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  1. George Bush. Position held: president of the United States

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin, Sunny Tse

    ... about how much the mainland's growth relies on the United States. grade: C+ War George invaded Iraq after terrorists destroyed New York's Twin Towers. A popular decision in the US ...

  2. Military parade to be 'stately but frugal'

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Prudence ordered for anniversary show Beijing intends to stage a 'stately but frugal' military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding ... Party appears to be trying to strike a balance between showing off its military might in an effort to unite an increasingly stratified population and fending off criticism that it has squandered ...

  3. Failing to help the failed states

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... and try to see that they are abided by, which does not even seem a remote prospect. For years the United States, first in the battle of the superpowers with the Soviet Union, then as sole ... this is not good enough and to chart a way through the morass to lead failed states to prosperity? Kevin Rafferty is a political commentator ...

  4. Popularity of Palin Halloween costumes points to McCain defeat in battleground state

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the state last weekend, with Senator Obama attracting a crowd of 40,000 - the biggest political rally in New Mexico's history. Senator McCain drew just 1,500 a few hours later. While the state ... of the key battleground states. The costumed Republican vice-presidential candidates - complete with 'Miss Alaska' sashes for instant identification, were attempting to terrify residents ...

  5. Believe it or not

    Posted Dec 26th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for someone who is somewhat left of centre in their political thinking, I have never been entirely enamoured of Barack Obama. Perhaps it is because he has gone out of his way to be a centrist ... as in president-elect Obama's case, it is not bad to be perfect. Fourth, it is wrong to think that major events will always change politics. I have waxed lyrically in this column and elsewhere ...

  6. State auditor's probes to remain a 'family business'

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the government, reports to the central government, unlike counterparts in the United States who report to parliament,' the source said. 'Our scrutiny of ministries, government departments ... Jane Cai The state auditor's investigations of government expenditure will continue to be conducted as 'family business', a source in the National Audit Office says. He said ...

  7. Parties put politics aside and unite to aid victims

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Political parties yesterday buried their differences to help raise funds for the Asian tsunami relief campaign. They got together as groups across Hong Kong rallied round ... of the fund-raising drive was $10-20 million. More donation booths will be set up at 40 locations throughout Hong Kong in the coming week. Mr Lee said the period would be extended if needed. Political party ...

  8. Saying no to a united Europe for politicians

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... the 'no' voters wanted a successful Europe; perhaps the argument is between those who want a sort of United Nations of Europe, but not a United States of Europe? Mike Moore is a former prime ... as representing the biggest, most historic decision in generations, is now dead on arrival. The constitution was put together by political elites in a process led by French former president Valery Giscard ...

  9. State of denial

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it was born of the struggle for independence in the mid-20th century against both British and Japanese rulers. That role and struggle lent legitimacy to political involvement as the young nation ... For many observers, his state of mind is reflected in his decision to pull the leadership out of Yangon, moving to a new capital cut from the jungle in Naypyidaw, 400km to the north. There, General ...

  10. Mainland investors fund US projects to get green cards

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... to be re-invented as a light manufacturing plant. EB-5 is the United States visa programme that provided the incentive for the mostly Chinese investors to wire the money. At its heart, it's a simple ... to the United States.' ...




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