Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Penang's famed food hawkers see tradition lose steam

For well over a century, Penang's food hawkers have been conspicuous by the clouds of steam, pungent aromas and devoted crowds surrounding them. But some fear it is a dying art as a new generation shuns taking over their parent's modest curbside stands, threatening beloved recipes and a slice of the island's multi-cultural character.


First US Marines arrive in Australia

The first batch of an expected 2,500 US Marines to be deployed in Australia began work Wednesday as Washington bolsters its presence in a strategically vital region, to the irritation of China.


Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Lawyer seeks court order to probe DPP

A lawyer has sought a court order to investigate his complaint of alleged misconduct by a deputy public prosecutor (DPP).

ICAC arrests tycoon brothers

Sun Hung Kai bosses Thomas and Raymond Kwok detained with former chief secretary Rafael Hui in unprecedented probe into bribery and misconduct

Monday, 2 April 2012

Leaders signal accord on Bo

Crackdown on internet rumours of a coup shows that a consensus has now been reached about how to deal with the former Chongqing boss

Executive reportedly held over links to Bo Xilai

Shide Group chairman who allegedly paid school fees for son of ex-party boss fails to show at Boao Forum