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    Singapore's new air quality standards much tougher than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kong to not set higher objectives to improve air quality." Friends of the Earth senior environmental affairs officer Melonie Chau Yuet-cheung said that, unlike Hong Kong, Singapore did ...

  2. Cracks in the dream

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... southern Sri Lankan coastal city of Galle, watched in horror as his home, and those of many of his friends, faced the onslaught of 2004's Indian Ocean tsunami. 'It was a strange emotional ... can easily die, so look out for deforested hills or patches of new vegetation. If they've excavated something, make sure they haven't just piled the earth up in a big slope. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Indonesia is the sort of friend America needs

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate Tom Plate says Jakarta could be Washington's special ally in Asia and the Muslim world Indonesia is the sort of friend America needs Within days, US President Barack Obama ... co-operation and the level of trust with the Muslim world. The US cannot do this alone. It needs a strong friend, and Indonesia could be that special ally. Wary of China, though not antagonistic, ...

  4. Moscow market's closure leaves Chinese traders facing uncertainty

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Since the fall of the Soviet Union, millions of poor Russians have relied on Chinese traders for cheap clothes, shoes and household necessities which they buy at street markets in major cities. This commerce, which has accounted for up t ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... City's sporting future on Legco agenda On the heels of revelations that a host of sports facility construction projects costing HK$33 billion are either under way or about to star ...

  6. Rapidly evolving neighbours navigate cultural minefields

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man in Moscow When President Hu Jintao arrives in Moscow today, Chinese business will top his agenda- from construction firms erecting skyscrapers to the carpenters, welders, crane operators and others turning blueprints into reality. The question f ...

  7. High Point set to move up the ranks

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The impressive debut performance of High Point in finishing second to Medic Power in the sixth event at Sha Tin on Sunday shows Danny Shum Chap-shing has another quality galloper in his care, and one destined for the higher grades. High Point ...

  8. The real Mickey Mouse and his friends

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Internet URLs Visit http://www.afrma.org/kidskorner.htm for colouring pages, puzzles and other games featuring mice and rats. Pet rats and mice are intelligent, friendly, and will come when you ...

  9. Thai cops pay their way to HK

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Robin Kwong and Judy Nago Among the hundreds of people lining up to get into the South Stand were a couple of Thai policemen, who had obviously left their bribe money at home. They are part of a 15-strong 'police' force from the Land of Smi ...

  10. Beijing's power to win friends and influence people

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... Richard Halloran Much that is discussed about China's foreign policy and security posture today revolves around its military- warships and fighter jets bought from Russia, 1,300 missiles aimed at Taiwan and the latest manoeuvres by the People's ...




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