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2008-10-12 21:00:19

By Dennis Chua HONG Kong pop idol Justin Lo Ting Wai performs in Genting Highlands' Arena of Stars at 8pm on Oct 18 in the Air Justin 2008 Live In Genting Concert. He is joined by pop singer Stephy Tang Lai Yan who was formerly associated with teen pop act Cookies.

2008-10-08 09:00:31

Singapore Changi Airport to be wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek SINGAPORE, Oct.

2008-10-05 09:00:07

Thai police have arrested key opposition leader Chamlong Srimuang as part of crackdown against anti-government protesters, local media reported Sunday.

2008-09-17 09:00:09

The Associated Press LONDON Trafalgar Square routinely serves as a stage for mimes, jugglers and other acts, but the tourist attraction drew an exceptionally curious crowd Tuesday when the shortest man who can walk met the woman with the longest legs.

2008-08-18 21:00:27

BEIJING. Aug 18 (Interfax) - China is ready for Russian and Chinese energy companies to expand joint investments in the territories of their partner states, Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission and Director General of the National Energy Bureau Zhang Guobao said on Monday.

2008-08-13 15:05:00

Sandy Allen, 53, the world's tallest woman, died early Wednesday at a nursing home in Indiana. At 7-foot-7 ¼ inches, Allen has been listed in Guinness World Records as the tallest living woman since 1974, the Indianapolis Star reports.

2008-07-11 12:00:38

By Michael Smith, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 11--If Steven Spielberg hadn't made a movie about the man, the public at large still wouldn't have the foggiest idea as to the identity or importance of Oskar Schindler's life-saving efforts at the close of World War II.

2006-08-30 22:52:14

By Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Chinese court jailed a reporter for a Singapore newspaper for five years on Thursday for spying, the latest in a series of high-profile cases illustrating China's curbs on the media and dissent.

2006-08-30 21:55:00

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Chinese court has jailed a reporter for a Singapore newspaper for five years for spying, Hong Kong cable television said on Thursday quoting China's state-run Xinhua news agency.

2006-08-25 16:03:48

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's need for help on global security concerns is tempering its criticism of China over human rights and enabling Beijing to strengthen a crackdown on dissent, activists said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.