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  1. Hope amid the gloom

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Helen Miao

    ... Reviewed by Helen Miao It's 1850 and sisters Jeannie and Sarah live on the Isle of Barra in Scotland. It's a time when landlords choose to raise sheep on the lands instead of renting them out, forcing thousands of people to leave their homes. The family plans to go to Canada. The night before they leave, Jeannie and Sarah braid their hair together. But in the morning, ...

  2. Sarah Passmore

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Radio presenter Listening: Version by Mark Ronson. 'It's got to be the album of the year.' Reading: 'The latest David Hewson novel, Andre Aciman's Call Me By Your Name and Ishq and Mushq by Priya Basil; she's coming for the M ...

  3. Civil servants can be too inflexible, says Sarah Liao

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Olga Wong Ex-minister says she was dissuaded against achieving some of her goals Civil servants are 'smart' and 'devoted' but some may need to be more proactive and learn to think out of the box, says Sarah Liao Sau-tung, who has just stepped down as secretary for environment, transport and works. Speaking of her experience ...

  4. Sarah Liao deflects flak over sewage plant upgrade

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government will rezone land adjacent to the sewage-treatment plant on Stonecutters Island by 2009 for an upgrade to show the administration's firm commitment to cleaning up the harbour, the environment minister said yesterday. The pledge by Sarah Liao Sau-tung came after a political party accused officials of delaying the provision of land for the upgrade, ...

  5. Desalination plant would cost HK$50b: Sarah Liao

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai It would cost HK$50 billion to build a desalination plant if Hong Kong wanted its own drinking water supply, the environment minister told legislators yesterday. The estimate was unveiled as part of a feasibility study into desalination to be ready later this year. Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung said it was too early ...

  6. Parting shot

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sarah Liao Sau-tung, departing environment, transport and works secretary, says civil servants must learn to think out of the box. Do you agree that our officials need to show more initiative? Write to us. ...

  7. Knuckle-duster

    Posted Jun 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anything worn by Madonna and Sarah Jessica Parker gains instant cachet. Pieces by Bali-based designer John Hardy have adorned both women and his new cocktail Lavafire ring collection is sure to satisfy their followers. Inspired by the colours of an erupting volcano, look for stones- including topaz, aquamarine, garnet, citrine, pink tourmaline and amethyst- set in seven ...

  8. Fictional retelling of reality of tsunami horrors

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... characters seem alive and important compared to the tragedy. Lewis gives it a good shot. Sarah is an American teenager on a sailing holiday with her younger brother and parents. Sarah doesn't ... an artist and spends his spare time either drawing in his room or working at the local coffee shop. Sarah and Ruslan have no idea their lives are about to be turned upside down. The reader, ...

  9. New Europe

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson New Europe by Michael Palin, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, HK$330 The typical Michael Palin armchair TV series guide stems from whim and the sense that the terrain might spark a good yarn. But the English explorer's latest guide, which tack ...

  10. Government tackles fire-ant menace

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Robert Cairns

    ... ROBERT CAIRNS Updated at 6.46pm: The government would continue to eradicate red fire-ants in Hong Kong? after more than 3,000 ant mounds were found in the past year? Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung said on Wednesday. She told the Legislative Council that 3,054 fire-ant mounds were found between May last year and the end of last month. ...




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