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India hoping to buy victory over Maoists

The Indian government is attempting to buy its way to victory in the long-running battle against Maoist insurgents, by putting a price tag on everything from rebel bullets and missiles to the fighters.

Friday, 18 September, 2009, 12:00am

SWITCHING TESTS WILL UNDERMINE SUCCESSFUL ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CAMPAIGN

While I applaud the initiative taken by Raymond Kwok of Sun Hung Kai Properties in taking a lead in addressing the issue of improving English-language standards in the workplace (South China Morning Post, February 18), I am mystified as to why the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), developed by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES), is being promot

21 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Ella has faith in Aussies' Cup campaign

Wallaby legend Mark Ella believes Australia will have a decent crack at winning October's World Cup - if the squad come through the Super 12 tournament relatively unscathed.

The former Australian captain is worried players may get injured by playing in the intensive Super 12 series.

3 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Ella has faith in Aussies' Cup campaign

Wallaby legend Mark Ella believes Australia will have a decent crack at winning October's World Cup - if the squad come through the Super 12 tournament relatively unscathed.

The former Australian captain is worried players may get injured by playing in the intensive Super 12 series.

3 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Inflation pressure seen as 'weak'

Hong Kong's inflation rate showed a modest increase of 0.1 per cent during March to 6.7 per cent, Government figures show.

Consumer Price Index A (CPI-A), the territory's broadest measure of inflation, rose slightly year-on-year because of increases in the prices of some fresh food items, such as fruits, and higher costs for meals consumed away from home.

24 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Rhine unit seeks US listing

RHINE Holdings is seeking to list its subsidiary, IWI Holding, on the National Association of Securities Dealers Inc, Automated Quotation System-National Market System (NASDAQ-NMS).

Application has been made to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for approval for quotation of IWI on NASDAQ-NMS.

9 Jun 1994 - 12:00am