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  1. Delegation from Sichuan invites youngsters to visit quake zone

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wang Ziyi, eight, sang a song expressing love for the motherland, while 10-year-old Tang Yujie played the theme song from the Korean television drama Jewel in the Palace on a harmonica. Chief ...

  2. South Korean president gets warm welcome from survivors, giving visit touching end

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Dujiangyan South Korean President Lee Myung-bak bear-hugged and cradled children in China's earthquake zone yesterday, impressing those at the devastated front as 'friendly' and 'people-loving'. On a trip described by the Korean media as 'charm-offensive diplomacy', Mr Lee was the first foreign head of state to visit the disaster zone since ...

  3. Kim's visit is to get blessing for succession, diplomats say

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and a shopping mall in Changchun today. The companies running the factories are interested in investing in a North Korean development zone, and the Euro-Asian mall is a special store for senior ... Cary Huang in Beijing A surprise visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-il to northeastern China this week was designed to secure Beijing's blessing for his plan to hand power to his ...

  4. Tokyo goes ahead with planned talks with Beijing and Seoul

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the country's northeast and triggered a nuclear crisis. Before the disaster, the meeting had been expected to focus on security problems on the Korean Peninsula, but analysts said the meeting would now focus on ways the three countries could work together to help Japan. The planned two-day meeting between Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, his Japanese counterpart Takeaki Matsumoto and South Korean ...

  5. Sino-US military chiefs to hold first talks in months

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... crisis on the Korean Peninsula. US Pacific Command chief Admiral Robert Willard would meet General Ma Xiaotian, the deputy head of the People's Liberation Army general staff in Beijing, ... that brought the Chinese and US militaries back together. Beijing and Washington have much at stake in keeping the region stable and hold great sway over security issues on the peninsula. South Korean ...

  6. Geopark to enforce tougher standards

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... He said a mobile guide was being tested, which visitors could use for walking or boating in the park, with information in English, Cantonese, Putonghua, Japanese or Korean. 'With ... the guideline, each geopark must provide a conservation area, in which no accommodation is allowed. One zone will be open only to management and researchers, and other areas will admit limited numbers ...

  7. Fears grow that PLA may test 'carrier killer'

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... South Korean counterpart in areas near China's territorial waters and exclusive economic zone, and the perception that the July 4 weekend would be a time of reduced press coverage ... of North Korea's sinking of a South Korean warship in March. South Korean press reports said the exercises were due to start this week and would involve the aircraft carrier the USS George ...

  8. Lost and a real find

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... South Korean actress Kim Yun-jin shone in Shiri. Now, she looks set to become a global celebrity- and a major Hollywood star, writes Kevin Kwong UNTIL QUITE RECENTLY, she was just 'that girl in Shiri', the South Korean action blockbuster that took Asia by storm four years ago. Now, she's 'that girl in Lost', a gripping US television series that began ...

  9. Moving mountains

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... on the Korean peninsula, tourism may well succeed. Or at least it may be helping to reduce the risk of outright conflict. The catalyst for Hyundai's massive project took place six summers ago, when the company's founder, the late Chung Ju-yung, sent 500 cows from South Korea, through the demilitarised zone, as a donation to the famine-stricken people of North Korea. According to company legend, ...

  10. Warning of worsening congestion as visitor arrivals hit record 36m

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... in arrivals. Hotels were 90 per cent occupied over Christmas as a result of a combination of factors, including one-off ones such as the snowstorms in Europe and tension on the Korean peninsula, Li ... that scheme was further expanded to allow almost all migrant workers, or an additional four million people, in the special economic zone. 'We hope the central government will extend ...




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