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  1. Bush adds religion and politics to Games visit

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei US President George W. Bush may have said his visit to Beijing would be centred on sport, but much of his itinerary today focuses on politics and religion. In the morning he will attend a church service at the state-sanctioned Beijing Kuanjie Protestant Church, to be followed by a speech to highlight his support for religious freedom. In the afternoon he will hold talks ...

  2. Using my religion

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Today when artists face the public, their religion and attitudes towards life are also part of their image,' he says. With more Christian singers and musicians coming forward, Kam, who ...

  3. Survivors turn to religion for solace, sustenance and shelter

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... From Islam to Catholicism to Buddhism, survivors of the earthquake are turning to their religion for solace. Mosques, churches and temples in the disaster zone have been damaged but worshippers ...

  4. Bush urges freedom of speech and religion

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei US President George W. Bush grasped the opportunity while dedicating the new embassy in Beijing yesterday to call for freedom of speech and religion. 'We must... continue ... on Thursday that 'Chinese citizens have freedom of religion. These are indisputable facts. 'We firmly oppose any words or acts that interfere in other countries' internal affairs, using ...

  5. Losing my religion

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... specifically, over a hat. According to Ricci, Kaifeng scholar A Tian visited the Jesuit Mission in Beijing in 1605. There, A Tian told Ricci he belonged to a religion that believed in the one true God, ... by the opportunities for tourism yet scared off by the political sensitivities. For years, says Zhang, police harassed him, warning him off Jewish activities. The government recognises just five religions ...

  6. When scientists and religion don't mix

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and religion, but does not think one should dictate the other. This seems an open attitude, free of the kind of dogmas and self-importance of scientists who think their specialties confer any special ... probably more important, areas of civilised life. Yes, science is our surest path to knowledge, but it does not extend to knowledge about God and religion. Alex Lo is a senior writer at the Post ...

  7. Uygurs charged over protest on religion

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... they joined a protest in a marketplace in support of freedom of religion. A spokeswoman from the Hotan district procurators office refused to confirm the report yesterday. 'I can't tell you ...

  8. Using my religion

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Yenni Kwok

    ... A spiritual strength has helped Patrick Lee banish some dark days, writes Yenni Kwok An artistic creation is often seen as a spiritual act, an attempt to articulate something transcendental. As Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini put it: 'Art is the m ...

  9. Good to be God

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Justin Pritchard

    ... on the sometimes hilarious but often insidious effect of marginal religious groups in the US. Fischer comes close to satirising religion only to the extent that his authorial tone sounds uncannily like ...

  10. StanChart promotes Islamic banking in HK

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hong Kong could well develop wholesale Islamic banking services, but the small size of its Muslim community means the city may not be ideal to develop a retail business for the religion's followers. 'There is a lot of project financing, leasing, asset management, corporate lending and other wholesale Islamic banking businesses that can be offered in Hong Kong. The city ...




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