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  1. Vigilance always the best defence

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... already claimed the lives two children aged five and seven. So while parents should not be overly alarmed, they must not be complacent. Vigilance is the best defence. The Centre for Health ...

  2. Youngsters role-play as defence against drugs

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Last Christmas, the SCMP/RTHK fund-raiser Operation Santa Claus earned more than HK$14 million, helping 18 charities realise their projects. In this series, we revisit some beneficiaries to check in with those you helped so much. Today, Mary Ann Benitez l ...

  3. Youngsters role-play as defence against drugs

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Sixteen students were in a huddle, laughing at their antics as they acted out short skits at a Tsing Yi secondary school. The students at Lok Sin Tong Leung Chik Wai Memorial School have been attending an anti-drugs programme where they l ...

  4. Reputation abroad boosted by institute's 'spirited defence'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... the 'spirited defence' of academic freedom by institute president Paul Morris and former academic vice-president Bernard Luk Hung-kay supported the idea that the HKIEd was trying to behave how ...

  5. IT contractor's defence fails to explain Net leak

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The IT contractor responsible for posting the Independent Police Complaints Council's list of names on the Web has gone public with the defence that it was supplied with real information when it had asked for 'simulated data', presumably to test a format conversion program ('Watchdog admits error in leak: DAB', March 30). Unfortunately, this only ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 17, 2013

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Kong   US presents aggression as self-defence I refer to the letter by Carlton Cash ("US is acting against aggressors", May 9), replying to the letter by Eric Comino ("US 'war on terror' lacks legitimacy", April 25). It was ironic that Mr Cash cited Vietnam as an example of American "defence against aggressors". The bombings in Boston were ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 9, 2013

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am

    ... lacks legitimacy", April 25). In modern history, American military action has been a defence against aggressors, not an "immoral … killing campaign". North Vietnam invaded South ... which those who spout anti-American rhetoric deny. The military actions of the US are a reaction to the killing of the innocent and a defence against aggressors, not aggression itself. ...

  8. School boss faces spell in jail for conning parent

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... had been 'weird' and inconsistent, and rebutted points put forward by the defence, including its questioning of the integrity of witnesses and its claim that Liang had no motive. So ... personally from the loans, which ended up in bank accounts linked to herself and her husband. The theft charge was dropped before the criminal trial, and So agreed with the defence's submission ...

  9. Pegasus school boss jailed for conning parent

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... rejected a plea from the defence for a suspended sentence. He said suspension would be inappropriate due to the seriousness of the offence and the fact that it involved violation of integrity ... had obtained personal financial gain. The defence presented about 30 mitigation letters from former students, colleagues and parents who described Liang as a passionate educator who ...

  10. Mother made loan to school 'for girls' sake'

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tam agreed to lend the money: 'HK$200,000 was not a small sum for me... but my main concern was the education of my daughters,' she said. Asked by the defence why she had not pursued ... in Tsuen Wan and spent several months taking classes at rented premises in a shopping mall. The children are now being educated on the mainland. Meanwhile, Pei denied defence accusations that she ...




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