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  1. 'Global tobacco pandemic worse today than 50 years ago'

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of countries like Norway and Saudi Arabia.' King of the mountain is Marlboro, with annual sales in 2007 of 472.7 billion sticks, more than four times the second and third, Mild Seven and L & ...

  2. Pouring money into a bottomless tar pit

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Ask most people and they'd probably tell you that the world's largest hydrocarbon deposit is the giant Ghawar oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia, which has been pumping out crude at the rate of millions of barrels a day for decades now. They'd be wrong. The biggest known deposit is actually the Athabaska tar sands in the far north of Alberta ...

  3. I'm a Hongkonger- get me out of here

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than move to it. Perhaps more galling to Hong Kong boosters, Singapore topped the charts with a score of plus 260 per cent. The second most attractive country was Saudi Arabia (perhaps ...

  4. The big hunger

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... to find the money to feed the very poor, who simply cannot buy food at current prices, has been met by a donation of US$500 million from Saudi Arabia that covers two-thirds of the World Food ...

  5. The air we breathe a concern

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... priority countries are India, Indonesia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and the United States. The consulate works with the Hong Kong government, sharing expertise ...

  6. G8 can toast our becoming toast

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... extinctions. The reaction of world leaders to the oil problem has been pathetic. A hastily called summit saw leaders of the industrialised world pleading with Saudi Arabia to increase production. The token Saudi promise of 200,000 barrels extra helped oil above US$142 a barrel, while growing talk of 'peak oil' and China and India's thirst sparked speculation of US$200 oil, ...

  7. Welcome to the G-Zero world

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... China and India that got seats, but also Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Turkey. When you add two seats for the European Union plus the heads ...

  8. Balancing act for great schmoozer

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... to keep the group from becoming too big ever to agree on anything. But having opened the doors to Argentina, Australia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Turkey to create a body ...

  9. Why we need America

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Although one is in a miniscule state to the east of Saudi Arabia and the other in China's Silicon Valley, both have grown exponentially and almost beyond belief. The impact of such massively ...

  10. Criticism of Patten reflected view of many in HK

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they have armed the worst regimes in the world, including also Rwanda, Saudi Arabia and Israel. It is true that the international arms industry is a disgrace that should be stopped, whether ...




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