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  1. Greens hail deal to protect Borneo's pristine 'Lost World'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... the remote location's long-term future by nominating the area as a World Heritage Site. The decision last week was hailed by scientists and conservationists as a victory for the environment ...

  2. Hu hails reforms, says much more still to do

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... President Hu Jintao hailed the nation's astonishing rise since the party embarked on the road of reform in 1978. He promised China's people a 'prosperous and harmonious society' ...

  3. Challenges ahead as nation hails reforms

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The last 30 years are a blip in 5,000 years of Chinese civilisation, but momentous to the world at large. Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of a meeting of Chinese Communist Party leaders that set the mainland on a course of economic reform and openin ...

  4. British medallists to be feted with grand victory parade

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... supporters will line the streets to hail the achievements of athletes like Chris Hoy, Bradley Wiggins, Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis. Undoubtedly, royalty will also be included with the Duke and Duchess ...


    What the mainland media say, Sunday Morning Post, August 19, 2012

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... queries over his familiarity with guns. The Chinese-language edition of the Global Times, which is affiliated with the party mouthpiece People's Daily, on Wednesday hailed the country's ...

  6. Lifestyle - Travel - ECONOMY

    Tourism landscape continues to evolve

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... to Singapore predominantly hail from Asia, making up 76 per cent of international arrivals in 2011. Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Australia and India were the top five international visitor markets. ...

  7. A proper telling-off over a vision of national education

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland I learnt a valuable lesson about national and moral education yesterday: empty your e-mail inbox before you criticise the China model. In yesterday's paper I imagined what a suitably patriotic textbook might have to say about China's model of economic development. My imaginary text hailed China's achievement in generating sustained rates of rapid growth over ...

  8. Iberians in the 'land at the edge'

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as it Kiev, and the Donbass Stadium is the must-have accessory of Ukraine's richest man, coal magnate Rinat Ahkmetov. The president too hails from Donetsk and one does wonder quite how ...

  9. Back-seat globetrotter

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... to Bombay, Beijing, or wherever the driver hails from. Take Alex, a 30-something Russian immigrant I met last week. He recalled with disgust the corruption which his family had to cope with in Moscow ... Multiculturalism is one of those dry, boredom-inducing pieces of jargon beloved of Australian government ministers, think-tanks and editorial writers. To see what it means in practice, just hail a cab ...

  10. Group of 49 repatriated boatpeople arrive in Bangladesh

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... expect some more of the rescued men will be accepted by Bangladesh in the process,' Port Blair police chief V. Renganathan said. The Rohingya hail from the border areas of Myanmar ...




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