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  1. America's gun warfare

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... non-Americans find shooting incidents alarming, they happen almost every day in homes and schools and post offices and stores across the US. Just over a year ago, in the deadliest school shooting since ... the gruesome shooting of eight members of a biker gang in rural Ontario last weekend has rocked Canadian society, such violent deaths involving guns have long been routine TV viewing south ...

  2. News - World - CANADA

    Quebec separatists' win marred by shooting

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montreal Newly elected premier Pauline Marois' victory celebrations are cut short when a gunman fires into crowd, leaving one dead and another wounded Shooting ... in accented French: "The English are waking up!" indicating that the shooting may have been motivated by fears among the province's English-speaking minority of independence from ...

  3. Poster boy for political integrity forced to pay for rebel stands

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... Joe Lieberman's threat to ditch the Democrats gives fuel to those who denounce him as a 'Republicrat', Jacqui Goddard reports When he was in high school campaigning ... to leap off a roof. That was 46 years ago. Today, as he seeks a fourth term as junior senator for Connecticut, Senator Lieberman is sending a similar message to those within the Democratic party ...

  4. NGO fined heavily for tax breaches

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the Connecticut-based Yale University law school for projects such as a study of the mainland's household registration, or hukou, system. ...

  5. Academic upbeat on trip's benefits

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin President Hu Jintao's visit to the US next month will help stabilise Sino-US relations, according to a top Beijing academic. Wang Jisi, dean of the School ... would meet US congressmen and overseas Chinese associations after arriving in Washington on April 20 and give a talk at Yale University in Connecticut, about Chinese culture and China's ...

  6. News - China

    China Digest, August 31

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... by Yangjiang in 2001, have been indefinitely suspended because of a lack of funds. Many of the undeveloped sites have turned into wasteland. GUANGXI Four children drown Four primary school students ... of aluminium, iron, porcelain, wood, bamboo or even sponges. HUNAN High school for free Shaoshan city will begin offering free schooling for high school students in September, Xinhua reports. All 1,300 ...

  7. Government may shoot itself in the foot with by-election plan

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Stephen Lam Sui-lung last week suggested scrapping by-elections in geographical constituencies. Instead, he proposed, a vacant seat in the Legislative Council arising from the resignation or d ...

  8. Rifle association 'may retain use of Lai Chi Kok shooting range after government reclaims site'

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung A shooting range run by the Hong Kong Rifle Association could stay open even if the government reclaimed it, the Water Supplies Department said yesterday. The association has been operating at the Kau Wah Keng shooting range at a reservoir in Lai Chi Kok since 1964. But the government plans to take it back on May 16 as the association is no longer a member ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong schools can keep national education funds for use elsewhere

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Schools 'can keep funds' for national classes Schools will keep HK$530,000 in extra government funding allocated earlier to prepare for the launch of national-education classes, despite a policy reversal on implementing the subject. The Education Bureau says schools can spend the one-off cash grant as they deem fit, such as by hiring extra support staff ...

  10. Sean Lien shooting not staged, prosecutors say

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese prosecutors yesterday cleared Sean Lien Sheng-wen, son of Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan, of staging a shooting of himself the day before last ... authorities had been under mounting pressure since the incident amid various conspiracy theories, including one that the shooting was orchestrated. 'What can be ascertained is that we have ruled ...




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