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  1. Slice of Life

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... on August 25, aged 94. Lord Kadoorie, whose father came to Hong Kong from Iraq late last century, was renowned as the man who brought electric power to Kowloon and the New Territories. Through his ... and Legislative Councils, Lord Kadoorie was the first Hong Kong-born person to be made a member of the House of Lords. The honorary chairman of China Light and Power was admitted to St Teresa's ...

  2. Film fest bid to revive HK brand

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... said Michael Hui Koon-man. ...

  3. Uygur's death highlights wider tensions

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Tight security has been kept for three weeks in a Shenzhen neighbourhood where a Han man stabbed a Uygur to death last month, with at least two police officers conducting round-the-clock surveillance amid fears of further ethnic violence. On January 6, a 25-year-old Uygur restaurant worker, surnamed Tursun, was stabbed by a Han diner at the Silu Xinjiang Barbecue ...

  4. Tales of two cities

    Posted Jan 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... doesn't automatically guarantee creativity,' he says. Curated by Cheng Yee-man of C&G Artpartment and mainland artists Feng Yuan and Fan Lin, Chia says he hopes the exhibitions- ...

  5. Free speech or sedition?

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Donald Kirk The threat of a young Nigerian passenger to blow up a plane flying from Amsterdam to Detroit poses a special problem for the British. He was a graduate of a major British university, once shared a luxury flat in London with some of his relativ ...

  6. China's dangerous game

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... in Korea and now a professor at the Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia, warned of rapid strides made by North Korea all the while the US was pressing six-party talks to get the North ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mother-tongue teaching can be more effective Simon Chan ('Having good grasp of English still matters in Hong Kong', February 10) has missed the significance of mother-tongue education. Pedagogically, the absolute advantage of mother tongue as th ...

  8. War won't resolve the complexities of Caucasus

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is a sad irony in the timing of the violent conflict which has broken out between Georgia and Russia and which has already cost hundreds of lives. The fighting began just as world leaders had gathered to watch the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Beijing, an event which conveyed the traditional message of peace and goodwill between nations. Now every effort must be made ...

  9. Chinese history- a cause that unites the two Koreas

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Donald Kirk One topic is certain not to arise in the talks in Beijing on North Korea's nuclear programme. That is the culturally, politically and socially loaded issue of a place named Goguryeo, sometimes spelled Koguryo, a kingdom that existed for a ...

  10. Bargains abound at vibrant souks

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Reports by Michael Taylor Rich in heritage, Bahrain offers something for everyone IF YOU LEARN only one sentence of Arabic, it might well be: 'Take me to the souk.' Bahrain is known to most Hong Kong travellers as a great place to change planes ...




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