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Clinical Borussia Dortmund make Zenit St Petersburg pay for their generosity

Dortmund fans cheer their team in Russia. Photo: Reuters

Borussia Dortmund’s Roberto Lewandowski scored twice in a clinical 4-2 win at Zenit St Petersburg who were made to pay for some dreadful defending in their Champions League last 16, first-leg tie on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 26 February, 2014, 10:21am

Mount Fuji poised to get World Heritage status

Snow-capped Mount Fuji. Photo: AP

Japan's Mount Fuji is likely to be added to the list of Unesco World Heritage sites next month after an influential advisory panel to the UN cultural body made a recommendation, officials said yesterday.

2 May 2013 - 2:22am

Haeco earnings jump 6.7pc

Haeco earnings jump 6.7pc

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co saw a 6.7 per cent jump in net profit to HK$876 million last year as rising demand for engine overhauls offset lower sales of the airframe repair division caused by labour shortages.

13 Mar 2013 - 5:51am

UN says North Korea cannot end war armistice

United States Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King speaks to reporters prior to the UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea's report at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva. Photo: EPA

The United Nations said on Monday that an armistice which halted the 1950-53 Korean War remains valid despite claims by North Korea to have scrapped the accord as Washington slapped sanctions on North Korea’s primary foreign exchange bank.

12 Mar 2013 - 6:00am

Up Close and Personal

Illustration: Pearl Law

During my childhood in the 1950s and '60s, Lunar New Year was the most important festival. My father ran a grocery shop on Queen's Road East in Wan Chai, and the new year was the only time when the store was closed for three days.

3 Feb 2013 - 4:01pm

A legacy in progress

Photo: Dickson Lee

Nicole Schoeni is building on her father's love for Chinese contemporary art, writes Fionnuala McHugh.

14 Jan 2013 - 5:13pm

Myanmar refugees fearful after fighting escalates

Bomb shelters built by Kachin refugees, at the Je Yang IDP camp, near Laiza, northeastern Myanmar. Photo: AP

Ethnic Kachins living in makeshift camps in Myanmar described their terror at the army’s use of air power during fighting with Kachin rebels seeking more autonomy, as the government said on Friday that it has exercised maximum restraint.

5 Jan 2013 - 10:34am