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  1. Watergate revelation a timely reminder of gains

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... later in the resignation of the late president Richard Nixon. But while the reporters were hailed for their work, the high-ranking official nicknamed Deep Throat who fed them clues was viewed ... president set the rules for how democratically elected officials should act. Unfortunately, judging by the closed-door approach administrations are increasingly adopting, the clock is being turned ...

  2. Richard M. Nixon

    Posted May 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Excerpt from Richard M. Nixon's presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida, on August 8, 1968: As we look at America, we ... January 9, 1913 Place of birth: Yorba Linda, California Political party: Republican Presidency: 1969-1974 Date of death: April 22, 1994 Background As the first US president to visit China, Richard ...

  3. Border stones can point way forward

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode On many levels, the Sino-Vietnamese border is no place for the faint-hearted. A 1,350km arc that traverses jungle and mountains, it stretches from the Gulf of Tonkin to a high mountain pass in Yunnan where the borders of China, Laos and Vietna ...

  4. US provides fertile ground for ambition- at a price

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Lam A while back, when I was visiting my mother's ancestral village in Thai Binh province, North Vietnam, it occurred to me that, after a barrage of questions from distant relatives, not once did anyone ask that common question in America: � ...

  5. Public Eye

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Chugani Follow the paper trail to get to the bottom of 'basementgate' What did he know and when did he know it? This question was hurled at US president Richard Nixon ... home on The Peak and found out only when building inspectors confirmed media reports. Nixon, at first, claimed ignorance of the Watergate scandal. And Tang likewise insisted he knew nothing ...

  6. Questions over boat ramming by Vietnam

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode and Minnie Chan It may be fuelling online rage and diplomatic intrigue, but recently released YouTube footage showing a Vietnamese ship harassing a Chinese Marine Surveillance vessel in the South China Sea is raising more questions than answer ...

  7. China, Vietnam seal accord over maritime territory

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the agreement said. The agreement was signed during a visit to China by the general secretary of the Vietnamese Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, for conciliatory talks with President Hu Jintao, who ...

  8. Gates calls for swift action to avoid clashes caused by South China Sea tension

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode in Singapore greg.torode@scmp.com US Defence Secretary Dr Robert Gates yesterday warned of possible naval clashes in the South China Sea unless a fast regional solution could be found to ease rising tensions. His comments to a security confere ...

  9. Look who's talking

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

    ... Despite deep distrust of former enemies China and the US, Hanoi is working to build strategic ties, writes Greg Torode Given the history of hostility between Vietnam and its former enemies China and the US, they make strange bedfellows. Yet Hanoi is now t ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 'winability' of the war. That's the lesson of Vietnam and it seems the lesson was lost on US President George W. Bush in his pursuit of a democracy in Iraq. Finally, Kirk would have the political ... would not want innocent people tortured' with 'however...', as Craig Gibson does in 'All too predictable' (April 3). Mr Gibson repeats the mantra of US Vice-President ...




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