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  1. Class Notes

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ka-ping this week. The bank's HK$5 million is to support academic development and Mr Tin's HK$3 million will be used to support research at the Institute for Advanced Study. Talk by climate change expert Leading British climate change expert and vice-chancellor of the University of Hull, David Drewry, will share his research findings on the melting of the poles at the British ...

  2. The ball's in your court, Beijing

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... ministers was held in Doha last month on the margins of an Asian Co-operation Dialogue gathering. It was the first such Beijing-Tokyo meeting in a year. The Japanese side wants more talks next ... relations, it should show that it is just as anxious as Japan to hold talks at the highest political level acceptable to both sides. The two countries made considerable progress at Doha, agreeing ...

  3. An adolescent great power

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... larger on the world stage as seen, for example, in the climate talks in Cancun and in its central role trying to defuse the potentially explosive Korean situation. Moreover, China has recently ... in real debate as opposed to trading slogans, and be prepared to provide real leadership when it counts. After Beijing's dismal obstructive performance at the last climate talks ...

  4. 'We are focusing on domestic development... we need a peaceful and safe environment'

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a 'lay-low' philosophy spelt out by late leader Deng Xiaoping. But as China becomes economically stronger, concerns have been raised over its growing assertive approach on issues such as climate ... arrogant and assertive. 'Your question is rather mild,' Wen said. 'In fact, there have been talks about 'China's arrogance', 'China's assertiveness' ...

  5. A fractured world of shifting allegiances

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... interests. India and Brazil also have their own foreign policy preferences. They sided with China on global climate talks, but continue to hedge their bets on currency questions. Even on critical ...

  6. Chance to make amends

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Minxin Pei

    ... began when the European Union was still smarting from the humiliation it suffered at the hands of the Chinese during the UN summit on global climate change in Copenhagen in December 2009. ... of condemning its belligerent ally, China tried to trot out the dormant six-party talks to calm down the crisis. But it was initially rebuffed by both the US and South Korea. Since then, military ties ...

  7. Argentina can be a profitable 'adventure'

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... says. 'Essentially, we're talking about food. And, while food commodities notoriously have highly volatile cyclical prices, the long-term trend is clear: increased demand. ... Tommy Lee Jones and Sylvester Stallone- reportedly own property there. Argentina offers privacy, visual beauty, great wine, a sunny climate and favourable tax laws. And, of course, there's ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... springtime may be sign of warming climate, weather chief warns', November 29). The early bloom of azaleas on Hong Kong Observatory grounds and outside Maryknoll Convent School, which are both ... and urban development. We should therefore blame local warming rather than global warming based on what is observed. Wyss Yim, Pok Fu Lam Normal bloom Observatory director Lam Chiu-ying talks ...

  9. Investors shrug off cross-strait woes

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Taiwanese continue to pour money into mainland despite chilly political climate Taiwanese investment on the mainland increased by more than 10 per cent in the January-May ... Shui-bian to open talks on direct transport links. He stressed such links could be realised only under a 'one China' framework and the mainland would never consider links as international ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Membership of WHO a vital part of flu battle The World Health Report 2007, issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), talks of the importance of co-operation and information-sharing ... 'There has always been and there will always be cooler and warmer years, but what is important for climate change in the present context, is that the trend is still upwards; the global climate ...




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