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  1. Chemical spill sparks battle for bottled water

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and requested information, according to RIA Novosti. The 2005 spill affected the river and strained ties between Beijing and Moscow. Additional reporting by Laura Zhou River disaster The spill occurred ...

  2. The Planner

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... 5 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends today Art. Times. Square Sui Jianguo's sculptures including Legacy Mantle series and Dinosaurs- Made in China. Today-tomorrow, 10am-10pm, Open ... pieces of traditional and contemporary Paichangxi. In Cantonese. Stars Sun Kim Long, Man Chin-shui and Yuen Siu-fai. Wed-Thu, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$300 ...

  3. Businessmen on mainland mobilised to cast ballots

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Dongguan More than 150,000 return to island to try to stop Chen being re-elected Affronted by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's claims that they have hollowed out Taiwan's economy and do not love the island, masses of Ta ...

  4. Bones of contention

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... of civilisation', and where Peking Man- half-ape, half-man- made his home from 500,000 to 200,000 years ago. Caves there were opened in 1921 and hominid fossils were discovered in 1929. For palaeontologists ... of the important discoveries were made in the 1920s and 30s along with the original Peking Man finds, and since years of additional searches had yielded no major developments, archaeological interest ...

  5. US ban on technology sales to India lifted

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi 'Milestone' agreement covers nuclear co-operation, space and missile defence India will soon be allowed to import sophisticated technology from the US after a ban it imposed as part of sanctions over India's nucle ...

  6. Wong strikes it lucky as HK's top hitman

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... Talented and gutsy 24-year-old has filled a vital gap in the team, writes Tim Maitland Hong Kong's national team travel to Tokyo this week to begin arguably their toughest series of matches ever. While they have played Japan, South Korea and China ma ...

  7. Common roots no panacea to cross-strait troubles

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People First Party chairman James Soong Chu-yu thinks finding common roots between the people of Taiwan and China is the panacea for cross-strait relations ('Pilgrimage puts focus on shared ancestry,' May 7). He was born on the mainland and had ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Audrey Eu wants democracy timetable Legislator Audrey Eu Yuet-mee has urged acting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to release a timetable for universal suffrage together with a constitutional reform package later this year. Ms Eu, speaking on RTHK&# ...

  9. Beijing and Tokyo are talking but it's too early for optimism

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei The meeting between President Hu Jintao and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in Jakarta was timely and necessary, and is set to greatly ease tensions between the two countries. The fact that the two leaders have met and promised to ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Have you experienced discrimination in the provision of services? I was shocked to read Monday's front-page news regarding discrimination by a phone company over deposits. I don't see the government taking any steps to curb this problem. I see ...




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