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  1. Comment - Sport

    Smashin' Sachin the complete batsman, says Geoffrey Boycott

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 12:27am by Alvin Sallay and Agence France-Presse

    ... to go." Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Keystone Cops try to catch pitch invader at France training

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:10am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Slapstick security guards amuse Les Bleus fans at public training session France's public training session on Friday turned into an episode of Keystone Cops Brazil- policiais Keystone?- after a fan jumped the ropes and tried to get to the players. Two security guards who looked no strangers to a hearty churrasco lumbered after the boy ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Incineration and landfill extensions are essential to tackle Hong Kong's waste crisis

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 05:55pm by Wong Kam-sing

    ... Kong's recycling rate of 38 per cent. For comparison, excluding the recycling of construction waste, the recycling rates of municipal solid waste in Britain and France are about 40 per cent, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Getting all hard on China's Confucius institutes

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 05:19am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all hard on Confucius institutes Between the soft power of state-funded cultural institutions and the more hardcore selling of state-sanctioned ideology, there is a vast grey area. Groups like Germany's Goethe-Institut, France's Alliance Francaise, Italy's Dante Alighieri Society and Britain's British Council fall squarely on the soft ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Avoiding a hard landing for euro economy isn't rocket science

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:08am by DAVID BROWN

    ... cent increase in the previous period. Without another major push, the economy could be bouncing along the bottom of recession for years. The bloc's largest economies, Germany and France ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Business as usual in Hong Kong? No one's buying it

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by Tammy Tam

    ... for businesspeople in Europe and, in particular, France. More than 150 representatives from the finance, technology and professional services sectors as well as government agencies were trying to convince ... was directed especially at winemakers in France, with the selling point being that there is no tax on wine in Hong Kong- it was scrapped by Tsang in 2008. But the protests proved a niggling concern. ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    What a champion! Red Cadeaux, the racehorse of the world

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 09:38pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... the Mona Lisa in France, boxed kangaroos in Australia, spent nights on the town in Wan Chai in Hong Kong, taken the bullet train in Japan, scaled the world’s tallest building in Dubai and shopped in Singapore. Add in a trip to the Statue of Liberty and his passport may be complete. Oh, and he’s run in some of the world’s best races, too. In fact, it is only in France and Singapore – where he had ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 10, 2014

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 05:31am by LETTERS

    ... additional restaurants were awarded first stars, also within less than a year of opening. Has that ever happened in France? Awarding a star to an establishment known more for pizza than anything else ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Brewing political storm in Spain sparks market rethink

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 05:18am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... and the opposition Socialists. This is a startling development, considering that Spain has been widely touted as the poster child of economic reform in the euro zone. Unlike Italy and France, Spain ...


    Talking Points, November 5, 2014

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 05:30am by STAFF

    ... that capsized on April 16 leading to 300 deaths. Yoo has been held in France since May over charges of fraud and embezzlement related to her involvement with investment firm I-One-I and its company ...




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