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  1. New Scotland coach banking on youth for Six Nations

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alan Lorimer in Edinburgh Scotland's new coach Matt Williams has put an accent on youth in naming a 34-strong training squad ahead of the Six Nations starting in February. Williams has brought in Edinburgh flyhalf Alistair Warnock, in his first year as a professional, and Borders fullback Gareth Morton, a successful convert from rugby league. Also included are Borders ...

  2. Six-nation talks enhance China's diplomatic reputation, say analysts

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... The meeting on North Korea's nuclear crisis scores well The curtain fell yesterday on the six-nation talks on the North Korean nuclear crisis, with no clear finale in sight. ... made little progress in building trust, and the gulf between the US and North Korea remained deep. Professor Shi said the situation on the peninsula remained highly volatile despite the six ...

  3. Tide is turning for Mekong nations

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the swifter and easier movement of goods around the region has now been entered into by all six nations, with Myanmar the last to sign. The pact will simplify customs checks and further road ... The mighty Mekong river flows for 4,800km and is the lifeblood of the diverse regions it nourishes along the way. But while this vast stretch of water provides a vital link between the six ...

  4. Six teams in race for Athens berths

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... men's volleyball tournament in Japan. Twelve teams are competing, and the top three nations after this weekend's closing matches will see their Athens dream come true. Italy, United States, France and South Korea are also in the chase. Cable Channel Six has live coverage of China's match with Venezuela at 11.30am, and the Serbia v Brazil game at 2pm. China v South Korea ...

  5. National media boast of the benefits to Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... stood firmly by Hong Kong in the six years since its return to Chinese sovereignty. Closer integration between Hong Kong and the mainland meant that mainland companies and regulators would gain ...

  6. A challenging year for nation's leaders

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a broker for the six-nation talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programme or helping lead developing nations at the World Trade Organisation talks, China has played an increasingly ... When taking over the helm of the Communist Party last November, Hu Jintao pledged to unswervingly and persistently push ahead with China's process of reform. As he marks National Day ...

  7. National pride - with HK characteristics

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Whether by waving the national flag, watching the fireworks or attending a parade which attracted 10,000 people, National Day was celebrated in Hong Kong last week in a style which seemed to underline our city's patriotism. Yet six years after our return to Chinese sovereignty, concerns continue to be expressed about a failure to instil in our people a strong enough sense ...

  8. India and Pakistan vie for exposure of national interests on world stage

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... was sharpening in the region between India and Pakistan, and India and China. 'Each is trying to play different cards - both to engage as well as to advance national interests. That situation ... to exiled Tibetans. In turn, China has never accepted that Sikkim, an independent kingdom until 1975, is part of India. Official statements during Mr Vajpayee's six-day visit failed to mention ...

  9. National cancer

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... as usual in the great Philippine tradition of corruption in high places. One recent survey shows six out of 10 Filipinos are ready to believe any stories of graft about their politicians. And why ...

  10. Time for cool heads on national security laws

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the streets last Tuesday could hardly have imagined the events that would flow from their demonstration of discontent with the government and its proposed national security laws. Chief Executive Tung ... The central government has a legitimate expectation that Hong Kong will enact national security legislation, a constitutional requirement critical to the 'one country' half of our political ...




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