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  1. The hidden cost of a call to friends

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... there is a possibility we are fuelling a bloody conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). For most of us, mobile phones have become fifth limbs. We use them for calling friends, exchanging text ... boom on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)? 3 Search online for the details of the DRC's deal with China and discuss whether or not this would be a good deal for the people of the DRC. ...

  2. Miner to lead wave of Kazakh IPOs in city

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... in controversy over its purchase in August of a disputed mining licence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals has accused the Congo government ... that it was suing ENRC's subsidiary, Highwinds Group, for allegedly acquiring an asset that was 'unlawfully' taken from it by the Congo government. ENRC said the allegations were ...

  3. Mbeki turns a deaf ear to critics of his 'quiet diplomacy'

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Gavin Du Venage

    ... ineffective it may appear, would alarm other African states, few of whom do not routinely flout human rights values. If this were to happen, countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola ...

  4. Szeto Wah: staunch democrat and patriot

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the founding of the People's Republic of China. 'I thought my hope for a prosperous, democratic and free China had been realised at that time,' he wrote in July 1997. Those hopes faded, ... of the Democratic Party- gave a short answer. 'I am a patriot,' he said. For 21 years he chaired the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, which wants an end to one-party ...

  5. Beijing hits at US over Democrats' Washington trip

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Kong affairs after three pro-democracy lawmakers and a human rights activist decided to attend a Senate hearing on democracy in the city. Democratic Party legislators Martin Lee Chu-ming ... drafter Xiao Weiyun said: 'The question of amending the two election methods in 2007 is an internal affair of the People's Republic of China. No foreign country has the right ...

  6. Tung and the Democrats: talk more often

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's meeting with the Democratic Party tomorrow appears to be an attempt to cool the political temperature in Hong Kong ('Tung to meet Democrats ... by the government. In the past, Mr Tung only occasionally met with the democrats, in particular, when a crisis in governance deepened. He initiated a meeting with them shortly after last year's July ...

  7. Double Tenth Day expected to be low-key in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Although Hong Kong has never been politically associated with the Republic of China- as Taiwan is officially known- many Hongkongers have celebrated the event because of strong historic links. Taiwan will celebrate its 97th anniversary on October 10. Sun Yat-sen, the founder of the republic and the KMT, was educated in Hong Kong and formed many of his revolutionary ideas in the city. ...

  8. Taiwan keeps to marching orders

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Republic and Hong Kong. Taiwan's pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party had accused Beijing of trying to use the new order to create the impression that Taiwan, like Hong Kong, was a part of the People's Republic. It demanded that the Taiwanese team boycott the ceremony to protest against what it said was the central government belittling the island. Taiwan used ...

  9. People's republic of China

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Under president Jiang Zemin and premier Zhu Rongji, China astounded the world with its economic growth. However, President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao are making it clear that they have a somewhat different emphasis. The new leadership ha ...

  10. History-makers Part 37: Ho Chi Minh

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Compiled by Chris Taylor Famous for: establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in North Vietnam Born: May 19,1890, Haong Tru Village in northern-central Vietnam Died: September 2, ... the_____________ from China back into Vietnam. He had been away from home for 31 years. By 1945, he had____________ the founding of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. The stage was set for war ...




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