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  1. News - Hong Kong

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- DAY THREE: Full report of the day's events

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 08:32am

    ... doesn't bother him. "A little bit of inconvenience is not too bad, and I think the cause that they're demostrating against is quite important. Their hearts are in the right place. Like ... causing more disruption this morning. CY Leung today acknowledged that the protests would likely last "a long time" but said Beijing would not back down on democracy. Stay tuned for live ...

  2. Business - Money - TRADING

    Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme to lure hedge funds

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Linkage of the Shanghai and HK bourses will allow foreign investors to buy mainland shares without having to borrow QFII quota from banks Stock connect scheme to lure hedge funds ... exchange's website. "Stock connect will be a game changer for most hedge funds, allowing them to access A shares for the first time without having to use banks' QFII quota," Bolton ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Against the odds

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:25am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... to self-awareness and a person's ability to control impulses. The study found that the communication between the two most important areas in the network in this part of the brain were neurologically ... gamblers are idle and bored," Tang says. "A long run symbolises the road of recovery- long with difficulties and you have to overcome those difficulties." Chau too, is considering ...

  4. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Jordanian court acquits firebrand preacher Abu Qatada of terrorism charges

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... "a success for Jordanian justice". Outside the court, relatives hugged and kissed each other as they celebrated the ruling. The Palestinian-born cleric later left Muwaqqar prison, about ... statements shows the importance of his voice at this particular junction in the struggle against Daesh," said Gerges, using an Arabic acronym for Islamic State. Yesterday's ruling ends ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Why Derek Jeter could make even more money in retirement

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 01:55am by Reuters

    ... of baseball." Valued at US$2.5 billion by Forbes.com the Yankees are the most valuable non-soccer franchise in the world and for nearly two decades Jeter has been the team's most important asset. ... sportsmen, the 40-year-old has not fully tapped his potential as product pitchman, according to some marketing experts, but the future Hall of Famer could explore more of these in retirement. "A ...

  6. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Islamic State and Hamas bent on global domination, like Nazis, warns Netanyahu

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 09:19pm by AP

    ... the council's name "an oxymoron" and charged that the body has become "a terrorist rights council". Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's executive committee, said Netanyahu's speech was "a blatant manipulation of facts" aimed at misleading world leaders "through a combination of hate language, slander and argument ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Marathon: children's new attitude is important in the long run

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... he is 7kg lighter, but more importantly has gained a whole new attitude to personal health. The change has come as part of his preparations for the 10-kilometre event at this Sunday's ... of the programme was not weight loss, but to get the youngsters into a habit of exercising and to develop self-discipline and responsibility. Leung said: "As kids become overweight, they enter ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Police officer expresses surprise at use of tear gas against protesters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Timmy Sung and Alan Yu

    ... Timmy Sung and Alan Yu Officer expresses surprise that tear gas was fired at protesters A policeman on duty at government headquarters in Admiralty on Sunday said he was "a bit surprised" when tear gas was fired, but he dismissed any suggestion that the force had abused its power. Asked if he thought the use of tear gas was necessary, the officer, who spoke on condition ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    And then there were eight: K-pop's Girls' Generation drops Jessica Jung

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by AFP

    ... earlier this year to focus on her newly launched fashion business. "As the band had conflicting priorities and interests and Jessica started her own fashion business... we came ...

  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Pakistan out to expand nuclear arsenal with sea-based and short-range rockets

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:34pm by WASHPOST

    ... with short-range and sea-based systems, but they are coming," said Michael Krepon, co-founder of the Stimson Centre, a Washington-based global security think tank. "A cardinal principle ... are capable of delivering nuclear warheads. Last September, Sharif, citing "evolving security dynamics in South Asia", said Pakistan was developing "a full spectrum deterrence ...




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