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South Carolina

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Enter the dragon, with a nip in the air

Saturday, 21 January, 2012, 12:00am

Minus broadsides

If ever a writer has earned the tag 'magician of the page', which The New York Times gave him, it is Pat Conroy. Nine books into his literary career, Conroy remains as famous for his rich, extravagant lyricism and his love of the natural world as he is for his enduring obsession with family ties and the American south.

9 May 2010 - 12:00am

Talkback

Should the present hire-car system continue at Discovery Bay?

Goodness me, what gratuitous vitriol from J. Charleston, all the way from Tai Hang (Talkback, July 12).

Do I detect a penumbra of the green-eyed monster lurking?

14 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland fridge maker's US factory helping head off a trade cold war

News that Haier's refrigerator plant in Camden, South Carolina, was hiring 128 more workers made the headlines in March in a state that has one of the highest unemployment rates in the United States.

23 May 2007 - 12:00am

US state takes dangerous step towards organ trade

For years, human rights activists have rightly focused on the mainland's shady organ transplant trade, with executed prisoners being its primary supply source. America's prison systems may soon share China's unwanted spotlight, thanks to draft legislation being prepared by some state legislators in South Carolina.

10 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Lui's Summerville has the power to gun down rivals

A Triple Trio jackpot of $30 million adds plenty of added attraction to the Sha Tin meeting on Sunday where Douglas Whyte has a strong chance aboard Summerville Power in the middle pin.

The progressive galloper finished a gallant second to Lucky Danske over 1,400 metres on June 5 and left the impression he is looking for a test of stamina.

24 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Discretion a vital element of just sentencing

Your editorial of February 17 headlined, 'Need for consistency', is right to emphasise that shoplifting is 'a serious offence and requires an appropriate punishment'.

23 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Cargo record for Charleston

The Port of Charleston handled a record 10.4 million tonnes of cargo in the year ended June 30, surpassing Oakland, California, as the United States' fifth busiest container port.

The number of vessels arriving at Charleston's port increased by 4 per cent to 1,740 for the year.

11 Aug 1997 - 12:00am