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  1. Use harbour in cultural plans, urges architect

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The unique visual impact of Victoria Harbour rivals Manhattan and should not be left out of any cultural plans, celebrated American architect Frank Gehry said yesterday. ... hoped would become part of the vista. The glass-and-marble museum complex at the Tamar site was part of Swire's rejected plan for the West Kowloon cultural district- which extends ...

  2. Caught in Chinese tug of war

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... the suspects, who spoke no English, came from since they had no travel documents. He said some members of the raiding team spoke enough Chinese to converse with them. The Taipei Economic and Cultural ... and Taiwan. The Taiwanese were among 24 suspected members of a Chinese syndicate operating partly out of Manila who were arrested after a covert operation by Philippine and mainland investigators. ...

  3. Demolishing the myths of a Chinese threat

    Posted Nov 30th 2009, 12:00am by Deep Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... Deep Kisor Datta-Ray Despite Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's befuddlement by what he calls 'a certain amount of assertiveness on the Chinese part', he and his ... history and culture, they claim that the greatest threat to India is China. Singh categorically stated that the greatest threat to India lies within, from an armed insurgency raging in the heart ...

  4. Korea unifications

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... United Korea Donald Kirk's article on the scholarly conflict between both Koreas and China over the ancient state of Goguryeo ('Chinese history- a cause that unites the two ... northern territories was abandoned. Kirk notes the concern of Koreans about possible Chinese encroachments in the North, and Chinese worries about refugees, but another possible explanation ...

  5. Happy homecoming for Chinese expats

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... of cultural differences that are part of the modern work environment. Immediately before his recent move, he had worked for three years as a senior manager and business analyst with a firm ... for was to reach an upper-middle management position, not the top echelons. There would also have been less call to use his Chinese and western strengths. 'So I had to look for a multinational company ...

  6. Chinese loans go a long way in Africa

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... cent economic growth in 2007, its highest ever, in part because of Chinese investment, a World Bank report said. But there are growing concerns all this money comes with major strings attached. ... enormous challenges around poverty alleviation and development,' said Martyn Davies, executive director of the Beijing-friendly Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University in South ...

  7. Winners and losers in turbulent history

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the Japanese army occupied Suzhou and the family lost everything again. The third time was the Cultural Revolution, when Zhou was sent to a labour camp in Ningxia for 28 months; when he returned, he ... of the May 4 movement: 'He was the only modern Chinese thinker who was not backed by weapons, someone whose thinking touched the general public.' Hu was a pioneer of the use of vernacular ...

  8. Old Chinese heartbeat weakens in America's capital

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... structure specifically built for low-income Chinese. In the 1980s, an effort was made to emphasise the district's cultural roots with the construction of a colourful, 30-metre-high Chinese ... Tuesday, Benetton, TGIF, Anne Taylor, McDonald's and Hooters- now elbow their way into the seven-square-block ward, there's a real danger that the district's once distinctive Chinese ...

  9. China's rights report on US 'valid, but political'

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... discrimination, and the wealth gap as evidence of US failures to protect the rights of its people. The Chinese report focuses on social and economic rights such as the rights to food and education ... said is, since both countries have human rights problems, we should not talk about them.' The Chinese report was simply retaliation for US accusations on China's situation, instead ...

  10. Top adviser urges state to stay out of rights row with US

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... nation, such as on the United Kingdom, France and Germany,' said Professor Yu, who is also commissioner of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Foreign Affairs ...




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