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  1. New administrative law may clarify the regulation of religions

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... for the regulation of religious affairs on the mainland. The Administrative Approval Law, which came into effect on July 1, is intended to prevent authorities from infringing the rights of individuals ... administrative orders issued by government departments invalid unless they are upgraded to regulations, or are authorised by the State Council. Ma Jin, director of the legal department of the State ...

  2. letters

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It's best to eat less GM foods These days, genetically modified (GM) foods are freely available in many supermarkets and restaurants. Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration ... the dinner plate. Only a few years ago people were arguing whether GM foods should be sold at all. But, as a result of over-fishing and the rising demand for food, we have no choice but to rely on GM ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - Food & drink

    Food.com: stall order

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Susan Jung   I could live on Bangkok street food because it's so inexpensive, varied and (usually) delicious. The Thai capital does have good restaurants- I've been to a few of them- but street food has an immediacy about it that I love: you see someone serving something that looks interesting, look around to see if others are enjoying it, point to what you ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... post-colonial administration- and the 15th anniversary of the city's return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, tomorrow is also the anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. ... the years, particularly among those under 20 years old. It said 1,015 people committed suicide in 2010, around three a day, half of whom were aged 30 to 60. Mexican drug wars loom over presidential ...

  5. Youth struggle with drug scourge

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo Two-and-a-half years ago, Ritham Hang Serma was sent for drug rehabilitation in an attempt by his probation officer to spare him a jail term. Serma had vowed to his family ... anything else' but the next fix. Researchers at Chinese University have found Nepalis have a bigger problem with drug abuse than do members of any other ethnic minority in the city. Drug abuse ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia moving away from the death penalty

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

    ... in all parts of the world, including Asia. Malaysia has announced it will consider replacing the mandatory death penalty for drug offences with prison sentences. Most of the estimated 900 death-row prisoners have been sentenced for drug offences. Under Malaysian law, the death penalty is mandatory for murder and drug trafficking. Mandatory death sentences, which prevent judges using ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Japanese companies must adapt to a changed Asia

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... look at and adapt to. Otherwise, expectations from both sides will be frustrated. One economic push factor comes from unconventional "Abenomics" as the new administration and Bank ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia must lead a second green revolution

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by FREDERIC NEUMANN

    ... Frederic Neumann Frederic Neumann says Asia's vulnerabilities to food shortages- a looming problem as global production falls and diets become richer- must inspire it to lead a second green revolution New shoots American farmers are not the only ones hoping for rain. Asians are, too. The drought in the US Midwest has global implications, raising the cost of food everywhere. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Abe and Obama must reassure Asia of their agenda for peace and growth

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... - or fear - is that the conversation will turn to the other Asian giant not in the room: China. The Obama administration says its pivot to Asia is to engage the most dynamic region in a depressed world. Partly. But it is not only the paranoid in Beijing who believe that competition with China has been a factor. For Japan, the Abe administration is making its own pivot, to focus ...

  10. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Kerry not sure of need for military build-up in Asia

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 03:20am by AGENCIES

    ... and the Middle East. The Obama administration has made a stronger presence in Asia a priority – a move welcomed by nations in the region unnerved by China’s growing power and assertiveness, ... tensions in East Asia. His response sounded like a departure from the policy of the Obama administration. “I’m not convinced that increased military ramp-up is critical yet,” Kerry said. ...




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