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  1. Is the Middle East too much for the UN?

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... on responsibilities which it cannot, through scant fault of its own, fulfil. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  2. Tobacco control a cause worth fighting for

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Robinson (November 25) acknowledges that tobacco control is a 'worthy' cause, but gratuitously castigates us as publicly funded 'do-gooders' engaged in ineffective activities. First, we welcome any bone fide independent audit of the value of our public service, research and teaching in the medical field. Second, Mr Robinson accuses us of having ...

  3. Race has no place in diplomatic dealings

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Enthusiasm has greeted the nomination of Gary Locke as the next US ambassador to China. Sending an American of Chinese descent to Beijing will, it is avowed, make dealings ... or accepting the use of race in diplomacy. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  4. Troubling whiff in WikiLeaks crackdown

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring The WikiLeaks affair says a lot that is good about the United States and the conduct of its diplomacy. But US reaction to the release of so much internal correspondence has ... Assange sanctimonious and self-aggrandising. It is also a reminder of the Soviet practice of deeming dissidents insane. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Outpouring of grief and anger over tragedy was genuine and natural I am afraid Philip Bowring has missed an entire social dimension of the Manila hostage tragedy when he criticised Hong ... newsworthy event is vital to the continued credibility of any media organisation. However, the style of Philip Bowring's rendition of Mendoza's possible motivation in taking the actions he ...

  6. Canada harness anger to brush aside Japan

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... though it was never easy. First, France threatened an upset in the quarter-final, but Chauncey O'Toole and Ciaran Hearn- with captain Philip Mack, one of Canada's players ...

  7. When Uncle Sam calls East Asia's bluff

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring At least by the measure of stock market prices, the world is returning to the happy days of early 2008, before the financial shocks. But some less obvious, yet perhaps more ... but still dependent East Asia. Next year may well be when the empire strikes back. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  8. Cathay fails to block payout to '49ers'

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for remarks made after the sacking by two Cathay executives- Philip Chen Nan-lok, in 2001 the director and chief operating officer, and Tony Tyler, now the chief executive. Chan had publicly accused ...

  9. US power not all it's cracked up to be

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Forget China's October 1 display of military might. Forget that the G20 now gets more attention than the G7. Forget the devastation wrought on Western economies ... rapidly- as it did following the ousting of the Shah, a friend of Israel. Middle East enmity is about a much more difficult issue- land. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist ...

  10. Diaoyu dispute marks a win for Washington

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... significantly reduce existing tension' in the region, according to US State Department spokesman Philip Crowley. Crowley appeared to have confirmed previous speculation suggesting that Chinese ...




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