Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Thursday, November 26, 2015   

Disney magic backfires for hotel chain
Shanghai fined a hotel chain for using Disney's name at five properties as it seeks to defend the US entertainment giant before its theme park opening.

Chicago fury at killer cop
Racial tensions rose in Chicago after authorities released a graphic video of a police officer shooting a black teenager.

US global alert on terror
French President Francois Hollande flew into Washington seeking support for his war on Islamic State extremists as the United States issued a worldwide travel alert for its citizens.

Teen dies as Ebola returns to Liberia
A 15-year-old boy has died of Ebola in Liberia, the first such fatality for months in a country declared free of the disease in September, chief medical officer Francis Kateh said.

Journalist, 71, appeals jail sentence
A 71-year-old Chinese journalist has appealed against her seven- year jail sentence for "leaking state secrets."

Bangkok bombing: two men charged
A Thai military court has indicted two men accused of the Bangkok bombing that killed 20 people including two from Hong Kong.

US$15m times for clock boy
A Muslim boy arrested when a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb threatened to sue his school and the city of Irving, Texas, for US$15 million (HK$117 million).

Four bank regulators demoted
Four bank regulators have been demoted for violating Communist Party rules and procedures, the latest punishment in the three- year anti-corruption campaign.

`Marvelous era' vow of new Argentine leader
Argentina's conservative president-elect has promised a "marvelous" new era after he won a runoff election.

Blast hits Tokyo war-dead shrine
A suspected explosive device damaged a bathroom at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine, but no one at the controversial war memorial was hurt.

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