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  1. Lai See

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... fired-up inventors show solution to plastic waste is in the bag A Nobel Prize could be in the offing for Global Green Tech Group if its new invention - which purports to turn plastic waste into fuel in just 45 minutes with no polluting by-products - reall ...

  2. Talks open up more flights to mainland

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Hong Kong airlines will be able to make more flights to 12 secondary mainland cities this month. Deputy Secretary for Economic Development Wilson Fung Wing-yip said yesterday talks on aviation rights last week achieved a 57 per cent rise in capacity to th ...

  3. Activists aim to raise second flag on islands

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Chan Yu-nam, who planted a national flag on the Diaoyu Islands in 1996, is rubbing his hands in anticipation of sailing to the islands again. He said that as well as erecting a national flag, the protesters would 'perform some actions' on the is ...

  4. Cathay reports bumper March sales

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen, Joseph Lo

    ... Easter holiday, Sevens traffic help offset growing competition, rising fuel costs Cathay Pacific Airways says it flew 21.8 per cent more passengers in March than it did during the same month a year earlier, largely on an upturn in leisure travel during th ...

  5. Suspended death term for Beijing official

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... official under President Hu Jintao's leadership. It was also the first such case involving a senior official in the capital since Chen Xitong, Beijing's former mayor and party secretary, ...

  6. Edison Chen Koon-hei

    Posted Nov 06th 2005, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... The industrious actor-vocalist tells Lauren Crothers how his days- and nights- revolve around his latest musical project. 'I really haven't got a typical day; it changes according to the different projects I'm involved with. I'm trying ...

  7. Hurricane hits Chen's tour itinerary

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian left yesterday on a 12-day visit to five allies in Central America and the Caribbean to cement ties and boost the island's ... 'private' and 'unofficial' in order to pacify Beijing. Mr Chen's trip was also marred by the news that the airport in Miami had to be closed because of Hurricane Rita, which ...

  8. Chen looks to reforms to claw back public support

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan celebrates its Double Tenth National Day today, with President Chen Shui-bian expected to announce a series of reforms aimed at regaining public support. Double Tenth- or October 10- marks the anniversary of the 1911 overthrowing of the Qing dynasty and the establishment of the Republic of China. Mr Chen, who just over a week ago succeeded ...

  9. Chen makes stopover in the Gulf

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian made a surprise detour yesterday to the United Arab Emirates- a country which does not maintain official ties with Taipei. Mr Chen ... diplomatic ties with us,' Mr Huang was quoted by the government-funded Central News Agency as saying. Mr Huang refused to identify where Mr Chen was going, but hours later, the agency reported ...

  10. Chen fires salvo over bolstering defences

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's president says opposition to new arms spending puts security at risk Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian told a 4,500-strong rally celebrating the island's Double Tenth National Day yesterday that the island needs to beef up its defences to deter growing military threats from the mainland. Mr Chen also vowed to pursue reforms and stamp out ...




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