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  1. The nervous kingdom

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the United Nations resolution authorising the use of force to protect civilians and was critical of the Nato-led air campaign in support of the rebels. Beijing even hosted Libyan Foreign Minister ... and the United States had done, meaning they may now feel they have a debt to repay to the Western countries. 'That said, China will benefit most from instability in Libya, as Chinese oil firms have ...

  2. PR coup in the Rose Kingdom

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Fred Weir

    ... Kingdom. Many regional experts say the democratic revolution orchestrated by Mr Saakashvili, which overthrew the incompetent and kleptocratic regime of Eduard Shevardnadze in November 2003, ... well,' he says. A graduate of Soviet-era Kiev University, Mr Saakashvili went on to study law in the United States at Columbia and George Washington universities, before going to work with a New ...

  3. Tony Blair's visit

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How can British Prime Minister Tony Blair help Hong Kong negotiate its political crisis? Write to us: share your views ...

  4. Why Scotland should stay in the union

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Wong, Abingdon School, Oxford The call for a referendum on Scottish independence has sparked debate on the future of this land of five million people. In 2014, Britain- made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland- will face a threat that ...

  5. Insiders urge Civic Party to reform ahead of reshuffle

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The Civic Party is under pressure to review its direction ahead of a leadership reshuffle in December, with calls for reform building following its performance in last month's Legco election. Despite leader Audrey Eu Yuet-mee's ass ...

  6. Deposit forfeitures nearly double

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The number of candidates or lists of candidates forfeiting their election deposits almost doubled from the 2004 election. A total of 17 individual candidates or teams- 15 from the geographical constituencies and two from the functional consti ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Scotland keen to strengthen rugby ties with HK Fresh from visiting the mainland, Alex Salmond, the first minister of Scotland, will attend a rugby event at the Police Sports and Recrea ...

  8. Roll of honour

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service (RFA), constituted in 1905, is a civilian manned fleet owned by Britain's Ministry of Defence. Its main task is to supply the Royal Navy's warships with fuel, food, stores and ammunition while at sea. It also provides aviation and amphibious support, and secure sea transport for army units and their equipment. RFA conditions ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... GS STANDS FOR GO SLOW No one from Goldman Sachs was quoted in the interest rates story on this page. That's because Goldman insisted on sending its quotes for clearance to Australia-based compliance officers who had already knocked off work. rights a ...

  10. Protection plan for buyers of new flats

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Home buyers will gain full ownership of unfinished flats as long as they continue to make mortgage payments under a Lands Department proposal to provide better protection to purchasers, Director of Lands Patrick Lau Lai-chiu told legislators yes ...




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