• Saturday
  • November 1, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:34am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 671 for war

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. WikiLeaks reveals secret 'star wars' with US

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan China's anti-satellite missile test in January 2007 provoked secret 'star wars' with the United States, with Washington even warning that it could take military action against Beijing, according to US diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. Documents released by WikiLeaks on Wednesday said the war began on January 11, 2007 when Beijing shocked the White ...

  2. Commentary triggers new pro-Beijing war of words

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong A commentary by a Beijing-appointed Basic Law Committee member on Hong Kong's role in Sino-US rivalry sparked a new war of words among the pro-Beijing camp. Lau Nai-keung's article, published in the latest issue of semi-official magazine China Review, was criticised as the work of 'the most radical leftist' by another hardcore pro-Beijing figure, ...

  3. Caught in Chinese tug of war

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... of war between Philippine and Taiwanese authorities, with TECO obtaining a habeas corpus order from the Court of Appeals on January 31. The order would have required the authorities to present ...

  4. Rebellion, war, jail- all part of a missionary's work

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill James Hudson Taylor's great-great-grandfather was one of the most well-known Protestant missionaries in China and one of the most influential foreigners in China in the 19th century. The first James Hudson Taylor founded the China I ...

  5. China winning currency war

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... international economic conditions in terms of Japan in the 1990s. They are fighting the last war. 'Japan was not trying to take on the United States. China is. That is the difference.' ... first tabled by John Maynard Keynes at the 1944 Bretton Woods conference that created the post-war economic world order. The idea was to cap trade imbalances between nations by putting a limit ...

  6. Little chance of open war, but currency sniping to continue

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland At the weekend, finance ministers and central bank bosses from the world's G20 group of leading economies promised to 'refrain from competitive devaluation of currencies' and to 'move towards more market-determined exchange rate systems'. Phew! So that's all right then. Looming currency war has been averted at the last minute, and peace ...

  7. US war deaths- were they worth it?

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... Richard Halloran As Americans honour those who died in their wars this Memorial Day, many will raise the inevitable question: has it been worth it? In stark terms, how many mothers ... Americans killed fighting the Axis powers in the second world war, the answer is most likely an easy 'yes' because the Germans, Italians and Japanese of the 1930s and 1940s threatened ...

  8. Alliances shift as war memories fade

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Sea welcoming Vietnamese officials on board. The irony was incredible. US warplanes took off from aircraft carriers in the Vietnam war for missions culminating in the 'Christmas ... in the war. The blossoming relationship between the US and Vietnam is all the more remarkable considering Vietnam's relationship with neighbouring China, its strongest ally during the Vietnam ...

  9. A trillion reasons, and counting, why war is futile

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty The calculator busily counting out how much money the United States has spent on wars since 2001 (www.costofwar.com) has raced past US$1 trillion. Meanwhile, the wars ... in the same broken machine. The release of 92,000 Afghan war documents by WikiLeaks highlighted America's plight, even though most confirmed things that are already known: the war is not going ...

  10. War of words heats up with US over South China Sea disputes

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... China'. On the same day, the Global Times, an affiliate of the People's Daily, a Communist Party mouthpiece, accused Washington of trying to incite hostility towards China. The war of words ...




SCMP.com Account