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  1. Saint-Martin must serve his ban, licensing committee insists

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The ball was tossed right back into the respective courts of jockey Eric Saint-Martin and the Jockey Club's licensing committee yesterday as the brilliant Frenchman's ... is due to commence after racing today at Sha Tin, and the licensing committee's warning to him last year over his disciplinary record is also hovering. He was warned that he would face ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Godless Londoners flock to new atheist church

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Assembly's central tenets are to "help often, live better and wonder more"- themes that would not be out of keeping with the teachings of any major world religion. At a recent Sunday ...

  3. Christian group denies plan to scrap poll

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Thomas Chan The leaders of a major Christian group have backed away from a plan to change the way their 300,000 members select delegates to the Election Committee, which ... of the Election Committee- to be chosen in December- will be expanded from 40 to 60 delegates in the 1,200-member body, including 10 seats for Christians. The council adopted an intra-Christian poll ...

  4. Pro-Leung polls put Beijing in a corner

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that Beijing favours- will make it increasingly difficult for the central government to back Tang openly, observers said yesterday. Tang, the former chief secretary, received another setback as a poll ... if his popularity is too low. It is unlikely the central government will go along with an unpopular candidate. That will make his governance very difficult and will do no good to the central ...

  5. Debate fails to settle school management row

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier, Linda Yeung

    ... bodies could set up a central committee to lay down long-term strategy for schools. They also had the right to appoint the supervisor, who would chair the incorporated committee. Bishop Zen ... the students.' Under the bill, which the government wants to be passed before the legislative year ends in July, school management committees will be incorporated and directly accountable ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... committees should take a hard look at the waste of taxpayers' money by the Airport Authority. It is burning money as though it is going out of fashion yet at the same time making up excuses ... of China and that it is causing labour shortages. Some people have lobbied for the central government to agree to relax the policy. I appreciate that China has a problem with its shrinking labour ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Hongkongers just want to be heard, says eminent Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... debate surrounding the Occupy Central movement were channels through which Hongkongers were trying to make themselves heard. But he said this should be done in a peaceful manner. Thich Nhat Hanh ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Catholics pray for Pope Francis at first Sunday mass since inauguration

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Church-goers at Central's historic cathedral depart from practice to wish their pontiff well Catholics pray for new Pope Francis at mass Hundreds of local Catholics prayed for their new pontiff yesterday in the first Sunday mass at Hong Kong's historic cathedral in Central since Pope Francis took the helm of the Vatican a week ago. ...

  9. Zen stages protest over school ruling

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... incorporated management committees, and forcing religious schools to appoint up to 40 per cent of committee members from outside the church. Zen, who hosted a press conference yesterday in response ... get onto the committees and affect policy-making, sometimes at the expense of the church. The diocese is a major school-sponsoring body in the city, operating 80 aided schools. 'Catholic ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Expansionist Anglicans channel HK spirit

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... for a seminary, hostel, kindergarten and administrative offices. But it is now stalling because neighbours, not unreasonably, have objected. It is now evicting Hong Kong Central Hospital from its site ...




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