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  1. Baby left to die leaves intensive care unit

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a doctor from the United States to have consultations today on a surgical plan to build an anus, said Chen Lan, who took the baby to Beijing and has stayed with her since. The girl had other heart ... Zhuang Pinghui A 27-day-old baby girl from Tianjin, who has multiple birth defects and was abandoned by her family to die in a hospice, has recovered and left an intensive care unit ...

  2. California's 'salesman-in-chief' hails Alibaba jobs scheme

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez In November last year, Alibaba.com said it planned to boost investment in the United States to foster the growth of small businesses and help create 100,000 jobs across the country. Arnold Schwarzenegger wishes they all could be California jobs. California's governor, the self-described 'salesman-in-chief' of his home state, took a step closer ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... last week's revision of the state's curriculum, history books will have a totally different definition of the slave trade. Children will be taught there was no such thing as the slave ...

  4. World Cup unites African community in Guangzhou

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Guangzhou's streets are usually quiet at 2am but the city's thriving African community brought the rhythms of the continent's first soccer World Cup to the Pearl River Delta early on Thursday morning. They united to cheer on Ghana in their match against Germany, with Ghana being the only African side that had a chance of getting through ...

  5. Key questions go unanswered in draft changes to state secrets law

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Mainland lawmakers have completed the second draft of revisions to the controversial Protection of State Secrets Law, apparently in time for the changes ... law- notably, how to define a state secret, who has the power to decide and by setting a 30-year time limit for declassification- but many key questions remain unanswered. The second draft ...

  6. I'll donate more, Li Ka-shing says

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... was asked if he would follow the lead of a group of United States billionaires and leave 50 per cent or more of his wealth to charity. He said more than 80 per cent of the fund in the past had ...

  7. Killers

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Catherine O'Hara, Tom Selleck Director: Robert Luketic Category: IIB Sometimes the meet-cute says it all about a romantic comedy's quality, and the one in Killers doesn't bode well: w ...

  8. On top of the world

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck When I wake, the cabin is shrouded in fog. I light my camping stove and mix up a bowl of porridge before brewing a mug of strong, sweet tea. Then, cursing every unnecessary ounce, I shoulder my backpack and set off up the mountain. Mount Sno ...

  9. History-makers Part 28: Geronimo

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... 17, 1909, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States Married: to numerous women Nickname: Goyaale, meaning 'one who yawns' End of an era Find words that mean: promised, achievements, a temporary home, punishment for something someone has done to you Geronimo was born to an Apache tribe in what is now New Mexico in the United States. He was the fourth of eight children. He grew up ...

  10. As regional tensions rise, the US ensures it will outmuscle rivals for years to come

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

    ... Washington's air wing has become the most lethal of any US carrier with the provision of 24 newer FA-18E Super Hornet fighter planes and four state-of-the-art E-2C Hawkeye 2000 radar aircraft. At about ...




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