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  1. Secret to Soviet spies' legendary drinking prowess finally revealed- perhaps

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The makers of hangover cure KGB claim it is one of the last secrets to come out of the former Soviet Union- and say no one should be surprised the Russians succeeded in finding such a remedy ahead of western companies. 'Russia put the first man into space,' said American Kurt Stahl, a partner in the St Petersburg consortium selling the cure. 'They developed ...

  2. Institute paves way for teacher training

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lizze Turner The Hong Kong Institute of Education provides training for graduate teachers already working in schools and for degree holders wanting to pursue a career in the profession. Four postgraduate diploma in education (PGDE) programmes are offered, ...

  3. Soviet downfall a lesson, says scholar

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang The Communist Party should learn from its fallen counterpart in the former Soviet Union or risk losing power, a Peking University professor has warned. Huang Zongliang, ... learn from the experience of the communist party in the Soviet Union. He said the party fell because it became alienated from the people and did not allow dissenting voices. 'In terms ...

  4. Soviet mole leaked secrets for 15 years: report

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... revealed that the CIA and MI5 feared the mole had been passing on information to the Soviet Union about Pine Gap, the top-secret intelligence facility near Alice Springs run by Australia ... Nick Squires in Sydney CIA feared spy Down Under was passing on details of joint intelligence facility Australia's main intelligence agency was so deeply penetrated by a Soviet mole ...

  5. PTU launches campaign for smaller classes

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung, May Chan

    ... May Chan and Linda Yeung 80,000-member union mobilises parents as it petitions the government for an end to classes of between 35 and 40 The 80,000-member Professional Teachers' Union ... a petition against funding cuts next month. The union hopes to recruit parents in the fight and is holding a seminar today at the Christian Family Service Centre in Kwun Tong to launch ...

  6. US never imposes power on others, statesmen told

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Regional elder statesmen squared off with their US counterparts at a seminar in Beijing yesterday, 50 years after declaring that peaceful co-existence should guide the conduct of international relations. Former Chinese vice-p ...

  7. Border pact under wraps to keep the nationalists quiet

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... erupting into armed conflict in 1969. It has continued to be an emotionally charged issue in the post-Soviet period, especially with China's rising economic power and the undocumented Chinese ...

  8. New boys with old scores to settle

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... union in 1964 and in 1968 gained recognition from the International Rugby Board as an independent union. Whenever they meet Russia, all the years of suppression under the old Soviet regime comes ...

  9. What made Ronald Reagan great

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... what ended the cold war. The old Soviet Union was finished long before Reagan became president. The Soviet economy had effectively ceased growing by the late 1960s. As a result, Soviet military ... the Soviet Union was the world's second-biggest producer- but when the price collapsed in 1981, communist rule was doomed. It was the moderate defence budgets of Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter ...

  10. My vision of the new world order

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... it was decided that the winners- Britain, China, France, the Soviet Union and the United States- should get executive membership. That means each can shoot down any proposal they do not like, ...




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