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  1. Overwhelmed by mountains of marketing junk

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Has it ever occurred to the advertising gurus that there is something called green marketing? When they conceive of their ingenious marketing campaigns, could they please take into consideration the wastage factor. One does not need to go as far as saving ...

  2. On the Mountain of Tai Hang

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... a faint hint of welcome, if misguided, oo-la-la. On the Mountain of Tai Hang is screening now ...

  3. News - China - APPOINTMENTS

    Revolutionary's descendant Ye Zhonghao emerges on political stage

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... observers at home and abroad. Comrade Ye Zhonghao readily forwent the cosy working environment around the Pearl River Delta region and chose to work in such a mountainous area Prominent political ... and chose to work in such a mountainous area." ...

  4. Chiang Kai-shek's former house gutted

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A former residence of late Taiwanese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek burned down before dawn on the scenic Yangming Mountain yesterday amid an escalating campaign to wipe out Chiang's legacy. The main hall of the 87-year-old Grass Mountain Villa on the outskirts of Taipei was destroyed by the fire. It started at 12.20am and was extinguished ...

  5. State-approved Tibetan celebrities join relay runners

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gong Bu, 75, had been a shepherd serf for local noblemen during his childhood. Before joining the Chinese national mountaineering team in 1958, he had served in the People's Liberation Army for two years. On May 25, 1960, Gong Bu and two other Chinese mountain climbers, Wang Fuzhou and Qu Yinhua, scaled Mount Everest from its northern slope, bringing with them a plaster ...

  6. Team not put off by unexpected interruption

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to take the flame to the top. 'Our team saw moving head-mounted mountaineering lights from some unexpected people [on their way to the top], but our climbers were not scared and managed ... threatened to disrupt the event. The Chinese and Nepalese governments shut down the routes to the mountain peak at the end of last month to prevent any real threat of protest. Mr Li's comments ...

  7. The Khmer Rouge

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... and the nation, in 1975. During his time spent living in the remote jungle and mountains, Pol Pot was influenced by the simple lives led by the surrounding hill tribes. To return the country to 'Year ...

  8. News - World - MOROCCO

    Moroccan village divided over 'Islamists' driving out prostitutes

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Ain Leuh

    ... Prostitutes victims of Arab spring For years, the Moroccan mountain village of Ain Leuh with its crumbling whitewashed walls was known locally as the place to go for sex. Women- some dressed in tight ... what happened in Ain Leuh, a village of 5,000 people in the Middle Atlas Mountains and about a two-hour drive from Rabat, the capital, is in dispute. Aberbach says the Islamists never did ...

  9. Legco delays defer daunting workload

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... process to a grinding halt. Tsang that time opted for a never-used article to get the session back on track, which should have sent the clearest of messages about the mountain of remaining work. ...

  10. News - 18th Party Congress

    Beijing party boss Guo Jinlong a populist politician who's star is rising

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... decades battered Beijing just 18 days after he became party secretary, flooding large swathes of the vast metropolis, triggering landslides on its mountainous outskirts and leaving at least 79 ... stepped down, Liu ruffled feathers when he visited Changbai Mountain in Jilin province. He made the appearance in his new capacity as a deputy chief of a party committee promoting socialist ...




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