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  1. Redeveloping Twin Towers site

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... Billy Adams A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines Work has finally started on New York's Freedom Tower, the skyscraper that will rise from the site of the World Trade ... families feel the scale of the new tower will make it another terrorist target. Others, such as New York Governor George Pataki, say the American people should not be forced to build low ...

  2. Pick of the day

    Posted Jan 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plan to take over the world. Mike Myers (above) stars as both Austin and Dr Evil, with Heather Graham as Felicity Shagwell, and cameos from Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York and Rob Lowe among others. History Of Britain: Beginnings BBC World, 5.10pm Award-winning historian Simon Schama presents a new 15-part story of key lives and events in Britain's rich past. This prelude covers ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Terror suspects appear in court PORT OF SPAIN- Two suspects held in Trinidad over an alleged plot to attack New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport appeared in court charged with conspiring to commit acts of terrorism. Kareem Ibrahim, 56, and former Guyanese member of parliament, Abdul Kadir, had the charges read out to them, but were not called on to plead. AFP Junta ...

  4. Half a decade on, time to take stock

    Posted Sep 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Can the war on terror be won? FRIDAY A city rises from the ashes: how New York recovered SATURDAY Neo-cons: how their hands have been strengthened SUNDAY A HK survivor's story MONDAY ... of daily reports from tomorrow to next Monday's anniversary, the SCMP examines key issues and assesses the shape of our new world order. Read the full series starting tomorrow TOMORROW The day ...

  5. US defence strategy in Korea has time on its side

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... things as they are because they see time on their side. The condition of North Korea's forces will only get worse and then, barring a Pyongyang miscalculation and desperate attack on the South, will probably collapse and take the dictatorial regime down with them. Richard Halloran is a former New York Times foreign correspondent in Asia and military correspondent in Washington ...

  6. No time for another botched US presidency

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... that it will be held 'accountable for security in the border region with Afghanistan'. Richard Halloran is a former New York Times foreign correspondent in Asia and military correspondent ... difficulties. Moreover, the new president's task will be hard because only 33 per cent of the eligible voters in America cast their ballots for him. Mr Obama cannot claim a mandate to ram through ...

  7. Time to walk away from irrational North Korea

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... York Times foreign correspondent in Asia and military correspondent in Washington ... has instructed his negotiators to stall until the new American president takes office. This notion says that the new president, challenged by Iraq, a depressed economy and a myriad of other ...

  8. New anti-terror unit to patrol city

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford and Daniel Sin Members of an elite new police counterterrorism unit will patrol some of Hong Kong's most prominent landmarks during the East Asian Games. The unit, modelled on New York's Hercules team, will be ready when the Games start on December 5. While some consulates involved with the Games have received briefings about the squad, police ...

  9. New focus on Lockerbie bomber

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... over Lockerbie, in Scotland, on December 21, 1988. He was found guilty of planting the bomb that destroyed Pan Am flight 103, as it flew from London to New York. All 243 passengers and 16 crew ...

  10. It's time to get tough with North Korea

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Arthur Chan

    ... as a threat to global security. It is crucial that new ways of dealing with the regime do not make the situation worse. Economic policies and decreasing US military involvement is the way forward. ...




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