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  1. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong beats UK, US on 'human freedom' index

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com HK beats UK, US on freedom list Hong Kong ranks third-best globally for "human freedom", topping such well-established democracies as the United States and United Kingdom, according to the research from the Fraser Institute, a Canadian think tank. The mainland stood at 100th. The city was the star performer for economic freedom- scoring ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Disney investors threaten to revolt over chief executives pay

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... A revolution is brewing in the tree-lined streets of Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom, as shareholders prepare to fight the creeping power and rising rewards of the chairman and chief executive, Bob ... of Walt Disney's commitment to maintain an independent chair". Tim Goodman, of Hermes equity ownership services, said: "We want to see Walt Disney endure as the Magic Kingdom ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Some 54 countries helped CIA detention efforts

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 03:30pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... such as Australia, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and Ireland, and some not usually viewed as US-friendly such as Iran. The report said Iran had transferred some individuals to Afghanistan, which ... outside the United States under cover of secrecy, could not have been implemented without the active participation of foreign governments. These governments too must be held accountable,” ...

  4. Hotlines

    Posted Apr 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Passengers scheduled to travel on Oasis can call the following numbers: Hong Kong 3628 0628 (8am-8pm, seven days a week) Britain 0844 482 2323 (for calls within the UK, 8am-8pm UK time, seven days a week) +44 1293 517211 (for calls to the UK) Canada and United States +1 888 983 0808 ( 9am-7pm, Canadian and US time on weekdays, 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays) ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by FOX DANIELS

    ... Fox Daniels Fox Daniels   What does WDSG stand for? "WDSG refers to Wudai-Shiguo, the name given to a period of anarchy- the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms era, from AD907 to 960- ... collectors. I've always loved fashion and, during my years at the University of Michigan, in the United States, I developed a passion for vintage things and pieces of old machinery. ...

  7. Growth slowdown springs a surprise

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Second-quarter figure of 5.2pc shows a sharp decline Second-quarter economic growth eased to a lower-than-expected 5.2 per cent, the slowest pace since 2003, although the government is still forecasting roughly 5 per cent growth for the full ye ...

  8. Some consistency, please

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Do you recall the outrage of western leaders when Hong Kong tried to pass national security laws two years ago? The US and British governments were particularly blunt, warning against any laws that had even an appearance of threatening civ ...

  9. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com With technology developing and rapidly changing the world, it's best to leave the jokes behind and focus on fixing the problems around us Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on My first trip to the United States in early 2008- with the Beijing Olympic Games just months away- gave me a street-level glimpse of China's ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama seeks to renew Asia role with rescheduled trip

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of more than 1,000 Marines, represented a “broader pledge” to all of Asia. “America’s commitment won’t expire a few months or a few years from now. The United States of America ... and military. “The United States of America will be there – reliable, constant, strong and steady – for the long haul.” US National Security Adviser Susan Rice But in his second term, Obama has focused ...




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