Panda pair heading to Zoo Berlin in 15-year agreement on conservation

Edit China Daily 24 Jun 2017
The destination. Berlin, Germany, where they will reside at Zoo Berlin for 15 years, a time that will include joint scientific research between the zoo and the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, according to Chen Cheng, an information officer with the base ... Most of the pandas are in Sichuan. Previous Page 1 2 Next Page ... ....

CORRECTING and REPLACING GN Hearing to Feature the Newly Launched ReSound LiNX 3D™ at IFOS World Congress in Paris

Edit Market Watch 23 Jun 2017
GN HEARING TO FEATURE THE NEWLY LAUNCHED RESOUND LINX 3D™ AT IFOS WORLD CONGRESS IN PARIS ... GN Hearing will demonstrate the pioneering ReSound LiNX 3D™ and full family of smart hearing aids as part of the company’s participation in the IFOS World Congress in Paris 24 – 28 June ... ReSound LiNX 3D delivers clear, natural sound, exceptional speech understanding and the best sense of where sounds are coming from....

Gerakan's Dr Lau offers to play mediator in Guan Eng-Seng Giaw spat

Edit The Star 23 Jun 2017
KUALA LUMPUR. Gerakan vice-president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau has offered to play the role of mediator between DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng and veteran MP Dr Tan Seng Giaw ... ....

What exactly is Hong Kong’s Executive Council and why does it matter?

Edit South China Morning Post 23 Jun 2017
Hong Kong’s incoming leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has announced 16 names to join her cabinet, the Executive Council (Exco), as non-official members. The 16 will work with 16 principal government officials appointed on Wednesday. Exco is the top policy-making body of the Hong Kong government ... Over the years, it has occasionally been... ....

Sport – not looks – changed my life, says Cecilia Yeung, high-jump star and model ...

Edit South China Morning Post 23 Jun 2017
Former Miss Hong Kong Olivia Cheng Man-nga is remembered for her looks and not for her high jump skills – Cecilia Yeung Man-wai is treading a similar path, but hoping for just the opposite. “I want people to remember me as a track and field athlete, not my part-time work as a model,” said the 22-year-old, who has become one of the hottest celebrities in Hong Kong in recent months ... ....

Hong Kong’s new decision makers refute critics as they prepare to contribute fresh views

Edit South China Morning Post 23 Jun 2017
Their terms have not officially begun, but the new members of Chief Executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s top executive body are already having to fend off critics and assert their own strengths in the realm of policymaking ... The 16 non-official members of the body, who will... ....

Wing Tai minorities shareholders advised to accept RM1.80 offer

Edit The Star 23 Jun 2017
KUALA LUMPUR. The minority shareholders of property company Wing Tai Malaysia Bhd have been advised to accept the takeover offer of RM1.80 a share from the Cheng family of Singapore ... ....

New Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to take questions from lawmakers five days into the job

Edit South China Morning Post 23 Jun 2017
Hong Kong’s leader in waiting is extending an olive branch to lawmakers by taking questions from them just five days after assuming office. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor also pledged to honour her election pledge to spend HK$5 billion on education, according to a source from the new administration ... ....

Executive Council appointments a step up in credibility for Hong Kong’s government

Edit South China Morning Post 23 Jun 2017
A day after Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor introduced her underwhelming line-up of new policy chiefs, her latest Executive Council selection proves to be more exciting. Of the 16 non-official seats, she has managed to woo a few figures with gravitas and credibility. As it has been long rumoured, a bona fide pan-democrat, Ronny Tong Ka-wah, has finally joined the ranks ... ....

Rodriguez's homer gives Akron RubberDucks win over Reading

Edit Cleveland 23 Jun 2017
> Luigi RodriguezAkron RubberDucks  ... Akron entered the sixth tied, 1-1, thanks to Yu-Cheng Chang's solo homer in the fifth inning ... Rodriguez then homered to give Akron a 4-1 lead ... ....

Guam businessman sentenced for not paying H-2B workers

Edit Guam Pacific Daily News 23 Jun 2017
Attorney’s Office. Steven Wang, also known as Shui Cheng Wang, pleaded guilty to mail fraud, money laundering, willful failure to pay over tax and conspiracy to commit visa fraud ... Attorney’s Office ... READ MORE ....

JNA Awards announces 2017 Honourees

Edit Market Watch 23 Jun 2017
The 2017 independent judging panel consists of industry experts namely Albert Cheng, Advisor to the World Gold Council, Far East (WGC); James Courage, former Chief Executive of Platinum Guild International and former ... WGC's Cheng said, "I am happy to see increased participation this year, especially from Southeast Asia and mainland China....

Carrie Lam predicts rising stature for Hong Kong from China embrace

Edit Hong Kong Standard 23 Jun 2017
China Hong Kong’s importance to the global economy stands to increase as China pushes for greater integration, incoming Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said today in a broadcast interview with Bloomberg TV.  ... ....
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