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  1. PLA generals to visit United States

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Two senior People's Liberation Army generals will soon visit the United States, according to US Assistant Secretary of Defence for International Security Peter Rodman. Mr Rodman told a seminar at the University of Chicago at the weekend that Central Military Commission vice-chairman General Guo Boxiong and General Jing Zhiyuan, commander of the Second ...

  2. America's Secret War- Inside the Worldwide Struggle Between the United States and Its Enemies

    Posted Nov 05th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb America's Secret War- Inside the Worldwide Struggle Between the United States and Its Enemies by George Friedman Abacus, HK$135 Here's some frightening news. According to George Friedman's America's Secret War, George W. Bush knows exactly what he's doing in the war against terrorism and the occupation of Iraq. Friedman, who runs a private ...

  3. Thinking of going abroad? The four main countries for furthering your study- The United States

    Posted Nov 18th 2006, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... Ensure your programme's reputation, advises Caryn Yap Many students and employers highly prize an education from the United States, a fact that was emphasised in a South China Morning ... to search for US graduate schools by subject or school exchanges.state.gov/education/educationusa A US government website that provides information for international students about studying ...

  4. Guangxi State Farm plans $1.6b sugar unit spin-off

    Posted Jun 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster and Neil Gough Guangxi State Farm Group plans to raise at least $1.6 billion by spinning off its sugar unit in an initial public offering in Hong Kong later this year, ... on restructuring plans, Guangxi State Farms Bureau and Guangxi State Farms Group assistant general manager Jiang Qihua said yesterday. 'We still don't have a detailed schedule for our plans ...

  5. State firms in race to roll out Rover

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai Two state firms are racing to market China's first Rover car in factories less than 100 kilometres apart and one has just taken delivery of 4,000 ... year. Production of the Rover models needs approval from the State Development and Reform Commission, which has been urging the two companies to produce the Rover together, to avoid wasteful ...

  6. Guangzhou takes state curbs in stride

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... of buyers came from Hong Kong.' Dong Xue-ming, a senior sales representative of Favorview Palace, said many residents bought more than one unit in the project for other family members ... transactions, including leasing, in a month. Studio units of 300 square foot are also enjoying brisk sales. 'More young professionals are moving away from home and creating a strong demand ...

  7. Legal eagles make strong case for state counsel role

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Robert Hanson

    ... in the United States and worked as a banker for four years before deciding to train for the bar. 'It seemed more interesting than banking and gave you the opportunity to meet a diversity of people ...

  8. 'Important role' for nuclear missile unit

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter President Hu Jintao urged the country's nuclear missile unit to play an 'important role' in the military's reforms and step up its preparation ... was broadcast on state television last night, showed Mr Hu in an army green uniform as he was greeted by army veterans. National media has stepped up coverage of Mr Hu as the country's top military ...

  9. State must pay to defuse health-care time bomb

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to state hospitals that they had previously and the amount has been steadily decreasing. More and more, mainlanders are having to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for health care. Government control over services has steadily diminished as user charges have displaced state funding as the hospitals' main source of income. This has led to a corrupt system where those willing to pay ...

  10. Dwindling supply of domestic units alarming

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

    ... Koh Keng-shing The government's high land prices are inhibiting development, despite a predicted rise in need during the next two years A worrying drop in the number of domestic units coming on the market is indicated in market forecasts for this year and the next. The Rating and Valuation Department has predicted that the supply of private domestic units in 2006 and 2007 ...




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