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  1. Cecil on song

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Edited by Tinnie Chow It was a night at the playboy mansion- but this time it was for a good cause. Not only did Cecil Chao donate a large chunk of change to the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, he ... a poolside fashion show of its fine jewels with the help of half a dozen models. Singer Marjorie Mullings performed one duet with her host before being hustled offstage to let Chao finesse the crowd ...

  2. East Rail crack leads to chaos

    Posted Dec 13th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo The morning commute from the New Territories was thrown into chaos yesterday after a 5mm-wide crack was detected on a section of the KCR's East Rail line near Kowloon Tong. The crack was discovered at 7.45am by rail workers. Services did not return to normal until just before 9am after emergency repairs. KCR officials said the problem section was examined and replaced. ...

  3. First snow of the winter brings chaos to capital

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and caused chaos for commuters yesterday. The slushy mixture of snow and rain- accompanied by high winds and lightning- began falling on Thursday night. According to the Beijing Meteorological ... passing green lights. It was chaos on the road,' he said. Wang Chen said she queued at a five-star hotel for half an hour waiting for a taxi to take her home. 'You could not find ...

  4. Learning from chaos

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I was relieved when the National Security Bill was deferred. I had had a sense of deja vu resembling the run-up to the June 4 massacre. But will the government learn from this chaos? I suggest replacing Secretary for Security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee and her team. We need fresh faces to promote the new bill. If necessary, outsource the work. Confine the bill to the minimum required ...

  5. Concerted chaos

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... Edith Terry If there is one thing in which Hong Kong excels, it is in the show business of business. For as long as anyone remembers, the city has been known as a bastion of free trade- despite ample evidence that its economy has been managed to benefit a ...


    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recent controversies surrounding the Equal Opportunities Commission July 2003: Anna Wu (right) takes a parting shot at the Tung administration, urging its officials to embrace the commission's values and human rights. Retired judge Michael Wong (left ...

  7. Traffic chaos predicted if Central bypass is halted

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... But a transport expert says officials need to consider 'more creative policies' In eight years, a drive from Kennedy Town to Central could take 20 minutes if reclamation work for the planned Central-Wan Chai bypass is stopped, a government study ...

  8. Chaos as 200,000 get the sack in south India

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unions brand the dismissals an act of sadism amid calls for Tamil Nadu's chief minister to be fired herself An unprecedented clampdown on workers in India has seen the Tamil Nadu government sack 200,000 striking employees in a move that threatens to plunge the southern state into chaos. The mass dismissals, which began on Saturday, were ordered by the state's ...

  9. Mainland influx will cause holiday chaos, warns DAB

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... The government has been warned of serious confusion when tens of thousands of mainland tourists troop across the border during the national day holidays in October. The warning came after the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB) came out ...

  10. Forestry became natural choice after 1989 chaos

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Investor who lost $10m after crackdown finds hope in his 'project of the heart' Allen Chan lost HK$10 million when hotel investors abandoned mainland projects in 1989, scared off by the brutal repression of the Tiananmen Square protesters. He wi ...




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