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  1. KMT calls for urgent review of ties with US

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Richard Armitage's comments on defence of Taiwan shock the island Taiwan's opposition camp yesterday called for an urgent review of the island's relations with the US in the wake of statements by US Deputy Secretary of S ...

  2. Special suppliers blur boundaries between politics and business

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Business News says the label also comes at a high price, with an endorsement from the Great Hall costing a supplier up to 5 million yuan (HK$6.1 million) a year. Nonetheless, it can be a more ... A Beijing Youth Daily editorial said that if politics and commerce mixed, both would be damaged; they could only do their jobs if they operated apart. It also said that appropriating state symbols ...

  3. Russia has made its point; now the need is for peace

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO)- of which Russia is a key member- ought to put Moscow on notice that it needs to follow a less provocative path. Russia clearly wanted SCO endorsement ... an important victory with the SCO; and the west, especially the US, should take note. The economic and security group's leaders endorsed Russia's 'active role' in the Caucasus ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Chief Executive C.Y. Leung summons Japanese envoy over arrest of HK activists

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Teddy Ng

    ... to that in 2010, when Japan arrested a Chinese fishing boat captain. Johnny Lau Yui-siu, a political commenter, believed the landing was endorsed by mainland authorities. "China is making a delicate ...

  5. Decision to split Aceh, Papua into new provinces 'dangerous'

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... labelling it dangerous politicking. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives unanimously endorsed its own initiative to create eight provinces and 13 regencies in the sprawling Indonesian ... 'There is no economical, political or administrative need to establish a new province in Aceh. The idea comes solely from the political elite's interest groups who want to gain greater power ...

  6. Corruption takes shine off dazzling growth

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar An endorsement from the president of the United States for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, an economy that has lifted millions out of poverty, a growing middle ... the chief minister of Maharashtra, one of the most powerful political positions in the country, lose his seat. All these scandals have put the focus on the elephant in the room which India has been ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Civil society thrives on the mainland, so long as it leaves politics well alone

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... and there is less talk of a "glorious era" in the mainstream mainland media. The Communist Party refuses to abandon its monopoly of political power; the Hu Jintao administration has followed ... it is still not strong enough to force the Chinese leadership to engage in genuine political reform. The Chinese authorities remain very powerful and have ample resources at their disposal. Last year, ...

  8. Government to demolish 'heritage' west wing

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Professor Ho Pui-yin, a historian, said the whole government headquarters was part of Hongkongers' identity and collective memory, and should be preserved. The board endorsed a five-member ...

  9. Bligh highlights city's importance to Queensland

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong to endorse our commitment to the bilateral relationship between the two regions, and to acknowledge Hong Kong as an important gateway to southern China and the rest of Asia,' Bligh ...

  10. Entrepreneur treats employees with respect

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... a prized United States Green Building Council endorsement. But Mahtani also has his eyes on costs, and demand by the big fashion brands to have garments delivered quicker. 'We have to cut down ...




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