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  1. Talking points

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (such as New Zealand, Fiji and England), and the other for the remaining 12 teams (such as Hong Kong, Canada and Tonga)- after the International Rugby Board restructured the event to give ... half-year results, amid expectations that the embattled airline will announce job cuts. Qantas has been struggling to streamline operations in the teeth of union opposition, leading to the shock ...

  2. Six degrees

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Baron MacLehose of Beoch, as he became, also attended Oxford University and another bastion of the British ruling class, Rugby School, also the alma mater of former prime minister Neville ... in the same year as Khomeini, 1979: Margaret Thatcher... Not one to be easily cowed, Thatcher frequently blasted the European Union over alleged incursions on British sovereignty; sent aircraft ...

  3. Games for leaders

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Huang, community manager at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. While most sports encourage children to develop skills such as time management and goal setting, Huang suggests that team sports ... and relationship skills in order to help build team cohesion,' explains Huang. In team sports such as rugby, Huang adds, children get to practise leadership skills on an unconscious level by talking ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and that he will seek cross-party consensus in its drafting. There is broad political agreement in the country, which wants to become a member of the European Union, on the need to update ... should not move a person but call an ambulance. Landmark in ancient England, Scotland rugby rivalry The stage is set for a weekend of cut-throat action at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand ...

  5. The Fijian hero who became a villain in six short years

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Voreqe Bainimarama saved his island nation from chaos in 2000, only to launch his own power grab this week, writes Nick Squires Six years ago Voreqe Bainimarama was hailed as Fiji ... government for three months before handing over power to a new administration. This week Commodore Bainimarama, 52, led a coup of his own, dismissing Fiji's Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase, ...

  6. slice of life

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... of the dead premier as it lay in the great Hall of Columns in Moscow's Trade Union House. Floodlights shone on the coffin as the mourners, who had waited outside in a line 16 abreast and 16km ... returned. The date she left- July 8, 1912. Rugger: In pouring rain and on a waterlogged pitch at Sookunpoo, the 1st Bn Fiji Regiment XV drew with a Hong Kong Selection XV. The game ended with each ...

  7. Chen plans Pacific tour as demands to quit build

    Posted Aug 15th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... with Taiwan earlier this year. He might also have transit stops in Guam and Fiji, which recognise Beijing instead of Taipei. The visit would coincide with planned protests to be staged by two ... anniversary of the Democratic Pacific Union, another of the island's diplomatic initiatives- has come under increasing pressure to quit over graft allegations tied to his family and government. ...

  8. The man they couldn't silence

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... is revolution. It will happen, he believes, sooner rather than later. 'I believe the collapse of the dictatorship will happen in the foreseeable future. Look what happened to the Soviet Union ... to death by Maoist cadres during the Cultural Revolution. In 1994, Mr Chen was posted to Fiji and spent four years as the secretary for political affairs, engaged in efforts to thwart Taiwan's ...

  9. Outrage at 'draconian' funding plan

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... sorts of rules and regulations.' The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, one of the richest sporting bodies in town, was entirely bemused by the LCSD draft. 'This agreement ...



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