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  1. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Congress votes to bar US entry to Iran’s choice for UN ambassador

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:16pm by AP

    ... to national security. The vote came four days after similar action in the Senate and sends the bill to the White House. The Obama administration opposes the selection of Hamid Aboutalebi because ... legislation that could upset host country agreements with numerous nations. Hours after the House vote, White House officials declined to say what the president would do. Spokesman Jay Carney said ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    Dandy & Dapper

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Sofia Suarez

    ... with Saint Laurent: think minimalist, luxury Adidas Gazelles in leather in plain white, black or red, or a combo, as well as hi-top versions (HK$4,550 to HK$5,250; Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 ... hesitant to offer the following nugget, but here it is: The Great Gatsby Collection by Brooks Brothers offers regatta blazers in burgundy with white and blue stripes or in navy with red and white ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Auction house gives up on HK$28 million painting that was thrown out by hotel cleaners

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Clifford Lo

    ... house that sold a Chinese painting for over HK$28 million this week- only for it to apparently end up in a landfill- has decided not to pursue the matter, police say. Poly Auction Hong Kong told ... of the auction house carried out stocktaking the same day. It was understood that the rubbish truck serving the area would dump all the waste it collected along its scheduled route at a refuse transfer ...

  4. News - World

    Graphic videos of Syria victims surface as White House presses case for strike

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 08:04pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the case that a limited military attack on the country is justified. A US congressional panel posted videos of Syrian victims Saturday, many of them children, as the White House presses its case ... that night, will precede an address by Obama on Tuesday. Setting the stage Sunday, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will hit the morning television talk shows. In Congress, meanwhile, ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Scarface was based on Chicago gangster Al Capone

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... Sean Tierney IN PROHIBITION-ERA Chicago, ruthless gangsters controlled bootleg liquor through intimidation and murder. For a young, ambitious immigrant who wanted a piece of the American Dream, the best tool for achieving his goal was the Thompson submach ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service chief cleans house after latest flap over drunken agents

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:35pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Head of division that protects US president ousted after latest flaps over drunken agents Secret Service chief moves to clean up mess US Secret Service director Julia Pierson has demoted the supervisor of one of the agency's large ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong banks must get their own house in order

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:26pm by ANTHONY MURPHY

    ... Anthony Murphy Anthony Murphy expects intense regulatory scrutiny over forex trading Hong Kong banks must get their own house in order The Hong Kong Monetary Authority confirmed last week that it has joined its global counterparts in investigating the conduct of banks in foreign exchange markets. This announcement should not come as a surprise, as the HKMA regularly collaborates ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    The Dictator: on style, she rules

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Sofia Suarez

    ... The Dictator I thought I read somewhere that marbly prints are in, but now I can’t remember when or where. I love my black and white uniform, but I’d love to mix it up a little. Rolling ... pieces of the orange-toned silk/ satin Barton cocoon dress (£1,170/ HK$15,000). Anyway, a black and white uniform? Are you a waitress? As chic as black and white can be, a few prints would ...

  9. Property - International - CANADA

    CIBC economist sees risk in lack of Canadian housing data

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Toronto Little information about market 'mind-boggling' and leading to bearish view, says economist Lack of data seen posing risk to hot housing sector A lack of comprehensive data on Canada's housing sector poses risks to the country's hot real estate market by restricting information that could help investors make sound decisions, according ...

  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US housing industry shows signs of warming up after brutal winter

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Reports from builders and lenders across the country show rising demand for housing as data points to improving economy Market warms up after long, brutal winter In Indianapolis, an open house event tends to draw 10 people on a good day. But after the snowiest winter on record for the US Midwestern city, prospective homebuyers were champing at the bit: 45 people ...




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