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  1. Ratio of directly elected Legco seats won't rise

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... electorates. Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun, who is also a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said a proposal from the pan-democratic camp to reduce ... local NPC and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference delegates about the decision. Today's events 9am NPC Standing Committee vote on the resolution on Hong Kong 10.30am ...

  2. Beijing to keep 2017 hopes alive

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Denise Hung and Jimmy Cheung NPC Standing Committee to decide on pace of HK democracy; positive signal expected Beijing will leave open the option of universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2017 when it decides on Hong Kong's pace of d ...

  3. Earnings spice up yearnings season as NPC session opens

    Posted Mar 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been enjoying too much of a good thing. And what about the markets, then, Mr Wen? It's hard to imagine better timing. Chinese equities, the world's hottest business story, go ... and discuss what course to take in the coming year. Not only does the NPC bring together the who's who of Chinese regulation, monetary policy and financial planning, but every year it's ...

  4. Cat owner complains over grooming session

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... The owner even told us this was the case and gave us medicated shampoo,' Mr Chan said. But Ms Lee, an assistant professor of pharmacy at Chinese University of Hong Kong, said the cat had never ...

  5. Premier urged to go online for chat

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... dialogue with the public and overseas Chinese during the national parliamentary session. A thread posted on Thursday on a popular local website (www. oeeee.com) by a college lecturer in Guangzhou ... 'people-centred' approach. The initial posting said it was 'a bold suggestion' to invite Mr Wen to an online chat with 'all the Chinese people around the world on a range of issues big ...

  6. Chinese, and proud of it

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... of 1980s Canto hero Sam Hui Koon-kit has been signed up by EMI Music boss Hans Ebert to rap on a hip hop track Ebert wrote called Proud To Be Chinese (P2bC). Imagine Billy Joel's hit We Didn't Start The Fire with a funk beat. The tune includes a list of Chinese icons from Bruce Lee to dim sum. Ebert said: 'I've known Scott since he was a kid. After getting to know him ...

  7. East-west split over Iraq sours interfaith talks on terrorism

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... with a clear split between east and west. The Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting ended in disharmony when Indonesia, India, Algeria and Iran introduced a contested resolution on Iraq blaming the United ... the boycott. Established in 1889, the Inter-Parliamentary Union has 148 members and claims to be the focal point for worldwide parliamentary dialogue. In a recent interview, its president, Pier ...

  8. Hospitals 'unwilling' to offer Chinese options

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Quadriplegic Tang Siu-pun has criticised public hospitals for being too conservative and unwilling to integrate Chinese medicine into rehabilitation treatments. Mr Tang was paralysed ... improvement after his first few months of treatment in the hospital, his family 'smuggled' in a Chinese medicine practitioner to try acupuncture. Outsiders were forbidden to treat patients ...

  9. Jam Sessions (Nintendo DS)

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle Can't afford a Gibson or Fender guitar but want to jam? If you have a Nintendo DS, you can turn it into a electric guitar with a piece of software called Jam Sessions. The program turns your DS into a decent-sounding electric guitar that can be hooked up to a stereo system or amp via the headphone jack. A user-friendly tutorial teaches you how to use Jam Sessions ...

  10. Chan laps up long session in the hot seat

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Anson Chan Fang On-sang may have endured weeks of dawn-till-dusk campaigning in her bid for a Legco seat, but when she finally attended her first meeting in the legislature yesterday, it turned out to be an even longer day than those on the ...




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