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  1. Officials coy on talks, but deal seen on yuan

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Vice-Premier Wang Qishan and US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner concluded whirlwind talks last night without announcing any concrete results. A brief statement afterwards made no reference to Washington's concerns about Chin ...

  2. Volcker's reforms deserve to succeed

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

    ... For two decades, Paul Volcker was eclipsed by his more famous successor at the US Federal Reserve. Alan Greenspan was worshipped like a financial god before the global economic crisis. But his star has fallen amidst the financial ruins. Meanwhile, Volcker ...

  3. Second round of talks gets under way

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing President Hu Jintao promised yesterday that Beijing would proceed with reform of its controversial exchange rate controls, while US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner called on China to reduce trade barriers to develop a more balanc ...

  4. Wall St reform fails to bring real change

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Champagne cork headlines were popping all over the mainstream US media last week when the senate finally passed financial reform measures variously described as 'a sweeping overhaul of the big banks... the biggest changes for generatio ...

  5. Thirty years of quarrelling maintains brothers in creative frame of mind

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Brazilian artist Humberto Campana says creating art with his brother Fernando isn't easy, especially since they've been collaborating for nearly 30 years. 'We quarrel every day. But that's what has kept us together. We ...

  6. 1 in 10 youngsters at risk of Net addiction

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong One in 10 youngsters are in danger of being addicted to the internet, a survey shows. The Federation of Youth Groups reached this conclusion after polling 2,295 youngsters, ... on internet usage. Thirty-five per cent of parents said their children spent too much time online but only 28 per cent of youngsters agreed. More than a quarter of parents were dissatisfied ...

  7. Post-80s angst same as in the '70s, study finds

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... members of the generation born between 1980 and 1995 with thirty-somethings. It found about 40 per cent of 15- to-29-year-olds expect their future to be worse than now, compared with 50.2 per cent of thirty-somethings. Only 9.7 per cent of thirty-somethings expect better opportunities for personal development in future, compared with 14.9 per cent of twenty-somethings and 19.2 per cent of the teenagers ...

  8. Course goes green

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... at green technology companies and green groups will give students work experience in a real business environment. Students are also required to complete a graduate project. 'They will work in groups to design or refine a green technology system, such as creating a system to harvest wind energy,' Cheah says. Applicants should hold a bachelor's degree from a recognised ...

  9. Woman loses battle to keep squatter-hut rescue kennel

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Thirty animals were made homeless on the coldest day so far this winter when the government evicted a pet shelter in Tsuen Wan. Chui Yuk-lan, 55, who has taken care of abandoned ... homes. William Tung, a volunteer who helped Chui, said about 100 people have joined a Facebook group he set up to explain Chui's case. ...

  10. Turtles sent to new homes

    Posted Apr 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Thirty-seven endangered tortoises and turtles, all victims of the illegal wildlife trade in Hong Kong, will find new homes in Europe. They will join conservation and breeding programmes there. The reptiles were either confiscated from illegal traders by fisheries officials or rescued by animal concern groups after being reported by members of the public. They lived ...




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