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  1. Two national leaders among 'influential 100'

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Vice-President Xi Jinping and Vice-Premier Wang Qishan will be in a yearly list of the world's 100 most influential people to be published by Time magazine tomorrow. Jack Ma, the founder of the business-to-business website Alibaba, was al ...

  2. Nation has first local flu infection

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Zhuang Pinghui The nation has its first domestic swine-flu infection- in a Guangzhou woman who caught it from a customer recently arrived from New York. The man flew into Guangzhou on Sunday on Asiana Airlines flight 369 after changing flights in South Korea. A 28-year-old Chinese American who works at a hospital, he travelled to Guangdong to attend a friend's ...

  3. Court is right to seek Sudanese leader's arrest

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... That is why the United Nations set up the ICC in the wake of atrocities in the war in the former Yugoslavia and in the genocide in Rwanda- to bring such criminals to justice, to bring justice ... General Beshir also enjoys support within the Arab League and African Union. And there are concerns about reprisals against UN peacekeepers and civilian aid workers. These worries ...

  4. National strategy fine-tuned as community outbreaks threaten

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The mainland is gradually adjusting its strategy to battle swine flu with its first potential community outbreak looming. Strict border checks ordered by Beijing currently identify virus carriers, and health officials try to limit the impac ...

  5. Main value of Sudan move is in the message

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... region. Sadly, it is unlikely to do anything to ease the suffering of the millions of survivors of massacres, disease, starvation and homelessness, estimated by United Nations officials to have ... will backfire by making Sudan less willing to co-operate in fragile peace talks. There are also fears it could trigger reprisals against civilians and UN peacekeepers. Such concerns are understandable. ...

  6. Plan to move resolutions for bond programme withdrawn

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... The government has withdrawn its plan to move two resolutions related to its proposed bond programme next Wednesday, after legislators criticised it for being too hasty. Speaking at the Legislative Council's financial affairs panel yesterday, Secreta ...

  7. Bearing witness

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Kristina Perez

    ... was in Mindanao. He happened to be one of the most wanted men in the Philippines because he was a member of the MNLF [Moro National Liberation Front],' says Coyne. 'I stayed with the MNLF ...

  8. 3 Nations: Asian Contemporary Glass Art

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Works by Asian glass artists including Japan's Kazumi Ikemoto and Etsuko Nishi, Koreans Kim June-suk, Kim Ki-ra and Park Sung-won (including Camouflage, left), and the mainland's Guan Donghai. Tue-Sat, 11am-5pm, KORU2, Koru Contemporary Art, Unit 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 9120 4264. Ends Oct 16 ...

  9. CNNC unit faces Mongolia setback

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng CNNC International, the overseas uranium development unit of state-owned nuclear power major China National Nuclear Corp, has suffered a setback in its maiden overseas foray. Western Prospector Group, an exploration unit in Mongolia it just acquired for about HK$210 million, said Ulan Bator extended a three-month suspension of all its uranium exploration licences ...

  10. Sheffield United in FA Cup dilemma

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Chengdu-based Sheffield United may be able to field only 10 players when they take on Fourway in the FA Cup quarter-finals at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground tonight because most of their players are with the Sichuan team in Chongqing for the National Games qualifiers, a source close to the Hong Kong Football Association said. The match, originally scheduled for last Saturday, has ...




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