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  1. Macau teachers 'terminated for speaking out'

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Two Macau teachers are fighting to get their jobs back after being sacked for making candid remarks to the education director, a Macau teachers' union claimed this week. Music teacher Chan Lap-kuan and maths teacher Eric Lou Heong-in had wor ...

  2. A winter of discontent

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and calls for democratic reform will lose momentum. Stability and harmony will then prevail. As the city enters what promises to be an eventful season, it is apparent that the latest crisis has ...

  3. Macau turns HK social worker away

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... image. 'I have no idea why I was refused entry,' said Yeung, a social worker with the Concerning CSSA Review Alliance- a community group that helps the poor. 'I only wanted to go ... Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said Yeung's case was an isolated incident. ...

  4. Chui emphasises 'inheritance' as he sets out his policies

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... The platform, which he presented yesterday to members of the city's 300-strong Election Committee, covers four issues: coping with the financial crisis, improving people's livelihoods, ... 'There will be government-led research and consultation to gauge public opinions.' He did not answer a question from legislator Kwan Tsui-hang, who suggested that the city should introduce ...

  5. HK-Macau economic community proposed

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Hong Kong and Macau should become an integrated economic community using the same currency and with a free flow of people, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ... arrangements so that residents of each city could conveniently visit the other. Restrictions on residents working in either city should also be loosened, the report said. Although the Hong Kong dollar ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 40,000 to attend ceremony for first astronaut A 40,000-strong welcoming ceremony will be held at the Hong Kong Stadium at the weekend for Yang Liwei, the nation's first astronaut, when he visits the city. A number of non-governmental organisations are preparing for Colonel Yang's six-day visit and he will arrive on Friday. National People's Congress deputy ...

  7. Concern at legal aid plan for Macau officials

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Macau's chief executive will be able to apply for legal assistance from the government if he finds himself being taken to court over his public duties, according to a bill under scrutiny by the city's Legislative Assembly. It has caused widespread debate and outraged some critics, who fear it will be another piece of legislation that curbs freedom. The bill, ...

  8. Entry row shows up politics at play

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of the tourism industry in the two cities has been largely seen as a win-win case, not a zero-sum game. Exchanges and contacts between people from all walks of life in Hong Kong and Macau have grown markedly following the two cities' reversion to Chinese sovereignty. Against that background, the row over Hong Kong people being denied entry into Macau has become a hot potato for the two ...

  9. Macau bars HKU legal scholar

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Johannes Chan Man-mun, dean of the faculty of law at the University of Hong Kong, has become the first scholar from the city to be denied entry to Macau. Macau shut the door ... security law last Wednesday and the law took effect yesterday. Professor Chan said that a Macau police officer had cited the city's internal security law as the reason for turning him away. ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK government 'watching' BN(0) citizenship developments Government officials are watching with interest a British parliamentary move aimed at giving full British citizenship to holders of the British National (Overseas) passport, the government ...




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