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  1. Visitors out to bag a bargain

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Tourists say they look forward to shopping - and seeing their families Mainland tourists taking advantage of the relaxation of travel restrictions say they are looking forward to shopping in Mongkok and the chance to catch up with their relatives. After t ...

  2. Lost in Hong Kong: an amazing survival tale

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Survivor tells of his incredible journey across Hong Kong Kinjo Yuji has an amazing story of survival. Trapped on a strange island hundreds of kilometres from home, he wandered in blistering heat without food for seven days before finally scrounging what ...

  3. Back to basics

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lacoste has been given a modern overhaul by creative director Christophe Lemaire but for the 75th-anniversary collection the designer has returned to the brand's sporty roots. Inspired by the traditional espadrilles worn by players on the Lacoste fam ...

  4. C.Y. rules out official rolefor Fanny Law

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee Former chief graft-buster Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun will not join Leung Chun-ying's administration when he takes office, the chief executive-elect has assured Hongkongers. Law, head of the chief executive-elect's office and former director of Leung's campaign office, drew heavy flak from teachers for the education reforms launched while she ...

  5. Eight unanswered questions

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fifty-eight days after the fatal shootings in the Tsim Sha Tsui underpass, official doors remain closed on even the most basic information about the investigation. Both the police ... which of the questions we asked police might- under the law- be prejudicial to an inquest. Here are the questions they refused to answer or consider: 1) How many people have been interviewed so ...

  6. Property guidelines should become law

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and enforced laws. The property market has to be fair and transparent. Measures announced by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah on April 21 had this in mind, at least in theory. Developers were ... an example to be followed. Legislators want the government's guidelines turned into law. So they should be. All of the property sector, not just a fraction of it, should be covered. ...

  7. People need more radio stations so they can express their views

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter by Marion Lai, director general of telecommunications ('Basic Law guarantees free speech in HK', September 30), in reply to my letter ('Government ... especially since our community is educated and politically mature. It is ready for direct self-rule, as promised under the Basic Law and 'one country, two systems'. Hong Kong ...

  8. Compulsory sale law unites worried owners

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Some 20 property owners worried by the new law on compulsory sales have formed an alliance in an attempt to protect themselves from being exploited by developers and agents. ... lawmakers that sought to repeal or dilute the bill. The law, which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to seek compulsory sale of a building after acquiring 80 per cent ...

  9. Owner worried as law comes into effect

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... a price even lower than one he has rejected. The owner says supplementary measures in the law meant to offer people like him protection are too feeble to help. The new rule allows developers to force the sale of remaining flats in a building older than 50 years once they have acquired 80 per cent of the property interests in it. This is down from 90 per cent. The law, intended ...

  10. Crack down on thieves

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Central and Hunghom, and others who have just withdrawn money from the bank. A basic tactic is to throw paint on the victim's trousers or drop US-dollar bills on the floor to divert ...




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