It's Disney language. The word 'repair' would damage the aesthetic of the Disney story
Hong Kong Disneyland's Andrew Kam Min-ho explains why the word 'refurbished'' was used on a sign telling visitors of a broken rideFriday, 4 November, 2011, 12:00am
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
The latest developments in war-torn Libya, as well as assistance measures to help Europe stave off the lingering sovereign debt crisis, will be the main focal points of a suddenly convened meeting this week between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, analysts said.23 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Combating climate change and other environmental challenges are among the tasks France has set itself to address as the nation commences its presidency of the European Union.
French nationals in Hong Kong will recognise the importance President Nicolas Sarkozy has placed on these and other issues as concerns that are shared across the world.14 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
Testimony - France, Europe and the World in the 21st Century
by Nicolas Sarkozy (translated by Philip K. Gordon)
Harper Perennial, HK$15011 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Does Europe have a common foreign policy - one that can be regarded as equal in weight to America's? Everyone knows the answer is 'no'. Maybe the problem is not the people of Europe, but the so-called elites of Europe - senior European Union officials, mainstream political leaders and press commentators.1 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Ignorance and blind faith poor partners for life's journey
I was addled by reader David Eason's letter (April 29). Winnowing his mass of statements and analogies entails considerable effort and I hope I did not misinterpret his viewpoint. Overall, he seems to disapprove of idolatry on one hand but extols the virtues of worshipping a Christian God on the other.6 May 2007 - 12:00am
There's much talk of the Polish plumber or barmaid in London, but there has been one ethnic influx overlooked - the French. So many, in fact, the centre-right candidate Nicolas Sarkozy held an election rally here in January.
There are 300,000 French now in the London area - making it France's sixth-biggest city.25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
The European Union is readying a rapid reaction team and naval patrols to deal with boatloads of migrants washing up on its shores. But that must be seen against the warning by French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy that 'zero immigration' is a myth - in other words, Europe mustn't turn itself into a fortress to keep out migrants.25 Jul 2006 - 12:00am