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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqis say Americans are gone, but problems remain

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... be permanent," Karim Gata, a tailor specialising in military uniforms, said in his small shop in Bab al-Sharji. "They did not understand us, and we did not understand them. They came for their own ...

  2. Sharp rise in military suicides has top brass on the back foot

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo The Defence Agency is looking into an alarming increase in suicides within the Self-Defence Forces, with the number of personnel taking their own lives jumping by one third in just three years. But while the agency says it has ' ...

  3. liberal studies

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gurkhas local residency despite their military service? Answers Word Power: 1. c, 2. e, 3. d, 4. a, 5. b Reading Comprehension: 1. a, 2. b, 3. b, 4. d Language Focus: 1. gave up, 2. made up, 3. ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and wasteful weaponry. Instead of mobilising these young men to work with the soldiers of other nations on urgent environmental improvement, they squander their energy doing stupid military drills ... Lai Chi Kok Take climate fight to military The outcome of the Copenhagen summit on climate change dramatically showed that our planet is now like the ill-fated Titanic, driven by its crew ...

  5. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mak quit because of a possible criminal offence, which is unprecedented since the handover An analyst on the resignation of Development Secretary Mak Chai-kwong (above) It may suggest that Zhou, in fact, managed his troops well and prevented them from becoming a force of Bo's A military source on the promotion of Major General Zhou Xiaozhou (above), a former ally of Bo Xilai ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Do you see Obama as a promoter of abolishing the military as a tool of international affairs? A critic of officials' selection criteria in awarding the Nobel Peace Prize We need to know not just that the right numbers of people are coming here but that the right people are coming here British Immigration Minister Damian Green When I first met him he was going out to run ...

  7. Police launch manhunt for two II escapees

    Posted Jul 19th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Three illegal immigrants from the mainland pushed the policeman guarding them to the ground and escaped yesterday after they had been arrested and handcuffed earlier in the day at a waste recycling plant in Yuen Long. After a five-hour, air-an ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Politics: 'The Real Romney' by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Romney, a moderate Republican who torpedoed his own 1968 presidential campaign when he said his support for the Vietnam war was due to "brainwashing" by the military. Romney's ...

  9. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 14, 2012

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... two American hostages were murdered, a military official said. The Abu Sayyaf members were arrested on the southern island of Mindanao following an 11-year hunt for the killers of Christian ...

  10. Migrant worker won't stand for dirty tricks

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... conditions? As demolition workers, we use pneumatic drills to blast rocks. Blasting is a necessary procedure for building construction in Shenzhen because the city is mostly hilly and rocky. The rocks ... and the pneumatic drilling made the dust rise so high in the narrow well that people outside could not see us at all. We were covered with so much dust when we got out of the well that you could not tell ...




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