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  1. Resident evil

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... international attention to the tragic story of one such immigrant. Pumpkin- whose real name is Qian Xun Xue- was found on September 15 at a railway station in Melbourne, abandoned by her father Xue ... As the search for Mr Xue continues, with the investigation spanning Australia, New Zealand and the US, Qian Xun Xue's face continues to look out from the pages of newspapers and from screens ...

  2. Death of boy after flight investigated

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Health officials in Kuala Lumpur are investigating the death of a six-year-old Hong Kong boy who died within six hours of being taken ill on a Cathay Pacific flight. The boy was returning to Hong Kong from the Malaysian resort of Penang on Flight CX270 on Saturday after spending the Lunar New Year holiday with his parents and six relatives. Shortly after the flight took off ...

  3. Journalists targeted in rising tide of Muslim extremism

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... claimed responsibility for the killing of Saha, who the group called an 'enemy of the poor'. International Federation of Journalists president Christopher Warren said: 'Death ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Calcutta A chill ran down the spine of journalist Mizanur Rahman when a neatly folded white cloth symbolising an Islamic burial shroud slipped out of the packet he ...

  4. China fast-tracks Indonesian deals

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... his visit there. China Railway Group, a state-owned conglomerate, is leading a consortium to bid for the US$2.1 billion Puruk Cahu-Bangkuang railway project in Central Kalimantan province in Indonesia, a source close to the Jakarta government said. 'China Railway Group is expected to have the role as leader of the consortium.' The consortium includes two Indonesian companies, ...

  5. Kidnapped: Life as a Hostage on Somalia's Pirate Coast

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and holding their crews to ransom. It's a lucrative pastime that continues to this day and has been blamed on rival warlords, militant Islamists, the failure of international efforts to bring peace to the region and good, old-fashioned opportunism. Freeman is an experienced journalist. It crosses his mind that if pirates are willing to risk little boats and armed crew members ...

  6. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Friday's shooting follows a sharp rise in tensions on the Korean Peninsula after a South Korean warship, the Cheonan, was sunk in April, with an international investigation finding it was torpedoed ... by border guards. The shooting of Chinese citizens along North Korea's heavily militarised border is unusual, especially as Beijing is Pyongyang's closest international ally, but other ...

  7. Neptune's customers take an even bigger gamble

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to sail to international waters before opening for business. Revelations by the Sunday Morning Post that the Neptune has customarily opened tables while berthed or drifting off the coast of islands administered by Zhuhai- and well within mainland waters- are therefore highly disturbing. Our journalists travelled on the cruise and used global tracking devices to determine ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... developers over a 45,500 square metre site on Shanghai's Bund, for which Shanghai Zendai successfully bid 9.22 billion yuan (HK$11.3 billion) in February 2010. Fosun International, which bought a 50 per cent equity stake in Shanghai-based Shanghai Zendai's development for 7 billion yuan, is seeking to overturn a deal in which a consortium led by Shanghai Zendai sold 50 per cent ...

  9. Police investigate prostitute claims

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have launched an investigation after three off-duty officers were allegedly arrested with prostitutes during an anti-vice operation on the mainland ... is scheduled from August 12 to 23. Officers from the New Territories North region will investigate. Last month, police chief Andy Tsang Wai-hung reminded the city's 28,000 officers to uphold high ...

  10. China must accept role on global stage

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... development while creating a favourable international environment for its rise. The nation has rapidly grown into the world's second-biggest economy and is on the brink of superpower status. ... that Beijing asked the Thai government to investigate the Mekong killings rather than condemning them or taking unilateral action to bring the murderers to justice. China's lack of support ...




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