Charles Powell

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Name: Charles Powell
First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Former administrator to head planning district group

The West Piedmont Planning District Commission has named David Hoback its new executive director, effective Nov. 4.Hoback was the Patrick County administrator from 1988 to 2004 and has continued to be active in the county, serving on various boards and ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - 36 mins ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Occupy Central' has become a political farce

It's been almost 20 days since the "Occupy Central" campaign started.As time passes, the whole movement has developed into a farce. We have recently witnessed protesters gathering round cooking hot-pot, playing card games, table tennis, and even mahjong! ... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Former Thatcher aide: China has not gone back on HK agreements with UK

China has not gone back on its agreements with Britain over the future of Hong Kong, whose autonomy is far greater than what Britain expected three decades ago, a former aide to late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has said."Hong Kong has very ... [Published The Baltic Course - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Debrah Kay Powell

Debrah Kay Smith Powell, 56, Marietta, wife of Charles Powell for 38 years, passed away Oct. 10, 2014, at her residence.Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Sunday with a short service following at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va. ... [Published News and Sentinel - Oct 11 2014]
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First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sex Trends You Need To Know About For Summer 2014

There has really begun to be a greater acceptance of men using sex toys, and the trend in couple’s toys is directly related to this phenomenon.Page 1 of 2Though we’re only halfway through 2014, new trends are already starting to pave the way to a happier ... [Published AskMen UK - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 3 reports

China Has Not Gone Back On HK Agreements With UK - Former Thatcher Aide

LONDON, Oct 7 (Bernama) -- A former aide to late prime minister Margaret Thatcher said China has not gone back on its agreements with Britain over the future of Hong Kong, whose autonomy is far greater than what Britain expected three decades ago, Xinhua ... [Published Bernama - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Public figures speak against 'Occupy Central'

People against the 'Occupy Central' protesters, have voiced their concerns on how the movement has disrupted life across Hong Kong. On Saturday, the Principal of Hong Kong's Shung Tak Catholic English College wrote an open letter to students.The Principal ... [Published CNTV - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Campus releases interviews with FSM participants

Last week, UC Berkeley released nearly 40 interviews conducted with a diverse group of Free Speech Movement participants and witnesses to commemorate the movement’s 50th anniversary.The Free Speech Movement Oral History Project is a part of UC Berkeley ... [Published Daily Californian - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

World Bank weighs protest's economic impact

Protests in Hong Kong could hurt the city's economy - as well as the Chinese mainland's - but the impact will depend on how long the "uncertainty" lasts, the World Bank's chief economist for Asia said on Monday.Sudhir Shetty said the bank was closely ... [Published CHINAdaily - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Overseas politicians show disapproval of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement

Incumbent and former politicians of different countries have expressed their disapproval of the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong, saying that the protesters are "unrealistic" and western media reports on the demonstration "biased."Charles Powell, ... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

UC Berkeley's free speech movement interviews released to the public

_ BERKELEY -- While many commemorations of UC Berkeley's free speech movement focus on central players in the monthslong clash with the administration, a new project tells the story from different perspectives -- including female activists who dealt with ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

How a rose caused a prickly diplomatic problem for Margaret Thatcher

A THORNY diplomatic issue arose after both Germany and Japan named a new rose after Margaret Thatcher, her private papers reveal.A German grower asked the Prime Minister to launch his version and Mrs Thatcher accepted the Margaret Thatcher rose at Downing ... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Oct 03 2014]

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...As Charles Powell, Margaret Thatcher's former private secretary said, "hong kong has extensive autonomy - far greater than we actually believed could be achieved when we negotiated the hong kong joint declaration with china. they have far better conditions - including political conditions - than any other city in china. but the bottom-line is they are a city in china."
"hong kong has very extensive autonomy, far greater than we believed actually could be achieved when the hong kong joint declaration with china was negotiated" Charles Powell, former private secretary to Thatcher during the 1980s, told British BBC Radio 4's The World This Weekend

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Former administrator to head planning district ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - 36 mins ago]
'Occupy Central' has become a political farce [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 17 2014]
Former Thatcher aide: China has not gone back o... [Published The Baltic Course - Oct 13 2014]
Hong Kong: Making a non-issue an issue [Published The News International - Oct 13 2014]
Debrah Kay Powell [Published News and Sentinel - Oct 11 2014]
Sex Trends You Need To Know About For Summer 2014 [Published AskMen UK - Oct 09 2014]
What really happened in Hong Kong in past days ... [Published Daily Times - Oct 08 2014]
Public figures speak against 'Occupy Central' [Published CNTV - Oct 07 2014]
Campus releases interviews with FSM participants [Published Daily Californian - Oct 07 2014]
State Media and Public Opinion on the HK Protests [Published China Digital Times - Oct 07 2014]
China Has Not Gone Back On HK Agreements With U... [Published Bernama - Oct 07 2014]
China Has Not Gone Back On HK Agreements With UK [Published Live Trading News - Oct 07 2014]
XINHUA - China has not gone back on HK agreemen... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 06 2014]
World Bank weighs protest's economic impact [Published CHINAdaily - Oct 06 2014]
China has not gone back on HK agreements with U... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 06 2014]
XINHUA - Roundup: Overseas politicians show dis... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 06 2014]
Roundup: Overseas politicians show disapproval ... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 06 2014]
UC Berkeley's free speech movement interviews r... [Published Contra Costa Times - Oct 04 2014]
PAULINE E. WOODS [Cumberland] [Published Cumberland Times-News - Oct 04 2014]
The speech that never was – Thatcher papers for... [Published University of Cambridge - Oct 03 2014]
How a rose caused a prickly diplomatic problem ... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Oct 03 2014]
Thatcher papers reveal attack on Kinnock toned ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 03 2014]
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Fresh BBC documentary charts rise of Ian Paisley [Published NewsLetter - Sep 21 2014]
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