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  1. Hong Kong connection

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... raises questions about Hong Kong's role in the trade in sensitive technologies and China's ambiguous stance on this issue. As more countries around the world have begun cracking down on Iran's efforts to obtain technologies for its nuclear and military programmes, Hong Kong has become an increasingly attractive re-export hub for Iran to evade sanctions. Chen had experienced his ...

  2. Hong Kong coach in fury over 'unfair' umpiring

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin in Shanghai 'It's ridiculous. Why penalise my player and not the other guy?' Hong Kong coach Chan Kong-wah has launched a stinging attack at the officiating ... This is crazy,' said Chan. Hong Kong international umpire, Cindy Leung, defended the umpire's decision, saying players were not penalised unless umpires were '110 per cent' certain ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'inadequate' Half of 571 people polled by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong said the government's response to record air pollution triggered by a sandstorm ... told the House Committee of the Legislative Council yesterday. She said she wanted to send Beijing a clear message that Hong Kong people had the right to travel freely into the mainland, ...

  4. Air cleared on grey area for smokers

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Joyce Man

    ... with the provisions of the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance,' a spokesman said, adding that the Tobacco Control Office would proceed with the adjourned cases. But Hong Kong Bars and Karaoke Rights ...

  5. Future of HK hangs in the air without open skies deal

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo AT THE RISK of flogging a dead horse, Below Deck is- for the second week running- going to take a stand on the pending air services arrangement between Hong Kong ... rights to operate direct international flights to and from the mainland, bypassing Hong Kong? Beijing certainly understands the importance of air services liberalisation to the economy. Below ...

  6. India to free Briton who air-dropped arms to militants

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... imprisonment in February 2000. The Latvian pilots were released from jail in July of that year after India's president remitted their sentences. Indian investigators accused two Hong Kong businessmen, Wai Kong-mak and P. Hastrap, of financing and planning the operation in collusion with criminal mastermind Kim Peter Davy. They alleged the three met in September 1995 at a Hong Kong ...

  7. Woman jailed over $16m air ticket scam

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow A Filipino woman who masterminded an airline ticket scam and swindled three businessmen out of more than $16 million was jailed for four years yesterday by the District Court. Jenina Medrano, 37, a Hong Kong permanent resident, falsely claimed she operated an investment scheme in which discounted tickets from major airlines could be purchased in bulk and resold ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to retire. Christopher Perry, Sha Tin Daft response beggars belief Your editorial on Hong Kong's air quality and the environment is bang on ('Now there can be no more pollution ... find out about severe pollution in Hong Kong on CNN, but there was absolutely nothing about the API on the homepage of our local weather forecaster? If there can be a UV index on the front ...

  9. letters

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Therefore, electric cars should be introduced to Hong Kong's roads. Electric cars are more environmentally friendly, as they produce less noise and air pollution. If all the belching cars ... if you don't want to find yourself stranded. And Hong Kong's own electric Mycar has a speed limit of only 50km/h, restricting them to the city centre. Still, air quality in Hong Kong ...

  10. Why no babies? Because people are in office late

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this as 'working hard'? I see it as 'hardly working'. Something has to be done for the betterment of Hong Kong. Where's the balance in life? Is it worth risking your health and the care ... on why there is such a low birth rate in Hong Kong, why couples are not having babies, and why so many 30-something singles are not getting married. Here's the answer for you, Mr Tsang: ...




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