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    PLA puts military heat on Japan over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Beijing urges Japan to retract decision to buy disputed Diaoyus PLA steps up military drills to ward off Japan The People's Liberation Army stepped up ... China Sea. In a front-page report, the PLA Daily said the army's navy, air force and strategic missile corps had staged joint military drills in the Yellow Sea and in the Gobi Desert early ...

  2. Woman missing from old people's home

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong An 81-year-old woman disappeared from a home for the elderly yesterday. A police search failed to find Lau Yee-mui, who was last seen at 5am. She is 1.5 metres tall and was wearing a grey shirt and black trousers. The resident of Salvation Army Bradbury Home of Loving Kindness in Tung Lo Wan Hill Road, Tai Wai, had a stroke a few years ago. She had reportedly refused ...

  3. People's right to know overrides confidentiality

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... breached the established liberal practice. His comments were echoed by the dean of the University of Hong Kong's law faculty, Johannes Chan Man-mun, a former member of the authority. Chan said ...

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    First thing China, August 22

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 06:47am by John Kennedy

    ... force Colonel Dai Xu, speaking to the nationalist Global Times tabloid published by party mouthpiece People's Daily, has dismissed recent grassroots efforts to defend China's claim ... will be seized. In the same article, PLA Major General Luo Yuan describes the dispute as a "people';s war" at sea. Chinese consumers spending large on foreign e-commerce sites According ...

  5. People's champion or bogeyman?

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... chairman of the pro-business Liberal Party, said he would rather cast a blank vote than vote for Leung. 'CY has changed a lot over the past six months,' he said. 'Those who just got ...

  6. The people's judge returns

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... office today; he will take up the chief justice's chair in the Supreme Court in Islamabad on Monday for the third time, the finale of an amazing people's movement led by lawyers ... he was sworn in by the dictator as Pakistan's 20th chief justice. It was only after he reached the top job that a vital aspect of his judicial personality - the 'people' ...

  7. Legislation earns people's ire

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to see everybody earning a reasonable living but, unfortunately, our world is rather warped at the moment,' he adds. Legislative councillor Tommy Cheung Yu-yan, a member of the Liberal Party ...

  8. P.L.A. puts out new rules to curb graft

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has issued new regulations to 'better manage the army's assets', in an apparent effort to crack down on rampant corruption in the army, whose budget has boasted double-digit growth in the past few years. Approved by the army's Central Military Commission, which is chaired by President Hu ...

  9. Caution the key when checking people's pulse

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the pro-Beijing Liberal Party showed almost half those interviewed backed the reforms; another by the democracy-supporting Middle Class Power found the opposite. We clearly need to treat studies ...

  10. Table tennis star serves up new spin at People's Daily

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Table tennis great Deng Yaping, a household name on the mainland, will be appointed to a senior position at the People's Daily Group, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party, reportedly after the National Day holiday next month. Deng, 37, will become the president of Goso.cn, a search engine that was launched in July and co-funded by the People's Daily ...




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