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  1. No Arab Spring in China this winter

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The first three have been hailed as heroes of the Arab Spring, whose suicides sparked rebellions that toppled regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. Xue, a representative of villagers in Wukan, Guangdong, died in police custody. The village is now in open revolt and has been placed under siege. Officials say Xue died of a heart attack; his supporters say he was tortured. The Arab Spring ...

  2. 70pc encounter school bullying, survey finds

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Schools have been urged to step up anti-bullying measures after a survey found that 70 per cent of primary and secondary school students had encountered bullying. The Society ... said they had encountered bullying, of which 10 per cent said such incidents happened at least once a week on average. Nearly 60 per cent of the bullying involved physical violence while 71 per ...

  3. Spring colours

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and by deeds. It is by the space allowed for these various minorities to live and flourish in their societies that we shall judge the true nature of the Arab spring. Rene Guitton is a writer ...

  4. Discovering the joys of volunteering

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Zhao Jingming

    ... of passengers, including migrant workers from the provinces. 'There were not many volunteers, about 60, as most schoolmates wanted to go home to enjoy the Spring Festival,' said Jihu. The three ...

  5. All eyes on Xi at plenary session

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Analysts said the confirmation will pave the way for Xi to succeed Hu as chief of the ruling party in autumn 2012 and as president in the spring of 2013. Holding a military post ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Health of poor an urgent case as Leung prepares policy address

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Study linking poverty to high blood pressure and other medical issues highlights need for chief executive to focus on problem in policy address HEALTH OF POOR AN URGENT CASE Pressure is mounting on the chief executive to make po ...

  7. Exhibition facts and figures

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Venue Hong Kong Museum of History Date February 10 to March 5 Opening hours 10am-6pm daily; 10am-7pm, Sunday and public holidays; closed on Tuesday (except public holidays) Admission HK$10 (standard), HK$7 (group), HK$5* (concession); free admission on We ...

  8. Airlines target migrant workers in spring rush

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... as capacity is always strained during the Spring Festival,' he said. The airlines are hoping to capitalise on an overflow of passengers from the stretched rail system. Each year, thousands ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Wealth tax idea worthy of debate

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a lot of thought is going into how to close the income gap, the contrast with Singapore springs to mind. The city-state budget that taxed the owners of luxury properties also doubled spending ...


    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Venue Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories Date May 30 to Dec 28 Opening hours 10am-6pm, Monday, Wednesday to Saturday; 10am-7pm, Sunday and public holidays; closed on Tuesday (except public holidays) Admission fees Thursday ...




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