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  1. Laos - the long, troubled decade

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... the leaders are losing little sleep worrying about it. There seems to be little political impulse pushing ethnic minorities into a David and Goliath battle to topple the government. Most ethnic ... or unlock it. David Fullbrook is a freelance writer and political analyst based in Bangkok ...

  2. Privatisation talk sends OOIL soaring

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by David Robinson

    ... Shares in shipping company Orient Overseas International Ltd (OOIL) soared 11.11 per cent yesterday to close at a record high of $13.50 on the back of privatisation rumours and the company's $460 million repurchase last Thursday of shares held by Li ...

  3. The Clinton Wars

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... The Clinton Wars by Sidney Blumenthal Viking $140 When not knocking Bill Clinton for his womanising, critics such as the Vanity Fair columnist Christopher Hitchens called him soft on terrorism. The charge appeared to have some justification. After Osama b ...

  4. Judicial reviews allow David a chance when taking on Goliath

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the applicant has to overcome, it is very much a contest between David and Goliath and it is a minor miracle when an applicant in a judicial review is successful. Winston Chu Ka-sun, adviser, Society ...

  5. New post 'won't shift blame' for police action

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Appointing a first party secretary to Shifang in Sichuan may not help the city address residents' discontent over its handling of plans- now scrapped- to build a heavy-metal processing plant, analysts said. Zuo Zheng, a deput ...

  6. 'What do I know- as an old lady?'

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is projected to cost HK$83 billion. Chu Yee-wah's court case contends the government's environmental impact assessment of the project failed to meet its own standards for gauging the likely effect on local pollution levels Breaking her silence yesterday for the first time since the Court of First Instance ruled in April in her favour against the government plan, Chu, 66, expressed ...

  7. Chu's blunder couldn't come at worse time

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung With a cloud hanging over its future, RTHK has been badly hit by the imminent departure of its head, Chu Pui-hing. Mr Chu, who turns 60- the official retirement age- next year, ... and finding a role for RTHK. This would still have been on his agenda even without the drama involving Mr Chu. The battle lines drawn up since the report was released demonstrate the political ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Merchant, Soldier, Sage, by David Priestland

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Richard Evans Merchant, Soldier, Sage: A New History of Power by David Priestland Allen Lane In this concise but ambitious book, Oxford historian David Priestland sets himself the task of taking the long view of the financial crisis that afflicts the world today. His argument is that the year 2008, when the credit crunch began, is as important as 1917, the year of the Bolshevik ...

  9. Martin Lee Chu-ming, former chairman of the Democratic Party

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Quite frankly, I do not remember when I first became a subscriber to the SCMP. But it must have been before August 1969- because the SCMP published my wedding photograph on August 10, 1969, describing the newlyweds as Mr and Mrs Martin Fong, Fong being my ...

  10. Patricia Chu not to serve second term as EOC chairwoman

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 6.29pm: Equal Opportunities Commission chairwoman Patricia Chu Yeung Pak-yu would not serve another term after her first term ends on Wednesday, the government announced on Monday. In a statement released on Monday afternoon, it said Mrs Chu 'has declined the government's offer of re-appointment for personal reasons'. A government spokesman ...




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