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  1. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 24, 2012

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... of Seoul's ballistic missiles to better guard against threats from North Korea, a report said yesterday. Yonhap news agency said the two allies were close to agreeing on expanding Seoul's ...

  2. Central bankers caught in a trap of their own making

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is that conceited finance ministers and central bankers in much of Asia think that they are stronger than the immutable laws of the workings of the balance of payments and can do with money what no-one has ... and collecting the usual plaudits for economic miracle from the international agencies that specialise in this form of flattery. But they couldn't keep it up and when investment speculators finally ...

  3. Central Asia's retreating waters

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Remember what happened to the Aral Sea, the most extensive body of water in Central Asia? Since 1960, 30 years after Soviet planners began diverting its feeder rivers ... the second-biggest body of water in the region, this time caused by China? United Nations agencies have issued several warnings in the past couple of years that the lake could dry up. As the lake becomes ...

  4. News - World - LANGUAGE

    Study finds Europe, Asia shared common language 15,000 years ago

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Research suggests family of languages began developing from antecedent 15,000 years ago Common root of European and Asian tongues found Languages spoken by billions of people across Europe and Asia are descended from an ancient tong ...

  5. Taiwan using internet to recruit spies, says report

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... intelligence agencies had taken advantage of the internet in the past few years to cultivate spies and collect intelligence on the mainland. The newspaper said one of the dozens of cases cracked ... Jane Cai Mainland media have accused Taiwanese intelligence services of using chat rooms, e-mails and online advertisements to recruit spies for the island, claiming that dozens of naive ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Gillard leads delegation to Beijing in bid to put Australia at centre of Asia

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Gillard out to boost trade, and nation’s role in Asia Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will lead a heavyweight team to China today touting not just ... with China," she added. "And more broadly, it reflects the centrality of Asia in the story of our nation for the 21st century." Canberra last October unveiled an "Australia in the Asian ...

  7. Revolutionary echoes in Central

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A hidden corner in Central that was a cradle of China's 1911 revolution has been revamped as a historic garden to retell stories of the event. The open space behind Pak Tsz Lane will open to the public late next month to celebrate the centenary of the revolution. 'This initiative provides the public with a valuable open space while ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong ranks 14th in world for cost of living

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 04:38pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Intelligence Unit’s latest report. The EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living 2013 survey ranked Hong Kong 14th on a global scale and 4th in Asia, behind Singapore and Japan’s Osaka and Tokyo – the latter ... Auckland 19-4 Source: Economist Intelligence Unit ...

  9. News - World

    Briefs, September 20, 2012

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

    ... of Caracas as well as British and US intelligence agencies, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said. Authorities in Colombia had been closing in on Daniel Barrera- known as "Crazy ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Move fast when overheating hits, IMF warns Asia

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... is set to pick up gradually this year and inflation is expected to stay within central banks' comfort zones, the lender said in a report yesterday. Greater exchange-rate flexibility ...




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