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  1. News - GOVERNMENT

    Public's new government guardian is no insider

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 03:15am by Tony Cheung, Amy Nip

    ... Tony Cheung and Amy Nip Public's new government guardian is no insider A former Consumer Council chief will become the first ombudsman in 15 years to be appointed from outside the civil service. Connie Lau Yin-hing, who joined the Consumer Council in 1974 and was its chief executive for five years before she retired in 2012, will succeed Alan Lai Nin as director ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEATH

    Xu Chongde, last of the four 'Basic Law guardians', dies aged 85

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:05am by Gary Cheung and Emily Tsang

    ... Gary Cheung in Beijing and Emily Tsang Xu Chongde, last of the Basic Law guardians, dies Xu Chongde, the last of the four mainland academics dubbed the "guardians of the Basic Law", has died aged 85. Xu, a law professor at Renmin University in Beijing, died in the nation's capital on Monday. His funeral will be held at the Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    China art auctioneer debuts in Hong Kong market

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 03:37pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... in a trend that could bring more competition for global firms. China Guardian’s sale of Chinese art and classical furniture follows its rise as the world’s third largest auction house on the crest of China’s art market boom, with sales of US$1.77 billion last year. “We want to win over more overseas market and buyers,” said Wang Yannan, the president of China Guardian and the well-connected ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Sotheby’s autumn sales in Hong Kong drop as China economy slows

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 10:19am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... at the Pavilion that each sold for HK$23 million. New Hong Kong auction debutante China Guardian, now ranked among the world’s top four auction firms is shaking up the landscape in older Chinese ... in a Beijing sale. At Guardian’s debut Hong Kong auction on Sunday, a landscape series by Chinese ink painting master Qi Baishi, Album of Mountains and Rivers, 1922 sold for HK$46 million, helping ...

  5. A Long Lunch: My Stories and I'm Sticking to Them

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not to enjoy gossip. But wait until I tell you a thing or two about them. Simon Hoggart is a British journalist who has worked for more than 40 years on The Guardian, The Observer, and for the BBC, ... the likes of Salman Rushdie and David Hare were fellow students, Simon Hoggart went to work for The Guardian, then still based in Manchester. Later he spent several years reporting from Northern ...

  6. News - World - SECURITY

    I'm a patriot, says Guardian newspaper editor as he defends Snowden leaks

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Editor defends Snowden leaks The editor of Britain's Guardian newspaper yesterday defended the publication of leaks by Edward Snowden, insisting during fierce questioning from lawmakers that it had not put any lives at risk. Video: Guardian editor defends Snowden leaks before UK MPs Alan Rusbridger insisted he was a "patriot" when he ...

  7. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Briton Alan Henning latest hostage threatened with murder in Syria

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:52pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian The latest Western hostage to be threatened with murder by Islamic State militants is a taxi driver from northwest England who fell into the group's hands after joining ... Bolton, in northern England, said: "Alan is a man who is full of compassion and we are just praying to Allah that he is released safe and sound." The Guardian ...

  8. News - World - SECURITY

    Cameron accuses The Guardian of hurting security with Snowden leaks

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 08:21pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times in London British PM's accusation against The Guardian over its publication of details of surveillance programmes adds fuel to civil liberties debate Cameron says Snowden leaks hurt security The battle lines hardened between British authorities and The Guardian newspaper over its publication of material leaked by fugitive United States intelligence ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Some vindication of Ping Fu and the malicious Chinese cyber trolls 'persecuting' her with facts

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 08:36am by John Kennedy

    ... came into play via The Guardian 's Tania Branigan and Ed Pilkington, who took the time to read the book. What did they find? One of her most striking claims is that Sun Yat-sen, revered ... an expert on Sun's life, said he had no knowledge of such wards. Fu told the Guardian: "That was what I was told by my family before I left China. I believe this is true. My mother says ...

  10. 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 ...




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