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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - DEMOCRACY

    Will a democratic China harm Hong Kong?

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 09:36am by Chang Ping

    ... taxing Hong Kong, or even forcing Hong Kong women to marry mainland men! I can only say he has an overactive imagination in which he transplanted his fears about authoritarianism ... How deluded and naive could one be to form such beliefs? Authoritarianism is all about control, and the party would never give up control over Hong Kong politics as Dr Chin imagines. Only ...

  2. Veiled threat

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Rajeshree Sisodia

    ... law.' Though D-e-M members have never taken up arms, the group is ideologically linked to the banned pro-Pakistan armed Islamist movement Lashkar-e-Taiba, or Army of the Pure, that is reported ... police raided her Srinagar home and she went into hiding, running D-e-M as an underground movement. For 10 years she was on the run in Kashmir, never using her real name. Her second son Ahmad ...

  3. Massacre wounds still fester in divided Nepal

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Thomas Bell

    ... on whiskey and hashish, walked into a palace billiard room and opened fire on his family. It has never been satisfactorily explained why, according to witnesses, he picked off his relatives one ... appears to be borne out by the fate of Devyani Rana, Dipendra's lover. She might have become queen of Nepal, but was deemed unsuitable to marry the crown prince because she came from a rival ...

  4. Wrinkles show up on perfect face

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... revolutionary songs here,' he said. There are also no karaoke bars or nightclubs in Nanjie. And only one day of the year, October 1, is set aside for people to get married. 'Nanjie is a big family, so we only have collective weddings,' Mr Wang said. But while some boast that out-of-town women are eager to marry into Nanjie, Li Ying, a 'Nanjie daughter', says she dreams ...

  5. Cheney pregnancy spawns fresh debate on gay unions

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Joshua Kucera

    ... for the Bush-Cheney campaign, saying: 'We never had a conversation: Is this a positive? Is this a negative? It's not a political tool. It's my life.' In the last few years, an increasing number of liberal states have begun to allow gay marriage or some sort of civil union for gay couples. Conservative states have responded by passing laws explicitly forbidding gays from marrying ...

  6. Putting on a brave face

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Luscombe

    ... Greek-sounding surname, he excelled at soccer and skiing. Soon after his graduation from military academy in 1974, he married Holly Knowlton, daughter of a Vietnam war veteran, and embarked on an army ... in to the occupation. If he was frustrated at commanding a 17,000-strong elite fighting force whose new role was often just to provide building-site security, he never complained- a silence that would have ...

  7. Read dawn

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... direct manner. 'Well, I felt very misunderstood,' she says. 'I've never had a clear goal in my life. I've just fallen into things.' Yet Hung is among the most ... the well-meaning doctor as he tries to take notes on her illustrious, but highly complicated, family background, leading her to conclude: 'I never realised before that note-taking could make someone ...

  8. Out from the shadows

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... strippers, likened her mother-in-law Barbara Bush to a mafia don and teased her husband over his early nights. 'I am married to the president of the United States and here is our typical ... between George and the-then Laura Welch, a librarian and schoolteacher, came at a friend's barbecue in Texas in 1977. They dated for only three months before they married and she met most ...



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