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  1. Core values

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hundreds of non-partisan professionals, academics and leaders of non-governmental organisations have called for the defence of Hong Kong's core values. Is governance so poor that such a move is warranted? Share your views: write to us ...

  2. 'International' win proves a breeze

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to 21, who have left the squad to study abroad.' Fiona, who plays wing defence and goal defence, joined last year's tour. She says: 'The Hong Kong team used Cantonese phrases during the match to keep their tactics secret. The Singaporean players couldn't understand us.' Rita, who is half-Thai, half-Chinese and plays goal defence, goal shooter and goal ...

  3. Government may ask PLA to release sites

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the need arise, the security chief said yesterday. But Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said the government had no right to interfere in defence matters and it might have to provide new sites in exchange ... that if any site used by the garrison 'is no longer needed for defence purposes, it shall be handed over, without compensation, to the government'. National laws also allow the Hong Kong ...

  4. HK's three-pointers secure third straight title

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... today's final was the most difficult game as we led all the way against the Americans thanks to our tight defence and accurate three-point shots,' Mak said. 'The victory over ... Kwok-fung netted another five in the later stages to give Hong Kong the clear advantage. 'The Americans were not as quick as the Philippines, especially in defence and we fully exploited ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No place for bad jokes in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... by placing his post on an internet forum. He did so after being advised that he had no defence. However, his case was subsequently taken up by another barrister, Wong Hay-yiu, who believed he had an arguable defence. Wong then unsuccessfully petitioned the High Court for Chan to be allowed to change his plea. It is important to appreciate that because Chan pleaded guilty, his case was never ...

  6. Changing of the guard

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong was always too small to defend effectively and the British garrison tasked with its wartime defence was found terribly wanting when the Japanese invaded in 1941. To provide extra manpower ... did not have Chinese nationality were also required to enlist. Those aged under 30 were assigned to either the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Force, the Hong Kong Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve ...

  7. Merits of the right to serve

    Posted Jun 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong, publicly avoided the idea. The 'one country, two systems' model puts Hong Kong's defence in the hands of the central government and that, presumably, is all that officials ... of patriotism in his expressing the sentiment, but as a military officer he also well knows the recruitment challenges of every defence, security and humanitarian force. Demobilised soldiers have ...

  8. Ex-minister and tailor who suited him just fine

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Liam Fox may have failed to measure up as British defence secretary, but at least he always looked the part- thanks to his tailor in Hong Kong. Fox and his ... to produce, are 70 per cent hand-stitched. Managing director Luke Samtani said: 'They've been long-standing customers from before Mr Fox was defence minister. 'Over the years they have ...

  9. Tales from the troops: 15 years of PLA in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Basic Law, the garrison is responsible for the defence of Hong Kong and does not interfere in the local affairs of the special administrative region. Its open days have become regular events ...

  10. whats on

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MAY 10 'Section 337 investigations and anti-dumping petitions- your defence strategy in the litigation', organised by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, will talk about the indirect trade barrier litigations. Inquiries: 2823 1207 Speaker: Vivien Chan, senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co. MAY 13 'Macau- the changing real estate market', the American ...




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