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  1. Getting around

    Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the abodes in Nan Shan. The director of Treehouses of Hawaii Inc. says the philosophy of tree house living is peace and tranquillity.?It?s ecological, Buddhist, spiritual and close to nature.? ... waiting for the right moment to rush out and tug his ear in a traditional welcome. Children run past a stately old house in Xi Kou, a village near the city of Wanning which has retained the beauty ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Right Field: All of Asia should embrace baseball

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... Tim Noonan It may come as a surprise to some, but no other game on the continent has enjoyed as much success on the international stage All of Asia should embrace baseball The Kiwis, as is their tradition, performed a pre-game haka. This one was particula ...

  3. CSRC tightens curbs on placements, rights issues

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in their loans this year, listed firms have started resorting to rights issues and share placements to raise funds. According to data provider Wind Information, mainland companies raised a combined 93.1 ... is the only right thing to do for the companies.' Fund-raising activities on the mainland remained strong in the first half following the surge in initial public offerings last year. The mainland ...

  4. Imperfect human rights body still a step forward

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching In 1993, in the aftermath of the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, the foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed that Asean should consider establishing 'an appropriate regional mechanism on human rights'. More than 15 years went by, with little action to create a regional human rights commission. Some individual ...

  5. Artful lodgings add a sense of heritage to visit

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... attention to each guest has pared the focus down to an intimate selection of 87 rooms and suites. Each abode comes with a few of its own elements, with pieces dating as far back as the 13th century ...

  6. Right on the money

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As the economic crisis deepens, academics are devising innovative ways to keep track of events, writes Charmaine Carvalho At the first class of the semester in September, Xia Chun told students in his investment analysis course they would be witnessing history. He was right: at the time news was just emerging that the US government would take over the troubled mortgage giants ...

  7. 'We were right and the merchants of doom were wrong'

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With hindsight, we were clearly right and the merchants of doom were wrong.' However, although he was not involved with the controversial survey on democratic reform in 1987, which superficially ...

  8. Bank seeks associate with right attitude

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... engineering or legal background could also be excellent project finance bankers, and he encouraged them to apply. Mr Surtani said that having the right attitude was even more important than being well ...

  9. City a focal point for human rights organisations in Asia

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... in Hong Kong- 'the very heart of human rights in Asia'. Following him on the podium was The Frontier lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing, who raised serious questions about self-censorship dictated by news bosses in the city. Basil Fernando, executive director of the Asian Human Rights Commission followed. A plethora of regional and international rights groups have established ...

  10. Art in the right place

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu A passion for fine art drew about 150 fans together to celebrate the 37th anniversary of Arts of Asia magazine and the opening of its new offices and library in the Kowloon Centre, last month. Co-founder Tuyet Nguyet, who is also publisher and ed ...




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