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  1. Events diary

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Driving growth in Asia Pacific'. Speaker: Royal Philips Electronics president and chief executive Gerard Kleisterlee. HKCEC. Monday, March 21, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce ...

  2. Island mentality ignores history

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring The tendency of the Communist Party government in China, as elsewhere, to rewrite history to reflect changes in personnel or ideology is well known. Less noticed, however, ... Asians, be they Afghanistan's cricket team or the warning against travel to the Philippines. 'Asia's world city' should feel ashamed. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... have university degrees. Prince Philip's 90th just another day at the office Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, turns 90 but will mark the occasion with little ...

  4. Potential gains and losses from Arab change

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring The Arab awakening has implications for East Asia which deserve some thought in regional capitals. The most obvious, as demonstrated by Libya, is that several countries, ... conditions that Southeast Asia and China have to build huge labour-intensive, low-skill manufacturing export industries. An Arab awakening has economic as well as political implications. Philip ...

  5. Papal audience makes for heavenly holiday

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... late last year, with a trip that included a stay in the Coco Chanel Suite at the Ritz Hotel in Paris. Philip Ho, Asia-Pacific vice-president of LHW, says the company is tapping a new trend ...

  6. colonial Asia

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... rule ended in December, 1999 6 Singapore's Raffles Hotel 7 c) 1975 8 Italy 9 King Philip II of Spain 10 Denmark. ...

  7. China faces up to Asia's sea change

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring China has been trying hard to reverse the Asian diplomatic setback that it inflicted on itself last year. But its efforts to undo the damage, to avoid confrontations, ... massive investment in sophisticated, game-changing weaponry and port building is out of the bottle and cannot be put back. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  8. Eco-city of the future takes shape

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... involving multinational companies such as General Motors, Panasonic and Philips. ...

  9. Occupancy at hotels exceeds 1996 peak

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as the second-worst among 30 cities for shopping. It said Hongkongers were not sufficiently friendly towards tourists. Tourism commissioner Philip Yung Wai-hung said the government would look into making ...

  10. Can Asia really fulfil its promise?

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring Maybe this is not the Asian century after all. After 40 years of global outperformance, Asian success has become a given, with China now providing the leadership once shown ... and East Asia. Yet this region has 40 per cent of Asia's population and will have 45 per cent or more by 2050. In sum, Asia's century may have started in 1950 and be over by 2050. Philip ...




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