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  1. Comment - Blogs

    The Peninsula turns 85

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 02:32pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton Last Wednesday’s 85th anniversary party at The Peninsula was a truly memorable event. And I’m usually unimpressed by such things. So often they are overblown and over ... an unbelievable feast. Had you been interested in the drinks, the selection was just as spectacular. The Peninsula’s 85th was hosted with elegance, panache and real old fashioned glamour, from the music ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Strategic mistrust a useful ally in Korean Peninsula

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jae Ho Chung

    ... Pyongyang unless the Korea-US and US-Japan alliances are significantly readjusted. Third, China will stick to the current thinking so long as the Korean Peninsula lacks a stable mechanism for peace. ...

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    Reopening of Salisbury Road crossing a step in the right direction

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:31am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon Ng Simon Ng says the reopening of a key pedestrian crossing in Tsim Sha Tsui is a welcome move towards a city that focuses on people, not just cars One small step Perhaps it matters little to most people, but from earlier this month, it has been possible to safely cross Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, between the Peninsula Hotel and the Space Museum, after the reopening ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:13am by STAFF

    ... The Western firms have put in place regimes that clearly have holes in them Academic Richard Brubaker on the rotten-meat scandal engulfing various fast-food chains operating in China   Kidnapping hostages is an easy spoil which I may describe as a precious treasure Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Nasser al-Wuhayshi   I am a man on a mission and always set high targets, so ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Once again, Beijing turns its back on the people of Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 05:05pm by Keane Shum

    ... occupants to the table. No one at the table in suite 336 of The Peninsula on Christmas Day, 1941, was even Chinese. And nowhere in the declaration Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher toasted 30 ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pope's visit to Korea raises questions about plight of Christians

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:11pm by Donald Kirk

    ... of the peninsula at the 38th parallel by the big powers that won the war, the US and the Soviet Union. The pope undoubtedly will receive a far better response in South Korea than would ever be possible ... to beatify those Catholics who have died, are still dying, as martyrs in the North. Journalist and author Donald Kirk has been covering the issue of human rights on the Korean peninsula since ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    West Kowloon park needs a life of its own to attract people

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:49pm by CARINE LAI

    ... What makes a successful urban park is the usability of the space and the diversity of activities. This is especially important for a park located at the tip of a peninsula, cut off by major ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rise of the Islamic State signals a changing world order

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:13pm by DANIEL WAGNER

    ... in the Arabian Peninsula, and Boko Haram and al-Shabaab in Africa- represents a world order in transition. The post-war powers are threatened by non-state actors whose strength far outweighs ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... China marks 120th anniversary of Japan war Today is the 120th anniversary of the outbreak of the first Sino-Japanese war, which ended with Chinese defeat and Japan occupying the Liaodong peninsula and Taiwan. This is a particularly sensitive year to be marking the event, given strains in Sino-Japanese ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Road to Rio: A memorable detour into the unknown

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 09:29pm by Paul Kay

    ... of a friend we are offered a cut-price stay at an upscale beachside boutique hotel on the Marau Peninsula, around 150km as the crow flies south of Salvador, so we jump at the chance. Unfortunately ... in the morning, we realise it's been worth the effort. Bahia is famed for its long, largely untouched stretches of pristine beaches fringed with palm trees, and the Marau Peninsula has one ...




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