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  1. Obama evokes Mencius and Yao Ming to impress guests

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Ancient philosopher Mencius and NBA star Yao Ming made an unlikely appearance in US President Barack Obama's speech, as he and his chief aides hoped to impress their guests from Beijing with a multitude of Chinese quotes and proverbs. Quot ...

  2. Beijing holds the cards

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The tone and nature of US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's maiden trip to China was markedly different from the visits by his predecessor, Henry Paulson. Heated talk of the valuation of the yuan and trade imbalances was set aside for praise and ...

  3. Sino-US trade ties have to work, for the sake of us all

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Trade negotiations do not always take place behind closed doors. Opposing sides sometimes find it useful to fire a salvo and jockey for position by speaking into a microphone. Such was, presumably, the case with Tim Geithner, the US treasury secretary-des ...

  4. Prudential gets nod for China fund

    Posted Aug 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Everbright Group, will hold the rest. Thirty-three per cent is the maximum foreign stake allowed in a mainland fund management company under existing rules. The new firm needs final approval from ... foreign-invested fund managers are operating in China, involving Dutch ING Group, French bank Societe Generale, Belgian bank Fortis, German financial group Allianz, Canada's Bank of Montreal ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Nov 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a special group to help her canvass support. Thirty-four nations will vote on candidates next week. HK greenhouse gas cuts UNNECESSARY, says ngo Any substantial reduction in greenhouse gas emissions ...

  6. school news

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thirty seven clubs and groups joined hands to bring the theme to life for the Open Day. Exhibits were displayed in the school hall and the covered playground. The displays demonstrated ...

  7. Time to bring rising powers into G8 fold

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thirty years ago, the Group of Seven summit was launched to serve as a forum for the leaders of the world's richest nations to meet and discuss common economic problems. Since then, the group's membership has grown to eight and the annual meeting has enlarged its scope to cover other major global issues, from fighting Aids and other killer diseases to stopping the spread ...

  8. Hotel takes top employer crown

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that as the economy recovers, employers who can attract and retain the best people will be best placed for the upturn. SCMP group editor-in-chief David Armstrong said that aside from helping firms take ... The nine other finalists were, in order: J.W. Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, property management firm Urban Group, Marriott Asia Pacific Management, Federal Express Pacific, Jones Lang LaSalle ...

  9. Captive-bred giant panda released into the wild in world first

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by nature, do not mate within the same group and destruction of the forests has wiped out their traditional mating environments. The research base now has 38 pandas, offspring of animals captured in the 1980s. Thirty-two panda protection zones have also been set up in areas like Sichuan, Gansu and Shaanxi. 'It's time to return the pandas to nature,' Mr Zeng said. 'But ...

  10. HK tourists cleared after quarantine

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Thirty-five Hong Kong tourists who sat on a flight near a confirmed swine flu patient left a Beijing hotel yesterday after five days in quarantine. The tourists, from tour groups run by Hong Thai Travel Services and Morning Star Travel, had been quarantined in the Yanxiang Hotel since Tuesday. They took a Dragonair flight on June 28 and sat in the seven rows ...




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