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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Some say it's rude to interrupt the president, but it's rude to kill innocent people with drones Medea Benjamin on heckling US President Barack Obama   If you can control football, you are half way to controlling Indonesia A soccer official on interest in the game from the likes of President Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono   Great powers need to be reminded from time ...

  2. Striking the right work-life balance

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker One sticky area in the realm of Hong Kong employment is the glaring need for employers to better accommodate the needs of parents and caregivers. The city has long scored low marks for its work-life balance, and this, according to many, is a m ...

  3. Striking a balance: Family and the law

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com As a young girl growing up in Britain, Teresa Ko Yuk-yin dreamed of designing clothes. Instead, she has fashioned a career in law. In April, 51-year-old Ko was named the inaugural China chairman of Freshfields Bruckhaus Dering ...

  4. Veteran commentator strikes different note

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... with Robby Nimmo Keith Quinn has been commentating on rugby since 1971. He's commentated at 10 Commonwealth Games, including the latest one in New Delhi, all six Rugby World Cups and eight Olympic Games, starting in Munich 1972. At the Hong Kong Seve ...

  5. Japan jinx strikes again as HK fail to keep lead

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The Japan jinx reared its head again as Hong Kong were beaten 22-17 by the Asian powerhouse in the Cup quarter-finals at the Shanghai Sevens yesterday. The latest reversal stretches Hong Kong's losing streak against Japan in the past 12 ...

  6. Cheers as Chow's call for road map strikes a chord

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam People in the financial world have big egos. They rarely volunteer compliments about a speech made by another person, especially when the speaker is Paul Chow Man-yiu, the outgoing Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive, whose p ...

  7. Orphans' choir strikes a chord with pupils

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung An African children's choir raised the roof at Yew Chung International School this week to highlight the plight of youngsters in Uganda. Dressed in colourful traditional costumes, the Watoto Children's Choir performed African music ...

  8. Construction site's strike hurts us all, says property boss

    Posted Aug 17th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Agnes Lam The strike by construction-site metalworkers was having a serious impact on all Hong Kong, the deputy chairman of property giant Cheung Kong Holdings, Victor Li Tzar-kuoi, said yesterday. Speaking as the strike continued into its second week, Mr Li said it was not just a commercial issue. 'The work progress at construction sites of private developers ...

  9. Most strike-hit construction sites are back in action

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam, Denise Hung The number of construction sites seriously affected by the bar-benders' strike has dropped by nearly two-thirds over the past week, a government source said. The announcement came as many of the strikers continued to return to work. By yesterday, work on nine projects remained at a standstill or were seriously disrupted, compared with 30 last Thursday, ...

  10. Guides drop strike threat after pay deal

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Tour guides have called off a threat to strike after they were promised a 'basic salary' rather than having to rely on commissions from shopping tours. The deal ... on 'zero-fee' packages- tours where visitors are charged less than the basic costs but are forced to shop. The Tour Guides General Union had threatened to strike on Labour Day because they said ...




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