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Dec 17, 2006, 10:20:04 AM12/17/06
China to introduce 30,000 overseas specialists next year
Xinhua - China
17 (Xinhua) -- China next year is to introduce 30,000 overseas specialists
that the country is most in need of but also is in great shortage,
according to the ...

China awards massive nuclear deal
BBC News - UK
Westinghouse, the nuclear-plant builder sold by British Nuclear Fuels
earlier this year, has won a billion-dollar contract to build reactors in
China. ...

Dramatic economic changes for China
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
... And China's new wealth from its export boom has created a customer base
willing and able to partake in the spoils. "The changes ...

China bull run shows no sign of slowing
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
... The optimism is especially strong in China, where the Shanghai
composite index, which has doubled in value this year, reached a record
high last Thursday, 16 ...

Yearender: China struggling to get more steam with less fuel
Xinhua - China
... 17 (Xinhua) -- Official figures from the National Development and
Reform Commission (NDRC) show that China will fail to meet its target of
reducing energy ...

The Chinese are now copying cities as well - Spain
[Fragmento traducido de esta noticia] Actually, it’s all about turning
China’s economic capital into a livable place, with green spaces and
breathable air ...

Africa: 'Who's Afraid of China in Africa?'
By troung
From the 1950s, Chinese businesspeople from Hong Kong and Taiwan as well the
overseas Chinese diaspora in South-East Asia established trading ties with
counterparts. Taiwan and Hong Kong were widely known across Africa by the ...
World Affairs Board

PRIMITIVES: The World of Indonesian Horror and Exploitation Cinema
By Jared
Hong Kong horror films in particular have an unspeakable dread surrounding
from Mainland China , Macao and Taiwan . ... Described as “ South East Asia ’s
reigning horror diva,” the films of Suzzanna (sometimes referred to as JP ...

An Exclusive Interview with Ambassador Christopher Hill
People&#39;s Daily Online - Beijing,China
... I hear people saying somehow China is trying to push American influence
out of South East Asia. ... They are very happy to welcome Chinese
President to visit them. ...

Homosexuality: How the economics and politics of Singapore have ...
By Agagooga
... Diocese and its role in the Province of South East Asia by The Reverend
You-Leng L.
... 1980's showed that younger Chinese people had converted from the traditional
... As such, when the Chinese person converts to Christianity, ...

Models showcase a batik creation with theme "Wedding" by designer ...
Yahoo! Italia Notizie - Italy
... showcase a batik creation with theme "Wedding" by designer Aaron George
during the Piala Seri Endon Batik Fashion Award in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,
Sunday, Dec. ...

CfBT Malaysia
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
Founded in 1965, it has been actively involved in education in Malaysia
since 1979. To help raise English standards, CfBT Education ...

15th Asian Games DOHA 2006: Some had no business in Doha
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
... of eight gold, 17 silver and 17 bronze medals from the 15th Asian Games
in Doha, let us not forget the failure of sports that have a great
following in Malaysia ...

Striker leaves Denmark for Malaysia - Thailand
Nigerian striker Abdul Sule has left Danish SAS Liga club AC Horsens to
start a new adventure in Malaysian soccer. In future Nigerian ...

HM greets Malaysia, Gambia and Bhutan
Times of Oman - Ruwi,Muscat,Oman
... Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a congratulatory cable to Sultan Mizan
Zainal Abedine on the occasion of assuming the post of the paramount ruler
of Malaysia. ...

Poll in favour of English
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
... The poll was run for a week in The Star Online and The Star's Bahasa
Malaysia website MStar. ... I am also proud of our national language –
Bahasa Malaysia. ...

Malaysia can still qualify for Olympics
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
Japan, India, Malaysia and Bangladesh are the four Asian teams who have
been given a place in the qualifiers based on their Asian Games placing.

Malaysia politician: Non-Muslims' rights stifled
Jerusalem Post - Israel
... Anwar, a former deputy prime minister and an ex-stalwart of the ruling
party, also said Malaysia's majority Muslims feel their own rights are
threatened by ...

