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  1. Newspaper baron looking to launch TV news channel

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Sources in Taiwan tell Media Eye that the island's largest newspaper, Liberty Times, plans to launch a 24-hour news channel next year to satisfy the growing hunger for news ahead of the 2008 presidential election. According to market researchers, the pro-independence Liberty Times captured 23 per cent of Taiwan's daily newspaper readership in the third ...

  2. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... longer and to spend more on hotel rooms, meals, high-fashion garments and watches, to take tours to The Peak, outer islands and New Territories temples, go to Disneyland and eat three meals ...

  3. Damaged and desperate

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching An envoy of the Taiwanese president may have been surprised to hear his leader's trustworthiness questioned this month at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit in Hanoi. Morris Chang Chung-mao, president of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, was the island's representative at the meeting, where he met US President George W. Bush. The two men ...

  4. No, Mr Tsang, this city is not a healthy place to live

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... countries. Life expectancy on the idyllic Pacific island state of Kiribati is 63 years for men and 67 years for women (2004 data). The Maldives doesn't fare much better, at 66 and 68 years, ...

  5. Snow business

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... of the best known is the annual Sapporo Snow Festival, held on Hokkaido, Japan's most northerly island. Two million people visit the festival every year to view the amazing snow and ice ...

  6. Business as usual for Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... display over Victoria Harbour the next day. The Symphony of Lights show, displayed on Hong Kong Island buildings, will be enhanced with rooftop pyrotechnic displays from next Friday to February ...

  7. A case of overreaction

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... with Taiwan, while the US has pledged to help the island defend itself. It is, therefore, not surprising that the central government sees the US as posing a long-term challenge. However, the report ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Service officers fought 10-metre waves to save four mainland fishermen from their sinking boat 40km east of Waglan Island. They used winches to lift each of the fishermen from the boat by 10am. ...

  9. Feeding the casino that ate Macau

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... And bringing thousands of people to the Venetian, which sits on a stretch of reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa that is otherwise a massive construction site, will require ...

  10. Visiting rites

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was a 14-year-old boy at my school who hit his head against a mirror and cried out, 'Why don't I look like my parents?'' says Lin Kuo Man-Li, the principal of the Long Island Families ...




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