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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Erdogan, Turkish president-elect, vows AK party will keep on reshaping nation

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 03:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ankara President-elect vows party he co-founded will continue to reshape the nation Erdogan sees 'birth of a new Turkey' In a farewell speech to supporters of his AK party, Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan said its mission to reshape the nation would go on after he left party politics and took office as head of state. Erdogan's supporters see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581370/erdogan-turkish-president-elect-vows-ak-party-will-keep-reshaping-nation
  2. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Insurer China Life diversifies with bid for Sinopec retail unit

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Mainland insurer targeting petrol station chain after reporting 13pc rise in first-half net profit China Life in bid for Sinopec unit China Life Insurance is seeking to diversify its investment portfolio by planning to invest in China Petroleum & Chemical Corp's (Sinopec) retail unit after reporting better-than-expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1581324/insurer-china-life-diversifies-bid-sinopec-retail-unit
  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Nato chief flies to Ukraine amid fears over Russian troop build-up

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:56am by Agence France-Presse in Donetsk

    ... emanating from Moscow suggesting a role for Russian “peacekeepers” in Ukraine, the White House said. At the United Nations in New York on Tuesday, Russia’s representative deplored the “disastrous” ... in weeks. Some 1,300 people have been killed since April, according to the United Nations. Civilians have been hit hardest, with more than 285,000 fleeing their homes over the past few months, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568164/nato-chief-flies-ukraine-amid-fears-over-russian-troop-build
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Plastic a plague on world's oceans, United Nations warns

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nairobi Plastic a plague on oceans, UN warns The dumping of plastic waste into oceans is causing at least US$13 billion a year of damage, threatening marine life, tourism and fisheries, the UN warned yesterday at the launch of a gl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539274/plastic-plague-worlds-oceans-united-nations-warns
  5. Business - China Business - LISTINGS

    Sinopec plans US$1.5b listing for oilfield service unit

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:06am by ERIC NG AND REUTERS

    ... units of China National Offshore Oil Corp- the parent company of listed dominant offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC- when he headed the firm before joining China Petrochemical in 2011. Analysts ... Eric Ng and Reuters eric.mpng@scmp.com Sinopec plans spin-off of oilfield service unit China Petrochemical Corp, the parent firm of listed oil and gas major China Petroleum & Chemical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1579571/sinopec-plans-us15b-listing-oilfield-service-unit
  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping's guiding principles are still in play today

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Teddy Ng

    ... peacekeeping missions. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said China had less than 100 peacekeepers in 2000; the UN noted that, as of July, the nation had deployed nearly 2,200 ... wondered if he was breaking with Deng Xiaoping's admonition that China should not attract attention and "lie low", avoiding confrontation in foreign affairs to keep the nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578761/deng-xiaopings-guiding-principles-are-still-play-today
  7. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    United response in Guangzhou to the deadly threat of Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:36am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Authorities and community leaders in Guangzhou, home to Asia's largest African community, doing their all to avoid an outbreak United response to the deadly threat of Ebola ... leaders representing each African nation in Guangzhou, providing help and guidance to countrymen who run into trouble while living or trading in China. Sultane said African community leaders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579540/united-response-guangzhou-deadly-threat-ebola-virus
  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan-mainland affairs official sacked for ‘national security breach’

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:09pm by Agencies in Taipei and Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Agencies in Taipei and Zhuang Pinghui Cross-strait council claims to have evidence against former deputy chief Chang Hsien-yao Official accused of breaching national security A former deputy chief of the government agency in Taiwan that handles relations with the mainland is under investigation for alleged breaches of national security. The Mainland Affairs Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576896/taiwan-mainland-affairs-official-sacked-national-security-breach
  9. Business - Companies

    Fosun International in talks to buy Swiss Re's US life insurance unit

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Fosun in talks to buy unit of Swiss Re Fosun International, the investment arm of the mainland's biggest closely held conglomerate, is in talks to acquire a United States life insurance arm of Swiss Re, people with knowledge of the matter said. Fosun was seeking to buy Aurora National Life Assurance for between US$400 million and US$500 million, the people said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1577246/fosun-international-talks-buy-swiss-res-us-life-insurance-unit
  10. US peacekeeping role still needed in Asia

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interference may be, it is keeping apart wartime foes that have not yet come to terms with their history. For those reasons, the United States' redefining of its military alliance with Japan this week is significant, not just for the two nations, but for the region. A pact signed in Washington is likely to lead to closer co-operation between the two militaries and a more equal security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547146/us-peacekeeping-role-still-needed-asia

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