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  1. Across state lines

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... from criminal investigation in Japan are undoubtedly being studied by countries that have similar problems in China and elsewhere. Is there anything, for example, that the United States ... on Sino-American relations. A public expression of concern by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, or even the president, in a press conference or speech is long overdue. Key members of Congress ...

  2. South Korea pardons officials in pay scandal

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outlaws any transfer of money to 'enemy states', including communist North Korea. However, the summit led to warmer ties between the North and South and contributed to Kim Dae-jung ... which resulted in improved inter-Korean relations. 'Considering the unique situation in which the illegal remittance of money to the North was made, in the process of increasing South-North ...

  3. Pressure builds to dump anti-communist law

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the North and bans support for 'anti-state groups'. Many of the law's provisions have been criticised for violating human rights, and South Korea's military dictators exploited ... Seong-lan, a spokeswoman for the pressure groups that have united to oppose the act. In recent years, as South Korea's democracy has matured and against a background of warming relations between ...

  4. Crossing borders

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui The central government says it did not let North Korean guards come to the mainland to arrest two United States journalists. Television reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced to 12 years of hard labour for trespassing. They were caught in March and held at a guest house in North Korea. Former US president Bill Clinton helped to free them early in August. He had ...

  5. Hong Kong connection

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... and nuclear applications as well. The United States restricts their export- especially to Iran- which just happened to be where Chen's diminutive cargo was destined. The glass-to-metal seals ... to Florida, where he would stand trial. US prosecutors argued Chen 'did knowingly and willfully export and attempt to export and cause to be exported US-made goods from the United States ...

  6. Relations with Han divide young Uygurs

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a role model by the government, built the block in 1992, but was jailed for endangering state security in 2000. Now in exile in the United States, Ms Kadeer has been accused by Beijing ...

  7. A moral message for the party

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... and other shortcomings of its regime.' He cited the recent state visit of President Hu Jintao to the United States as an example. It was preceded by the agreeing of US$45 billion worth ... the gradual emergence of this new state capitalism, which monopolises almost all China's major resources. The rapid-development mode it adopted has resulted in a superficial prosperity and has ...

  8. A sad end for a Korean corruption-fighter

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... using his nation's spy agency and the police as instruments of the state to exert control. He also sought to improve relations with the North and distance his government from the US, ... North Korea. He enjoyed a reputation in his country's scandal-ridden politics as a clean leader, yet, barely a year after leaving office, he was questioned as a suspect ...

  9. Thailand, HK discuss pact on extradition

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... offenders has long been seen in legal and law enforcement circles as a big gap in the city's laws. It has agreed to extradition treaties with the United States, Indonesia, the Philippines ... under discussion is broad in scope and does not relate to a specific case, but could be used to extradite ousted Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra - a frequent visitor to Hong Kong who ...

  10. Libya stages full-circle turn on international stage

    Posted Sep 04th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Libya and its revolutionary leader Muammar Gaddafi have, in the eyes of most governments in the past decade, become stalwart and trusted members of the global community. To the United States, though, the oil-rich north African nation remains a pariah state ruled by a terrorism-sponsoring tyrant. With the lifting of United Nations sanctions imposed because of the bombing ...




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