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  1. Mailbag

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is about whether expatriates should be separately provided with an exclusive system of English-medium schools. The Hague Recommendations Regarding the Education Rights of National Minorities states ... characters'. This is blatant language discrimination and is unlawful. Expatriates vehemently defend the ESF's subvention because it affords them a privileged education that resembles, in the words ...

  2. Taiwanese demand better security after expat killed

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Officials try to calm investors who fear robbery-killing shows they are targets Appalled by the murder of expatriate housewife Lin Fang-Chu, Taiwanese ... to monitor condominium and flat tenants, with a focus on areas favoured by expatriates, according to The Malaysia Star. Lin's funeral on Sunday attracted more than 600 people, including ...

  3. Welcome mat frays at the edges

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... of them - on hold and then to introduce changes to its procedures that Mr Daly fears will place more obstacles in the way of expatriates seeking to cement their status as Hong Kong residents. ... permission before taking up work or starting a business. Officials assure the expatriate community there is nothing to worry about. But Mr Daly is not so sure. 'It sends out the wrong message. ...

  4. Defining patriotism

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Xiaoping, however, used the term 'race', not 'country', which the dictionary relates to 'ancestry' and cannot be changed. This raises the question of expatriates. Can ...

  5. China's Gaza role

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... to lunch on November 29, recognised by the UN as Palestinian Solidarity Day. However, last November, few Palestinian expatriates living in Beijing attended. 'We are not beggars and do not need ... vote in a responsible way.' Finally, China did. Outrage is underscored by the fact that, following the tragic earthquake in Sichuan last year, Palestinian and Arab expatriates living ...

  6. Coming to terms with being a global player

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on self-interest and alliances, which has seen it build ties to countries like Libya, Iran and North Korea. But the massive expansion of its expatriate population has forced a change in perceptions. ...

  7. BOOK (1952)

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... as Mark Elliott) which scandalised expatriate Hong Kong and formed the nucleus of her book. The first Morrison's Czech wife knew of the relationship, apparently, was when the book ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rowse. He was an expatriate civil servant before 1997 but became a Chinese citizen after the handover. Only Mr Rowse is qualified to define his patriotism. C. C. MA, Mid-Levels ...

  9. talk back

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... states that an expatriate assessor who could not read Chinese had to be appointed because 'no other suitable colleague with the appropriate rank was available'. Mr Bray then goes ... with the reviewers, there were experts available in the Chinese department who could assess his research output. He requested that these experts be appointed instead of the two expatriate reviewers who could ...

  10. Mongolia's building boom brought to halt by debt pile

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick in Ulan Bator Late last year, an intriguing sales leaflet landed in the letterboxes of homes in Mid-Levels, home to cashed-up expatriate bankers. The leaflet, advertising ... on a potential minerals rush- and foreigners connected to the mines who are expected to move to Mongolia- to bail them out. Right now, there are only about 9,000 expatriate mining staff living in Ulan ...




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