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Condoleezza Rice

Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power

Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power

by Marcus Mabry

Rodale Books, HK$220

Sunday, 16 September, 2007, 12:00am

Tsang tells Rice it's business as usual in HK

Hong Kong's political development and the road map for universal suffrage were among issues discussed in a meeting between Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice yesterday.

8 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

India's multihued diplomacy push

In calling on India to abandon its policy of non-alignment and join the United States in reforming the international order, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice failed to grasp the limited aims of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's diplomacy. The focus has shifted. It is no longer about the great powers, but about rejuvenating India.

11 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Beyond Words - How Language Reveals the Way We Live Now

Beyond Words - How Language Reveals the Way We Live Now

by John Humphrys

Hodder, HK$115

17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA

At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA

by George Tenet with Bill Harlow

HarperCollins, HK$413

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Does Rice have the right stuff?

There have been times this month when Condoleezza Rice, a star turn on the piano at the Southeast Asian nations' forum dinner in Malaysia, might have wished she really could be lost in music.

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Tradition of tragedy

Alarmed home affairs officials were scratching their heads about what to do when an elderly woman died after queuing at a rice handout during the Hungry Ghost Festival.

10 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Talkback

Q How can the Hungry Ghost Festival rice distribution be made safer?

The Hungry Ghost Festival rice distribution was originally a good deed, meant to bring peace and fortune to the recipients. However, the arrangements have turned bad. The shoving and pushing often cause many injuries to the elderly. The whole thing has become an annual embarrassment.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

kevin sinclair's hong kong

All Cheung Yee wanted was a bag of rice. That modest desire cost the 82-year-old widow her life. It was a senseless tragedy both predictable and avoidable. It should fill our souls with shame.

7 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Talkback

Q How can the Hungry Ghost Festival rice distribution be made safer?

I am writing to respond to the editorial headlined 'Rice giveaway fiasco shows poor image of HK' (Wednesday). I think the fiasco could have been avoided if the charity changed its method of giving away free rice.

2 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Convenient channel for public fury

The first political discussion I had in Putonghua was in Shanghai, in 1989. I was having lunch with some money changers when some Africans walked past the restaurant. The money changers started making strange animal noises and grimaces. Seeing my puzzled expression, they explained: 'They are black devils.' In broken Chinese, I asked the head money changer why he did not like blacks.

20 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Website slurs a catalogue of racism

'Black devil'; 'black pig'; 'black whore'; 'black female dog'; 'You're not even as good as a black devil, a real waste of a life'; 'Her brain is blacker than her skin'; 'Really ugly'; 'The ugliest woman in the world'.

1 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Democracy call

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has called on America's Asian allies to maintain strong ties with the US in guiding the mainland towards democracy. Is this the right approach on China? Share your views: write to us

21 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Politics of US inquiry

Your leader adopts without scepticism the nomenclature of the US inquiry into the 9/11 attacks ('No official should be exempt from 9/11 probe', March 31).

3 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Condi: The Condoleezza Rice Story

Condi: The Condoleezza Rice Story

by Antonia Felix

Pocket Books $67

7 Mar 2004 - 12:00am