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  1. The Play Ethic- A Manifesto for a Different Way of Living

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... said in The Guardian newspaper that the quest for happiness and the desire to strike a work-life balance is 'coming of age', with employers increasingly open to giving people ...

  2. Demand to end the confusion on legal guardians

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... have taken up the cause after the Sunday Morning Post revealed that the law was unclear as to whether the legal guardian of a mentally disabled person has the authority to give approve for a medical examination if that person has been raped. Even the Guardianship Board- which can appoint guardians for adults incapable of making decisions- said giving someone the power to give consent ...

  3. Officials pay last respects to Basic Law 'guardian'

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... also attended. Xiao, one of the four so-called guardians of the Basic Law, died on Friday in Macau, aged 81. He sparked an outcry in Hong Kong last January when he said electing the chief ...

  4. Guardian of art

    Posted Oct 26th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Name: Chan Shing-wai Age: 47 Occupation: Chief curator of the government's Central Conservation Section Young Post: What did you study at university? Chan: I majored in chemistry, which seems to be unrelated to arts and culture, but the fi ...

  5. Great guardian of human rights

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Yash Ghai

    ... Yash Ghai Writing in 1997 in the Modern Law Review, I criticised the Hong Kong judiciary for an ambivalent and inconsistent approach to the Bill of Rights. Steeped in the English common-law tradition, which was devoid, even suspicious, of formal bills of ...

  6. Ancient guardians

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Jiangmen's fascinating watchtowers provide a look at the surrounding countryside and a glimpse of a bygone era The famed watchtowers of Jiangmen served as crude protection against bandits and floods during the chaos of the early 20th c ...

  7. Legislator returns home after beating

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... punched and kicked by thugs as he attempted to enter the strife-torn village in Panyu district, together with a journalist working for the British newspaper The Guardian. 'I was punched ... and to find out what he said. Ms Lu said she did not notice any injuries on her brother, but Guardian reporter Benjamin Joffe-Watt, who saw him being beaten, reported that his assailants 'bashed ...

  8. plug-in guards

    Posted Nov 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Hong Kong consumers and small businesses. Priced at about $1,165, the PC Security Guardian turns your personal computer into a sophisticated digital surveillance system. It includes a four-channel card and software. The CCTV security camera four-pack costs about $4,663 and is suited for indoor and outdoor applications. The internet-ready, four-channel Digital Guardian video ...

  9. The Exhibition

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... From Eastern Han to High Tang Archaeological finds (above) from 14 provinces of ancient China, including pottery guardian figures, glassware and gold coins. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, $10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Fri ...

  10. WWF seeks help for HK flag day

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by parents or guardians. The street flag sale will take place from 8am to noon on Hong Kong island on August 27. Forms and further details can be obtained from www.wwf.org.hk or by calling Winnie ...




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