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  1. Willing subjects of a tyranny of fear

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during a protest at the Eastern Harbour Tunnel ('Justice Department seeks to appeal overturning of 'Long Hair' sentence', March 2). The judge cited 'failure of the prosecution to prove the public had been unduly inconvenienced by the protest'. How many cars need to be blocked at a tunnel entrance to duly inconvenience the public? Were not the drivers who ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dilemma and save harbour in one hit', May 30). Increase tolls at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel to the same level as the eastern and western tunnels, and the congestion problem is solved. However, ... president had been in possession of a passport from a Middle Eastern country? Obviously, there is an underlying reason for government officials to maintain only the nationality of their home nation. ...

  3. New port ensures smooth connection

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Nick Walker Helsinki has a new port facility, Vuosaari Harbour, which opened on November 24. Vuosaari Harbour's cornerstone was laid on January 7, 2003, with recent years seeing steady and uninterrupted progress in its construction. Today the harbour is one of the most technologically advanced in the world. Europe's newest harbour, in the waterfront suburb ...

  4. Papuans revert to deadly sorcery rituals

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... are blamed if a person dies before they reach old age. A medieval-style witchhunt is initiated in which a woman is accused of harbouring the spirit and using it to kill people, motivated perhaps ... and a gradual return to the old ways. In villages such as Akameku, in the Eastern Highlands province, it is hard to imagine such barbaric atrocities taking place. Children giggle and smile, women tend ...

  5. Government to demolish 'heritage' west wing

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... construction; the site's zoning- it will be either government, institution or community- will be unchanged. The model was used in the construction of cross-harbour tunnels but has rarely been used ...

  6. Hats off to swim race organisers

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The perseverance of Ronnie Wong Man-chiu and the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association has paid off with the return of the cross-harbour race on October 16. Wong, ... started, he was killed on a beach in north-eastern Sri Lanka. Coincidence or what? Man proposes, God disposes, they say. Thankfully in this instance, our higher authority, the Hong Kong government, ...

  7. Idyllic tropical escape

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... warm, the only battles that still exist on Kinmen are between mobile phone signals from the two sides. Much of the military history of the island remains. It is dotted with bunkers, tunnels ... of a Foreigner. 'It has some of the best and most isolated beaches in Taiwan, small fishing villages and harbours at every turn, parking lots filled with racks of fish and squid hanging to dry, more ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong were the good old walla-wallas. They were noisy and smelly, but provided an essential service in the days before cross-harbour tunnels once the ferries stopped running each night. ... Harbour really necessary? The 8pm, Symphony of Lights laser show lasts for at least 10 minutes. If you think about it, over the period of a year, this a large waste of electricity. Electricity ...


    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the curve yesterday in saying there appeared to be light at the end of the tunnel for the architectural firm RMJM and its flagship Hong Kong office. The firm, or at least the Hong Kong office, has ... it is more dangerous to travel to the Philippines than it is to travel to Pakistan, Iran, Lebanon and other Middle Eastern places, which is clearly not true and is misleading the Hong Kong public ...

  10. Activists set sail but police stand in the way

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... that their boat had reached the eastern edge of Hong Kong's waters a few hundred metres from Waglan Island before being stopped and boarded by police. 'More than 10 boats from the police ... nets and cages with them. After setting sail from Cheung Chau at about 2pm, the Kai Fong II- known as the Diaoyu II among activists- made brief stops in Victoria Harbour, during which the nets ...




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