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World 16 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Analysis: Protests threaten energy-hungry Chile mines

TOTORAL, Chile (Reuters) - It took just a handful of fishermen and artisans from this tiny village in northern Chile to threaten a $5 billion coal-fired thermoelectric plant desperately needed by nearby copper mines.

Community 14 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rewards for recycling

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) students will be fashionably rewarded for doing their part to save the Earth when they bring in PET (plastic bottles made from polyethylene terephthalate) to be recycled.

Community 14 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Happenings

Community 20 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Pride of London

Award-winning developer, St James, a member of the Berkeley Group, is unveiling its latest property offering, with the launch of Emerald Square in Roehampton, South West London.

World 23 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Some Chinese aggrieved find inspiration in rebel village

WANGGANG, China (Reuters) - As China gears up for a leadership transition, a small fishing village that stood up to official corruption and rural land grabs has become a touchstone for other communities striving to fight back against grassroots abuses.

World 23 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Some Chinese aggrieved find inspiration in rebel village

WANGGANG, China (Reuters) - As China gears up for a leadership transition, a small fishing village that stood up to official corruption and rural land grabs has become a touchstone for other communities striving to fight back against grassroots abuses.

Community 29 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sea-facing sanctuary

THE luxurious Andaman sea-facing condominiums at Tanjung Seri Pinang in Tanjung Tokong, Penang, have now been launched.

World 14 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Syrian rebels in Turkey doubtful over new Arab arms supplies

ANTAKYA, Turkey (Reuters) - Syrian rebels resting and recovering from wounds in Turkey say that far from receiving a host of heavy weapons to take the fight to government forces, they feel forgotten by their Western and Arab backers.

World 04 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

West Bank high life masks deepening economic crisis

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Past the Israeli sentry towers blackened by firebombs and the entrance to a refugee camp emblazoned with posters of rifle-clenching militants, downtown Ramallah sparkles.

World 08 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

China pollution protest ends, but suspicion of government high

SHIFANG, China (Reuters) - Lao Zhou splutters with rage when asked if he believes government promises to scrap plans for a copper refinery near his home in southwest China, a project which has sparked violent protests.