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  1. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations by accusing Japan of stealing the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys ... reaffirmed his country’s historical claim that Japan tricked China into signing a treaty ceding the islands in 1895. Japan states that the islands were legally incorporated into its territory. “The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1049388/japan-stole-diaoyu-islands-china-tells-un
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why the United States should take the blame over Rwanda inaction

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:29am by Alex Lo

    ... the first days the CIA, the State Department and a marine special forces team sent deep inside Rwanda all reported killings on an extraordinary and systematic scale. Washington made what may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1474511/why-united-states-should-take-blame-over-rwanda-inaction
  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Japan and the United States on Wednesday began a round of crucial talks aimed at concluding a trade pact seen as critical to the success of regional negotiations, although officials warned ... was holding up agreement on the TPP, a 12-nation grouping that would stretch from Asia to Latin America. Japanese officials say Washington needs to be more flexible on its side. The United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1471263/japan-and-united-states-face-crucial-trans-pacific-trade
  4. Sport - Racing

    A decade in the making, commingling on Hong Kong racing set to commence in the United States

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:44pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Years in the talking and many months in the making, commingling of bets on Hong Kong racing will commence through the TVG network in the United States ... quinella and tierce betting on Sunday's Sha Tin program from its United States customers. In contrast to current arrangements around the world in countries which operate small, localised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1461761/decade-making-commingling-hong-kong-racing-set-commence-united-states
  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Commingling set for Sunday start in United States

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:59pm by Alan Aitken

    ... on Sunday's Sha Tin programme from its United States customers. We expect that fresh, commingled turnover will be small to begin with, while people become familiar with our racing Bill Nader, HKJC  ... Kong's racing model lately and many commentators there are suggesting that the United States should be striving to emulate it. "There are things that we have that racing there just does not- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1461919/commingling-set-sunday-start-united-states
  6. News - World - SECURITY

    Japan to send part of its plutonium holdings to United States for disposal

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 08:11pm by AGENCIES

    ... plutonium to U.S. Japan plans to turn over to the United States more than 315kg of weapons-grade plutonium and a supply of highlyenriched uranium, a move that could help allay China's concerns ... material, once securely transported to the United States, will be sent to a secure facility and fully converted into less sensitive forms." The plutonium, they said, would be prepared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456338/japan-send-part-its-plutonium-holdings-united-states-disposal
  7. News - World - ADOPTION

    Foreign adoptions in United States plunge 18pc after Russian ban

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 09:54am by AP

    ... and Ethiopia also dropped sharply. State Department figures showed 7,094 adoptions from abroad, down from 8,668 in 2012 and 69 per cent below the high of 22,884 in 2004. As usual, China accounted ... adoptions in 2012 but only 138 last year. Susan Jacobs, the State Department's special adviser on children's issues, said this decline was due primarily to new adoption procedures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454672/foreign-adoptions-americans-decline-sharply
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Herbert Yardley and Edward Snowden highlight ironies of United States snooping history

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... first permanent agency to intercept foreign messages and break into their classified information. The secretary of state at the time, Henry Stimson, was so furious when he found Herbert Yardley ... and controversial figures in American intelligence history. They shared as many similarities as differences. One thing that remains unchanged is the moral ambiguity over how much a sovereign state should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1450237/herbert-yardley-and-edward-snowden-highlight-ironies-united
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    First woman-to-woman HIV infection confirmed in United States

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 08:23pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune First woman-to-woman HIV infection confirmed The first confirmed case of a woman contracting HIV from another woman during sex has been reported by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States. Although there have been reports of women transmitting the virus to other women through sexual activity, they have been difficult to prove. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1448766/first-woman-woman-hiv-infection-confirmed-united-states
  10. News - World - POLLUTION

    New fuel standards in the United States expected to save lives

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Health groups hail Obama initiative, while petrol bosses say it's unrealistic New US fuel standards to save lives The Obama administration has announced new fuel and car rules to cut soot, smog and toxic emissions, which it says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1440384/new-fuel-standards-united-states-expected-save-lives

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