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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US names Philip Breedlove as Nato commander

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Overseeing withdrawal from Afghan combat operations will be one of general's first tasks Air force veteran in line to be Nato chief The US has nominated General Philip Breedlove, a veteran pilot, as the top commander of Nato a month after Afghan war supremo John Allen stepped aside. President Barack Obama said that Breedlove had ...

  2. Business - Companies - APPOINTMENTS

    Philip Morris appoints new chief executive

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Change comes as the world's largest listed tobacco company seeks to expand in China Philip Morris names new chief Philip Morris International named Andre ... of the board, Philip Morris said. Calantzopoulos takes charge five years after Philip Morris was spun off from Altria, enabling it to accelerate acquisitions and expand into emerging markets. He ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Prince Philip adds to his list of gaffes

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Philippines must be half empty, says the prince of gaffes Britain's Prince Philip told a Filipino nurse that her country "must be half empty- you're ... the duke moved on. Prince Philip told a Filipino nurse that her country "'must be half empty- you're all here running the NHS' The visit was his first engagement of the year ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Table Talk: Pierre Hermé afternoon tea pop-up at The Ritz-Carlton

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Susan Jung

    ... costs HK$500 plus 10 per cent. ayuchi@sakebarginn.com From August 29-31, GADDI’S at The Peninsula welcomes back two former chefs — Daniel Lichtensteiger and Philip Sedgwick. They will be cooking ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Spirits conjured in search for ancient bell beneath Myanmar's Yangon River

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by AP

    ... mercenary Philip de Brito, who wanted to take it across the river so it could be melted down and turned into cannons for his ships. His men rolled the massive bell down a hill and transferred ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Health care could account for almost a third of Hong Kong GDP by end of century

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:19pm by Richard Wong

    ... Will these changes be made to enable our next growth industry to blossom? Richard Wong Yue-chim is Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong ...

  7. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    James Foley beheading: executioner with a London accent prompts British soul searching

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:59pm by WASHPOST

    ... of atrocities," British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said. "Many of these people may seek at some point to return to the UK, and they would then pose a direct threat to our domestic ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cost of keeping the dollar peg goes beyond defence

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says giving control of Exchange Fund assets to their owners, the citizens of Hong Kong, would be better than leaving the money at the disposal of local ... the links between government and favoured big businesses, a group now including some mainland state enterprises. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  9. Business - Companies - ELECTRONICS

    Mainland shoppers boost sales of Philips' lifestyle products in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Mainland shoppers buy into 'lifestyle' electronics Royal Philips Electronics is seeing brisk business for its "consumer lifestyle" products in Hong Kong, thanks to high demand from the growing numbers of mainland tourists shopping in the city. Without providing sales figures, Philips Hong Kong chairman Wiebo Vaartjes said: ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Rewind book: The Year of Living Dangerously, by Christopher Koch (1978)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:05am by ED PETERS

    ... Philip, a reporter for Australian broadcaster ABC, and the book took its title from a favourite phrase of then Indonesian president Sukarno, whose pugnacious attitude to running his country earned ...




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