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  1. Candidates avoid human rights issues as election looms

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello In the run-up to tomorrow's presidential election in Indonesia, the debate about human rights has been conspicuous only by its absence. Pramono Tanthowi, an analyst with the Centre for the Study of Religion and Civilisation, said the reason lay in the background of the candidates. 'Who is going to want to answer questions on human rights? All of the candidates ...

  2. Biometric ID system goes right to the veins

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... must a biometric identification system be safe, fast and accurate, it must identify something on (or in) the body that will not change with age or be compromised by normal human activity. Mr ...

  3. Parisian fashionista goes downtown to preview her latest designs

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Ho-ying (left) and stylist-designer Dorothy Hui (right). Acknowledging the hype surrounding recent collaborations between high-fashion and fast-fashion chains, Sitbon was open to options. ...

  4. The end draws near

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... reading hip again- the books have sold more than 400 millions copies around the world- it was inevitable that films were set to follow, and in 1999, author J.K. Rowling sold the film rights ... Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, where the evil Lord Voldemort is threatening to destroy both the wizarding and Muggle, or human, worlds, and where teenage hormones are running rife. ...

  5. Homeowner on a mission to do what's right

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yu Yang spoke to Alice Yan Not content to sit idly by while his rights are trampled on in his own backyard, claims assessor Yu Yang has filed a lawsuit against the former owners' ... of Shanghai's Vanke Waltz Garden estate to defend their rights. But he admits the chances of winning against a major property developer are slim. Why have you filed the lawsuit? In September 2009, we ...

  6. Miriam's not too fussed about the details, she just wants some loving attention

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... not to bother with gifts, having already bought Ting's wedding ring in the wrong size. 'I never get the numbers right,' she laughed. 'Why, even ties have sizes.' ...

  7. Everbright IPO will fly if price is right

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing China Everbright Bank is likely to attract sufficient interest from investors despite the current market downturn if its planned initial public offering is priced reasonably, analysts said. Everbright Bank, the nation's 11th-large ...

  8. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Shuanghui Intl's Smithfield purchase may raise US hackles

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... shock to us,” said Smithfield Mayor T. Carter Williams, who noted that his wife has worked for the company for a decade. “Right now, I don’t think anybody here knows what’s going to happen...the ...

  9. Cable TV wins rights to screen Premiership

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Pay TV operator Cable TV has edged out rival Now TV for the rights to broadcast English Premier League soccer matches for the next three seasons. A spokesman for i-Cable, which operates Cable TV, said the channel was glad to have acquired the right for 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13, 'which will be beneficial to both our viewers and our business'. Asked about ...

  10. Fung finds his director's wings

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Stephen Fung Tak-lun (right), who has made a name for himself with his music videos for Eason Chan Yik-shun and Nicholas Tse Ting-fung, will make his film directing debut this month. The 20-something Fung has received the green light from newly formed JCE group to get the ball rolling on a film with the working title of Enter The Phoenix. 'We think he is a very talented director, ...




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