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  1. 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 ...

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    Photo-book gives powerful testimony to plight of Myanmar's Rohingya minority

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... to deep-seated anti-Rohingya hatreds among the country's Buddhist majority. And not even freedom icon Aung San Suu Kyi has been so far willing to spend her considerable moral capital in demanding ... formerly known as Arakan- and across the border in Bangladesh. The fact that so many, seeking a better life, flee to Bangladesh- itself one of the region's poorest countries- speaks volumes. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Diaoyu protesters cannot be allowed to hijack foreign policy

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... In the US there is a law called the Logan Act which prohibits individual citizens from interfering in the country's foreign relations. The Hong Kong and Japanese activists in essence were ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Non-stop cross-strait flights proposed

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu Taipei seeks charter runs with mainland for Lunar New Year Taiwan yesterday unveiled a preliminary draft plan to launch reciprocal, non-stop charter flights between the island and the mainland. Under the draft, the two sides would run charter passenger and cargo flights during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, to be followed by regular charter services if things went smoothly. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. China triumph in cross-straits battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... If nothing else it was a diplomatic description of two sides with a long, personal history, on a night when the Chinese defeated their cross-straits neighbours by a facile 47-0 margin. Without being ... expect in the Asian Games.' Zhang hoped China's win would encourage his country's government to put more money into rugby but for the moment, was just glad to enjoy the victory. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    HK activists no heroes in Diaoyus dispute

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of it; and partisans adopt the version most suited to their own purpose. To be a nationalist means to love and support your country. Every nation has its own legitimate interests. Often it helps for nations in the same neighbourhood to acknowledge each other's core interests. And, arguably, it's the duty of the responsible nationalist to work out what his country's real ...

  10. Trains bridge North and South

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... What? A train from North Korea and another from South Korea crossed the heavily armed border between the two countries last week, restoring a link that was severed in the 1950-53 war. When? May 17. Where? The trains crossed the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea. The South Korean train set off from Munsang Station, 11km south of the border. Who? Each of the two ...




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