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  1. Old world, new knowledge

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and 'clean-tech' innovation set to increase in Asia, Castillo says huge demand can be expected for specialist skills and knowledge in these areas. Castillo says that, as well as world-class academic ... a competitive edge over their peers who had studied elsewhere. 'Through studying at universities in the EU, graduates demonstrate to employers they are curious, adaptable and open to new ideas ...

  2. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo China is considering declaring a new Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea, according to a Japanese report on Friday, a move likely ... level officials in the Chinese airforce have drafted proposals for the new zone, which could set the Paracel islands at its core and spread over much of the sea, the Asahi Shimbun said, citing ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... and Vietnam- while maintaining Asean unity. A fundamental question facing Southeast Asia is whether it can resist these new outside influences- currently manifest in the South China Sea disputes- ...

  4. Government combs business world for new political talent

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung The government is looking to the world of business for new political talent. A government source said the administration had written to Hong Kong's chambers of business and commerce inviting them to recommend candidates for seats on advisory bodies, which have served as cradles for nurturing political talent. Some advisers go on to play other roles ...

  5. Asia's real World City is Singapore

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Women's World Cup. Hong Kong had one in tenpin bowling for women, hardly a show-stealer. As we face a new beginning, with incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying taking up the leadership in a few ... Alvin Sallay One guess as to Hong Kong's standing in the world as an Ultimate Sports City? It's not hard to hazard the answer is nowhere. Well, at least not among the 25 cities ...

  6. HK investors world's most bullish, with women to fore

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bucking the global trend of male dominance in the investment world. Some 55 per cent of local residents have financial investments, compared to the global average of 33 per cent, according ... of investors in the region. Nielsen managing director Oliver Rust said that Asian women tend to be more involved in matters of household finance than their counterparts elsewhere in the world- a trend ...

  7. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US says new restrictions by Chinese authorities on other countries’ fishermen in the disputed South China Sea are “provocative and potentially ... cover much of the South China Sea, an area encompassing island groups also claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines and others. It follows China’s late November announcement of a new air defence zone ...

  8. Worldly wisdom

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for adopting more Asian ways to turn the new generation into successful achievers. Many in Europe and the US are looking East to draw inspiration. The rise of Asia has made the world view Asia ... provocative book, The New Asian Hemisphere, just as the rise of the West transformed the world in the past two centuries, the rise of Asia will bring about an equally significant transformation. ...


    Expulsions likely as Hainan requires permission to fish in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:09am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... in the vast area that Beijing claims in the resource-rich South China Sea. Analysts said the new rules rolled out by Hainan- the latest move to reinforce control of the intensely contested body ... claim. According to a report last month by Xinhua explaining the new rules, Chinese law enforcers would expel any foreign fishing vessel that entered the waters without permission and confiscate ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    US navy accused of 'harassing' carrier Liaoning in South China Sea incident

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 11:30pm by Cary Huang, AP

    ... a fast-rising maritime power, and the United States, the dominant naval power in the Pacific region since the second world war," said Ni Lexiong, an expert in military and maritime affairs ... freedom of navigation in international waters, Beijing was obviously not pleased about US intelligence-gathering, especially that which involved getting close to new weapons systems and vessels ...




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