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  1. Letters

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... authority within our government. C. Y. Chen, Mid-Levels Tremendous market opportunities in Iran The brouhaha about Iran is totally misplaced ('Business as usual for HK firms linked to Iran', February 27). As your correspondent points out, the EU is Iran's biggest trading partner. Iran presents tremendous market opportunities that Hong Kong firms could pursue. The UN ...

  2. On the defensive

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the proliferation of nuclear weapons in such places as North Korea and Iran, and countering the threat of terrorism, as well as dealing with the ongoing financial crisis and global warming. Surely, these are not simply American issues, but Chinese ones, as well. China, after all, does not want to see North Korea transformed into a nuclear power. Nor does China want to see Iran armed with nuclear weapons. ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the area should be preserved and has accordingly rejected other (smaller) hotel projects in the vicinity. Y. K. Ho, Wan Chai Iran persecutes homosexuals Chandran Nair ('Seeing a 'different' Iran', October 25) may be right that Iran is not a country full of religious fundamentalists. But 'the great degree of freedom' to which he refers certainly does not extend ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... defending the brutal regime in Tehran. As one who for years has been paraded as an expert on things economic, he might have been expected to say a word or two about the state of the economy in Iran ... squarely on the shoulders of Iran's leaders and are not due to sanctions, which were put in place relatively recently and are porous, to say the least. The economy has been in dire straits ...

  5. Lubricating a squeaky relationship

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... States. These energy interests increasingly conflict with US security and human-rights concerns in countries like Iran, Sudan and Venezuela. Is there a way of resolving, or at least managing, ... also appears ready to use its veto as one of the five permanent members of the council to prevent the imposition of sanctions if Iran fails to satisfy US and European worries ...

  6. US, China need to talk about things they can do

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the six-party process to end its nuclear proliferation; concern was expressed about Iran's nuclear ambitions. These are, in essence, the most immediate challenges facing the world. That the biggest ...

  7. 2008 Politics

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Obama, 47, will inherit an economy mired in the worst financial crisis since the 1930s, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and a possible nuclear showdown with Iran. He has promised to renew bruised ties with US allies, while engaging political enemies like Iran and North Korea. Japan sees third prime minister in two years In September, Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda suddenly ...

  8. We come as equals

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of the two countries during which they discussed a whole array of issues, ranging from climate change to Iran and North Korea to the global economy, in all likelihood resulted in a higher degree ...

  9. Mrs Clinton's chance to turn words into action

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of friendship extended to others, he said. Washington's long-time rival, Iran, was mentioned. It is clear from so much diplomatic activity that the Obama administration is going out of its way ...

  10. Talks rise above Sino-US ties to face global issues

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Iran and North Korea, counterterrorism, and security in Afghanistan and Pakistan. 'In the past, the Sino-US summit focused a lot on bilateral issues such as Taiwan or human rights,' ...




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