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Gillian Wong

Gillian Wong

    Activist accuses NYU of coming under pressure from China
    Activist accuses NYU of coming under pressure from China
    Guangcheng, who was allowed to travel to the US after escaping from house arrest, said on Monday that New York University (NYU) is forcing him...
    China lifts travel ban against people with HIV
    China lifts travel ban against people with HIV
    China has lifted a two-decade ban on people with HIV and Aids from entering the country, just as it is about to welcome the world to the Shanghai...
    WHO predicts 'explosion' of swine flu cases
    WHO predicts 'explosion' of swine flu cases
    The global spread of swine flu will endanger more lives as it speeds up in coming months and governments must step preparations for a swift...
    Oil prices drop amid US economic concerns
    Oil prices drop amid US economic concerns
    Oil prices slipped more than $1 a barrel on Monday as traders worried that the flagging United States economy would cause oil demand to soften.
    Tourism, travel to boost Asia Pacific region
    Tourism, travel to boost Asia Pacific region
    Travel and tourism are expected to bring $4,6-trillion a year to the Asia Pacific region by 2010 despite the threat of a United States recession,...
    Oil prices drop on Opec news, stronger dollar
    Oil prices drop on Opec news, stronger dollar
    Oil prices dropped on Tuesday after a key Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) member left open the possibility the oil cartel...
    Oil prices regain lost ground
    Oil prices regain lost ground
    Oil prices rose on Friday to regain ground lost in a fall the previous session, as persistent supply concerns and a late rebound in United States...
    Oil prices fall from near all-time high
    Oil prices fall from near all-time high
    Oil prices fell on Monday as traders took profits after crude futures settled near an all-time high in the previous session.
    Oil prices fall below $64 a barrel after Nigerian poll
    Oil prices fall below $64 a barrel after Nigerian poll
    Oil prices dropped in Asian trading on Monday after no major disruptions to production were reported around the weekend presidential election in...
    Oil prices 'unlikely to fall soon'
    Oil prices 'unlikely to fall soon'
    Crude oil futures rose back above $67 a barrel on Friday on persistent supply fears linked to Iran's nuclear stand-off with the international...
    Oil prices near $67 on Iran, Nigeria supply concerns
    Oil prices near $67 on Iran, Nigeria supply concerns
    Crude oil prices gained on Wednesday as traders fretted over threats to supply if sanctions were to be made against Iran, Opec's second-largest...
    Oil prices jump on concerns over Iran, Nigeria
    Oil prices jump on concerns over Iran, Nigeria
    Crude oil prices jumped on Tuesday as Iran's nuclear ambitions and an attack on an oil platform in Nigeria kept traders edgy over potential supply...