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  1. News - Asia - GAMBLING

    Asian casinos solve conservative beliefs by allowing foreigners only

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and communist Vietnam. Anyone, that is, except South Koreans, Nepalese or Vietnamese. For conservative Asian countries, the financial pros and social cons of casino gambling pose something of a dilemma ... have a domestic option after the people of outlying Matsu island voted last year to open Taiwan's first legal casino. The casino would be open to everyone except, perhaps inevitably, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1137436/asian-casinos-solve-conservative-beliefs-allowing-foreigners-only
  2. Terracotta warriors come to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... animation and augmented reality will help take visitors deep into the past. To find out more, you can visit www.firstemperor.lcsd.gov.hk. Entry is HK$10 and the museum is open every day except ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008262/terracotta-warriors-come-hong-kong
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia moving away from the death penalty

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by MABEL AU

    ... Mabel Au Mabel Au says although there are exceptions, Asian societies are joining the worldwide movement opposing the use of capital punishment Death is dying Anti-death-penalty activists worldwide have been taking to the streets to express their commitment to life and opposition to the death penalty. October 10 was World Day Against the Death Penalty, and yesterday more than 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1094677/asia-moving-away-death-penalty
  4. Hong Kong quartet aim to stay ahead of Asian rivals

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they race in front of 80,000 fans. The atmosphere has been exceptional in athletics and hopefully it can help them achieve a good result.' The team clocked a Hong Kong record of 38.47 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014446/hong-kong-quartet-aim-stay-ahead-asian-rivals
  5. Objects stand test of time

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... million, and an exceptional pair of doucai wufu bowls, featuring Yongzheng six-character marks, estimated at HK$500,000 to HK$1 million. The 12 items have an estimated value of HK$9.95 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001522/objects-stand-test-time
  6. A privileged glimpse into Qianlong's private garden

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the emperor's philosophical thoughts and religious beliefs, and his pursuit of longevity and eternal bliss through the design of the artefacts.' The artworks are exceptionally precious and were all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995622/privileged-glimpse-qianlongs-private-garden
  7. City Digest

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 14 and 15. Lim Wai-lung, 20, Yeung Man-chung, 28, Chung Chi-wo, 26, Hung Wing-fung, 29, Yong Kwong-fai, 28, were convicted of a total of 13 charges in the Court of First Instance. All except ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990611/city-digest
  8. Defector must face law if he returns, insists Ma

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of China is a law-abiding country, and the military authorities would deal with [Lin's] case in line with ROC law without any grey area or exception once he returned,' Ma's office ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996415/defector-must-face-law-if-he-returns-insists-ma
  9. Single point of contact

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie Women's and gender studies programmes have been an academic growth industry in recent years throughout the world, and Hong Kong has been no exception to this trend. Recent studies of Chinese women have documented the lives of sworn spinsters and other single women who decided- for various reasons- to live separate existences from men, adopt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001394/single-point-contact
  10. Curbing the waste of female talent

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The evolution of views on the role of women has pushed them closer to their aspiration for equality in many parts of the world. But long after Mao Zedong said women hold up half the sky, this is still not reflected globally in the workplace- whether in salaries or business leadership- or in politics. China, about which Mao was talking, is no exception. Culture and tradition have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977081/curbing-waste-female-talent

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