• Tuesday
  • September 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:25am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 625 for civil aviation department

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Vehicles torched in Guizhou rioting

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... publicity department said by phone that investigators sent by the provincial government were still trying to piece together what happened, but he denied that the five or six urban management officers involved were drunk. The official said angry mobs gathered at the county police department, county government compound and the building housing the traffic police, and some damage ...

  2. Barton Hollow The Civil Wars

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Justina Lai Grammy Award-winning country/folk group The Civil Wars offer their trademark soulful sounds in their debut studio album, Barton Hollow. The album picked up two Grammys this year- one for Best Folk Album and another for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. The Civil Wars showcase their talents through their strong vocals and meaningful lyrics, which combine to move ...

  3. Anti-Qing rebels' secret hideout in Yuen Long declared a monument

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the city's 99th monument, it will be managed by funding from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The authorities said the declaration was conducive to the sustainability principle ...

  4. African conflicts pressure China's neutrality

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... into African nations plagued by instability or violence or threats of civil war, that stance will not remain tenable, says a US researcher on Africa. 'The Chinese have traditionally taken ... in countries like that based on expectations of long-term returns, encouraging stability has to be a concern of the Chinese government,' Stith said. Sierra Leone's civil war ended in 2001, ...

  5. Survivors seek U.N. pressure on Philippines

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the aftermath of last year's bus siege, in which seven Hong Kong tourists and their guide were shot and killed by sacked policeman Rolando Mendoza. Philippine Department of Justice Secretary Leila ... of failing to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The covenant espouses the right to personal security and the right to life and states that any person whose rights ...

  6. We have the right to loud protests

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Many people in Hong Kong say rowdy public protests are ineffective and cause danger and disturbance to the public. They say protesters should be polite. That argument has merit. Yet we live in a world where making a public scene draws attention. This is a ...

  7. Differing views of civil war vie for best picture

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year and won several big mainland awards but failed to make an impression in Taiwan, where it earned about NT$100,000 (HK$23,000). The Assembly starts during the biggest battle of the civil war ...

  8. Police defend surge in protester arrests

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 15- more than a quarter- of those held the previous year faced charges. The figures were similar to those compiled by the Civil Human Rights Front in a report issued last week. Commissioner ... said it was up to the Department of Justice to decide who to charge. The department had sent letters to 238 protesters, which pointed out that their behaviour was illegal but they were ...

  9. Female fighter pilots get wings

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... theory, aviation technology, leadership and physical fitness, Xinhua reported. '[We] started to train female fighter jet pilots because the latest aviation technology allows for this and the demand from military missions. The air force is expected to have more female fighter jet pilots in the future, and female pilots will cover all aviation positions in the military.' At least ...

  10. John Woo can't stop talking about his next blockbuster movie on the civil war

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... planning another blockbuster based on the Chinese civil war. According to Woo, it will be titled 1949. The Chinese-language historical film will reportedly cost about US$40 million. It is scheduled ...




SCMP.com Account