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  1. Land of wood and water

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Beth Cooper Jamaica is a colourful island nation of 2.8 million people in the Caribbean Sea, east of Mexico. The people living there, when it was discovered, called it 'the land of wood and water' and 'the land of springs'. It is the home of reggae, ska, mento and rocksteady music. The island's history When Christopher Columbus, the European explorer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014176/land-wood-and-water
  2. Rendition puts HK on trial

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and his family to their homeland in 2004, where he faced torture and persecution. When Sami al-Saadi and his family arrived at Chek Lap Kok airport in the spring of 2004, they believed they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004557/rendition-puts-hk-trial
  3. Bursting for change

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... deep-rooted social maladies. Reform is now racing against possible revolution. Some might point out that the Arab spring of last year didn't trigger a similar 'Jasmine revolution' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004397/bursting-change
  4. VOLCANIC interruptions

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... going on? We didn't expect to find thermal springs at the end of our hike across the island. As we join the crowd and lower ourselves into the strangely warm seawater, laughing as hot ... and the ducks are taking shade under a beach umbrella. We've come here for the thermal baths. The hot springs have been used since ancient times. An inscription found in Roman ruins nearby says: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003191/volcanic-interruptions
  5. Talks are Manila's shoal option

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the atoll is within its exclusive economic zone. When Chinese fishing boats were encountered in the area by a Philippine warship on April 10, provocation, not negotiations, ensued. The fishermen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000256/talks-are-manilas-shoal-option
  6. HK face battle to avoid the drop

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong will have to win both today's reverse singles to avoid relegation into the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group Three after ending the first day 2-1 down to Sri Lanka in the play-off at Victoria Park last night. With rain having washed out play on Friday, both the opening singles as well as the doubles in the relegation encounter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997702/hk-face-battle-avoid-drop
  7. The business view on China

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang and Cary Huang Q1 What is your biggest concern about doing business in China? Q2 Identify two difficulties you have encountered while doing business here. Q3 What is your expectation on a freely convertible yuan? Q4 State one personal takeaway from Boao. Timothy Dattels Senior partner TPG Capital, private investment fund A1 A key challenge is making sure your goals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997473/business-view-china
  8. Samoa off to flying start despite Kenyan resistance

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... USA Sevens in Las Vegas, a win that he freely admits brought the tears flowing. 'That win has really put a spring in our steps, but we've prepared hard for Hong Kong,' said ... and every game will be tough- so we've just got to set about getting the job done.' The Samoans did that in the opening encounter, but did not have it all their own way as they fought off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996375/samoa-flying-start-despite-kenyan-resistance
  9. Spot the difference

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... while, near Shanghai for example, up springs Thames Town, a 2006 development based on an old English town and featuring cobbled streets, a garden maze and a pub serving traditional beers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994363/spot-difference
  10. Out Shopping

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jing Zhang Go crazy The oversized rounded glasses (top; HK$1,445) by Elizabeth and James are great for a vintage look but our favourites are the kooky black hexagonal frames (above; HK$2,060). Elizabeth and James is available at Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 2288. Going Gauguin For its latest spring-summer collection, accessories brand Babe has sailed back in time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994368/out-shopping

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