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  1. Lost moral high ground in the 'war on terror'

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Guardian newspaper reported the discovery of a British military interrogation manual, which promoted the use of techniques many would consider as falling under the definition of torture. ... to techniques that degrade human dignity and inflict fear and humiliation upon other human beings, our moral ground falls a little lower and the obstacles to defeating terrorism grow a little higher. ...

  2. After Cartier's two-day store-opening bash, we definitely like our parties on the rocks

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen We can't decide whether Cartier was trying to blind us with its luxurious two-night party or the constellation of celebrity guests the French jewellery house booked to celebrate the opening of its flagship store in the Prince's ...

  3. Struggling to find an identity: a profession devoid of definition

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... in the financial sector, in that the goal is first and foremost to find a solution for individuals based on a definition of need, as opposed to having a product to sell and looking for people to convince ... by them to the CFP [Certified Financial Planner] international standard... there is no established definition of what is required to allow you to state that you are a financial planner.' ...

  4. Definitely not for those who love the Barbie doll

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Linda Rick, the doll designer behind the Precious Moments and The Doll Maker collections, who produces more than 400 different dolls every year, didn't have a Barbie doll until she was 20 years old. 'My mum didn't want us t ...

  5. Ices: the Definitive Guide

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Ices: the Definitive Guide By Caroline Liddell and Robin Weir It takes either confidence or arrogance to call a book a 'definitive guide'. Thankfully, the authors of this one haven't overstated their case- this is an excellent guide to edible ice in all its incarnations: ice creams, sorbets, granitas, spooms, parfaits and bombes. The book starts ...

  6. Bledisloe Cup 'definitely on in Hong Kong'

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... line from all three unions- Australia, New Zealand and us- is that the match is definitely on in Hong Kong and hasn't been cancelled.' The reports said the fourth trans-Tasman ... the game is definitely on in Hong Kong,' Knight said. 'We can all say it is on. 'Yes, ticket sales have been slow, but we are confident it will pick up pace in the next few weeks. ...

  7. Invention provides high-definition insight for buyers around the world

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Martin

    ... The doll in the foot-high fashion show was posed in front of a camera devised by two Polytechnic University professors that can stream instant high-definition images to potential buyers around ... only provide low-quality images of prototypes; the need for a high-definition, multifunction camera was evident. With HK$1.4 million from the Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission ...

  8. Beijing offers definition of HK suffrage

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Albert Wong Beijing has for the first time offered a definition of what universal suffrage will mean for Hong Kong- 'the equal right of election of all ... in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing hours after the Hong Kong government tabled its proposals in Legco, Qiao said he had noted Hongkongers' wish for Beijing to make clear the definition ...

  9. Traffic black spot definitions 'need review'

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Transport Department is being urged to review its definition of what constitutes a traffic black spot after Monday's fatal crash between a taxi and a minibus in which ... officer said it was considered one by the force. The list was last updated in December last year but the site would not merit inclusion because it does not fit with the definition. Only places ...

  10. WikiLeaks: HK was Olympics terror target

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Hong Kong was on a list of potential terrorist targets during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, according to a document of the United States embassy in the capital unveiled by WikiLeaks. The cable was sent from Dan Piccuta, deputy chief of ...




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