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  1. Obsession leads to cluster

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... heroes of China's struggle to gain independence from foreign powers. All of the statues, including those of Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek, face in the same direction, and have expressions ...

  2. Protests planned in Nanjing as historic trees are cleared for subway

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... involved. He said many of the trees had been planted by Chiang Kai-shek in memory of Sun- the founder of modern China. The two new subway lines are initial phases of a massive expansion ...

  3. Bursting out all over

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... wide and plays music every half hour- celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Close beside it, cypress trees- reportedly planted by former Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek himself- continue ...

  4. Strongest storm to hit Taiwan in five years wreaks havoc

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... facilities were damaged in central and northeastern Taiwan. Power had been restored to a million households by late last night. Domestic air services were suspended, while Chiang Kai-shek ...

  5. Before the Deluge: The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... There are some relevant parts, though, like the fact that Sun Yat-sen first proposed to build the dam in 1919 and showed his plans to Chiang Kai-shek, or that Mao Zedong had envisioned the dam as part ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Transport operators make demands over plan to scrap old diesel trucks

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of vehicle age. They also want the first registration tax for new vehicles waived for two years. Chiang Chi-wai, a spokesman for the Lok Ma Chau China-Hong Kong Freight Association, said that unless their demands were met, they would not support the deadline. "It is against the law if they limit the lifespan of existing vehicles whose operations are within the law," he said. Chiang said ...

  7. Traditional arts and crafts are prospering

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by James Whittaker

    ... James Whittaker LIKE KING BHUMIBOL, Queen Sirikit has always had an interest in the environment, especially wildlife and its natural habitat, as well as the plight of the poor. One example of how the queen's influence has helped conserve many of Thailand's native plant species is the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden in Chiang Mai, which is well worth a visit. Queen Sirikit ...

  8. Environmental group urges firms to cut prospectuses, reveal impact

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang A group has demanded that listing companies include environmental evaluations in prospectuses for their initial public offerings. The call by Green Sense came as the group said paper used in listing prospectuses last year would entail the felling of more than 15,000 trees. And amid all that paper, just a couple of pages, if any, were devoted to discussing ...

  9. Private collection to raise 100 roofs

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Who: Among the humanitarians were Stephanie Yee, Claire Chiang, Claro Cristobal, Ivan Tam and Rick Hathaway. ...

  10. Burst water pipe blocks road

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang A water pipe burst on a slope in Lam Tin yesterday, causing a minor landslide that flooded two lanes of Tseung Kwan O Road near the intersection of Kai Tin Road. Police were called by staff of a construction company working nearby, who reported a loud bang at about 10am followed by water and earth flowing down the slope. The cause of the burst was not known. ...




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