Border Director: Oliver Stone 'Men are sometimes so slow,' bellows Cristina Kirchner in a scene midway through South of the Border, Oliver Stone's ... But he isn't: the American filmmaker clearly envisions South of the Border as a bona fide film about the emergence of left-wing governments in the continent long seen as the United ...

  6. Cross-border truck slams into scooter, killing rider

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A scooter rider stopped at a red light at a junction in Sham Shui Po was killed yesterday when he was hit from behind by a cross-border truck. Mak Tai-yin, 53, was apparently aware of the truck coming from behind in Tai Po Road at 9.50am but had no time to escape, police said. 'Witnesses told us that the motorcyclist appeared to be too frightened and frozen ...

  7. PLA live-fire drills warning to India on borders: experts

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman, Minnie Chan

    ... on the plateau for a long while, but now was a good time to show a large-scale result because Beijing had found India becoming more active along its borders with China. India has been quietly increasing the number of troops along its borders with southern Tibet from about 20,000 since August. Last month the Indian Air Force revealed it would soon build a new air base at Nyoma, in Kashmir's ...

  8. HK$10b university hub planned for border loop

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Joyce Ng

    ... that contain villagers, hills and fish ponds- will see small-scale, commercial developments such as restaurants, shops and guest houses. Across the border, a similar-sized site in Shenzhen, including ...

  9. Expertise exchange knows no borders

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Personal wealth, which is rising rapidly across the whole of China, is creating widespread opportunities for the financial planning industry, and increased cross-border ... of the industry taking cross-border financial examinations so they can provide services in the local markets,' Wan said. She says as the IFPHK celebrates its 10th anniversary, it will continue to act ...

  10. New bridge will cut time and cost of cross-border transport

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... border crossing, as they wait for clearance at immigration control. It is especially bad at the start of the weekend, on a Friday. Many drivers are forced to eat and even sometimes to sleep ...




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