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  1. Living beyond the planet's means

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... President Mohamed Nasheed has become a global star in the climate change cause, not least because his country of magnificent tourist atolls may disappear completely if even the moderate predictions ...

  2. Saudi goes all out for Expo

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... Compiled by Susan Ramsay and Timothy Chui Saudi Arabia will be planting 150 date palms atop their pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. Scheduled to be finished by Lunar New Year on February 14, the project has cost more than HK$228 million so far and could end up as the priciest pavilion, according to executive director of expo's the Saudi commission Mohammed Alisssan ...

  3. Air India edge Guangdong to lift HK title

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... place. Hong Kong were 4-2 up with goals from Feroz Khan (two), Swalikh Mohammed and Arif Ali before Taiwan forced the game into extra time by scoring two late goals. 'We were tired. It just ...

  4. Raiders of the lost art

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Iason Athanasiadis

    ... my freedom to sell these things that I discover with my own hard toil?' Ismail is one of the many freelance and contract looters that Dr Fadel Ali Mohammed, former director ... everything European as being synonymous with colonialism, raising public awareness is a thankless task. Mohammed thinks differently from other Libyans. An archaeologist who received his PhD at Athens ...

  5. Meydan will give world's richest race the showcase it deserves

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the home straight, almost worthless in terms of understanding what was playing out on the track. The main grandstand- from where Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and other dignitaries surveyed ... Well Armed may have been the new Secretariat and 14 lengths better than the World Cup field this year on the sand track, he might not, too. But Sheikh Mohammed hasn't weaned Dubai off its ...

  6. Shaheen right on the money in historic win

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... careless mistakes. We made good use of our penalty conversions,' said Shaheen captain Swalikh Mohammed. Shaheen also won the women's exhibition, beating Elite 3-2 on penalties after ...

  7. Pakistan Association stay top after thriller

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and not go off the boil. We might have lost today, but there is still a long way to go.' With Pakistan Association scorers including Nadeem Mohammed and Ishtiaq Mohammed, the team dominated ...

  8. HK off to a perfect start, but doubles the real test

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... advantage, judging from by performances in today's singles.' Despite bringing three players- five are allowed- Oman will rely solely on the two brothers- Mohammed and Khalid al-Nabhani- ... Mohammed appeared to struggle and the 27-year-old was outclassed by Hong Kong's Yu Hiu-tung, who cruised to a 6-3, 6-0, 6-1 victory in the first singles. Martin Sayer then followed the script, ...

  9. Banks' due diligence built on sand

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... troubling things about the way governments and the global economy works. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, has been the ambitious force transforming what was a sleepy ... government-related entity.' Another clue came a few weeks ago when Mohammed responded with 'Shut up' to rumours of Dubai's shaky finances and the relationship between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. ...

  10. Bahrain cuts reliance on oil wealth

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Karen Chan

    ... billion in 2007. Bahrain is not interested in being the biggest, but in being a steady and reliable partner, said Mohammed Bin Essa Al-Khalifa, the chief executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board. 'We must create a sustainable model,' Sheikh Mohammed said. 'We want foreign investors to develop our people to serve the region. We want long-term partnership ...




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