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  1. Nothing compares to a metaphor

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Secondary School chose the more subtle, but deadly accurate, metaphor. And, in this case, victory went to the metaphor. It was the first round of the 13th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition, ... metaphors to build up their case. He added that Pentecostal lost points for blitzing the audience with too much information. 'One thing that debaters have to bear in mind is that numbers ...

  2. Nuclear debate grows heated

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to come. The affirmative side had no answer to the question asked by the negative side about an effective evacuation policy in case of nuclear emergencies. The negative team suggested ... Chun-yin, was awarded best speaker. 'He gave a well-delivered speech and had great rebuttals,' Dyer said He also reminded debaters to follow a clear theme when arguing their case; he had ...

  3. The Sealed Letter

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emma Donoghue hit the best-seller lists with 2010's Room, a chilling re-imagining of the Josef Fritzl case. First published in 2008, The Sealed Letter is also based on a real-life event, ... scandals ensues. The court case includes adultery, feminism, grievously ill children, money, and even a little lesbianism. Charlotte Strevens does an admirable, if breathy job of rendering ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn Nancy Kissel murder case may yet rise from the dead There is speculation in legal circles that Nancy Kissel, Hong Kong's notorious 'milkshake murderess', may ... for the second appeal. The Department of Justice exceeded its HK$89.4 million budget for criminal cases last year and had to ask the Legislative Council for a further HK$86.6 million to meet its court ...

  5. Kissel bid to appeal against second murder conviction

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the sensational case, which went to a retrial after the Court of Final Appeal ruled the original trial was flawed. There had been speculation Kissel was planning an appeal after she withdrew ...

  6. Driving entrepreneurs with real-world cases

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:15pm by Michael Taylor

    ... and increasing global competition in every industry is requiring everyone in business to think and act more like an entrepreneur. Ivey’s 100 per cent case-based teaching simulates the real world by having students take the role of decision-makers in over 150 real-world business cases – which are often taught by the professor who wrote the case. Students analyse complex problems, generate ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Devil in the detail of government's case for interpretation

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... for clarification. It is short-sighted, wrong in principle and against the public interest. The case in question involves the right of abode of foreign maids and is due for a hearing in the Court of Final ... from the foreign maids case. By asking for a wholesale interpretation of the entire Article 24, it is essentially inviting the NPC to rewrite a key article of the Basic Law through the back ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Ex-Tonga rugby manager jailed in drug case

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 02:24pm

    ... Herald reported. In a case Judge Sarah Katz described as “highly unusual”, the court was told the methamphetamine never actually existed and the plot was part of a scam by criminals in Tonga ...

  9. Balancing good and bad in our city

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of selling their case by comparing Hong Kong to other parts of the world. I felt that the third speaker of the negative side could have done a better job on rebuttal by providing statistics ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nurse in British royal hoax call case found hanged, inquest hears

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 10:04am by AFP

    ... hearing including further details of the case will be held on March 26, next year, after further investigations. In England, inquests are held to examine sudden or unexplained deaths and can ...




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