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  1. US court could seize BMW cars

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai A United States court could order the seizure of BMW cars produced in China and exported to other countries if exiled entrepreneur Yang Rong wins his case against the Liaoning provincial government, a mediator appointed by Mr Yang warned yesterday. Lang Xianping, a professor of finance at Hong Kong's Chinese University, said Mr Yang had asked ...

  2. A quiet revolution

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... A 30-minute helicopter ride from Taipei, there is a small mountain village where Chiang Kai-shek built a villa with a landing pad. He would sit in the garden overlooking a steep river valley and savour a landscape almost identical to that of Xikou in Zhej ...

  3. Vice-mayor sacked for buying votes

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The city of Xiangtan in Hunan has sacked a vice-mayor, who had held office for only six months, for buying votes in an election in which more than half the deputies accepted gifts or money, according to Xinhua. Hu Youjian, 45, was a man with a promising f ...

  4. Forbidden practice

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The middle-aged man looked round the restaurant to see that no one was in hearing range. 'We will have to wait for the old man to retire completely before the party can change the decision,' he said. 'The new leaders are too afraid to take ...

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    French, Dutch far-right leaders to discuss European alliance

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 06:51pm by Agence France-Presse in The Hague

    ... poll. Wilders tweeted last week that the Dutch parliamentary speaker Anouchka van Miltenberg, a member of Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s Liberal VVD party, declined to welcome Le Pen to the Lower ...

  6. Narrative misses its mark despite information overload

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd Dreams of Joy by Lisa See Bloomsbury Lisa See packs more narrative action into three pages of Dreams of Joy than most novelists manage in several hundred. On the opening page alone we learn that the titular Joy is a young Chinese woman living i ...

  7. Ma marks three years in office

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday marked the end of his third year in office by trumpeting his government's effort to uphold ... University, marking the third anniversary of his inauguration. It was the first time any president had held an anniversary news conference outside Taipei. 'In the past three years, we have signed ...

  8. Slogans, shaved heads mark protests in HK

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A number of anti-Japan protests were also staged across Hong Kong to mark the 79th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. More than 200 people marched from Victoria ... in Chater Garden during an event to mark the 65th anniversary of the end of the Sino-Japanese war. ...

  9. Diaoyu dispute marks a win for Washington

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Following the release of Chinese trawler captain Zhan Qixiong, Beijing has continued to ratchet up pressure by demanding an apology and compensation from Tokyo over Zhan's 'unlawful' detention. The Foreign Ministry made the de ...

  10. Question mark over Tung, the go-between

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tung Chee-hwa was not that familiar to many people when he emerged as Beijing's choice to be the first post-handover leader of Hong Kong. When he stepped aside during his second term as chief executive, his profile had not been greatly enhanced by a ...




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