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  1. Southeast Asia's worst nightmare

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Beijing says that the United States is stoking Taiwan's moves towards independence by selling the island advanced weapons. Washington insists that the arms are for self-defence, in the face of a threatening Chinese military buildup ...


    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Extreme Engineering Discovery, 8pm Engineering projects around the globe keep getting bigger and more ambitious. This new series looks at some impressive recent constructions including Hong Kong's airport, and future projects ranging from a transatlantic tunnel, a bridge over the Bering Strait (above) and the widening of the Panama Canal. The Living Nightmare Pearl, ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the four-day trip turned into a nightmare for the participants, Sing Tao reports. One woman had her expensive handbag stolen by a man on a motorbike, while a man lost his mobile phone. After eating ...

  4. Bold, or rash?

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and prosecute than the jurisdictional nightmare that is modern piracy. Could it be, then, that in their increasing range and audacity, the pirates are sowing the seeds of their own destruction? Any ...

  5. One world, different dreams

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... maybe our one world is being awakened or shaken by some very different dreams. For some, they have already become nightmares. China's diplomats must now get along with a new bed partner. ... But is it convinced? Are the Iraqis? Their dream has become a nightmare. But don't tell Dr Rice that: it might spoil the next speech, and these have already become interesting. As for one world, we ...

  6. Army days handy for his winning ways

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of production efficiency and enhancing the value content of products. As a regional head, what is your management nightmare? What makes you cry? I only cry if my wife is unhappy. As a regional head ... I don't have nightmares, rather, sometimes, sleepless nights about meeting the challenges. 23% The percentage of the firm's global workforce in Asia. In terms of revenue, Asia contributes ...

  7. Taiwan using internet to recruit spies, says report

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an unsuspecting Taiwanese spy and was jailed for 11 years by the Intermediate People's Court in Hefei in August for crimes against mainland security. His nightmare started with an e-mail. ...

  8. If push comes to shove

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... Hagai Segal Across the Middle East and North Africa, autocrats, dictators and monarchs are becoming more worried as the weeks pass. The long-standing rulers in Tunisia and Egypt have been forced from office by their people, while thousands have taken to the streets in Yemen, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Bahrain, Jordan and Syria. Rulers watch, in a nightmare from which they cannot ...

  9. Pie in the sky

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... is a nightmare of obstruction, refusal to answer communications and even being summoned to meetings. As we get the refitting process under way, we've been subjected to a barrage of threatening ...

  10. Cultural deficit

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... of quickly becoming a nightmare. Ironically, China's own cultural roots continue to be uprooted, in a self-perpetuating cycle. It is becoming a western clone. Embracing, wholeheartedly, George ...




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