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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's military government seeks stronger regional ties as West backs off

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by Reuters

    ... "Veera! Fight! Fight!" as he made his way through a media scrum. Cambodia's pardon for the Thai activist suggests a thaw in relations between old foes and a 180-degree change in stance ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY: ANALYSIS

    Globetrotting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to outdo Chinese diplomacy

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:09pm by BLOOM

    ... is not a fluent speaker of the language. He told the Australian parliament on July 8 that "Japan and Australia have deepened our economic ties. We will now join up in a scrum, just like in rugby, ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore opens glittering new National Stadium

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 04:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Zealand’s Blues, captained by All Blacks scrum-half Piri Weepu, Australian powerhouse Brumbies and a selection of the Samoa national team. Also featuring are the Asia-Pacific Dragons, a team ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian visit brings Valerie Trierweiler back to earth after split with Hollande

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Hospital a reality check for ex-French first lady after split with Hollande Tour a reality check for former French first lady A smiling Valerie Trierweiler braved a media scrum yesterday as she toured a hospital in India in her first public appearance since separating from French President Francois Hollande. The former first lady appeared relaxed ...

  5. News - China - MEDIA

    'Thank you, hard-working reporters': Dongguan mayor evades vice crackdown questions with one-liner

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:52pm by Andrea Chen

    ... he was ambushed by a scrum of journalists at the Capital Hotel in Beijing, The Beijing News daily reported. He was there for Guangdong officials' first meeting to select the head ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia’s parliamentary vote likely to set Jakarta governor on course for presidency

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... well," said the governor, 52, smiling broadly after voting near his official residence in Jakarta, as he was mobbed by a scrum of about 200 journalists. One early exit poll, issued by CSIS-Cyrus, ...

  7. News - China - XINJIANG

    NPC’s Xinjiang delegates skirt issues of unrest, Kunming at panel meeting

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 04:00pm by Teddy Ng

    ... down,” he said. “They are making chaos time after time, but they also fail time after time. We are confident in our work.” The event concluded afterwards. Wanting more answers, a scrum ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian dentists get life in prison for daughter’s murder

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 07:40pm by AFP

    ... told a scrum of reporters outside the court in Ghaziabad, a satellite city just outside the capital. Judge Shyam Lal spared the couple the death penalty, which had been sought ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Hong Kong Sevens offers only 3,000 tickets for local fans by public ballot

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 02:59pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Only 3,000 out of HK stadium's 40,000 capacity will be up for grabs via public ballot next year Sevens fans face an even bigger scrum for seats Competition for tickets to the Hong Kong Sevens could be as fierce as the rugby on the pitch after it was announced yesterday that only 3,000 tickets for next year's event will be available via public ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Controversy over Australian Schapelle Corby’s TV interview deal

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:43pm by AFP

    ... scrum with her face covered on her release on Monday before being whisked away to a luxury resort and spa in Bali’s upmarket Seminyak district. The first picture of Corby without her face ...




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