Hong Kong's job fair to offer 3,000 vacancies

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Hong Kong's job fair to offer 3,000 vacancies 

HONG KONG, May 25 — The Labor Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government is expected to hold a two-day job fair, starting on Wednesday, in Tuen Mun of New Territories, offering more than 3,000 vacancies, the department said on Tuesday.

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Thai anti-gov't leaders' detention extended

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Thai anti-gov't leaders' detention extended 

BANGKOK, May 25 — Thailand's Criminal Court on Tuesday agreed to a police request to extend the detention of five leaders of the anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) charged with breaking the emergency law, the National News Bureau of Thailand reported.

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Largest wine exhibition in Asia-Pacific opens in HK

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Largest wine exhibition in Asia-Pacific opens in HK 

HONG KONG, May 25 — Vinexpo Asia-Pacific, the largest international wine and spirits exhibition in Asia-Pacific, opened its 6th show in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

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Chinese President meets Clinton, Geithner after high-level dialogues

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Chinese President meets Clinton, Geithner after high-level dialogues 

BEIJING, May 25 — Chinese President Hu Jintao on Tuesday met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

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Japan not to jointly propose sanctions vs. N. Korea with S. Korea

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Japan not to jointly propose sanctions vs. N. Korea with S. Korea 

TOKYO, May 25 — Japan has no plans to put forth a joint proposal with South Korea to the U.N. Security Council to seek punitive measures against North Korea over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship in March, the government's top spokesman said Tuesday.

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Top cops from ASEAN and its dialogue partners meet in Cambodia

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Top cops from ASEAN and its dialogue partners meet in Cambodia 

By Puy Kea

PHNOM PENH, May 25 — Senior police officers from across Asia are gathering in Cambodia on Tuesday through Thursday to discuss measures and cooperation for common cause in fighting against crimes and terrorism.

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China to further promote cooperation with ASEAN police agencies — official

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on China to further promote cooperation with ASEAN police agencies — official 

PHNOM PENH, May 25 — China will further promote the cooperation of China and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) police agencies to combat transnational crime and bring more benefits to the peoples of all countries, a Chinese senior official said on Tuesday.

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SDP chief says will look closely at Japan-US statement on Futemma

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on SDP chief says will look closely at Japan-US statement on Futemma 

TOKYO/NAHA, Japan, May 25 — The leader of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), which is opposed to relocating a US Marine base within Okinawa Prefecture, said Tuesday she will pay close attention to a new Japan-US statement expected to be issued Friday on the matter as prospects loom for her pacifist party to leave the ruling coalition.

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N. Korea warns of military action, accuses S. Korea of violating waters

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on N. Korea warns of military action, accuses S. Korea of violating waters 

SEOUL, May 25 — Accusing the South Korean Navy of trespassing its waters, North Korea warned Tuesday it will carry out "practical military measures" to defend its western sea border, fueling tension already high after the sinking of a South Korean warship in March.

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S. Korea allocates budget to cover costs linked with sunken ship

May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on S. Korea allocates budget to cover costs linked with sunken ship 

SEOUL, May 25 — South Korea decided Tuesday to spend 39.5 billion won (US$ 32 million) from its budget to cover expenses for salvaging a naval ship sunken by a torpedo attack by the North in March, the finance ministry said.

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