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  1. International accolade for research team

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry The director of the University of Hong Kong's Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention is the first Asian winner of a prestigious international award for work to prevent deaths. Professor Paul Yip Siu-fai was awarded the Stengel Research Award by the International Association for Suicide Prevention, an accolade given every two years to an individual who makes ...

  2. Beijing closer to taking yuan international

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the growth in the world's second-largest economy. The liberalisation is part of Beijing's efforts to raise the yuan's international profile as it widens the currency's usage. ... investors. The Shanghai Stock Exchange is likely to open its international board this year where foreign firms such as HSBC Holdings will be traded. NYSE Euronext chairman Jan-Michiel Hessels said ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The women of Asia's family-owned business are coming into their own

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 02:15am by ANITA FUNG

    ... Anita Fung Anita Fung says that, amid changing patriarchal attitudes, female members of Asia's family-owned businesses are becoming empowered and less likely to have to face the irreconcilable choice between tradition and modernity Breaking free It i ...

  4. 'Punters from Asia corrupting the game'

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... in the preliminary rounds of the Champions League, Uefa Cup and Euro 2008. The probe began after international gambling syndicates- most Asian-based- were suspected of trying to rig the results of games. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Travel - REVIEW TERELJ HOTEL

    Review: Terelj Hotel

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Kit Gillet

    ... hotel manager Oliver Kühn. The hotel is by no means an international standard five-star hotel; rather, it's a 52-room, old-school riverside complex surrounded by pine-covered mountains ... in the wake of the political and social upheaval as the country exited the Soviet bloc. It reopened in 2008 after years of renovation and a slew of international hires brought in from overseas ...

  6. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    More Asians buying into dream of owning property in France

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Research by BNP Paribas International Buyers also points to ramped-up activity in France. The research found that Asia's share of investment in French property had risen from 6 per cent ... Paribas International Buyers' managing director, says that French property prices have remained steady against a decline in many other European countries, such as Spain. Laforie says: ...

  7. News - China

    Briefs, September 26, 2012

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... Higher fines for erroneous maps Failure to demonstrate the full extent of China's territorial sovereignty when drawing up maps may result in tougher punishment, according to draft regulations. A new law, expected to replace regulations in place since ...

  8. HK can be fighting capital of Asia, promoters predict

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Unus Alladin Hong Kong can be Asia's fight capital, fight promoters said, following the success of last night's White Collar Mixed Martial Arts Championship at Kitec. Jimmy Kong, executive director of organiser City Fight Club, said Hong Kong had the perfect set-up to stage major fights in the future, which could include boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship title ...

  9. News - China

    Briefs, 6 October, 2012

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... 2 arrested for stabbing tourists at sacred site Two men turned themselves in to police yesterday for stabbing tourists at a sacred mountain near Huayin city, Shaanxi province. Villagers Liu Weijun, 28, and Wang Qi, 20, were detained for assault. They were ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No one nation, whether America or China, can rule Asia

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... of International Affairs and the author of Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America ...




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