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  1. Canada harness anger to brush aside Japan

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous Who says it's not healthy to dwell on misfortune? Canada, harbouring a glowing sense of injustice after a harsh refereeing decision in pool F cost them a potential Cup place, fed off that anger to scrap their way to their second consecutive Bowl title. Crowd favourites Japan bore the brunt of Canada's frustration, going down 33-12 in a match in which ...

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    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ...   Canada closes its embassy in Iran TORONTO- Canada is shutting its embassy in Tehran and severing diplomatic relations with Iran, which Canada's Conservative government said was providing military assistance to Syria. Iranian diplomats in Canada have been given five days to leave. Foreign affairs minister John Baird said Iran was "among the world's worst violators of human ...

  3. Push for Putonghua takes root in Canada's schools

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... generation, [Putonghua] is going to be very important.' In the past, French and English, Canada's official languages, have been the primary languages of public schools, but parents involved ...

  4. Canada's ex-PM helps Liberals woo Chinese voters

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... In the second of a three-part series ahead of Canada's general election next week, Petti Fong looks at how the Liberals are trying to win back the ethnic vote. At a noisy Chinese ... as much as any other family in Canada.' Mr Huang said the prime minister's message of helping families hit home for him. 'The most important thing for me is my family, and his ...

  5. WikiLeaks reveals secret 'star wars' with US

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to military,' the Americans warned Beijing. It said the US had asked its allies, including Britain, Australia, Canada, Japan and South Korea to increase diplomatic pressure over the test. A month later, ...

  6. Chinese negotiator optimistic on climate talks, cites Japan concession

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and the US, the world's top two carbon polluters, has long been criticised as unfair and ineffective by Japan and several other nations, including Russia and Canada. The Cancun talks have been ...

  7. Rail industry making name on fast track

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... which will account for more than 50 per cent of the high-speed rail in the world, Kao said. 'China has learnt [railway technology] from Germany, France, Canada and Japan. ... of France and Bombardier of Canada. In the next five years, global railway expenditure will exceed five trillion yuan (HK$5.7 trillion) annually, according to the website of CSR. CSR and CNR export ...

  8. China, Ecuador reach deal over US$2b project

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of Chinese investment and financing worldwide, in this deal, there is a good sense of pragmatism,' said Jiang Wenran, a professor at the University of Alberta, Canada. 'Chinese SOEs ...

  9. Focus back on currencies after stock turmoil

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... with yen as a funding currency this year, given that Japan is still undergoing deflation, and interest rates in other economies are likely to rise quickly. Canada is expected to increase interest ... buck Commodity currencies such as the Australian and Canadian dollars may outperform other currencies against the US dollar In the second half of this year, Canada is expected to increase ...

  10. Four cities spread the word on a changing language

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo If we are what we read, then Hong Kong is most concerned about investment, Taipei about politics and assassination, Beijing space exploration, and Shanghai the spread of contagious disease, according to a survey of new Chinese words. The ill-fated ...




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