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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi gives reform advocates cause for hope

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by GARY SANDS

    ... Gary Sands says events during Xi Jinping's southern tour, in Deng's footsteps, augur well for change in China despite the failure of key reformers to make it to the top ... is taken to implement stalled reforms, the party risks continued economic malaise and growing social unrest that could threaten its grip on power. Gary Sands has run his own private equity ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Road to Rio: Sand between toes and face paint after defeat by fierce foes

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:25pm by Paul Kay

    ... Paul Kay The beaches of Brazil finally emerge in Fortaleza where winding up friends makes the show all the more worthwhile Sand between toes and face paint after defeat by fierce foes After almost a week in a land famed for its beaches, we still haven't felt the sand between our toes, so it's with an extra spring in our step we arrive in Fortaleza, a sun-drenched ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Transport officials must take heads out of sand

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:12am by LETTERS

    ... Transport officials must take their heads out of the sand Concerning congestion and related roadside pollution, our government appears to copy the ostrich. It is projected that the number ... is already exhibiting stress and strain. Transport officials appear in gridlock and need to take their heads out of the sand. P. C. Law, Quarry Bay ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's corrupt officials must be denied an overseas haven

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:59pm by GARY SANDS

    ... Gary Sands Gary Sands says more cooperation is needed between the US authorities and China to facilitate the return of corrupt Chinese officials who fled to America with their ill-gotten ... on October 1- let's hope there is greater international cooperation among national authorities so that the American visas go to those who truly deserve them. Gary Sands has run his own private ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Jockey Club stance on controversial drug Lasix the only choice

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 07:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... cases of “substantial blood on trachea”, including his last start in April – adds an extra wrinkle to this line-in-the-sand decision. But most interesting was the Jockey Club’s position ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    China’s strategy: keep tilting the playing field until someone notices

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:38am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... line For millions of Chinese, a summer trip to the seaside involves playing in sand, a dip in the sea and bad food. Last week a group of elite leaders went to the coastal resort of Beidaihe ... lists and Google's problems have been well documented. The new leadership has drawn its lines in the sand- but are these policies investable? This strategy of firm politics but economic ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    The rule of thirds: New evidence of the Chinese role in Vancouver’s housing market

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 08:29am by Ian Young

    ... money. “It’s disingenuous to bury our heads in the sand and say ‘nothing is happening’, because it is happening,” said Scarrow. “But at the same time, I cannot think of a realistic way to stop ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Modi has a dream for an India of the 21st century, but does he have a plan?

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 02:17pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... that politicians and officials too often throw sand in the machine to stop it and steal the benefits before they can go to the people. Modi is still a one-man band without even a strong chorus of ministers ...

  9. Comment

    Time pan-democrats draw line in the sand with radicals

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says US voters' rejection of 'tea party' politics should give our pan-democrats some ideas of what to do about the radicals Cut the fringe The best tweet on the US elections goes to Bill Maher, hands down. His "Tea Pa ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by STAFF

    ... increasing competition from Las Vegas Sands and MGM Resorts International.   Kishida set to meet Widodo in Jakarta Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida arrives in Indonesia on a two-day visit. ...




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