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  1. Telepathe

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... Dave Sitek helps to move the New York duo away from their drone sound of old, but no amount of layered loops and swirling samples can lift this above the mundane. ...

  2. More troops the only option in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... extra US troops to keeping the number at the 68,000 already authorised and making use of surgical strikes with drones and special forces. The president's choice will affect the approach ... that is torn between the need to fight radicalism and keep on side a population increasingly angered by civilian deaths from cross-border US drone and missile strikes. A failure to win co-operation ...

  3. Bus strike looms as sides dig in on pay

    Posted Aug 04th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Union leaders hold little hope of heading off a strike by bus drivers and technicians at New World First Bus over their claim for a pay rise. Representatives of the New World ... Chai Wan and Wong Chuk Hang offices... the bigger offices, if we go on strike,' he said. But he added that the effect on public transport would be minimal. 'The company has a pool ...

  4. Drones to be used to help regions hit by disasters

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Seven provinces and municipalities plan to introduce pilotless aircraft, or drones, to monitor geological hazards such as earthquakes and landslides, which claim hundreds of lives and cost billions of yuan in economic losses every year. Hu Jie, an official with the Ministry of Land and Resources, revealed the plans during a press conference to discuss the three-day ...

  5. MPF advice strikes chord with public

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Samuel Riding

    ... Samuel Riding The Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) has held a competition to find the best advisers in the city for the past five years. Since 2005, its awards have honoured the best of the best in the banking and insurance industries, ...

  6. Warning police will 'strike hard at hostile forces'

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... measures' if necessary, Xinhua reported. In a speech on December 18, reported yesterday, he told security officials across the country they must 'strike hard against the destructive work ... and diligently collect intelligence about their political foes, he said. 'In the new year, there will be no relaxation on stability maintenance.' They must 'strike hard against hostile ...

  7. Contract postal staff may strike over call to work Boxing Day

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Contract postal staff are considering staging a strike during the Christmas holidays, after Hongkong Post requested that staff at the Air Mail Centre work on Boxing Day ... have to work during non-statutory holidays. But in some circumstances, we would consider if some of them can be on holiday- after striking a balance between staff demands and the impact on our ...

  8. Hermes strikes up the brand

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela Hermes International recently took a majority stake in Shanghai-based company Shang Xia, with plans to launch the brand on the mainland next spring followed by a boutique in Paris in the autumn, reports WWD. Shang Xia creates, manufactures ...

  9. Canadian to strike blow for fairer sex

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Chantal Sutherland does not have to prove she is more than just a pretty face. The top Canadian jockey is planning an assault on the Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley tonight and will be out to show the ...

  10. Punters can strike it rich with Jumbo Gold

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... lengthening nicely to win going away over the final 50m. Prebble should have him in a good position from gate seven, which is one of the better strike rates over this 'C' course this season, ...




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