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  1. Conservation fears mark end of miners' jobs on remote outpost

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... been the cornerstone of the island's economy since it was incorporated into the British Empire in 1888. Environment minister Malcolm Turnbull said there would be 'an unacceptable ... of those brought here in the 19th century by the British from Penang, Malacca, Singapore and Hong Kong. But the jungle-clad island, which lies closer to Java than Australia, fears that a decision ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... empire' used by Ronald Reagan to describe the Soviet Union. America, the only superpower, has allowed its technical superiority go to its head, thinking that it is thus also more civilised than ... the foundation for such arrogant wrongdoings was the Atlantic Charter that US president Franklin D. Roosevelt concluded with British prime minister Winston Churchill only two years into the second world ...

  3. Shanghai yard wins huge order from U-Ming

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The huge order, for up to 10 dry cargo iron ore and coal carriers, was placed yesterday by the Singapore subsidiary of Taiwan's U-Ming Marine Transport. The deal, signed between U-Ming president Ong Choo Kiat and SWS president Wang Qi, comprised a firm order for four 186,300 dwt capesize dry bulk ships, plus options for six more. The ships, each costing US$49.83 million, are due ...

  4. Chinese food is still on the menu, British say

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho in Macau The British Olympic team's concern over food in Beijing is not serious enough that they will import food during the Olympic Games in August. Speaking in Macau yesterday, Bernie Cotton, Olympic performance manager at the British Olympic Association (BOA), said the catering in the Olympic Games would be of the 'highest order'. Cotton did express ...

  5. Wen ready to help get climate talks back in order

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Ban Ki-moon, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Brazil's President Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva were among the first to arrive yesterday in a bid to save the floundering ...

  6. Events

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Investment' conference. Conrad Hotel. Shanghai: 'Smart Grids China 2010' conference. Hyatt on the Bund. Tomorrow: University of Edinburgh lunch: 'An empire of commerce: Three centuries of Scottish enterprise in the East'. University of Hong Kong. Tuesday, June 15: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'International financial centres in dynamic global markets: Balancing ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Tax probe places Deutsche Bank’s ethics in spotlight

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 11:58am by AFP

    ... for Deutsche Bank overall. On Friday, a German court ordered it to pay damages to the heirs of late media mogul Leo Kirch in a long-running legal battle over the collapse of his corporate empire ... in a television interview in 2002. It ruled out any possible appeal by the bank. Kirch, who died in 2011, insisted that Breuer’s comments led to the collapse of his once powerful media empire and sued ...

  8. Prince and the revolution

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... there are 22 pictures of His Royal Highness in the book; what an exercise of ego. He seems determined to show off his knowledge, including, in the order of their introduction, the meaning ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - GLOBAL WARMING

    Richard Muller, converted climate change sceptic, still a maverick

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... asked Muller. In 2010, Muller and his daughter Elizabeth established the Berkeley Earth project in order to take an independent look at temperature data. Sponsors included the Charles Koch ... and temperatures. Monckton also asserted that there had been no warming for 15 years. Just this month, Britain's The Mail on Sunday likewise reported that global warming stopped in 1997. The British ...

  10. Plastic found in sweets and butter

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Centre for Food Safety ordered the recall of two Japanese-made sweets- Morinaga Hi-chew Grape and Morinaga Hi-Chew Green Apple- and British-made Country Life Spreadable butter in 250g and 500g packs after pieces of plastic were found in samples. The affected batches of butter are coded 8285 and 8286 with best-before dates of December 20 and 21. The centre said ...




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