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  1. US official on Taiwan affairs to leave post

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... a 'guardian angel' in the form of US President George W. Bush. She also drew Beijing's ire when she said the Bush administration had never said it opposed Taiwan independence. Sources say Ms ...

  2. Pakistani court rules in favour of woman who married for love

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad Pakistan's human rights commission yesterday hailed a Supreme Court ruling that a Muslim woman who married for love had been entitled to choose her husband without her parents' consent. 'The consent of the Wali [guardian] is not required and an adult and sane Muslim female can enter into a valid nikah [marriage contract] of her own ...

  3. Downfall of head of US 'embassy' on island was self-inflicted, say analysts

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... a 'guardian angel' in the form of Mr Bush. In another instance, she also said the US did not oppose Taiwan independence. Analysts said such statements by Ms Shaheen had infuriated officials ...

  4. Revenge of the ruling party

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... has softened its approach to Taiwan. On the other, the DPP has consolidated its role as the guardian of Taiwanese identity. And once it has settled into the position of a strong governing ...

  5. Christmas stories

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Alister McMillan, Diana McPartlin

    ... In Shenzhen (Roundtree Publications) by Ellen McNally. FOOD AND DRINK Two British novelists are transforming beverages into best-sellers. Julian Barnes has The Pedant In The Kitchen (Guardian Books), ... won The Guardian First Book Award. It's a history of how perceptions of mountains have changed over the past three centuries. Buy it for the spouses of climbers or for anyone who ...


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

    ... (960-1125) to Qing calligraphy- was auctioned last month at China Guardian Auctions in Beijing, and fetched an astonishing 63 million yuan (HK$60 million). About 800 people attended and prices raced ...

  7. Far, far from home

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... surfaced in the presence of a white person.' Mass rape, he says, was stopped night after night simply by one of these white guardians armed with a torch. Galbraith used many sources: the late ...

  8. Democracy on back burner

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... importantly, set the stage for Beijing to run the show. Dubbed the 'four guardians of law', the mainland legal experts played a key role in the propaganda onslaught against those calling ...

  9. Out with the new

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Adele Rosi

    ... Axessorium. Hinged doors would have taken up space so sliding doors are used to close off the kitchen when required. 8 Temple guardian statues (bought in Myanmar) watch over a painting by contemporary ...

  10. Beautiful lines

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... an unrequited infatuation. But they're most interested in him as a guardian for their depressed and volatile daughter, Catherine. Nick embraces aesthetic pleasures in the naive belief ...




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