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  1. import ban on island stamps

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... peninsula. One of the stamps shows an old map of the Korean peninsula with the disputed islands featured prominently on the right-hand side. The intervention of North Korea is a new twist ...

  2. PLA conducts 2 more drills in Yellow Sea

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... by the Jinan Military Command in a coastal city on the Shandong Peninsula, which juts into the Yellow Sea. CCTV's report did not mention the Jinan Military Command exercise. Xinhua's report ... countries. Military observers said the PLA had seldom conducted drills in both land and sea areas in the Yellow Sea, close to the Korean Peninsula, in recent decades. With a firing range up to 150 ...

  3. Time will tell...

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Joyee Chan

    ... What's more, I read an old book which offered valuable information on Hong Kong's past. Arshia Bhatia The Peninsula was our first major topic. During the Great Depression, the British held ... to their desired destinations after the second world war. One time, The Peninsula housed 300 Jews who were stranded in the city after the Australian ship that was supposed to take them was used to ferry ...

  4. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Friday's shooting follows a sharp rise in tensions on the Korean Peninsula after a South Korean warship, the Cheonan, was sunk in April, with an international investigation finding it was torpedoed ... to exercise restraint. Liu Ming, director of Korean Peninsula studies at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, said the Dandong shooting would have a limited impact on China's stance ...

  5. Sino-US military chiefs to hold first talks in months

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... crisis on the Korean Peninsula. US Pacific Command chief Admiral Robert Willard would meet General Ma Xiaotian, the deputy head of the People's Liberation Army general staff in Beijing, ... that brought the Chinese and US militaries back together. Beijing and Washington have much at stake in keeping the region stable and hold great sway over security issues on the peninsula. South Korean ...

  6. Ex-official accused of guesswork

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been heavily criticised over the sale of the Hunghom Peninsula estate at a bargain price to a consortium involving the parent company, New World Development. Mr Chow's former supervisor, ... by guessing?' Mr Leung, director of housing at the time, was heavily criticised in 2004 when the government sold Hunghom Peninsula, a never-occupied subsidised housing estate, for barely half the asking ...

  7. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo It was in line with the public interest to accept the offer. Former housing director Leung Chin-man, admitting he helped gain approval in 2003 for the sale of the Hunghom Peninsula housing estate at almost HK$300 million below the Executive Council's bottom-line price of HK$1.15 billion, in Legco hearings into his being hired by one of the buyer-developers after ...

  8. Time for America to head for the exit

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... The only reason Washington is so deeply involved in the peninsula's politics is because of its long-standing security guarantee to the South. America's 27,000 troops should come home. ... American disengagement would force the Chinese government to confront the North Korean 'problem'. America can no longer afford to garrison the world. The Korean Peninsula is a good place ...

  9. 'Is this regime what 150,000 Chinese died for?', critics ask

    Posted Jul 25th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... 'China, Vietnam and countries in eastern Europe embarked on reform and open-door policies and Germany took the opportunity to reunite. History gave this opportunity to the Korean peninsula ... and situation on the peninsula, challenging the international community and provoking an arms race in northeast Asia. Criticism of Kim Jong-il and his regime has becoming increasingly intense. 'No ...

  10. High stakes, low hopes

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... the talks to collapse. All the participants want the negotiations to continue. No one wants a war on the Korean peninsula. The US cannot afford another foreign relations crisis in the run-up ... to matter that giving Pyongyang time clashes with the professed goal of the talks: a nuclear-free Korean peninsula. China, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the US have all made statements in support ...




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