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  1. Profits up, but Peninsula chain hit by Japan's crisis

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, owner of the Peninsula luxury hotel chain, suffered in the aftermath of Japan's nuclear crisis, despite delivering a 26 per cent jump ... the 314 guest rooms of the Peninsula hotel in Tokyo's financial district of Marunouchi at 20 per cent occupancy, sharply down from its normal level of nearly 70 per cent, he said. 'The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741751/profits-peninsula-chain-hit-japans-crisis
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean border guards fired hundreds of rounds at defector

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 04:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Nam Yong-Ho was fatally shot while trying to swim across the border to North Korea Border guards fired hundreds of shots at defector South Korean troops fired “hundreds” of rounds at a man who was killed while trying to swim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1311625/south-korea-guards-fired-hundreds-shots-kill-defector
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    ‘A wolf with a hideous lantern jaw’: North Korea launches personal attack on John Kerry

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:29pm

    ... of sheep.” The spokesman criticised Kerry for recently saying Washington wants to see peace on the Korean Peninsula although the United States and South Korea then went ahead with their summertime ... Peninsula remains high as North Korea has conducted an unusually large number of missile and artillery test firings this year. Additional reporting by Staff Reporter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577721/wolf-hideous-lantern-jaw-north-korea-insults-john-kerry-over-his-looks
  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia ‘to adapt military doctrine’ as Nato plans to reinforce Ukraine border

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 05:00pm by AFP

    ... either sending or planning to deploy troops to eastern Ukraine to help insurgents open a corridor along the Sea of Azov between the Russian border and the Crimean peninsula which the Kremlin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583743/russia-adapt-military-doctrine-nato-plans-reinforce-ukraine-border
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1585997/once-again-beijing-turns-its-back-people-hong-kong
  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Military hotline between North and South Korea reconnected as tensions ease

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Military hotline hooked up again as tensions ease North Korea yesterday reconnected a military hotline to the South that was cut earlier this year at the height of cross-border tensions, Seoul said. The line- one of the two r ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1305185/military-hotline-between-north-and-south-korea-reconnected-tensions-ease
  7. Peninsula hotel's historian digs out the glamorous Shanghai of the 1930s

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... of the Peninsula chain. 'This whole history was out there in Shanghai but people know nothing about it; I'm trying to make it visible,' he said at the launch at The Peninsula in Tsim Sha Tsui on Wednesday. Beyond Hospitality chronicles the development of the hotel group, from the Astor House Hotel in Shanghai built during the 1850s to the Peninsula Shanghai, opened last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725011/peninsula-hotels-historian-digs-out-glamorous-shanghai-1930s
  8. News - World - HISTORY

    US trained covert Alaskan agents to thwart cold war Russian invasion, occupation

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:06pm by AP

    ... on the peninsula that some in the Pentagon saw as a deliberate move by Moscow to distract Washington before invading Europe. The previous summer the Soviets stunned the world by exploding their first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583080/us-trained-covert-alaskan-agents-thwart-cold-war-russian-invasion
  9. News - Asia - KOREA

    Red Cross chief visits Koreas to discuss reunions

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 02:50pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... presence in North Korea for about 10 years. Maurer is the group’s first president to make a combined visit to both countries on the Korean peninsula in 21 years, it said in a statement. South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1298319/red-cross-chief-visits-koreas-discuss-reunions
  10. News - Asia - KOREAS

    UN rights inquiry aims to raise pressure on North Korea

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 11:05am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Institute in South Korea. He said change from Pyongyang will require aid, other incentives and an easing of political tension on the Korean Peninsula. Michael Donald Kirby, a former justice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1298781/un-rights-inquiry-aims-raise-pressure-north-korea

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