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  1. New sites found with link to phony university

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... degrees from non-existent or unlicensed universities. The websites were this week offering courses from York University in Mobile, Alabama, which is unlicensed and being investigated ... investigation, even though Mr Ho maintains he did nothing wrong. Mr Ho's 'PhD' was issued by YorkU, which also listed him as a member of its academic board until the investigation ...

  2. 'Time to tackle time wasters'

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... England coach Ben Ryan has raised concerns over the amount of time the ball is out of play as sevens looks ahead to an exciting new era leading up to Rio in 2016. More time, more players and more tournaments are on Ryan's wish list as he looks forward to the new cycle in the IRB Sevens World Series starting next season. 'The game is structurally very solid so you just ...

  3. A new partner in peace

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... US-based academic Li Cheng. The professor of Chinese politics at Hamilton College in New York put concern in Beijing over US support for Taiwan ahead of oil as the reason for the mainland's ... come an increasing interest in politics. Last month at the UN, the mainland's ambassador for the first time expressed concern at the US-led occupation of Iraq. In the months leading ...

  4. Greenback plumbs new lows

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by noting that the euro's rally was 'not welcome' by the bank. The euro fell to $1.2928 in early New York trading from a high of $1.2987 in Asia- a record since the single European ... dollar's decline yesterday, with the greenback plumbing new record lows against the euro and falling against most other leading currencies in Asian trading. Local spot prices for gold- ...

  5. With new airport hub nearby, don't double charges

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in western-style legal systems, should know that the US uses a system for voting in the presidential elections, as well, whereby the largest states (California, Florida, New York) have more electoral ... them', September 17), a view not entirely shared by members of Aerospace Forum Asia, who would like to invite him to participate in an exchange of views at a convenient time and place. Meanwhile, ...

  6. Economy faces testing times, official says

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of the yuan but said it needed to continue. Zhu said the government was still formulating energy and emissions targets for its 12th five-year plan, which runs from 2011 to 2015. The new targets ...

  7. Testing times for KMT in municipal polls

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... results can thus be used as a political barometer for 2012. While Taipei, the capital, is an old constituency, the rest of the cities are new constituencies formed as a result of the mergers ... general. Unlike previous elections, when candidates' appeals for votes through loudspeakers were heard almost everywhere, campaigning this time remained relatively quiet, with DPP candidates ...

  8. Time to end Mao Zedong's disastrous war on nature

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... provinces and stranded tens of millions trying to head home for Lunar New Year. Despite the warning, local officials were again ill-prepared this time. Instead of having the de-icing ... failure to make a timely public warning of the cloud seeding. When the second snowfall hit Beijing last Tuesday, the picture started to get murkier over whether the weather officials had played ...

  9. Time to bring to an end the Heung Yee Kuk's privileges

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... at a members' general meeting- during which the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong was accused of 'excreting over New Territories people's heads'- Mr Lau ... unfortunately, I couldn't find out more and so I can't pass it on to you. All I can do is make a few conjectures about how everyone in the New Territories is equal but some are more equal than ...

  10. No place for hubris in perilous times

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... President Barack Obama also outlined the road map to the new Promised Land. 'China will continue to implement the policies to adjust economic structure, raise household incomes, expand domestic ...




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