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  1. Maersk strengthens Asia-South America offer

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... volume of refrigerated cargo the ships were to carry plus the anticipated rise in the volume of poultry, meat, vegetables and fruit that Maersk Line expected to carry from South America to Asia. Karas said the refrigerated cargo trade from South America was 'definitely a market that is growing'. He pointed out that container volumes between Asia and Latin America were growing ...

  2. A bold but distant dream for South Asia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... pivotal to the complex decision-making structure of the EU. By contrast, South Asia has not even developed a free trade area, let alone an economic union like the EU's, one former diplomat ... Seema Sengupta The recent proposal by the speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly, Dr Fehmida Mirza, of a possible South Asian parliament has stirred up a healthy debate. Mirza mooted ...

  3. South China pick Butt for AFC Cup

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa South China kept faith in their former England midfield star Nicky Butt by naming him as one of their three foreign players for the Asian Football Confederation Cup. The 35-year-old (pictured) played only the last 10 minutes in the League Cup semi-finals against Kitchee 10 days ago and was not even on the bench when South China defeated Tuen Mun 1-0 in the league ...

  4. Points of dispute in South China Sea become clearer

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... If weeks of diplomacy surrounding the disputed South China Sea have yet to calm tensions fully, they have at least shown the region's strategic fault-lines in ever-sharper relief. When People's Liberation Army chief Chen Bingde met his US counterpart Admiral Mike Mullen in China last week, the South China Sea surfaced in their private and public discussions ...

  5. South China Sea stand-off is just storm in a teacup

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wang Xiangwei Escalating tensions over the disputed South China Sea in recent weeks are showing little sign of abating and have begun to generate worries among some analysts ... Since July, when Hillary Rodham Clinton announced that it was in the interests of the United States to ensure the freedom of navigation and peace in the South China Sea, Beijing has remained ...

  6. Cold facts support Chinese claims over Vietnam's in the South China Sea

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... islands. Chinese navies have been navigating the South China Sea since the Song dynasty, and islands there appeared on Chinese maps in the Yuan, Ming and Qing. Chinese written records on the islands go back far earlier than any Vietnamese records. Also, the Republic of China reiterated sovereignty over the South China Sea after the Japanese renounced all territories that they had ...

  7. south china sea row

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Reading comprehension 1 Which of the following is not a reason for the South China Sea to be strategically important to many countries? a. It is a scenic spot with huge potential ... 3 The PLA objects to Vietnam's occupation of the South China Sea because... a. it will make China lose face b. it will slow down China's development as the most powerful country ...

  8. China South City plans note issue

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China South City Holdings plans to conduct an international offering of senior notes to institutional investors in Asia, Europe and the United States. The proceeds will be used to fund the properties being developed and planned by the Hong Kong-listed company, which develops trade and logistics centres on the mainland. UBS and BOC International are the joint lead ...

  9. Scandal Asia Tour 2011 Baby Action Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Japanese pop-rock girl band (left) in concert. Sept 12, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$450 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8100 0138 ...

  10. Fears of encirclement as South China Sea tensions continue

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... force'- to discuss the South China Sea during the East Asia Summit in Bali, Indonesia, this weekend. China claims a swathe of the South China Sea, which straddles key shipping lanes ... mechanisms and not something to be distressed about. The writer said that irrespective of whether the South China Sea was discussed at the Bali summit, China's disagreements with its neighbours ...




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