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  1. Troubled kingdom

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... peace. Gyanendra became king in June, 2001, after the heir to the throne, crown prince Dipendra, killed king Birendra, Queen Aishwarya and nine other members of the royal family in a shooting ... expressed more than four times more support- up to 38 per cent- for the Maoists than for the main political parties, the Nepali Congress and United Marxist Leninist Communist Party (UML). ...

  2. Coup for Bangkok's taxed middle class

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... 41, an advertising executive who used to live in Los Angeles. The People Power Party, which leads a six-party coalition, is the successor to Thai Rak Thai, the political party founded and led ... believe that the success of Thai Rak Thai, which won landslide election victories in 2001 and 2005, went beyond vote buying. The party put the poor at the centre of its platform, promising ...

  3. Navigating a sea of troubles

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... him above the political fray, Mr Abhisit said. The constitution provided a framework that would allow parliament to approve a designated successor, in this case, Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, he said. The crown prince has been the subject of private gossip over his exploits as a younger man and has previously acknowledged he would have to work hard to replace his father. ...

  4. Al-Qaeda's hidden appeal

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... ends and means. The de facto ruler, Crown Prince Abdullah, would dearly love to see al-Qaeda crushed but dare not say so openly because the organisation's voice also resonates in domestic ... determinedly exploits this theme of injured national aspirations. The Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Saud al-Faysal, came closest to articulating something that lies at the heart of discontent when he ...

  5. The right, and wrong, man to lead

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... determination of Thaksin. It is hardly an accident that Thaksin's new vigour comes as questions are raised about the health of the ailing octogenarian king and the fitness of the crown prince ... as monarch from her father, perhaps with the crown prince's infant son next in line would steal the thunder of opponents and assure the future of the monarchy. Mr Abhisit also has to get over ...

  6. Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the struggling democracy movement and challenge one-party rule. The Norwegian Nobel Committee praised Liu, 54, for his 'long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China'. Liu ... man, woman and child must be respected,' he said. Many believe the award could boost the long-struggling pro- democracy movement and encourage efforts to challenge one-party rule ...

  7. Fewer Japanese cars, logos seen as ban takes effect in Pyongyang

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... overnight if it were enforced. The South Korean aid agency Good Friends has also pointed out that most government officials and party cadres have long been driving Japanese cars. But after ... pried off the boot of an older version of the Crown sedan, although the outline was still visible in a layer of dust, and a large North Korean number plate had been stencilled across the rear ...

  8. Taking it to the streets

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Panel on Welfare Services at the Legco where the domestic violence ordinance was being discussed. The ordinance enables a party to a marriage, or someone co-habiting with a member ... would turn up. But he said almost 1,000 people took part in the march from Cheung Sha Wan to Prince Edward, making newspaper headlines. Rock, 16, the youngest member of the group, joined because ...

  9. First he was denied vital surgery - now this man says he's being denied justice

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The Hospital Authority and Prince of Wales Hospital have been criticised by the Ombudsman for giving 'false hope' to a patient whose life-saving liver transplant was called off ... know what it means,' he said. The main findings of the report are: The Prince of Wales transplant team raised false hope by failing to inform Mr Leung that he 'should not assume' ...

  10. The quiet American diplomat

    Posted Dec 13th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... moratoriums to come from Pyongyang, he would only say that he hoped to restart the on-again, off-again six-party nuclear talks in Beijing. Sure enough, he returned with no breakthrough. Yet throughout ... in October 2000- three months before the end of the Clinton years. That visit was encouraged by then-South Korean president Kim Dae-jung, whose 'sunshine policy' was crowned with the first ...




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