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  1. 82 Republic New Year Show

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... artists of contemporary China by their galleries. Chan Yu, Guo Hongwei, Li Shurui, Wan Yang and Zhou Siwei belong to the age group that 'grew up as a privileged generation with exposure ... the exhibition is the continuation of the galleries' 82 Republic programme set up in 2006 to showcase the works of Chinese artists born in the 1980s. 'They enjoyed the undivided attention ...

  2. Brazil brush aside China in Grand Prix

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Macau leg with a 3-2 win over the Dominican Republic. The Hong Kong leg, which begins on Friday, will comprise the United States, Germany, Thailand and China. ... Chan Kin-wa Brazil completed a hat-trick of wins in the FIVB World Grand Prix Macau leg with a commanding 3-0 victory over China in the final match yesterday. The 2008 Olympic champions, ...

  3. China, Brazil enjoy handy victories

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... scorer as she led the mainlanders to a 25-16, 25-19, 25-16 victory. China will take on the Dominican Republic today while Brazil will meet the Netherlands. ... Chan Kin-wa Favourites China got off to a flying start in the FIVB World Grand Prix pool E with a straight games 3-0 victory over the Netherlands at Macau Forum last night. Also ...

  4. Beijing promises no 'significant' cuts in rare-earth export quotas

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... month, with tensions raging between China and Japan over the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, Japanese importers reported a severe shortfall in shipments of rare-earth minerals from China. 'I don't think there will be a big cut in export quotas,' Chen said, when asked whether Beijing would slash quotas on rare-earth exports next year. 'We have had ...

  5. China remains a magnet for investors

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai China attracted US$23.44 billion (HK$181.9 billion) of foreign direct investment in the first quarter, which was up 7.7 per cent from the year-ago period but falling ... investors to profit from China's rapid economic growth. The year-on-year increase followed an annualised drop of 2.56 per cent in 2009 when the mainland attracted US$90 billion (HK$6984 ...

  6. Pentagon paper questions China's military build-up

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Greg Torode and Minnie Chan The Pentagon has outlined a raft of measures to deal with potential military threats from China over the next decade. They include new integrated air-sea battle plans, better protection for offshore bases, improved cyber-warfare capabilities and new strategic relationships with China's Southeast Asian neighbours. It also says better surveillance ...

  7. Myths surrounding China's aid to Africa

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty China was again in the unwelcome WikiLeaks' spotlight last week with sweeping claims against its 'aggressive' policies in giving aid to Africa. Johnnie Carson, the US assistant secretary of state for Africa, called it 'a pernicious economic competitor with no morals' responsible for propping up rogue regimes. 'China ...

  8. Who is the Father of China?

    Posted Jul 04th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... 'Father of the Republic of China'. On the mainland, they mean the man who helped bring down the Qing, a pre-condition for the Communist state founded in 1949; the father of 'New ... 'We will celebrate the occasion separately because the revolution made possible the establishment of the Republic of China,' he said. 'It has been 100 years since our country ...

  9. Making up for lost time

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui Taiwan might have been a little late on the scene- with Mice initiatives not getting under way until 2005- but what a difference five years make. The island hosted 91 international conferences last year, landing it in 32nd place in the Intern ...

  10. Au Revoir Taipei

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Starring: Jack Yao Chun-yao, Amber Kuo Tsai-chieh, Joseph Chang Hsiao-chuan, Lawrence Ko Yu-luen Directed by: Arvin Chen Chun-lin Category: IIA (Mandarin, Taiwanese and French) If ever there were a case for Taipei being a romantic rival of P ...




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