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  1. Happy country has reasons to smile

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Denmark's wind turbines are one of its most significant industries. The country has access to considerable sources of oil and natural gas in the North Sea and is one of the world's major ... in the transport sector, a hedge against the day when its oil and gas reserves run dry. Denmark's far-sighted investment in new technology, especially the environmentally friendly variety, and other ...

  2. A diplomatic salesman for his country

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem When he left Bangladesh to take up the position of consul-general to Hong Kong, A.K.M Atiqur Rahman told his country that he was not only going as a diplomat but also ... year, it crossed US$90 million and this year I hope to cross US$100 million,' he said, adding that leather and textiles were the nation's primary exports. Personal relationships went ...

  3. One country, two political solutions

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... years, Beijing will not harbour any hope of improved political ties with Taiwan. However, mainland officials are not particularly worried cross-strait relations will deteriorate. This is largely because Beijing and Washington, Taiwan's biggest protector, have reached an understanding that the cross-strait status quo should be maintained. As part of its new thinking, Beijing is most ...

  4. Desert crossing inspires student

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christopher, who is originally from the Netherlands, and moved to Hong Kong with his family when he was a baby, joined 13 other international adventurers on the Gobi Crossing Expedition. Led by British ... since he was 15. He founded Youth Endurance Network, a group that runs activities such as last December's '24 Hour Race to Stop the Traffik', which involved about 180 Hong Kong ...

  5. Chef needed to cook up a storm at top country club

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Kong's most prestigious country clubs. The Hong Kong Country Club is looking for an executive chef to supervise the western and Asian food production brigades, monitor cost control and menu ... and running,' said Christine Wong, administration and human resources manager at the club. The club houses six dining outlets and extensive banquet facilities. The executive chef would be expected ...

  6. State-run press issues rare call for political overhaul

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... downfall. The People's Daily, the ruling Communist Party's mouthpiece, the official Xinhua news agency - run directly by the State Council - and the China Youth Daily, run by the Communist ... the country]'. Another said 'we need to seek a breakthrough in key areas [of reform]' and a third said that 'reform has only one purpose and that is to serve the people's ...

  7. Cross-strait fast-rail link on agenda, official says

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

    ... Stephen Chen Not content with criss-crossing the mainland and much of Asia with high-speed rail lines, Beijing plans an even more eye-popping route- under the sea to Taiwan. But the plan, ... if political hurdles can be overcome. The extensive and rapid construction of the mainland's high-speed rail network had equipped the country's engineers with the knowledge, skills ...

  8. Bowman's Crossing in the right form to land big prize

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison David Oughton can add a little sunshine to a rather dull season by his high standards and land the Stewards' Cup (Group 1) with Bowman's Crossing, who looks ... true tempo. Although smaller fields can often run at a muddling pace, it would appear that this event should enjoy a true speed with Splendid Patrol, Hidden Dragon, Self Flit and Ho Choi all ...

  9. Cross-border efforts end 'Ice' ring after 3-year investigation

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exploit,' Mr Liu said. He warned that while drugs were still flowing in through all the country's borders, underground production of new drugs within the country was growing. ...

  10. Help end cross-strait dispute

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of only 60 million in a country with 1.2 billion people, i.e. only 5 per cent of the population. Its rule is based on obsolete and damaging Marxist-Leninist social and political theories, rejected ...




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