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  1. I am a free man now, let me return, says exiled Wang Dan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... for 'subverting the country' in October 1996 and sentenced to 11 years' jail. He was exiled to the United States on medical parole two years later and has since been banned from setting foot ...

  2. Tung holds crisis talks in wake of mass protest

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... to allay people's concerns, such as scrapping the proscription power and introducing public defence for journalists against the disclosure of state secrets. Responding to the march, the United States State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said the protests showed the importance Hong Kong residents attached to political and civil liberties, and urged the government to rethink ...

  3. In rare interview with foreign broadcaster, Wen pledges to advance democracy

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... to intervene in politics' - to separate the region from the mainland. 'Many people in the United States has no idea how big is the so-called 'Greater Tibetan' region ... [it] ... election system so that the state power will truly belong to the people and the state power will be used to serve the people,' he said in the interview that aired last night. Secondly, ...

  4. Regina Ip to hit the academic trail in US

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Former security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee yesterday said she would pursue further studies in the United States but declined to comment on her political future. She said she would ... person's ability but that society should be united and love Hong Kong wholeheartedly.' She described rumours that Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong leader Tsang Yok-sing had ...

  5. Xi's talks with Kim added timely pressure to talks, experts say

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee While the United States' role has been pivotal in achieving the latest breakthrough in North Korea's denuclearisation, Vice-President Xi Jinping's recent trip to North Korea was seen as exerting timely pressure on the reclusive regime to act on its promise. Mr Xi, widely tipped as a frontrunner to succeed President Hu Jintao, chose North Korea ...

  6. Chen's son flies home to face scandal probe

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... in the investigations as soon as possible to prove our innocence.' The two have been in the United States since they left Taiwan on August 9, five days before the former leader admitted that his wife, Wu ...

  7. Swim star's cancer battle leads to HK

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... could not believe it when his wife told him on January 22 while he was on a business trip to the United States that their daughter had the rare disease. By the time he got home, Megan ... national champion for freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and individual medley last year. But just when she was preparing for the state championships early last month, her coach at the Ryde swimming ...

  8. Support from top offers brief respite for Tung

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... chance,' Mr Ho said. Fellow Democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming, who has lobbied against the national security law in Britain and the United States, said foreign countries had only pointed out problems ...

  9. Different texts sow seeds of opinion in young minds

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... version, suggested its enhanced standing was due to China's co-operation with other allies, such as Britain and the United States, during the Pacific war. Differences were also evident ... photos to recount the crimes the Japanese committed during the war,' he said. In the unit devoted to the anti-Japanese war in the history textbook published by People's Education ...

  10. 258m yuan lost to graft

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... in their possession. The audit of last year's state spending found 29.38 billion yuan in expenditures were 'problematic' at the ministerial level, Mr Liu said. Problems included falsified budget ... at the ministerial level and 368 sub-units, he said. Auditors also found that education and financial departments as well as secondary and primary schools from 46 counties had embezzled public funds, ...




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