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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Bienvenue! France welcomes Hong Kong youth in new working-holiday scheme

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Teddy Ng

    ... Stuart Lau and Teddy Ng Bienvenue! France welcomes HK youth Young Hongkongers will get a chance to spend up to a year in France, thanks to a new working-holiday scheme starting in July. ... Kong remains a very unique place, boasting strong structural and specific assets France is the eighth working-holiday destination available for young Hongkongers and the third in Europe. ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Two killed in France's Reims city as apartment block collapses after blast

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Reims Gas explosion suspected after tragedy occurs near scene of similar incident early this month Apartment block collapses after blast, killing two Two people died and 14 were injured yesterday when part of an apartment block in the French city of Reims collapsed after an explosion, just three weeks after a similar tragedy not far away. Authorities ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    French police hunt for armed robber who held guards hostage in jail break

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lille Police hunt robber who held captives in jail break French police were yesterday hunting a notorious armed robber, nicknamed "The Writer", who staged a dramatic jailbreak in northern France after briefly taking several guards hostage. Lille prosecutor Frederic Fevre said about 100 investigators were involved in the hunt for Redoine Faid, known ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French right opposition leader rejects internal vote

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris France’s right-wing opposition UMP leader Jean-Francois Cope on Wednesday rejected a proposal for an internal party vote on whether to rerun the leadership vote he won. Cope rejected demands for a fresh vote after the formal announcement that his rival for the leadership, Francois Fillon, had formed his own faction inside parliament. ...

  5. Business - Money - FRANCE AUSTERITY

    France's supertax and the flight of the rich

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... as if they are going out of fashion. France may be caught up in the global economic crisis, but there is no sign of it in Paris. LVMH is a leader in a still-flourishing luxury goods market and its chief executive, Bernard Arnault, is in the enviable position of being the richest man in France. Louis Vuitton is a French success story, which should make Arnault something of a local hero. Instead, ...

  6. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, is also set in Europe, this time in France, not Czechoslovakia. Our heroine is Marian Sutro. Born to a French mother and an English father, she is the perfect ... over France'. An odd mixture of emotional froideur and naivete, Marian makes a fine spy- whether she is learning to leap from a plane, kill an enemy agent or even survive torture. Mawer ...

  7. Junior windsurfers make waves

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... for the championships which will be held in France next month. 'We had a mixed gender group for junior windsurfers who used techno boards last year and I was the runner-up in the event,' said Man ... chance of qualifying for the World Junior Championships in France. Kevin is a Young Post intern ...

  8. Chan's medal hopes suffer

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 33rd-place finish. He now has penalty points in this competition where the lowest score wins. New Zealander Tom Ashley took over the lead with 25 points and Julien Bontemps of France is second ...

  9. Earth And Ashes

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Earth And Ashes by Atiq Rahimi Vintage $90 Earth And Ashes was acclaimed in France as a masterpiece when it was first published, and Rahimi, an Afghan political exile, was hailed as a prodigy. In a mere 54 pages Rahimi has condensed centuries of Afghanistan's history into a story about three generations of Afghan men. Set during the Soviet occupation, it follows an old man, ...

  10. When it comes to historical accuracy, Britannia waives the rules

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp I KNOW THIS COLUMN is supposed to be about business and economics, but I have been running short recently on hate mail from readers and it is time to stray a little and stimulate some. Here goes. What is this obsession in Britland with e ...




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