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  1. News - China - FOCUS

    End of China's coal boom signals cleaner and healthier future

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:47am by Li Jing

    ... China's ambitious plan for carbon emissions to peak around 2030 could lower economic growth by as much as 1 per cent every year, but the cost would be offset by the massive benefits. ...

  2. News - China - FOCUS

    Apec forum a chance for Japan, China to mend ties- if their leaders meet

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 06:41am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... When more than 20 world leaders gather in Beijing for a key regional economic forum next week, all eyes will be on President Xi Jinping: will he hold a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe? ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Hard-fought Sino-British negotiations over Hong Kong revealed in declassified files

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Seawright

    ... Declassified British government files reveal fraught negotiations with China before the 1984 agreement and fears that the talks would collapse amid undiplomatic language from both sides. ...

  4. News - China - FOCUS

    Inside the world of a '10-yuan' sex worker

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... China's 10-yuan brothels are common in less developed cities and townships, catering for the grass-roots of society, people who can't afford to pay for better. The women are ageing sex workers gone to seed from years of toiling in low-end brothe ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Hongkonger Law Chor-kin prepares to tackle Death Vallyy's Badwater Ultramarathon

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... came as a surprise to both, because "we were quite focused on our training instead of thinking of our love affair", says Lee. After accompanying Law to support him in a race ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Safety questioned at Hong Kong Airlines

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As Christopher Allan prepared to jet out of Hong Kong with his family before taking up a new job overseas, one thing was certain about their travel arrangements: They wouldn't be flying with Hong Kong Airlines. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Air safety rules may be over the top, pilot says

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Hong Kong Airlines has been subject to close scrutiny and occasional bouts of ridicule by some in the city's piloting community since its 2006 launch and throughout its rapid expansion. ...

  8. News - China - FOCUS

    Chinese professionals make their mark in Germany

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... On a recent Friday, a group of Chinese lawyers, auditors, managers and consultants, armed with business cards, schmoozed on a terrace overlooking a skyline of glass towers. The wine flowed, the hors d'oeuvres circulated and the seeds of potentially v ...

  9. News - China - FOCUS

    Miners' dream of riches ends in pain, fear and poverty

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... Ghana's gold rush seemed to offer all a Shanglin miner could hope for, but the chase for wealth produced a nightmare for many. Early last month, Ghanaian authorities detained hundreds of Chinese in a crackdown on illegal mining. Meanwhile, locals beg ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Meanwhile... the other July 1

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, JOLIE HO

    ... While thousands of Hongkongers took to the streets to fight for democracy, the 16th anniversary of the handover was being celebrated by thousands of others, according to event organisers. ...




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