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Asians, native Americans descended from same group, DNA analysis shows

Present-day Asians and native Americans are descended from a group of people who were already in China 40,000 years ago, according to an analysis of fossil DNA published this week.

Thursday, 24 January, 2013, 4:37am

Asian grapevine

Listen closely to intense wine conversations and you might hear phrases such as, 'yes, it must have gone through malo', 'this wine ought to breathe' or 'poorly handled oak regiment'. Every industry and specialised field has its own language, and wine is no different.

19 May 2011 - 12:00am

Robust sales driven by Asian equity funds

Hong Kong saw its gross fund sales reach US$4.28 billion in the first quarter, buoyed by the growing popularity of Asian equity funds among retail investors, according to Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (HKIFA).

Net sales in the fund industry totalled US$1.17 billion in the first quarter, after having had US$3.11 billion of redemptions subtracted.

26 May 2005 - 12:00am

Dance meets video

Although conventional wisdom suggests that dance and video art are incompatible, a group of Asian video artists and choreographers have masterfully succeeded in uniting them.

Launched by the City Contemporary Dance Company and Videotage, Jumping Frames is a programme that brings together the two art forms to explore the creative possibilities.

2 May 2004 - 12:00am

Competition for Young Asian Musicians

Around the world, countries have regular music competitions. From Moscow to Munich, Leipzig to Leeds, promising young musicians get the chance to give their careers a boost by appearing before distinguished juries, big audiences, the media and the entire music community.

21 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Industry awards set to provide long-term performance guide

LONGER-TERM investment in some Asian-based funds remained profitable last year despite the market meltdown around the region, but many investors in funds targeted at Asian-Pacific markets saw three years of positive returns largely erased.

Even managers with conservative investment styles found defensive strategies no match for the turmoil.

25 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Australian state woos investment from region

THE South Australian government is seeking about A$170 million (about HK$973.59 million) in Asian capital for tourism projects spanning the year 2000.

21 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Lee taking cheap shots

ONCE again the Lion of Singapore and the champion of 'New Asian Fundamentalism' is roaring at the so-called West for its lack of moral fibre and liberalism.

Despite the fact that Lee Kuan Yew, enjoyed a university education in the decadent and wanton West he still takes the cheapest of shots at the civilised world at every opportunity.

13 Oct 1995 - 12:00am