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  1. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com With technology developing and rapidly changing the world, it's best to leave the jokes behind and focus on fixing the problems around us Sochi Games ... and the rest of the world. Technology makes history develop faster than ever. We all need to get used to such rapid changes, and there is no turning back. While we all love a joke, let's focus ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama seeks to renew Asia role with rescheduled trip

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... and military. “The United States of America will be there – reliable, constant, strong and steady – for the long haul.” US National Security Adviser Susan Rice But in his second term, Obama has focused ...

  3. News - World

    CIA paying millions to AT&T for phone records, says report

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... collection activities are focused on acquiring foreign intelligence and counterintelligence in accordance with US laws,” said spokesman Todd Ebitz. The CIA is usually associated with gathering intelligence through spies in the field while the NSA focuses on eavesdropping abroad and code-breaking. But an unnamed intelligence official told the Times that the CIA sometimes needs to check phone ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Biden to visit China, Japan, South Korea in new US push

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... will be the highest-ranking US official to visit China since Beijing’s leadership transition. President Barack Obama has pledged a larger US focus on Asia, seeing the fast-changing continent as vital to US interests. ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Key US official faces grilling over Obamacare website fiasco

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:35pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... it is Marilyn Tavenner”. House Republican lawmakers at Tuesday’s hearing are expected to focus not just on the healthcare website, but on the Affordable Care Act and its impact, aides said. “The website ... will take to fix the reported website problems, one House Democratic aide said. The Democrats may focus on positive experiences of some of the 700,000 people who have filled out applications ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Ecuador flower growers in Snowden shock

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 01:38pm by AP

    ... Thursday that it was preemptively rejecting it. Now, the flower industry has turned its focus to its own government, which it desperately hopes won’t offer asylum to Snowden. A small group of US ...

  7. News - World - SECURITY

    US spy agency seeks probe into leaks over Prism surveillance programme

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Agencies in Washington

    ... it described as an internal agency data-mining tool created to track the focus of NSA's efforts to collect "metadata"- primitive raw information about message traffic- from around ...

  8. News - China

    China, US to form group on climate change

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... presented by climate change measured against the inadequacy of the global response requires a more focused and urgent initiative", they said in a statement issued in Beijing on Saturday. The initiative came as US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Beijing for talks with top leaders focused largely on the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula. But the issue of how to deal with climate ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Obama to host Singapore leader at White House

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 09:12am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... with the Obama administration’s goal of completing the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership. Obama has made Asia a central focus of his foreign policy, reasserting the US role in the region ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Top US officials due to visit Beijing to cement ties with new leadership

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... diplomacy, with both nations more focused on major government reshuffles. Analysts said the revived diplomatic effort was a sign that US President Barack Obama wanted a closer working relationship ...




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