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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE OPINION JANE ANSON

    Wine Opinion: Couple revive traditional cider making in Normandy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:32am by Jane Anson

    ... of low-slung stone cottages, a strikingly incongruent chateau, and you're done. It's as if you're leaving the hamlet, barely aware of having arrived in it, as you pass the neat rows ... It was never imagined that the war, which saw countless thousands of local Normandy boys never return home, would also strike a near-fatal blow to the cider industry that had been an essential part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1578482/wine-opinion-couple-revive-traditional-cider-making-normandy
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Companies must strike a balance between human rights and need for profits

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:48pm by Surya Deva

    ... No one has a right to earn profits. There is merely an expectation, and any number of unforeseen natural or human-triggered events (such as typhoons, strikes, financial disasters and communicable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1567010/companiesmust-strike-balance-between-human-rights-andneed-profits
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iraqi forces press the advantage after breaking Jihadist siege of Shiite town

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... press on after breaking Jihadist siege Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by American strikes pressed a fightback against jihadist-led militants yesterday, buoyed ... heartland north and west of Baghdad in June. It came as the United States carried out air strikes in the area, the first time it has expanded its three-week air campaign against Islamic State beyond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583140/iraqi-forces-press-advantage-after-breaking-jihadist-siege-shiite-town
  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Modi and Abe tour Kyoto with China's rise on Indian, Japanese PMs' agenda

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:23am by AFP

    ... involving their foreign and defence ministers, according to Japanese media. India and Japan will also try to conclude talks on a civilian nuclear agreement that would allow Tokyo to export nuclear-related technology to New Delhi, reports said. They are also expected to agree jointly to produce rare earths that could be exported to Japan, a move that would further reduce Japan's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582462/modi-and-abe-tour-kyoto-chinas-rise-indian-japanese-pms-agenda
  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Strike's aftermath to lower Yue Yuen's profits by US$112m

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 09:21am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Yue Yuen takes US$112m hit owing to strike costs Yue Yuen Industrial's profits in the first half will be hurt by US$112 million in costs arising from a week-long strike at its Gaobu factory in April and increased benefits for its workers following that strike. The Hong Kong-listed firm, which makes shoes for global brands including Adidas and Nike, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1567408/strikes-aftermath-lower-yue-yuens-profits-us112m
  6. News - World - DEFENCE

    US accuses Russia of violating nuclear treaty with mid-range missile tests

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 12:02am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Obama administration says a 1987 nuclear treaty has been broken by the testing of a new weapon, but Moscow insists the matter is closed U.S. accuses russia of missile tests In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration has accused Russia of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach “a very serious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562244/us-accuses-russia-violating-nuclear-treaty-mid-range-missile-tests
  7. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Police pepper spray Hong Kong activists at electoral reform talk as students plan rally

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 12:29pm by Phila Siu and Timmy Sung

    ... government headquarters in Admiralty during their strike later this month and urged Hongkongers to stick together to bring democracy to the city. Chow said he hoped several thousands would join the strike and come to Civic Square outside government buildings. The forecourt, a popular protest spot, was closed for renovations by the government in July. “If we go out on the street and protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582851/striking-students-will-rally-outside-government-hq-later-month-say
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 01:52pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit, Calivin Liu and Brian Yap

    ... Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit, Calvin Liu and Brian Yap Red flag raised at Butterfly Beach and facilities closed at five public pools as about 100 lifeguards strike over a staff shortage and an increased workload 'Overworked' lifeguards to go on strike The red flag was hoisted at Butterfly Beach in Tuen Mun and some facilities were closed at five public swimming pools on Tuesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566141/lifeguards-public-pools-and-beaches-hong-kong-strike-over-staff
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese issued with anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Wary Japanese get anti-radiation pills Japanese officials are handing out radiation-blocking iodine tablets to people living in the shadow of two nuclear ... started on Sunday for those living within 5km of the Sendai nuclear plant. The site, roughly 1,000 km from Tokyo on the southern island of Kyushu, recently cleared new safety standards and could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561381/japanese-issued-anti-radiation-pills-ahead-nuclear-restart
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Striking lifeguards must get back to work

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as freely as they should, after hundreds of lifeguards went on strike again yesterday amid long-running manpower and pay disputes. The discord dates back to 10 years ago, when the lifeguard corps ... calling in sick. Yesterday's strike forced some pools to close or shut down partially. Some beaches remained open without lifeguards on duty. Strikes in Hong Kong do not always win public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567219/striking-lifeguards-must-get-back-work-and-negotiating-table

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