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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. For China, war games are steel behind the statements

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Greg Torode and Minnie Chan China reasserted its 'indisputable sovereignty' over the South China Sea a day after televising an unprecedented projection of its military power there- a sign Beijing is more ready to match its statements with steel. Defence Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng said China would push for the resolution of differences over the South China Sea ...

  4. China imposes duties on EU steel products

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... announced the measures against EU iron and steel fasteners, in retaliation for EU anti-dumping measures against fasteners from the mainland. Beijing also reacted angrily to an extension of EU anti-dumping measures against shoes made in China. From Monday, China would impose preliminary anti-dumping duties of 16.8 per cent on iron and steel fasteners produced by Germany's Kamax-Werke ...

  5. US ready to scrap steel import tariffs

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... with Europe are expected to drive United States President George W. Bush to rescind tariffs on steel imports as soon as this week. With an election year looming, the move would be a gamble, analysts said yesterday. But they believe Mr Bush has little choice given the pressures he faces from within his administration, steel users and outside the US. The World Trade Organisation on Monday ...

  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. Angang chief slams mining oligopoly

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The chief of Angang Steel, the largest Hong Kong-listed mainland steel producer, has blasted the three foreign iron ore mining majors for not being willing to 'share' market risks and profits, leaving half the mainland's steel industry in the red while making huge profits themselves. Company chairman Zhang Xiaogang, who is also the head of the China Iron ...

  8. Man-made horror of mass hungers

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... Bron Sibree Three Famines by Tom Keneally Knopf HK$380 In this brave, comparative account of three great hungers, Australian author Tom Keneally sets out to turn prevailing misconceptions about the causes of famine on their head. The result is a provocati ...

  9. Man on a US-Sino mission

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode As someone who has experienced the most frigid extremes of the cold war between the US and Soviet Union, Admiral Bill Owens has made it his life's mission to try to prevent a similar chill freezing the emerging relationship between Beijin ...

  10. US' new man in Taipei had two stints in Beijing

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The United States has named an experienced career diplomat as its unofficial ambassador to Taiwan, amid improving ties with the island. William Stanton, the No2 US diplomat in South Korea who has twice been stationed on the mainla ...




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