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  1. Generals have a major problem, it's the heads of state that matter

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of heads of state and opinion leaders, it added, but, given their political memories, such changes would not come easily or quickly. The editorial also said China has no interest in opposing ... Ed Zhang The United States rolled out the red carpet for the first visit to the United States by China's chief of general staff in seven years, which ends today. During the week-long ...

  2. Photos - Today in Photos

    Head over heels

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Brazilian players celebrate after winning the women's volleyball gold medal match against the United States. Head over heels Brazilian players celebrate after winning the women's volleyball gold medal match against the United States. The Brazilian team produced a dazzling comeback to stage victory. When Fernanda Rodrigues arched her back and delivered the final blow to defeat ...

  3. News - World - US DEFENCE

    Nuclear arms stockpile requires overhaul, US officials say

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 11:40am by Reuters in Washington

    ... and Non-Proliferation analyst Kingston Reif The United States is currently at the start of what Air Force General Robert Kehler, the head of US Strategic Command, told the panel was a “multi-decade effort ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Key US official faces grilling over Obamacare website fiasco

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:35pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Marilyn Tavenner, head of the US Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will face questions before a House committee on Tuesday over glitches affecting ... describing the launch of the Healthcare.gov website. Come Tuesday, the former nurse who heads the US Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will again find herself before a House committee ...

  5. News - World - US POLITICS

    Mitt Romney heads to Republican National Convention

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... nationally televised acceptance speech tomorrow (Friday Hong Kong time), the biggest speaking engagement of his political life as he heads into a 10-week sprint to the November 6 election. He spent the past few days rehearsing at his New Hampshire vacation home before boarding his campaign plane and heading for Tampa. Running even with Obama or slightly behind him in most polls, Romney needs ...

  6. Low-profile pianist prodigy KJ to perform one more concert before heading back to school

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... at Indiana University in the United States in the autumn. 'I prefer being low-profile,' the 19-year-old said. 'I'm not interested in becoming famous just to feed my ego.' ...

  7. US throws stones in its own glass house

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton took aim at China this week, saying Asia needs greater political freedom. Democracies, she says, are more stable, ... of Ethiopia systematically suppresses all opposition. But bordered by failed states like Sudan (now divided into North and South) and Somalia, Meles runs a relatively tight ship that has received more ...

  8. Top general heads off on high-profile US tour

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie will embark on an official week-long visit to the United States tomorrow, state media reported yesterday. As China's fifth-highest-ranking military official, Liang will meet US state and military leaders before talks with US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and a joint press conference, Xinhua said, citing an announcement ...

  9. T-shirts here, can bobble-heads be far behind?

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the HK$220 price. The Majestic T-shirts were released in the United States on Monday last week. Wong says his is one of the first stores in Hong Kong to have them. By the end of this week, Wong, who ... also been asking about Jeremy Lin figurines, bobble-heads, towels, even the Christian wrist-band that he wears on the court.' He said he was not aware of anyone reselling the T-shirts ...

  10. Off with their talking heads

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... over an investment guru pontificating on where the markets are heading. The most remarkable aspect of this is the deference with which their predictions are treated, although it has been ... as in practically everything else in life, outcomes are hard to predict. Just how hard is reflected in a study conducted by economist Tim Harford, who looked at forecasts for Britain, the United States ...




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