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  1. Reviled at home but relaxed in Hong Kong, Robert Mugabe stocks up on shoes and suits

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser There aren't many cities in the world where Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe can spend a carefree day shopping. Hong Kong is one of them. The 86-year-old African leader went shopping in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday- and suits and shoes were at the top of his list. Flanked by a team of officers from the Hong Kong police VIP protection unit, Mugabe- who is reviled ...

  2. Continent of hope let down again

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... but was too busy developing to bother bleating about the past. The cosy club of African rulers is also in denial about manifold abuses of power in the continent. Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe is only ...

  3. Mundell: US dollar still be here in 90 years

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The US dollar's status as the world's reserve currency was likely to remain unchallenged in the foreseeable future, a Nobel prize-winning economist said yesterday. And no matter how strong China's economy became, the yuan would not come close to challenging the greenback until it was fully convertible, Professor Robert Mundell (pictured) told about 150 ...

  4. Piping up

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a 'hegemon' at a China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue meeting June Zhu accuses US Defence Secretary Dr Robert Gates of treating China as an 'enemy'. General Ma Xiaotian tells Gates ...

  5. Travelling a bumpy road

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robert Gates Jun 19 PBOC decides to abandon the yuan's two-year-old peg to the dollar Jun 26 Obama invites Hu for a state visit at margins of the G20 summit in Toronto. Hu accepts Jul 23 ...

  6. HK vital for Sino-US ties, envoy says

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... to contain China. At a dinner hosted by Young in August, Tung warned Admiral Robert Willard, head of the US Pacific Command, against missions by US aircraft carriers in the Yellow Sea amid heightened ...

  7. Lontoh Coal details plans for growth after HK float

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... controversial president Robert Mugabe and his government are the subject of sanctions by the United States and the European Union. This came after a controversial compulsory land redistribution. ...

  8. 'The US has to take a Goldilocks approach'

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... not too hot, not too cold,' says Robert Sutter, an Asian studies professor at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. ...

  9. US navy cancels aircraft carrier visit to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Chinese concern at the projection of US power in East Asia. During a private dinner in Hong Kong six weeks ago, former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa told Admiral Robert Willard, the head of the US ... Beijing and Washington confirmed that Defence Minister Liang Guanglie would meet his US counterpart, Dr Robert Gates, at a gathering of regional defence chiefs in Hanoi next week. ...

  10. Admiral tones down hawkish rhetoric

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... stealth fighter, on the first day of the visit to Beijing of US Secretary of Defence Dr Robert Gates, triggering new fears over China in the region. 'We should candidly tell the US ...




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