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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    China bans military licence plates on luxury cars

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Defence vehicles get new registrations and campaign is launched to target counterfeit plates that permit traffic privileges Military plate ban on luxury ... to a Ministry of Defence statement. Under a new registration system, all military vehicles must be given new car plates by Wednesday, and blacklisted sedans include those made by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, ...

  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    Vehicles bearing military plates spotted after ban

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 11:12am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com New restrictions on using military licence plates on luxury cars came into effect in the mainland on Wednesday- prompting an immediate wave of furious microblog posts exposing vehicles still bearing them. The Ministry of Defence announced last month a ban on military licence plates on vehicles priced higher than 450,000 yuan (HK$566,750). At least ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Baptist University students get roasting over barbecued meat ploy

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... to their defence, saying: "[They] just didn't think through their actions, they weren't [exploiting kindness] on purpose. They are still learning." The students were rumbled when Chan ...

  4. Business - Companies - SOCIETY

    Top US firms support gays, pressure states over same-sex marriage

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in the 1990s, just as Congress went in the opposite direction to approve the federal government's rejection of gay marriage in the 1996 Defence of Marriage Act. Now, said Edith Hunt, Goldman ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Security officials aim to protect schoolchildren from knifings

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... than half an hour before he was finally stopped. No security guard was present, and the only line of defence appeared to be students and adults armed with brooms. Local media were quick ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The secrets to the strength of Elsie Tu

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... a centenarian and now needs a walker to move around the home and a wheelchair when she heads out. But her mind remains active and engaged- as her defence of the striking dockers demonstrates. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Health of poor an urgent case as Leung prepares policy address

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... development is still relatively recent. "We do not see the problems [caused by wealth disparities]- not because Hong Kong has any special defence against them, [but] because we have not see them ...

  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    China's orphan saviour devastated by deadly fire (video)

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 01:23pm by WU NAN

    ... at the questions. Some of her children had grown up, found jobs, and now had their own families; some even went to college, she said, as if in defence. Several of these children had heard the news and raced ...



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