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  1. Continent struck down by particularly nasty bout of euro-sclerosis

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... deeply ensconced. According to Eurostat, the eurozone economy grew 0.5 per cent in the first quarter from the previous three months, the same rate for the 25-nation EU. The European Commission ... With each day's depressing news about disunion and dissension, the European Union seems to be falling deeper into some political and economic morass- possibly a new strain ...

  2. Expanded commission 'to help PLA in event of war'

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taipei analysts say elevation of four commanders aids forces' co-ordination The enlargement of the Central Military Commission will strengthen the capability ... with,' he said. Mr Lin, who heads the Euro-Asia Foundation, a semi-governmental think-tank, agreed it was significant that the commission had been expanded to include military commanders ...

  3. Too soon to tell if Wen's European trip a success

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and saw him rub shoulders with European leaders. But while Mr Wen was quick to call the tour a success, it is premature to say whether it met basic expectations, such as shoring up Europe's confidence in China's development. Nevertheless critics do agree that the visits to the five countries eased some of the strain in China's relationship with the European Union, its biggest ...

  4. With new airport hub nearby, don't double charges

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the law. VALENTINA CHAN, chief press information officer, Independent Commission Against Corruption US hedges popular vote I was a bit baffled that Martin Lee Chu-ming in a letter criticised ... grammar. I am not from a Chinese family, nor am I a linguistics expert. I am a European. With less than two years in Hong Kong (and five years' informal study in a western country), I can ...

  5. Cathay's transatlantic service remains in limbo

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... The uncertainty over Cathay Pacific Airways' proposed launch of services between London and New York will continue for a bit longer, with the first meeting of the European Commission advisory committee on aviation policy, originally scheduled to take place yesterday, once again postponed. Klaus Geil, an official with the European Commission energy and transport ...

  6. Erasmus goes into linguistics

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... was granted a $240,000 scholarship and will study the 15-month full-time Joint European Master's Programme in Clinical Linguistics- one of the 36 master's degree programmes under the Erasmus Mundus scheme run by the European Commission. 'I applied for it because I'm interested in clinical linguistics but there isn't any course so focused in that area in Hong ...

  7. EU official calls for joint effort to battle crisis

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... despite the friction stemming from China's robust trade surplus, according to a senior EU official. Maria Castillo Fernandez, the new representative of the European Commission to Hong Kong ... Fernandez, who became the head of European Commission's office in Hong Kong and Macau a month ago, vowed to strengthen relations between the EU and the two special administration regions. She ...

  8. US lobbying may limit future EU arms sales

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... and threats would be futile because it was only a matter of time before the EU lifted the ban. During a press conference with Dr Rice, European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said: 'We ... Ray Cheung Ban will end, say analysts, but pressure from Washington is delaying decision US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice may not have persuaded European Union leaders to maintain ...

  9. With penal code, nation is set for EU entry talks

    Posted Sep 28th 2004, 12:00am by Emilie Boyer King

    ... and threatened to delay Turkey's 41-year quest to join the union. Following Sunday's approval of the code, the European Commission, which backs Turkey's bid, is now expected to speak ... Emilie Boyer King in Paris The European Union is likely to give Turkey the green light to start membership negotiations after the Turkish parliament approved a new penal code ...

  10. EU leader seeks more progress

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, yesterday outlined the barriers to China gaining market-economy status from the EU. He said the biggest concerns ... too. If we get things moving, then the WTO ministerial conference in Hong Kong will be a success,' he said. Mr Barroso and Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said both the European ...




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