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  1. News - China - TRAVEL

    China 'considering' building high-speed rail line from Beijing to the United States

    Posted May 09th 2014, 10:26am by The Guardian

    ... according to a report in the state-run Beijing Times newspaper. Crossing the Bering Strait in between Russia and Alaska would require about 200km (125 miles) of undersea tunnel, the paper said, ... four times the length of the Channel Tunnel which connects France and England. According to the state-run China Daily, the tunnel technology is “already in place” and will be used to build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1508118/china-considering-building-high-speed-rail-line-beijing-united-states
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Smart gun opponents in the United States force a sales rethink

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... guns The latest skirmish over the United States' first smart gun, marked last week by death threats against a Maryland gun dealer who wanted to sell the weapon, has raised doubts about its ... under which only smart handguns can be sold there within three years of being sold anywhere in the country. The law, they fear, will be replicated in other states. Similar proposals have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1504327/smart-gun-opponents-united-states-force-sales-rethink
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Growing numbers of Americans renounce United States citizenship

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AP

    ... saw there was something more. Her United States passport had four holes punched through it from cover to cover. Her departure from life as an American was stamped final, with the words: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1498385/growing-numbers-americans-renounce-united-states-citizenship
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Powdered alcohol product Palcohol set for launch in the United States

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:06pm by AFP

    ... It will be sold anywhere where liquor can be sold," said the company, adding it will be available in the United States, as well as abroad and online. A patent for the mixture is pending. In response ... there in the coming months. Palcohol is made by Lipsmark in the state of Arizona and will come in six varieties of single-drink pouches, the company website says. Drinkers can stir in simple water for a shot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494635/powdered-alcohol-product-palcohol-set-launch-united-states
  5. News - Asia - KOREA

    UN chief urges North Korea not to conduct nuclear test

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press at the United Nations

    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is appealing to North Korea not to conduct another nuclear test and do more for the well-being of its people who face a “dire” humanitarian situation. He told a group of journalists on Thursday that the United Nations has been trying to provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea, but because of the crisis over a possible nuclear test and tensions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1145911/un-chief-urges-north-korea-not-conduct-nuclear-test
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    United States government urged to ask people about their state of happiness

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 07:31am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Gauge happiness, US told A panel of experts thinks the US government should be more in touch with Americans' feelings. By gauging happiness, there'd be more to consider than cold hard cash when deciding matters tha ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1375709/united-states-government-urged-ask-people-about-their-state-happiness
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Battle over state-owned enterprises an issue of fair trade versus economic reality

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... animosity from champions of free enterprise like the United States, which has for years imposed high duties on many of their imports worth tens of billions of dollars. Washington has waged a tough ... SCMP Editorial Fair trade versus economic reality The status of state-owned enterprises- a long-standing source of trade disputes- has been one of the most contentious issues facing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556749/battle-over-state-owned-enterprises-issue-fair-trade-versus
  10. SYRIA

    UN names envoy for Syria chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse in United Nations UN assistant secretary-general Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with chemical weapons watchdog The head of the United Nations on Sunday ... at the UN Development Program, has served since 2007 as the regional director for the Middle East and North Africa with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Amman. The mission she is set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1331498/un-names-envoy-syria-chemical-weapons

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