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  1. Wang Dan: the guardian of democracy

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Twenty years have passed since the Tiananmen crackdown, and Wang Dan is almost the sole remaining guardian of the Goddess of Democracy, the statue at the heart of the student protests. 'I've never considered myself the leader of the democracy movement,' said Dr Wang, who earned a PhD in history and East Asian languages from Harvard University last month. ...

  2. Museums are guardians of artefacts, not owners

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

    ... is clear: to share the nation's treasures so that they can be enjoyed by all Chinese. In working towards such an end, museum officials have to remember that they are the guardians ...

  3. New study finds relief for teenage period pain

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a report in The Guardian, vitamin E can help ease the pain. A study, conducted at Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, covered 137 girls aged 15-17 who were given daily doses of vitamin ... blood loss, according to a report in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Guardian writes. 'This may be a breakthrough in a condition affecting thousands of young ...

  4. Flat Earth News

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Flat Earth News by Nick Davies Vintage, HK$117 The more newspapers cut costs the worse their product. British reporter Nick Davies, who has worked mainly for The Guardian ... or PR artifice, important or trivial, true or false'. Davies had help from Cardiff University researchers, who scrutinised stories from the Times, the Observer, The Guardian ...

  5. Privacy commissioner challenges drug-test plan

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung. Commissioner Roderick Woo Bun said in his letter yesterday that under Hong Kong law, students' parents or guardians had no authority to consent to testing- ... or guardian is not capable of giving a consent on behalf of a minor under the ordinance. It is my view that the quandary may need to be resolved by legislation.' While Mr Woo cannot himself ...

  6. Doctor accused of false assessments

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Welfare Department to be her guardian. The Guardianship Board is authorised to appoint guardians for adults who are mentally incapable of making decisions. Whether it heard Ms Kan's case ...

  7. Green Lantern: First Fligh (DVD)

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... overseen by the Guardians of the Universe, that he's got what it takes to be a Green Lantern. Extras on the two-disc edition include an audio commentary, two featurettes, and an exclusive preview of Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, the next DC comic book movie. Other extras include character profiles of Sinestro and the Guardians of the Universe, a Duck Dodgers episode, The Green ...

  8. US Navy ships turned away from city will return next week

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

    ... Greg Torode Two US naval vessels turned away from Hong Kong in a storm 18 months ago have been cleared to visit the city next week. The port call by the minesweepers USS Guardian and USS ... and the Guardian were denied access despite formally requesting safe harbour from a storm in the South China Sea. Admiral Timothy Keating, commander of the US Pacific forces at the time, described ...

  9. Fit Lover

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... of when/whether to wed. Nie Bing (Lam) is approaching her 30th birthday and is still unattached, leading her guardian angel (Huang Bo) to arrange dates with a dozen eligible bachelors. Thus follows ... of a guardian angel, it's the lady herself. She is a wealthy television host who rarely appears to work, and despite many liaisons with some of the country's most eligible bachelors, lives ...

  10. Beauty buzz

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison A bounty of Christmas skincare gift packs has arrived, with tailor-made seasonal offerings making the choice that much easier. Origins' Your Perfect World set (HK$600) includes an antioxidant cleanser with white tea (50ml), Liquid Moisture with white tea (50ml), white tea Skin Guardian (30ml) and an antioxidant moisturiser with white tea (30ml), all ...




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