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  1. Space arms race must be prevented

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a year later, the Pentagon fired off a missile to destroy one of its spy satellites, claiming it was necessary to prevent a leaking tank from spreading toxic gas in the atmosphere. This month, ... to prevent a deadly arms race in space. ...

  2. Taiwan's military warns closer ties may not prevent war

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's military has warned that warming cross-strait relations are no guarantee the two sides will not go to war in the future. It also stressed that it was not in a hurry to discuss confidence-building measures with the ma ...

  3. Most satisfied with prevention steps

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Three-quarters of people interviewed were happy with the government's work to prevent an outbreak of swine flu, a university survey showed. Nearly 76 per cent of respondents said they were satisfied with the administration's flu-containment plan, Chinese University's Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies found after conducting the monthly ...

  4. Call to prevent officials fleeing

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Mainland political advisers have joined hands to call for action over a growing exodus of bureaucrats allegedly fleeing overseas with tens of millions of yuan in embezzled public money every year. The Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, on ...

  5. Anti-graft body plans to weed out corruption with preventive tactics

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... operations were made public since its establishment one week ago. The National Bureau of Corruption Prevention was launched in Beijing yesterday as the party leadership prepares for a major ... to prevent and combat corruption,' bureau chief Ma Wen said. Its main duties included conducting policy research to 'initiate new anti-graft policies and improve existing ones' ...

  6. Main aim of talks to prevent further slide in trade relations

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... of the valuation of the yuan, the remaining key issue would be whether the dialogue could prevent a steep decline in Sino-US trade relations. Mr Barfield said Congress was likely to pass at least one ...

  7. US lacked means to prevent 9/11

    Posted Apr 15th 2004, 12:00am by David Enders

    ... and law enforcement bodies could not prevent attacks because they lacked the means during the Clinton years to investigate suspected terrorists. The high-profile pair were among the witnesses ... on a broader picture, saying there was 'no silver bullet' that could have prevented the September 11, 2001 attacks, Mr Ashcroft quickly went on the offensive. He explained in his opening ...

  8. US can prevent wrongs by getting intelligence right

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What drives critics of the Iraqi war as much as the flawed case for the invasion and the awful human cost has been the Bush administration's reluctance to acknowledge mistakes and take action to correct them. As time runs out for President George W. ...

  9. Attempt to prevent education budget cuts ends with defeat

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Motion fails to draw functional constituency support; not reducing funding deemed as 'unreasonable' A Legislative Council motion urging the government not to cut the education budget was defeated yesterday. The motion, moved by Democra ...

  10. Basic Law prevents chief from being fired

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The only way for Tung Chee-hwa to cease being chief executive is for him to resign, as there is no provision in the Basic Law for the central government to sack him. But political scientists think it is unlikely that he will quit. Under Article 52 of the ...




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