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  1. Spirit of Guangxi

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dian Dian/Qing Gu Dance Cooperative from Guangxi perform four plays that combine experimental theatre and modern dance, including In Search of the Crescent Moon Spring (below). In Putonghua and Zhuang dialect. Part of the City Festival. Today-tomorrow, 9p ...

  2. St Paul's plans Guangxi mission

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP Cadets Christy Li and Gabrielle Chan St Paul's College will be hosting the 160th Anniversary Community Awareness Project this month, in Hong Kong and Guangxi. The event, to be held between July 8 and 19, will be run together with U-Hearts and Chri ...

  3. Bank explores road to Islam

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... governance, legal and financial implications must be considered, the report says. Banks in Hong Kong have been consistently promoting sharia-approved investment products. The report calls for the Gulf ... to clients across the Gulf without the lengthy and costly registration process now required. ...


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

    ... Land of Plenty Today's your last chance to see a flick from the Hong Kong Film Festival. Land of Plenty has a US Gulf War veteran believing that everyone is a terrorist. But when his Christian Israeli niece lands on his doorstep, she starts to jar his beliefs. Today, 9.30pm, 5/F UA Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Rd, Taikoo Shing, $55 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2970 3300 or www.hkiff.org.hk ...

  5. Spring colours

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rene Guitton From the shores of the Atlantic to the Persian Gulf, people in many Arab-Muslim countries are demanding that their rulers democratise, and that dictators step down. Many ... and Gulf Emirate Shiites. The often cited but fallacious theory that only authoritarian regimes are able to ensure their minorities' security is awaiting a strenuous denial in words ...

  6. A will but not the ways for Islamic finance hub

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... mainly from the Gulf and Southeast Asia, were there for discussion on some of the finer points of sharia-based finance and prospects for its growth. Representatives from Singapore and even Japan ... the payment of interest. For sure, there is an appetite for such issues particularly by Gulf countries. But such a sukuk will have to be issued offshore- until such time as Hong Kong can devise a way ...

  7. Financial planning a religious obligation

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sarasin's economic outlook for this year. The report also notes that the Islamic requirement to distribute part of acquired wealth is driving philanthropic giving in the Gulf Cooperation Council ...

  8. Ancient tale of king still relevant today

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gilgamesh was the mythical king of the ancient city of Uruk in Mesopotamia, near the modern-day Persian Gulf. He was supposedly a demigod. He had a divine mother, and was also blessed with strength ...

  9. At the Games

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and the map of the country on the giant screens was marked as the Arabian Gulf- and not Persian Gulf. Iranians, who say they are Persians and not Arabs, were incensed. The Iranian National Olympic ...

  10. Vatican's peace overture breaks new ground

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... does nothing to bridge the gulf over the Vatican's insistence on the Pope's prerogative to appoint bishops. But its conciliatory tone and gestures symbolic of wiping the slate clean ...




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