George H.W. Bush

Briefs, December 31, 2012

Firefighters battle to extinguish the Port Market blaze. Photo: AP

Brahimi touts plan for peace in Syria

Monday, 31 December, 2012, 6:00am

Who said it?

Stanley Lau Chin-ho

Job security is getting worse in Guangdong, where factories are locked in a fight for survival of the fittest

Stanley Lau Chin-ho of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries


He would ask me to tell you to please put the harps back in the closet

29 Dec 2012 - 1:44am

Briefs, December 28, 2012

Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi was the Iranian health minister.

Former US president George H. W. Bush, who led a coalition that ejected Iraqi forces from Kuwait in 1991, was in intensive care at a Houston, Texas, hospital in a "guarded condition", family spokesman Jim McGrath said.

28 Dec 2012 - 5:59am

Briefs, December 1, 2012

Former US president George H.W. Bush is in hospital. Photo: AP

Syrian web, phone lines still down amid clashes

1 Dec 2012 - 3:47am