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  1. News - World

    Terror suspects tortured at CIA 'black site' in Poland win payouts from European court

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by Reuters

    ... held at a CIA "black site" in northern Poland between 2002 and 2003. The court said the treatment the two men were subjected to by the CIA during their detention in Poland ...

  2. World heritage listing for picturesque West Lake

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... attention as one of five sites newly added to Unesco's World Heritage List. Regarded by many mainlanders as one of the country's most beautiful natural attractions, the 3,322-hectare site in the capital of Zhejiang province features numerous temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens and ornamental trees, as well as causeways and artificial islands. Unesco's World Heritage committee ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Is Cantonese in danger? Hongkongers take steps to protect their heritage

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:50am by BEN SIN

    ... Ben Sin Worried that the future of Cantonese is under threat, some Hongkongers are taking it upon themselves to prevent their heritage from disappearing altogether, writes Ben Sin Away ... of Putonghua. The bureau's actions really have me worried that Cantonese is in danger Ng Kap-chuen  A couple of days later, local news site Passion Times shone light on a video produced ...

  4. News - China Insider - ARCHITECTURE

    World’s first kilometre-high tower planned to combat dirty air in China’s Wuhan

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 04:49pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters The world's first kilometre-high double-tower building that could enter the record books as the tallest development in the world will be built in central China over ... the city’s level of tiny molecules that cause long-term health problems by 20 per cent over the next five years. China’s booming economy has allowed it to mount the world’s most ambitious ...

  5. Plan to restrict Great Wall visits

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the plan would cover a 325-sq-km area of tourist attractions on Beijing's outskirts, including Badaling, the Ming Tombs and several less well-known sites. The plan, set to run until 2020, ... on the way to Badaling. The two sites are often visited in one day. Meanwhile, the Badaling Wildlife Park near a Beijing section of the Great Wall may be closed to protect the integrity ...

  6. Sport - China - BOXING

    China's Zou Shiming on course for world title, says Freddie Roach

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 11:01pm by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin in Macau Trainer insists two-time Olympic gold winner has what it takes to become an IBF champion China's Zou on course for world title, says Roach China's Zou Shiming played a bit part in the new Transformers movie, but Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach thinks his protégé is very close to playing his biggest role yet- champion of the world ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    The art of preservation: Sketching group records Hong Kong's disappearing heritage

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Informal art groups look to preserve the city's heritage through their sketches A sketch in time It's a tough hike up Eastern Street ... while Taiwan has 6,000," says Urban Sketchers co-founder Gary Yeung Fuk-chi, a primary school art, English and music teacher in Tai Wai. The group not only draws historical sites, old ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China is far from securing its world role

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:04am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com China far from securing its world role State sovereignty was the great invention of the 17th and 18th centuries; collective security that of the 19th century. ... to where he wants it. Short of challenging the region's security order, Xi may have to accept the bitter truth that China's world role may not be commensurate for a long time with its ...

  9. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    Russia backs UN resolution demanding international access to MH17 crash site

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in New York and Moscow Reluctant Russia backs UN resolution Even as a reluctant Russia backed a UN Security Council resolution demanding international access to the crash site of MH17, military officials in Moscow came out swinging in defence, saying there was evidence suggesting that Ukrainian air defence forces could be to blame for the tragedy and lambasting the west ...

  10. The Forbidden City

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King An emperor's home Unesco lists the Forbidden City in Beijing as the biggest collection of ancient wooden buildings in the world. Today, it is one ... the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), work on the current one started in 1406, during the Ming dynasty. It took 15 years and between 200,000 and 1 million workers to build. The world's biggest palace ...




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