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  1. On a wing and a prayer

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... it; and some gun fanatics accuse it of betraying the cause because it supported background checks on potential gun owners and controls on gun types. If the gun lobby is right, then America should be a safer place than, say, Europe or Japan, which have strict controls to stop gun proliferation. But, gun-related deaths in the US are eight times that of Europe and more than 280 times ...

  2. Officer showing seized guns wounds journalists

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Three journalists were wounded when a police officer in Sichuan accidentally fired a gun at reporters. The incident happened during a news conference on the seizure of illegal guns at the police bureau in Nanchong on Thursday, reporters and state media said yesterday. After the officer briefed journalists about the haul of weapons seized in a recent gun-control ...

  3. Asia's economic guns pointing the wrong way

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... under control. On Monday they cut interest rates for the first time in six years, in what was widely seen as the start of a monetary easing cycle. It's a dangerous example to set. After ... slowing growth. Yet Asian policymakers appear complacent. Part of the reason may be because regional governments have suppressed headline inflation through a web of price controls and food ...

  4. South Korea bring out the big guns

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... who qualify under the International Rugby Board's three-year residency rule. Japan arrived last week to prepare for the tournament. 'We had a controlled hit-out against Japan last ...

  5. Surge in use of 'big gun' drug faulted

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

    ... of ertapenem- one of the family of so-called 'big gun' antibiotics known as carbapenems- had been given to patients in private hospitals last year, a surge of 27 per cent from the 16,869 doses ... throughout Hong Kong. The Health Department also met representatives of private hospitals regularly to discuss infection control and antibiotic use. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho ...

  6. Police urged to improve speed-gun training

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A British expert has urged the Hong Kong government to set up a better testing regime for laser guns used by the police and for officers to receive proper training in using them. The comments from Michael Clark, who specialises in laser and traffic control, came two days after tycoon Peter Lam Kin-ngok had a speeding charge reduced in court. Dr Clark, who testified as an expert ...

  7. From gun draw, it's Country Magic's night at the Valley

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... effort to run second to the promising Lollipop, who controlled the race from the front. With the advantage of gate one, apprentice Marco Chui Kwan-lai should be able to find the lead ...

  8. Ducking flak after jumping the wages gun

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Two days after saying the government's voluntary minimum-wage initiative has been a failure, Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying went into full damage-control mode, making rare appearances on radio phone-in programmes to clarify his remarks. He denied he had delivered a premature verdict on the 'wage protection movement' six months before a full ...

  9. Guns for hire

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... files, which would include unlawful detention'. Other kidnap experts have published research that indicates wealthy individuals are right to be concerned. For example, this year, Control ... guy with a large gun standing outside the stable door with a sign saying, 'Touch this guy's kids and I'll shoot you between the eyes.'' Palace decided he needed help ...

  10. Solution over Tibetans is 'more control'

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... been done differently, and they know that a difficult task lies before them. That task is one of better control. This is why Beijing has stepped up its oversight of Tibetan monasteries, which ... 'We have begun pilot projects to research new ways of controlling monasteries and treating them like other social organisations.' The protests, which broke out among Buddhist monks ...




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