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  1. Beijing censors media, fearing 1989 reminder

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Mainland censors have cleansed state-controlled newspapers, television, internet portals and microblogs of any mention of the Egyptian unrest, with the authorities fearing the uprising could fuel calls for reform at home. Reporters and editors f ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to cover up the affair. The federal court trial of the former senator begins today in North Carolina. Edwards faces six charges related to illegally accepting nearly US$1 million and using ...

  3. News - World - MAURITANIA

    Mauritanian president shot 'by troops' goes to Paris for treatment

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of several failed assassination attempts by AQIM, Al-Qaeda's franchise in North Africa, according to sources. AQIM, which stems from a group started in the late 1990s by radical Algerian ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Black workers, families live in squalor near platinum mines in South Africa

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Marikana Living conditions for black workers and their families outside a mine- where labour violence erupted last week- are the worst in South Africa Miners live in squalor amid platinum riches Children play and dogs and chickens forage near sewage spilling from pit latrines in the shadow of Lonmin's Marikana mine in South Africa, which extracts the precious ...

  5. Attacks against nationals in Africa played down

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com State-run media said yesterday that attacks against Chinese workers in Africa were only sporadic incidents, denying that Chinese citizens living on the continent ... Movement-North demanded that Beijing persuade the Sudanese government to stop a military offensive in the south, while also insisting that China move its nationals out of war zones to avoid further ...

  6. Sudan vows to protect mainland workers

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Sudan's Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti said in Hong Kong yesterday that his country would do what it could to protect Chinese workers there, although it had yet to implement any concrete measures. The issue of Chinese ...

  7. S Sudan told to help free kidnapped workers

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the source said. The workers were abducted on Saturday by rebels of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North near their work camp in Al-Abbasiya, in the conflict-ridden province of South ...

  8. Risk and reward for Chinese firms in Africa

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chinese state-owned dam builders Gezhouba and Sinohydro have highlighted the enormous risks and huge opportunities facing mainland firms in Africa just ... As of January 29, the workers kidnapped were safe, Sinohydro said. The rebels belong to the anti-Khartoum Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), which South Sudan denies it supports. ...

  9. Egypt takes a huge step forward

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In a world in which global communication is as instant as a Facebook or Twitter message, it is easy to get impatient with the pace of current events. The popular uprisings against Middle Eastern dictatorships and autocracies known as the Arab spring start ...

  10. No change on Africa strategy, minister says

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Matt Ho

    ... Matt Ho in Beijing Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi vows to increase co-operation with Africa despite the wave of uprisings in the north of the continent and criticism of China's ... Africa was generally peaceful and stable. Yang said China had very good co-operation with African countries and the African Union (AU). He said work on the China-funded 51,887-square-metre AU ...




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