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  1. Who is the Father of China?

    Posted Jul 04th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... revolution.' Next year marks the centenary of the Xinhai revolution that overthrew the last imperial dynasty, in which Sun played a central role. This will be celebrated on the mainland, in Taiwan ... Ma's decision reflects the radically different place that Sun occupies in Taiwan to that on the mainland. His face stares out of the NT$100 banknote, as Mao stares out of the 100 yuan note. ...

  2. Focus on region's security urged amid Thai strife

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... came as a top Chinese think tank advised the central government to think more about stability in countries on China's borders and cautioned against the dangers of so-called democracy being ... 'agony' of mature democracies like Japan and India; the temporary pain faced by countries undergoing democratic transformation, such as countries in Central Asia; and the intrinsic instability ...

  3. US aircraft carrier to host Viet delegation

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... central coast in a further sign of the rapidl warming of the military relationship between one-time enemies. Those ties- as well as the appearance of the 104,000-tonne aircraft carrier and its ... and Tibet. Danang is the closest Vietnamese port to the Paracel islands, south of Hainan, which are occupied by China. Chinese vessels attempted to block a US military oceanographic research ship ...

  4. Fresh talks on border row with India

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their respective territories. India claims China is occupying 38,000 sq km of Indian territory in the remote Aksai Chin area and 5,180 sq km in northern Kashmir, ceded to it by Pakistan. China claims ... patrol had crossed into Arunachal Pradesh on June 26 while Mr Vajpayee was in China. The central government countered that Indian forces had made an incursion into the mainland. Indian military ...

  5. The spectre over the Middle East

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... the central question: why is Israel, which pays not the slightest heed to the world's urgings or to moral and legal considerations, surrendering any land at all? The probable answer is that while ... or internally displaced people.' International law bans such changes in occupied territory, and courts in Israel and The Hague are hearing petitions against the fence. Many believe that the Middle ...

  6. Arts

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... works and paintings of landscapes and other subjects by Amy Poon Suk-ling. Mon-Sat, noon-10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends Jul 30 Revolve Works ... Dung of landscapes and life in contemporary Vietnam. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Galerie La Vong, 13/F One Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Inquiries: 2869 6863. Ends Jul 31 Forward Motion Works ...

  7. Building tension

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Vietnam's central coast. That swift rout- South Vietnam's relatively humble forces supported a weather station- gave Beijing sole possession, which remains to this day. The situation is a far cry from the disputed Spratlys grouping to the south, where most of the rival claimants- mainland China, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei- occupy fortified island ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Central Keep dogs away from the dinner table I live in Sai Kung, where on every busy weekend you will see diners enjoying brunch, lunch or dinner al fresco in the many restaurants of the village square. On numerous occasions I have witnessed people with their pet dogs either sitting on their laps or the dog occupying its own chair and eating from the same plates that are served to two- ...

  9. A flash of steel and the velvet glove from Vietnam

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the strategic, oil-rich sea- Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei. Vietnam and China claim all of the strategic Paracel and Spratly archipelagos, with China occupying all of the former ... in the Vietnam war, and is seen as a future defence minister. Until recently, he headed the powerful intelligence apparatus of the Politburo's Central Military Commission. As in China, ...

  10. Painting the town

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Sian Powell

    ... ever seen. When the armoured personnel carriers crashed through the flaming bamboo barricades blocking the entrance to the red shirts' sprawling occupation zone in central Bangkok, armed ... 2,000 injured. Buildings were set ablaze and central Bangkok businesses were closed. Thailand was polarised by the conflict. It was the haves versus the have-nots; the elites of the military ...




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