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  1. News - China

    US, China agree on N. Korea sanctions deal

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The United States and China have made a deal under which the UN Security Council will expand existing sanctions against North Korea for staging ... next week, diplomats said. The United States has sought a Security Council resolution with tough new sanctions against the nuclear-armed North for the rocket launch. But China wants to shield ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    China will prevail in Diaoyus dispute

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... United States and Japan should correct historical wrongs The Chinese in Hong Kong, like those on the mainland and overseas, are all supportive of China's sovereignty over the Diaoyu ... to treat Diaoyu as a part of Japan's Okinawa prefecture. Okinawa is the biggest island in the Ryukyu archipelago. The Ryukyu kingdom which unified and ruled Ryukyu from the 15th century ...

  4. Starting Out

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For students thinking of going to study in Britain next month, they can visit www.educationuk.org.hk. There as many as 12,480 subject and course choices offered by 249 institutions. All of the institutions on the site are fully accredited by official bodi ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Middle Kingdom in a race for the centre

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... Bonny Schoonakker bonny.schoonakker@scmp.com MY TAKE Middle Kingdom in a race for the centre At this stage of China's history there is something wonderfully resonant about ... to the satellite systems by the world powers trying to set them up. Indeed, to this day China still calls itself the Middle Kingdom, the most central of all nations under heaven. Unfortunately after ...

  6. EU presses mainland over piracy concerns

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing EU presses mainland over piracy concerns China must do more to protect intellectual property rights, European Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said yesterday. 'Intellectual property rights protection remains, together wit ...

  7. China key to expanding Arsenal's online base

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to chief executive Ivan Gazidis. While still a long way behind Manchester United, arguably the world's best-known sporting brand, Arsenal have ambitions of one day being up there with the best ... Having built a solid foundation back at home, Arsenal were on the cusp of great achievements, according to Gazidis, a founder of Major League Soccer in the United States, who has been running ...

  8. 'Many teachers just want to be control freaks'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I was the archetypal brat at school in the 1950s because I was an inquisitive kid who never stopped asking questions. I learned very quickly so I'd get bored and ask who, why, what, how and when. My teachers in Heilongjiang, north-east Ch ...

  9. 845 days to go

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... for global dominance, saying he could turn the world blue in a few years and make Chelsea the top brand in world football. To do so he plans to focus on three key markets: London, the United States, ... easier dreamt than done. When it comes to the Premiership, Chinese fans see red- with Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool the passions of choice. Teams like Everton and Manchester City get ...

  10. China, EU on the brink of textile agreement

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini China and the European Union were poised to reach an agreement late last night over the contentious issue of textile imports to Europe, following intensive discussions that lasted most of the day. An announcement of a deal was expected bef ...




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