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  1. Jubilation and chaos as unbeaten Silent Witness sets win record

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell, Vivienne Chow

    ... a world of possibilities. The champion's record-breaking win caused both jubilation and chaos off the track, as 26 racing fans were injured in a stampede to snatch up commemorative caps. ... for a Silent Witness souvenir ended in chaos when some people lining up broke the queue. 'There were over 10,000 people, while there was only one counter, which created a bottleneck ... it was so ...

  2. Ignore the hawks- capital controls beat currency chaos

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Following last month's revaluation of the yuan, Washington's China hawks have lost no time in zeroing-in on a new target- the mainland's capital controls. Their reasoning runs something like this: Beijing's refusal to allow ...

  3. Motorists warned of traffic chaos

    Posted Dec 17th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly, Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Norma Connolly Commuters and drivers have been warned about possible traffic chaos today and tomorrow, as activists look set to escalate their protests before the World Trade Organisation conference closes. At least four protests are planned for today and two more tomorrow, but police say activists may hold unannounced protests, which could add to the chaos. The warning ...

  4. Patricia Chao

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Stella Dong

    ... Stella Dong Writers from China's diaspora When Patricia Chao is asked whether the research for her recently published second novel, Mambo Peligroso (HarperCollins) was difficult, she ... and go to Cuba.' The mambo, the sensuous Cuban rhythm, is the unifying passion that brings together the central characters in Chao's vivid depiction of New York's Latin dance ...

  5. Commuters brace for chaos, but traffic stays well clear

    Posted Dec 13th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Most people had been expecting chaos, but rush-hour traffic on the eve of the WTO conference was surprisingly light yesterday, with one driver making his cross-harbour journey in half the normal time. Some workers in Admiralty had been so worried that they had taken their sports shoes into the office, fearing a transport breakdown that would leave them stranded ...

  6. Comic look at a family in chaos

    Posted Nov 27th 2005, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... around the chaos that surrounds the Strong family. Optometrist Edward is a widower whose repression of sorrow for his wife- killed in a car crash 30 years ago- has led him to become detached from ...

  7. Tunnel tolls to be slashed during summit to avert traffic chaos

    Posted Nov 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Chloe Lai

    ... Barclay Crawford and Chloe Lai Tolls for the western and eastern harbour tunnels are to be slashed by 14 to 25 per cent in an effort to avert traffic chaos in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay during the WTO meeting next month. The cuts are part of government plans to limit inconvenience for up to 46,000 commuters and residents, who will have to find alternative transport due ...

  8. Chaos since Arafat's death leaves Palestinian cause in tatters

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... on the Palestinians, who need a strong leader who does not fear and is not hesitant,' Mr Masri said. Arafat himself fostered the internal chaos by encouraging a proliferation of militias as part of his ... and terminals that carve Palestinian areas of the West Bank into three disjointed enclaves. This, and the security chaos, could erase what was arguably Arafat's main achievement for Palestinians: ...

  9. Pubs soldier on in the midst of chaos

    Posted Dec 18th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Last night's riots in Wan Chai brought the metal shutters down on most of the area's girlie bars, but many pubs in the area remained open so their loyal clientele could enjoy a beer and watch the clashes on television. While prote ...

  10. More traffic chaos expected in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly, Felix Chan The Transport Department has warned of more traffic changes on Hong Kong Island today ahead of a fresh round of anti-WTO demonstrations. The department yesterday said special traffic arrangements would be implemented for a proce ...




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