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  1. Regulatory system is inadequate, Paulson says

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the US [cannot operate the way they have] been. We need new ways to operate. We have some fundamental global problems,' Paulson said yesterday at the University of Hong Kong. 'If we get ...

  2. At cross-purposes

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... value systems. Thus, the reasoning goes, since China has embraced the market economy that originated in the West- a notion that is itself problematic- political democratisation must follow. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    US beefs up its system to make visa process easier

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND JOLIE HO

    ... Amy Nip and Jolie Ho US beefs up its system to make visa process easier Applying for a visa to visit the United States is about to get easier from Hong Kong and Macau- but don't expect it to get any faster. Announcing a new website and free phone service yesterday, US consular chief for the two cities, George Hogeman, said the visa application procedure would still take ...

  4. Donations sought for ill student

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on Monday. Her real battle, however, is still ahead. Her doctors in the US are searching for a suitable bone marrow donor. The operation will cost US$500,000 to US$1 million. Lo's professors and classmates in Hong Kong are helping to raise money for her. Her father, Lo Kai-on, said his daughter was better off having the operation in the US. Professor Matthew Yuen Ming-fai, of HKUST's ...

  5. Washington wants to strengthen co-operative ties with Beijing

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... show that, while America views China's rise with concern, its response is based on attempts to strengthen co-operative ties with Beijing. While American ties to China's neighbours ...

  6. News - World - SECURITY

    Obama orders target list for cyberattacks

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... that "Offensive Cyber Effects Operations [OCEO] … can offer unique and unconventional capabilities to advance US national objectives around the world with little or no warning to the adversary or target and with potential effects ranging from subtle to severely damaging". It also contemplates the possible use of cyberattacks inside the US, but says domestic operations cannot be conducted without ...

  7. Prying open closed minds

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... away. Only six years ago, conservative politicians in the United States were up in arms about Hutchison's acquisition of a contract to operate container terminals at the Panama Canal. Trent ... company taking over operations at port terminals in six US cities underlined the latent xenophobia of many American legislators. The sentiment of congressmen towards foreign companies- especially ...

  8. Bloggers operating in grey area

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Naomi Rovnick naomi.rovnick@scmp.com Anonymous bloggers engaged in short-selling appear to inhabit a grey area of the law. In the United States, it is illegal to communicate for the purposes of manipulating share prices. 'Although there is nothing il ...

  9. Unfair admission system hurts Asian applicants

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by even the most liberal universities in the United States. That means some Asian students have an early taste of unfair or unequal treatment in society. Discriminatory admission systems may ... for failing to speak out against and tackle such discrimination. By staying silent, they seem to reluctantly accept the system. It is our duty to speak out so that we can fix what is wrong ...

  10. News - World - US DEFENCE

    Nuclear arms stockpile requires overhaul, US officials say

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 11:40am by Reuters in Washington

    ... that the investment... is necessary,” Creedon told lawmakers examining a programme to reduce the number of warhead types for US nuclear bombs and to put guidance systems on the weapons. “There ... the Pentagon plans to upgrade much of its so-called triad of delivery systems, including a new class of ballistic missile submarines and a new type of long-range bomber. The non-partisan Stimson Centre ...




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