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  1. Patriotic education plans to boost enthusiasm for 1949 anniversary

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... patriotism as a core part of the movement's spirit. The anniversary was tricky for the Communist Party, because the students who took to the streets in 1919 were demanding democracy ...

  2. Ireland

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... creatures. They are said to be small, bad-tempered people who have magical powers. The Irish call leprechauns 'little people'. They think leprechauns are very tricky. Leprechauns are often ...

  3. Man vs Weather

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Jon Gordon

    ... or planning skiing trips that coincide perfectly with maximum powder. But as the inaccuracy of so many meteorologists reminds us daily, forecasting the weather is a tricky business even for people ...

  4. Welcome to the drinking club with a running problem

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... that ran along a section of the Wilson Trail before heading to the Lion Rock section of the Maclehose Trail. There was a tricky downhill descent on rain-slicked surfaces. One runner lost his grip ...

  5. Arms sale freeze will help diplomatic thaw

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ying-jeou, who has been put in a tricky political position as a result of the arms freeze. Mr Ma is eager for peace with Beijing, but also sensitive to demands from his ruling Kuomintang party ...

  6. Not just any old bag

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... doorstep, anything is possible. But consistently sourcing large quantities of sacks has been a challenge,' he said. 'Working with fabrics that have had a previous life is also tricky ...

  7. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... says. Escalators are meant to move people up or down. Reading a long, hand-held sign in small print is therefore tricky unless the sign-holder obligingly turns it around for you to finish ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... in everyone's pay slip. By the numbers Deciphering financial figures from Chinese to English can be a tricky business. Take the case of Hidili Industry International, which announced last week ...

  9. How to survive an oil shock

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Veronica O'Connell

    ... Kong invest predominantly in metals and agricultural products. The second way of guarding against even higher oil prices is to own oil companies. This gets a little tricky because a number ...

  10. Trade-offs and tribulations within the politics of pants

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Organisation accession agreement, which allow for further quotas on Chinese textile imports until 2008. But Mr Mandelson is in a tricky position. Germany, Britain and Sweden oppose the safeguards while ...




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