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  1. Talking points

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the election, and said both the United States and Taiwan were responsible for security in the region. Antiquities advisers to rate west wing Members of the Antiquities Advisory Board discuss whether ... protesters earlier this year. As the Gulf kingdom braces for the findings of the probe, tension has escalated in Shiite areas of the Sunni-ruled nation and the opposition has vowed not to back down ...

  2. House of Saud unifies kingdom

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... until 1982. He introduced a five-year plan to build up the country's infrastructure and health-care system and hosted major Arab summits in Mecca and Taif. The next king, Fahd, played ... dreamed of reclaiming his family's lost land. On January 15, 1905, he launched a long campaign to this end, which culminated in the creation of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia on September 21, ...

  3. All hail the cup-shaking heroes of the Hermit Kingdom

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... inspired me to make the film.' Gordon admits that he 'knew nothing of the country itself [and] had no preconceptions about North Korea' when he began planning for The Game ... the country's giant-killing run at the 1966 World Cup. Having been granted permission to visit the country in October 2001 to talk to the seven surviving members of the squad, Gordon pieced together ...

  4. Unite now to plan post-Assad future

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with frightening consequences. Governments with vested interests, unable to agree on a course of action through the UN, have to come together to plan a post-Assad strategy and convince the leader ...

  5. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Southeast Asian countries stock up on arms as they face off with China

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode, Chief Asia Correspondent greg.torode@scmp.com Southeast Asian countries are stocking up on the latest military gadgets, expanding an international arms web as they seek ... and creaking armed forces, relying on the occasional infusion of surplus US materiel. President Benigno Aquino is determined to challenge that perception, pushing ahead with bold plans to gradually ...

  6. Muslim countries to produce world's first 'Islamic' car

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... Richard Watt Iran Khodro, the nation's biggest carmaker, plans to produce the world's first 'Islamic' car, featuring a compass for finding Mecca and compartments designed to fit headscarves and copies of the Koran. The car, which is expected to be made in conjunction with Turkey and Malaysia, could provide an opportunity for the three countries involved ...

  7. Myanmar's border towns gasp for economic life

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Christopher Johnson

    ... town, Kaw Thaung, shows how reliant the locals have become on trade with neighbouring countries. Over the past decade, increasing numbers of Thai traders and gamblers have ventured to a casino on so-called Rich Island and the bustling markets of the town. Many Bangkok-based expatriates and tourists came on 'visa runs'. However, I saw no other foreign visitors during my two-day ...

  8. Kingdom's new university open to all

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong students will have the opportunity to make history in the oil-rich country's prestigious science and technology institution A worldwide hunt for the best talent has been ... members and make history with the university's debut recruitment at today's Education and Careers Expo. The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology will be the country ...

  9. Kingdom strengthens ties with Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... to attend trade exhibitions in China each year. Highlighting Saudi Arabia as a new and emerging economy to international investors, Mr Alaskary said the kingdom was one of the safest countries ... business and cultural exchanges with Hong Kong through better academic co-operation, Arabic-language classes and direct passenger flights. The kingdom's consulate in Hong Kong, which ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No one nation, whether America or China, can rule Asia

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... Ocean has enough space" for both countries. Underlying this was Chinese resentment about the US "pivot" to Asia. Many in Beijing see it as a thinly disguised attempt to encircle ... full equality. Those countries that wish otherwise- like Japan and India- must ramp up their own armed forces rather than solely relying on the Pentagon. Asians may yet accept that China will, ...




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