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  1. News - World

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hails strong relations with China

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:49pm by BLOOM

    ... Agencies in Moscow Putin hails strong relations with China President Vladimir Putin said relations between Russia and China had developed to an all-time high and they would play a significant role on the global political stage. However, he said that while Russia would widen co-operation with China, it was not seeking to form a military bloc with its neighbour. "It ...

  2. News - World - GREECE

    Greece's Golden Dawn hail Hitler, show true colours ahead of elections

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Golden Dawn no longer playing down its fascist leanings as European and Greek elections near Hitler 'great', gays 'sick': neo-Nazisshow true colours Greece's increasingly combative Golden Dawn party has hailed Hitler as a "great personality" and denounced homosexuality as a "sickness". In a rare interview ...

  3. News - China

    At least 9 die after hail and thunderstorms hit Dongguan

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:06pm by Peony Lui

    ... Peony Lui China's southern cities lashed by severe hail and thunderstorms Severe thunderstorms and heavy hail struck Dongguan on Wednesday - and are believed to have killed nine ... with heavy rainfall, strong winds and hail, causing substantial damage to homes and vehicles. The storm caused the collapse of temporary buildings and regional power blackouts.  Maximum wind speeds ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Dubai organisers hail Chengdu race meeting

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 11:36pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Dubai organisers hail Chengdu race meeting Dubai-based organisers were boasting a "world first" in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Sunday when five races were held including the inaugural Chengdu Dubai International Cup at Jinma Lake Racecourse. There was no betting at Chengdu, but the fact quarantine protocol was established- allowing ...

  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Southern China braced for second battering by storms

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... More hail, high winds and heavy rain due after thousands of homes are destroyed Most parts of southern China should expect another round of downpours, thunderstorms and gusty winds, ... were also likely to see hailstorms, the centre said. Xinhua reported that 50 areas in Guangdong had seen downpours on Saturday and Sunday, while hail swept Shaoguan , cutting power to several ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam hails 'compromise' plans for 2017, but remains pessimistic

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... hails 'compromise' plans Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor yesterday welcomed recent compromise proposals for electoral reform under which the public would not get to nominate ... this week by a group of academics that would allow the public to recommend candidates to a nominating committee. That idea was also hailed by the justice secretary as "relatively more ...

  7. News - China

    Prepare for more hailstorms, China's southern provinces warned

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:16pm by Peony Lui

    ... of thunder and lightning, high wind and hail,” the meteorological centre said. The storms began on Tuesday, but climaxed the following day when a ferry overturned in a river in the city of Nanping, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong Observatory warns of thunderstorms and hail

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 08:10am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Hong Kong today woke to thunderstorms and rain with the Observatory warning of possible hail showers, days after giant hail stones pounded parts of the city. Following early storms the skies darkened again just before midday and the heavens opened Hong Kong Observatory warned of "widespread heavy rain" this afternoon and calculated ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU team hail H7N9 flu vaccine 'breakthrough'

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Research may lead to first single jab that protects against many flu viruses HK team hail vaccine 'breakthrough' University of Hong Kong researchers have developed a vaccine that may be the first in the world to offer a shield against many influenza viruses- including the deadly H7N9 bird flu strain- in one simple shot. The HKU team ...

  10. News - Asia - WHALING

    Australia and New Zealand hail ban on whaling in Antarctica despite fears of Japan sidestep

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney A “deeply disappointed” Tokyo says it will honour the UN ruling it must halt its annual Antarctic whale hunt, but does not exclude possibility of future whaling programmes Australia and New Zealand has hailed a landmark court decision that Japan must halt an annual Antarctic whale hunt, despite fears it may try to sidestep the order. The United ...




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