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  1. The right, and wrong, man to lead

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... to flee, and then later when his supporters brought violence to Bangkok. The western press has been inclined to give Thaksin heroic status, variously describing him as the man who would ... and much of his confiscated billions returned, presumably in return for a surely wishful-thinking promise that he will stay out of politics. In these circumstances, Mr Abhisit is the right man ...

  2. A flash of steel and the velvet glove from Vietnam

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vietnam's five-man commission is headed by the chief of the Communist Party. ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... used his right leg in trying to stop eight tonnes of steel rolling into the sea. He lost the leg but the government won't pay him a disability allowance, ruling he has lost only 65 per cent of his working ability. What Lee should have done was use his left hand, just like the man who lost his in an accident highlighted by an Ombudsman investigation last week. The man received ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... meaning if we know what percentage of total workers or man hours are done on bamboo scaffolding compared to other structures. For example, if a little over half of the deaths are from bamboo- ... at height are on bamboo scaffolding, this means bamboo scaffolding is more dangerous. You correctly point out that bamboo is slippery in the rain, but so is steel scaffolding. Again, careful ...

  5. A polite dressing down for US on textile quotas

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through the WTO and not politicise it through a bilateral escalation of words or actions. 'When the US imposed quotas on our steel exports in the past year or two, we worked through the WTO ... hawks on Capitol Hill. For a man who has built his career in domestic politics and seldom travelled abroad, Mr Wen will be tested. Just how well he performs may well have an impact on Sino-US ...

  6. Crude solutions given credence as China worries over oil supply

    Posted Aug 11th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... are keen on the idea. The Fujitsu Research Centre has even predicted that energy interests could bring together China, Japan, Russia and South Korea in a coal and steel agreement, similar ...

  7. ARTS

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lantau. Inquiries: 2984 0404. Ends today Chair Play Commercial designer Freeman Lau creates chairs made of steel, wood and water bottles. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm; Art Beatus Exchange Square Gallery, ... Han to High Tang Archaeological finds from ancient China. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, $10, free on Wed. Inquiries: ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... facilities and Cross-Harbour Tunnel access ramp. Such reclamation would only be as wide as the road itself with, say, steel casing and extra concrete protection on the seaward side. Above ground ... someone has pointed out the issue because, belatedly, Cathay has replaced some of the first-class ads with one featuring a female passenger, although sitting with the aforementioned man. Too ...

  9. Navigating a sea of troubles

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

    ... delivery, he shows a flash of steel when asked about Thaksin. Mr Abhisit initially avoids referring to the former prime minister by name, but eventually relents, insisting Thaksin's crimes were ... Vajiralongkorn, he said. The crown prince has been the subject of private gossip over his exploits as a younger man and has previously acknowledged he would have to work hard to replace his father. ...

  10. The Hong Kong connection

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... (Norinco), the company was accused of selling high-grade seamless steel pipes, suitable for use in chemical and explosives manufacturing, to an Iranian chemical weapons plant. The company reportedly ... and learned it had received a suspicious e-mail from a man named Kevin Chen, who requested a quote for 2,000 EFI detonators, along with a test kit and bridge cables. Chen had used a US-based e-mail ...




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