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  1. Emily Lau confirmed as the Democrats' vice-chairwoman

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Veteran democracy activist Emily Lau Wai-hing has been confirmed as the Democratic Party's first vice-chairwoman in its near-15-year history, also sealing the merger with The Frontier. Ms Lau gained the most votes out of the three candida ...

  2. Lee Kuan Yew's visit a trip down memory lane

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... makers. 'It is part learning, part nostalgia,' said political analyst Liew Chin Tong, adding Mr Lee wants to feel the pulse of a radically changed country. 'He is intensely curious, ... leader in the country, will be keenly watched by the National Front, analysts say. 'We can also view Mr Lee's visit as an endorsement for Mr Najib because Mr Lee believes if Malaysia ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ma sends support message to Diaoyu Islands activists Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has openly endorsed a local group that vowed to reclaim disputed maritime territory from Japan, in a move seen as further proof of the new government's tough stance against Tokyo. The president sent a congratulatory message and a calligraphy scroll to the Chinese Association ...

  4. Liberal's great leap forward

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by James Tien, Jimmy Cheung

    ... local politicians- and put the Liberal Party back on the political map. His own approval rating has reached 61 out of 100- placing him well ahead of Tung and behind only Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, ... dissatisfied with the government. Likely candidates would not have high hopes that a 'one person, one vote' political system can be achieved by 2007 but would still want to shape public ...

  5. Meeting of leaders fails to resolve strains on relationship

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the direction Japan was heading as a military and political power in the Asia-Pacific region. Professor Pang said Japan's policies on the political, diplomatic and strategic military fronts were ...

  6. US ready to scrap steel import tariffs

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Foreign Editor After criticism at home and abroad, experts say Bush has been left with no choice Domestic political concerns and the fear of losing US$2 billion in trade ... industries at a crucial time in the president's re-election bid. European sanctions could threaten jobs in politically important states, including citrus fruit growers in Florida and textile ...

  7. Lessons from the little guy

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Sometimes, the small guys can teach the big ones a trick or two. Given on-going political scandals and the latest opinion polls, United States President George W. Bush ... Politically- and to a large degree, physically- Mr Bush stands head and shoulders above Mr Howard. The US leader is the world's most powerful person, while the Australian is a force among his ...

  8. Labor leader Crean quits in Australia

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney The electoral hopes of Australia's left-leaning opposition Labor Party reached a new low yesterday, after the resignation of embattled leader Simon Crean. Mr Crean was forced out after two years in the top job when he lost the ...

  9. Mahathir accused of trying to buy improved relations with US

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur An ongoing battle involving political giants in Washington has unexpectedly brought up allegations that former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad ... the multimillion-ringgit contract to lobby for Kuala Lumpur. Dr Mahathir had also backed Mr Bush over Al Gore, whom he detested for openly backing Mr Anwar's political-reform campaign in a speech in Malaysia ...

  10. President's offer 'a ploy to boost support'

    Posted Nov 12th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing The confidence-building measures proposed by Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian this week were intended to boost support for his Democratic Progressive Party in the legislative election by selling the public his dream of achi ...




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