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  1. Human rights lawyer disappears, again

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney Gao Zhisheng, a prominent human rights lawyer who returned to his Beijing home earlier this month after being held in detention for more than a year, has disappeared again ... Officials might have thought that returning him to Beijing would stop any interest in his case, said Li, but the opposite happened. 'They discovered after Gao returned to Beijing that he had ...

  2. A bolder China asserts 'core' interests- but will it act?

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... emboldens the country on the world stage. The latest tit-for-tat war of words over what is called 'national interests' between top diplomats of China and the United States at the recent ... redefined place in the world, China has put the South China Sea into its 'core national interests' category of non-negotiable territorial claims- the same league as Taiwan and Tibet. ...


    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prenuptial agreements, popular with Hollywood celebrities and mega-wealthy people, could gain popularity in Hong Kong if a landmark British case is adopted as a yardstick. The Supreme Court in Britain recently ruled in a divorce dispute between former ban ...

  4. Maggie Cheung and models on the table mark lavish reopening of Dior's flagship store

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen French fashion house Dior had a lavish soiree on Friday to celebrate the reopening of its flagship store in Peking Road. The newly expanded and renovated boutique attracted movie star Maggie Cheung Man-yuk as the special guest for the rib ...

  5. Return of missing fortune dazzles dozy diner

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M Abdi in Calcutta The owner of a small roadside restaurant in India who found the equivalent of 270 years' salary in a bag left behind by a patron has returned the bounty and refused any reward. Rajkumar Singh, 22, handed back US$162,000 to a ...

  6. Friend or food?

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... reaction when people find out is going to be quite interesting. Perhaps that can help turn the tide. The accolades China would get if it would address the issue would be quite something, not just ...

  7. Post takes 11 prizes at 2010 news awards

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post has won 11 prizes in the 2010 Hong Kong News Awards. The Post scooped the prize pool last night in the Best Business News Writing (English category) for the second year in a row, took the top prize in Best News ...

  8. Kung fu hit hustles way to the top

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Stephen Chow's box-office smash dominates rivals with 16 nods for next month's HK Film Awards Stephen Chow Sing-chi's comedy blockbuster Kung Fu Hustle is set to star at the 24th Hong Kong Film Awards after receiving 16 nomina ...

  9. Human rights talks with US set to resume

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Washington Preparations are under way for the resumption of a human rights dialogue next month between China and the United States that had been delayed by earlier ... of a human rights advocacy group said the event was likely to take place in mid-May. The Foreign Ministry never explained why the February dialogue did not take place but said both sides were now ...

  10. Anger at crackdown on anti-Chen radio

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taiwan's government yesterday came under fire over a report of a controversial plan to restrict the operation of smaller radio stations- including several that support the opposition. According to the United Daily News, the Govern ...




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