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  1. Philippine envoy won't apologise

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Despite the arrival of an unofficial Philippine government envoy, sent to try to patch up relations between Taipei and Manila, settlement of the row sparked when Manila deported 14 Taiwanese fraud suspects to the mainland appears nowhere in sight. In a meeting with Taiwanese foreign minister Timothy Yang Chin-tien in Taipei yesterday, former Philippine ...

  2. Taipei freezes new Filipino hires amid row over deportations

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to facilitate enforcement of the government's foreign policy,' she said. Wang said the council would not rule out a longer freeze if Manila failed to show goodwill to Taiwan. There are 370,000 foreign employees in Taiwan, with 77,000 from the Philippines working on construction sites or as domestic helpers. 'They are not irreplaceable,' Wang said, referring to the recruitment ...

  3. US Air Force takes aim at China's foreign reserves

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Cold war paranoia didn't die out when the Berlin Wall came down. It's alive and kicking today, and targeted at China's US$2 trillion foreign exchange ... foreign exchange reserves. US stock futures fall 30 per cent, while the euro shoots up 25 per cent. Gold tops US$3,000 an ounce. Slammed by the volatility, banks and investment funds begin ...

  4. 'Spoiled child' strains relations

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... history of support for the regime in Pyongyang and accept Korean reunification under South Korean leadership. One of the latest batches of cables released by WikiLeaks also quotes Vice-Foreign ... of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences' Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies. 'But relations are no longer based on once identical ideology, rather they are based on deep-rooted historic ...

  5. liberal studies

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen failed to follow diplomatic rules in calling Philippine President Benigno Aquino. c. Hong Kong needs swifter ways of talking to foreign governments when handling ... as inappropriate? a. Philippine officials do not know him. b. It was not such an urgent situation. c. The Basic Law prohibits Hong Kong's chief executive from calling foreign country leaders. d. ...

  6. Cheap crews, priceless locations: foreigners focus on the mainland

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Liz Shackleton

    ... Liz Shackleton One year after the Sars outbreak scared away foreign film crews, there are signs that Hong Kong and China are once again becoming hot locations for international ... to shoot in the country. All film production is tightly regulated by the Film Bureau, and foreign producers need experienced people to help with paperwork, not to mention hiring local crews ...

  7. Sichuan tightens security to prevent relatives protesting

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... along with other mainland leaders and foreign diplomats. The ceremony at Yingxiu, which was almost flattened during the magnitude 8 quake last year, would be broadcast live on state television ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... remind us of the sadness of a nation that was one of the richest in Asia in the 1950s. Substantial amounts of foreign aid have been consumed by corrupt, bureaucratic leaders. There has been ... to the Philippine people. William Cheng, Pok Fu Lam Don't blame all Filipinos With regards to Albert Cheng King-hon's article ('Inept officials and police to blame for loss of life', ...

  9. Foreign aid pours into rescue effort

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles Foreign governments and expatriate Filipinos are rushing to help thousands of villagers trapped by floods and landslides. The US government is sending troops, earth-moving equipment and helicopters, along with a donation of US$100,000, said Colonel Elma Aldea, administrator of the Philippine military's office of civil defence. The Spanish government has donated ...

  10. slice of life

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... does not know where he is going and what he's going to do when he gets there,' thundered the senator- and it wasn't even an election year. 'There is some corner of a foreign ... The exceptions were the debate in the Legislative Council on the budget, which had risen by $3.2 million, and the news of an earthquake disaster in the Philippines. The earth 'trembled ...




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