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  1. The March

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Reviewed by Charmaine Chan The March by E.L. Doctorow Abacus, HK$120 The American civil war continues to inspire historical novels, but few as noteworthy as E.L. Doctorow's ... Although the narrative has a sprawling approach, Doctorow skilfully controls the telling of stories so that major and minor players are accorded significant roles in illustrating the war through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578600/march
  2. Troubled mission

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... years. October 2006 In 40 cities and towns across Canada, anti-war groups hold demonstrations demanding the government bring troops home. December 2006 Canadian Press chooses the Canadian soldier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600732/troubled-mission
  3. Canadian support for Afghan mission erodes as death toll rises

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong in Vancouver As the bodies of the latest Canadian casualties in Afghanistan returned home to the soldiers' base in eastern Ontario, hundreds of mourners lined the nation's busiest highway to grieve and show their gratitude to the men ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600733/canadian-support-afghan-mission-erodes-death-toll-rises
  4. Dutch try soft power to defeat Taleban

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... In the second of his series on the resurgence of the Taleban, Maseeh Rahman travels to the militia stronghold of Uruzgan province, joining a patrol of Dutch troops for whom discretion is the better part of valour US bombs failed to eradicate Afghan militi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/590357/dutch-try-soft-power-defeat-taleban
  5. Past horrors come alive in retelling of world war story

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Tug of War By Catherine Forde Published by Egmont ISBN 978 1 4052 2005 7 During the Second World War, children living in big cities like London and Glasgow were evacuated to live with families in the safer environment of country towns and villages. Tug Of War is a clever re-working of an old story from the not-too-distant past moved forward into a frightening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/614300/past-horrors-come-alive-retelling-world-war-story
  6. Premier recalls mercy shown in a cruel war

    Posted Apr 13th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao recounted stories yesterday of Japanese orphans being taken in by Chinese families during the second world war to underline the more positive aspects of Sino-Japanese ... Japan's parliament. 'Our senior leaders have repeated that only a minority of the Japanese militarists should be blamed for the second world war-era atrocities because most Japanese people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/588806/premier-recalls-mercy-shown-cruel-war
  7. Rival chiefs separated by ideology but kindred spirits in media war

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Although Li Fenghua, chairman of China Eastern Airlines, and his counterpart at Air China, Li Jiaxiang, represent two different phases in the development of the mainland's economy, both deploy the age-old technique of using the media to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/620951/rival-chiefs-separated-ideology-kindred-spirits-media-war
  8. Unity and leadership needed in pollution war

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Blue skies and clean air are not a matter of luck or the result of a quirk of nature; they are the preserve of a society that cares about its environment. The grey pall of smog that has blanketed Hong Kong this week therefore says much about this city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608687/unity-and-leadership-needed-pollution-war
  9. Japanese lawyers fight for former war slaves

    Posted Apr 26th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Two Japanese lawyers and an academic fighting for compensation for Chinese used as slave labourers during the second world war yesterday supported a motion, before the Legislative Council, ... the war ended a year later. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/590511/japanese-lawyers-fight-former-war-slaves
  10. HK still bound for war-torn Lanka

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A badly wrenched knee has forced Hong Kong's sevens captain Ricky Cheuk Ming-yin to pull out of the squad bound for next weekend's Sri Lanka Sevens. But he might not be staying at home alone - for renewed fears about security in the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606177/hk-still-bound-war-torn-lanka

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