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AseanPlus News 16 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hu starts to consolidate power

New Chinese Communist Party chief Hu Jintao has begun to consolidate power, with key allies set to take over as mayor in Beijing and Shanghai and as governor in two major provinces, sources said yesterday.

Business 17 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

North-east China could be a stepping stone for Malaysians

GIVEN its plentiful natural resources and relatively untapped market, north-east China could be a stepping stone for Malaysian entrepreneurs to gain access to the mainland, said the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ACCCIM) president Tan Sri William Cheng.

AseanPlus News 26 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Summit at city rebuilt from ashes of WWII

The upcoming 5th Asia-Pacific Cities Summit to be held here from Oct 12 to 14 will be a feather in the cap for this mountain city rebuilt from the ashes of the WWII.

World 29 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

S.Korea party leader leaves hospital after attack

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean opposition leader Park Geun-hye left hospital on Monday, nine days after an attacker slashed her cheek with a box cutter during a campaign rally and just ahead of local polls her party is expected to win.

Business 26 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Mega China trade fair launch pad for Malaysian investors

THE 8th Western China International Economy-Trade Fair (WCIETF) to be held in Chengdu from May 25 to 28 this year can help Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SME) enter the booming West China market.

Nation 15 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

International symposium on cities starts tomorrow

More than 250 participants, almost half of them from the Arab region, will be attending the three-day Second International Symposium on Knowledge Cities at the Concorde Hotel in Shah Alam from tomorrow.

Business 26 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

INSEAD seminar highlights leadership

WHEN INSEAD held its Leadership Seminar In Asia titled I>Asia 2020: The Limits of Growth/Iat its Singapore campus in October, the highlight of the summit was undoubtedly when Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew fielded questions from the press and participants.

Lifestyle 17 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Missing out on the outdoors

Children, especially those in urban areas, lack opportunities to play outdoors. Three parents share why this is crucial for a child's development.

World 19 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Sex and elephants woo voters ahead of Romania polls

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - From parading an elephant through the streets to wrapping a condom on a finger or posing as Jesus, Romanian politicians are finding new ways to woo voters ahead of municipal elections on June 1.

World 19 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Sex and elephants woo voters ahead of Romania polls

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - From parading an elephant through the streets to wrapping a condom on a finger or posing as Jesus, Romanian politicians are finding new ways to woo voters ahead of municipal elections on June 1.