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  1. 'We were just happy. It was like meeting the emperor'

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... with the leader of a country with 1.3 billion people,' he said. 'We were just happy to see him. It was like meeting the emperor.' Meeting member of the local Chinese community during visits ...

  2. Moneybags monk raises brows with court battle

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau A 102-year-old Buddhist monk in Shenzhen took a businessman to court for an unpaid loan of 1.2 million yuan (HK$1.36 million), sparking queries from netizens as to how a monk amassed such a fortune, the Nanfang Daily reported yesterday. In the Gu ...

  3. Top judges 'must not be above law'

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Head of Supreme People's Court says judicial officials with the most power are the easiest to corrupt Senior court officials on the mainland are prone to corruption and should be kept under close supervision, the president of the Supreme ...

  4. Victim continues fight for official redress

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Long before it became common for mainlanders to petition the authorities over their grievances, Xiao Jianhua had been demanding compensation for suffering and damage inflicted on him during the Cultural Revolution. The son of a nationalist s ...

  5. Legco vote starts countdown to legal soccer betting

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... if they wish. Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee said: 'Every adult has the right to choose whether to bet on soccer games, just like they do with smoking, drinking and playing the lottery.' But Ip ...

  6. Majoring in arts is road to stardom

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chen Danwen It's 7am. A tall, slim young woman is doing vocal exercises near the arts test venue at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. She sports painted nails, eyeliner and mascara. Her mother stands nearby, with a coat in one hand and a water ...

  7. Why happiness is the key to success

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is commonly believed that a person with a high IQ and EI (emotional intelligence) can succeed in the workplace. But perhaps that's no longer the case. HQ- the happiness quotient- is the new key to being popular at work. HQ is a new concept that ca ...

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    Reflections: cat scratching

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... no feline fan, though her reasons were more macabre. While still a consort of Emperor Taizong, of the Tang dynasty, Wu engineered the fall of the emperor’s principal wife, Empress Wang, and his favourite, the gentle Consort Xiao. Using her beauty, childbearing ability and political acumen, Wu eventually became Emperor Taizong’s empress, and one of the first things she did was to incarcerate ...

  9. Top leaders should set example and reveal their bank balances

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Every year, NPC deputies vent their anger and dissatisfaction with rampant official corruption and rising social injustice by either voting against the two reports presented by the mainland's top judge and top prosecutor, or abstaining ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    From one soccer fan to another: Xi gives Merkel tapestry of emperor playing early form of game

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... semi-final in the tournament's history, President Xi Jinping presented Merkel, an avid soccer fan, with an embroidery that depicts a Song dynasty emperor playing an ancient form of the game, ... the Song dynasty, founded some 1,000 years ago. One famous painting from that era depicted Emperor Song Taizu playing it with his brother Zhao Guangyi. ...




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