Articles by William Foreman



American Teacher Denies Spying in South Ossetia

  • 05 September 08
  • The Associated Press
Russian officials say Michael Lee White was a U.S. agent involved in the recent fighting between their troops and Georgia. They claim to have found the Army veteran's passport in the country.

10 Years Under Chinese Rule

  • 25 June 07
  • The Associated Press
Many were gloomy about Hong Kong's future 10 years ago when the British colony of dazzling skyscrapers and gung-ho capitalists returned to the communist Chinese motherland.

Gamblers Say Macau's a Safe Bet

  • 06 March 07
  • The Associated Press
Chinese businessman Cao Yanglin let his lunch of slow-cooked beef rib with truffle puree and lemon cream sauce go cold as he talked about his gambling spree the night before at the baccarat tables in Macau -- the world's new epicenter for gambling.

SARS 'Has Not Peaked' in China

  • 08 May 03
  • The Associated Press
World Health Organization experts will go to a crowded Chinese province where SARS is spreading fast.

WHO Confident as SARS Toll Rises

  • 07 May 03
  • The Associated Press
SARS can still be contained and eliminated, the head of the World Health Organization predicted Tuesday after China's premier described Beijing's crisis as grave and warned officials to work hard to fight the disease or be punished.

Beijing Schools Closed, WHO Visits Taiwan

  • 05 May 03
  • The Associated Press
China announced Sunday that Beijing elementary and middle schools will remain closed for two more weeks to help prevent the spread of SARS, affecting over a million students, as Taipei's mayor warned that violators of home quarantine would be punished.

1,700 Killed in Taiwan Earthquake