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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trend towards building smaller flats is not a healthy sign

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... 255.6 in July. It cost HK$5.06 million to buy a 431 square foot flat on Hong Kong Island in July, compared with HK$4.9 million in March; HK$4.18 million in Kowloon, from HK$3.84 million; ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Desire for political reform will remain until credible candidate stands

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:11am by LETTERS

    ... to prove that it does indeed love democracy. Robert Baxter, Lamma Island ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Denny Miller, actor who played Tarzan the Ape Man, dies at 80

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:41pm by MCT

    ... Post-Tarzan, he played Duke Shannon on Wagon Train from 1961 to 1964 and appeared in numerous other well-known series, including Gilligan's Island, The Rockford Files and Dallas. In later years he ...

  4. News - China

    Taiwanese suspects held over drug haul

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:52am by STAFF

    ... Andrea Chen and Lawrence Chung in Taipei Mainland police say men from island may be part of cross-strait trafficking syndicate Taiwanese suspects held over drug haul Border security forces ... the Taiwanese suspects might have been working for drug dealers on the island and sent to the mainland to smuggle ketamine into Taiwan. Officers traced the group to Quanzhou after residents tipped off ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FEATURE

    Behind a strong cast and crew, Whiplash is no ordinary music drama

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by James Mottram

    ... will on everyone." Having played drums in his youth growing up in Rhode Island, with "an inspirational but terrifying teacher", Chazelle based Whiplash on his own experiences. "The thing ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore's air pollution soars due to forest fires Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels yesterday, blanketing the city state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra. Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) said the pollutant standards index ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- September 16, 2014

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 08:28am

    ... China practises democracy in class |Source: Financial Times Primary school voting is to teach pupils responsibility and how to compete in a civilised way. Photos reveal China building on reefs in disputed waters |Source: Sydney Morning Herald Spy photographs reveal that China is rapidly building artificial islands on reefs in fiercely disputed areas of the South China Sea. China ...

  8. News - World - FIJI

    Fijian strongman Voreqe Bainimarama discovers democracy

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by AFP

    ... sanctions, while the Commonwealth and Pacific Islands Forum suspended Fiji's membership when he reneged on a pledge to hold elections in 2009. Supporters say Bainimarama has given protection ...

  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Shanghai kindergarten punished for playing Japanese war song at graduation

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:23pm by Kathy Gao

    ... war criminals are honoured. The relations between the two countries have been further strained in recent years due to a territorial dispute over islands in the East China Sea called ... fraught by the islands dispute. Japan, in turn, saw China’s declaration of an air defence zone that covered the Diaoyus, and repeated deployment of ships and aircraft around the disputed islets ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    Taiwan insurers' cash pile lures US banks

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Taipei Rule change on island unlocks billions for investment, leading to surge in US dollar bond issuance by American financial institutions Taiwan insurers' cash pile ... by the island's insurance companies. Goldman sold US$974 million of 30-year notes last month in the largest such issuance on the island, leading US$7.3 billion in greenback debt offerings this year, ...




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