Open burning: Najib wants action against rogue Malaysian firms
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
... Najib said he had reiterated to Susilo, Malaysia’s commitment to
assist Indonesia to help put out fires during the dry season to combat the
haze problem. ...

CNS Chairman dismissed rumours re Thais seeking refuge in Malaysia
ThaisNews - Bangkok,Thailand
... Security (CNS) Gen.Sonthi Boonyaratglin has dismissed news report by a
Malaysian media that some Thais in Narathiwat Province had immigrated to
Malaysia. ...

Booze, midriffs banned in Malaysia state dance clubs
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
... Almost half of Malaysia's population of roughly 26 million is
non-Muslim, and the national government is secular. The papers said ...

Malaysia launches new infrastructure to reduce cost of internet ...
Islamic Republic News Agency - Tehran,Iran
Bernama said quoting Minister of Communications Lim Keng Yaik that the
practice could help Malaysia save some 2.36 billion ringgit (dlrs 675
million) in ...

20 Muslim Thais in Malaysia return home: Malaysian report
Nation Multimedia - Bangkok,Thailand
KUALA LUMPUR - A group of Thai Muslims who last week fled across the border
into Malaysia over ongoing violence in southern Thailand has returned home

Malaysia bars lunch trips to Thailand
Bangkok Post - Thailand
In addition, Malaysia is considering whether to revoke an old regulation
which allows Thai-registered commercial vehicles to enter up to two
kilometres into ...

Malaysia's Anwar: Government stifling non-Muslims' rights
International Herald Tribune - France
AP. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on
Sunday accused the government of stifling non-Muslims' rights, as his party
declared it ...

Malaysia PM Visits Venezuela
Prensa Latina - Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad
Badawi is arriving in Caracas on Sunday on a working visit, accompanied by
a business ...

Team Manager Sure T'ganu Can Win Malaysia Cup
Bernama - Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
KUALA TERENGGANU, Dec 17 (Bernama) -- Terengganu manager Datuk Che Mat
Jusoh is confident that his squad will be able to bring home the Malaysia
Cup from ...

Malaysian government tells editors to downplay reports on toll ...
Southeast Asian Press Alliance - Bangkok,Thailand
... Independent news site reported that on 12 December
2006, editors of newspapers and television stations were summoned to a
meeting at the ...

Bangkok Post - Thailand
... Mr John had taught in Singapore and Hong Kong before coming to
Thailand, and also at a couple of schools in Thailand, before settling at
Bang Mod. ...

Tsunami-stricken beaches revive, but survivors carry deep scars
International Herald Tribune - France
AP. KHAO LAK, Thailand: Martin Bleck is still spooked by water. He vividly
remembers the wave that swept him and his mother away, and ...

Angling duo triumph in Thailand tournament
Basingstoke Gazette - Basingstoke,England,UK
By John Boyman. Peter Flowerday, who is 59 and lives in Warwick Road,
Winklebury, Basingstoke, and his friend, 60-year-old Vince ...

SE Asian students games kick off in Vietnam
Thanh Nien Daily - Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam
... Besides the hosts, competitors from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos,
Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand are attending the
week-long event. ...

Thai coup leader berates Thaksin - New Delhi,India
Thailand's army chief General Sondhi Boonyaratkalin has described ousted
prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as worse than "a boy who cries wolf". ...

Lao PM presents garden at Royal Flora expo to Thailand
Thai News Agency MCOT - Bangkok,Thailand
CHIANG MAI, Dec 17 (TNA) – Visiting Lao Prime Minister Bouasone
Bouphavanh today officially presented the Lao garden now installed at the
Royal Flora ...

Thai military may retain power to appoint PM
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
THAILAND'S National People's Assembly meets today to begin creating a new
post-coup constitution amid concerns that Thailand will not return to full
democracy ...

In Thai widows' village, loss unites 2 faiths
Chicago Tribune - United States
ROTAN BATU, Thailand -- This gated community looks like a typical suburban
subdivision, filled with identical two-story homes, potted plants and
yellow plastic ...

Tennis: Singles gold to Thailand
HULIQ - Hickory,NC,USA
Thailand won the Tennis men's single gold despite losing their best player
to injury earlier in the Games. ... I had to make it for Thailand.”. ...

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