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  1. Environmentally unconscious

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to express his 'deep regret' for the deaths of the four peacekeepers killed in its cold-blooded bombing of a United Nations outpost in southern Lebanon ... are lightweight, including the two current frontrunners Ban Ki-moon of South Korea and India's Shashi Tharoor. One possible candidate is the head of the United Nations Development Programme, Kemal ...

  2. United in grief and fighting back tears

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters For three solemn minutes yesterday morning, Hong Kong was united in grief over the deaths of eight of its residents in the Manila hostage tragedy. People across the city ... for the Chinese people. It's only the policeman, [Rolando] Mendoza, who made that big mistake, not the whole nation. I am praying for the Chinese people because I will work here for two years and my ...

  3. Democrats urged to unite and 'rethink'

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Pan-democrats should form a new political party to present a united front and dispel impressions that they are divided, veteran politician Allen Lee Peng-fei says. Mr Lee, a delegate to the National People's Congress, also urged the pan-democratic camp to explore ways of establishing mutual trust with Beijing, and he recommended they have their responses ready ...

  4. Global media united in belief he failed the test

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Nick Gentle

    ... like a safe pair of hands... But it wasn't long before it all began to go wrong.' Australia's national broadcaster followed the story throughout the day, with China correspondent ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the outcome of this summit will not be the same empty rhetoric that has been the case with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was an international environmental treaty ... of disparities. Imposition of any kind of constraints that make an individual's life worse will not work, because it is human nature to aspire to a better life. National interests and the needs ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn A question of commitment to the 'United States of Asia' We hear that Claire Huang, global head of international marketing and corporate affairs at Bank of America ... challenging. As she said in an interview with the Asian Wall Street Journal in October, 'I guess I had in the back of my mind that this is the United States of Asia. But it's not. That's ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... House, highlighting his nation's growing importance in Washington's strategic thinking. The meeting comes after the United States began helping Manila beef up its modest military ... and other Southeast Asian nations. Democrats keep up pressure on Donald Tsang Democratic Party lawmakers will table motions in a meeting of Legco's House Committee urging Chief Executive Donald ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in turn lead to the predicament of subdivided living units and cubical apartments. Making housing more affordable and accessible to different strata of society and establishing a housing ladder ... a need and an opportunity to establish a veterinary school here, to train our own professionals so there can be an ongoing dialogue with professionals throughout the nation. It would provide us ...

  9. A sad sign we are no better off than under colonial rule

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... goods and services. Tenants benefit from a more favourable environment, and unit holders from better returns. Since our listing, we have successfully let out shops that stood vacant for ages. ... on two little-known entitlements of Hong Kong's ethnic minorities to British citizenship prompted me to seek information on my status as a Nepalese national. The letter, 'British ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Liberal Party's powerful Miriam Lau Kin-yee. SROI studies are considered best practice and promoted by the United Nations and the World Bank, though, unsurprisingly, are not legal ...




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