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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who can build a bridge to Hong Kong's discontented youth?

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Mike Rowse says officials must find a way to reconnect with young people Who can build a bridge to our discontented youth? The gulf between our young people and the administration now yawns like a chasm the size of the Grand Canyon. Almost 800,000 people voting in the referendum, perhaps half a million marching in blazing heat and pouring rain. It's probably ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by AGENCIES

    ... Japanese responsibility for the abuse of the so-called comfort women. Manila   3. Gulf News The mutual accord between Japan and the Philippines is entirely in keeping with the mood of the times, ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Control of water supplies seen as seen as key to Iraq and Syria conflicts

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... controls most of the key upper reaches of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which flow from Turkey in the north to the Gulf in the south. All Iraq and much of Syria depend on them for food, water ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Rising US gas exports set to boost demand for LPG ships

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:45am by BLOOM

    ... a day in the week to June 13, the highest since 1986, and natural gas output is forecast to hit a record high for a fourth year. An ample supply of gas has depressed prices along the US Gulf ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    With new US planes slow to arrive, Iraq seeks remnants of Saddam's air force to bomb ISIL

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:20pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... that were flown to Iran by fleeing Iraqi pilots during the 1991 Gulf war. If delivered, they would join second-hand fighters from Belarus and Russia to create a ragtag air force that Prime Minister ... in the country during they Gulf war, Iraqi officials say. Iran argued that they amounted to reparations for the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. Despite the sensitivities, Iran now looks likely to return them, ...

  6. LPGA takes off in Hainan

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Rising Chinese star Feng Shanshan and American glamour girl Morgan Pressel, fresh off her victory in the Kapalua LPGA Classic, launched the inaugural Grand China Air tournament in style yesterday, blasting drives from the wing of a 737 jet ...

  7. Business - Economy

    US west coast ports union less likely to rock the boat in pay talks

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:39am by BLOOM

    ... by competitors in Mexico, Canada and the US gulf coast and east coast and will be out under further pressure by the opening of the expanded Panama Canal next year. The west coast ports' share of US ...

  8. 'Olympics? What's that? I've never heard of it' says island villager

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller Surrounded by clucking hens and scavenging pigs, Hu Yamei sits outside her modern, tiled home at the heart of Yazaitang, in the village where she was born 97 years ago. A member of Hainan's Li minority, who make up about 14 per cent of the ...

  9. Hainan a place of exile no more as white sands and blue water beckon for tourists

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller Records indicate that only 18 hardy souls toured the island of Hainan by choice during the 700-year period spanning the Song, Yuan and Ming dynasties. Beyond the fringes of Han civilisation, Hainan was regarded as a godforsaken place of exile, ...

  10. Guangdong chief cites bars to growth

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Guangdong must clear eight obstacles to development before it can make further economic gains, Governor Huang Huahua told provincial officials at a government meeting on Monday. The eight obstacles mainly relate to regional co-operation, constru ...




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