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  1. New numbers for routes help drivers go with the flow

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... in Cantonese, with a subtitled version for the English-language channels. The department has printed 450,000 leaflets featuring a map and route details for drivers that are available at tunnel toll ... Joseph Lo $3m project that simplifies highway and exit signs is ready to roll A campaign has been launched by the Transport Department to educate drivers about the new $3.1 million route ...

  2. Tighter security for start of school term

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... from the coast and was predicted to head for the Korean Peninsula. A delay in the printing of new English language textbooks caused a minor controversy in Anhui, as schools had to start ... 45,000 guards and officers across 42 districts and counties. On Tuesday in Shanghai, education officials ordered all primary and secondary schools closed in anticipation of the impact of Typhoon ...

  3. Green lessons on wheels

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to supply part of its electricity, demonstrating how it is possible to use greener energy. The International Christian School visit last week coincided with its launch of an English-language version ... for environmental education. It is the first in the city to make use of young people's favourite entertainment media to promote green issues. Since its launch in March last year, the Green Studio has ...

  4. Battling blood-suckers

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Agatha Ngai

    ... is not air-conditioned. ? If you notice any mosquito-breeding sites in public places, you may call the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department hotline: 2868 0000. Information from the Central Health Education Unit, Department of Health. Visit its website, www.cheu.gov.hk Language point You may say the English language is easy. Many words are simply formed by adding an affix to an existing word. ...

  5. Have Your say

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Children or teenagers can choose English language programmes such as films. When you watch a film you need to know the meaning of the story and the conversations to be able to understand it. ... as they move towards industrialising their cities. They can organise tree-planting campaigns and educate citizens about the importance of saving energy. Some developing countries, such as China, ...

  6. Xun weeps during earth film dub

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... into 14 languages, the movie has been released in 87 countries and the English-language version is on YouTube. 'Home looks at the earth from different angles; about the origin and survival ...

  7. Election victory a breath of fresh air

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amid continuing concerns about Hong Kong losing its competitiveness, international perspective and English-language skills, the election of Paul Zimmerman, a Caucasian of Dutch origin, as Pok Fu Lam district councillor is a timely reminder of just how open-minded Hong Kong residents remain. There is always a long list of reasons and a number of ways to explain why one candidate ...

  8. Engineers offer to explain bridge report

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

    ... since August 14 and will be until September 12. However, Ophelia Lam Yau-han, a district councillor, said: 'No matter how proficient one is in the English language, the heavy volumes ...

  9. The people have spoken

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Fujia plant, not the government. There is no reason for the government to feel threatened by us.' Xinhua confirmed in an English-language report that scuffles had occurred between ... occurred only because locals ran out of other, lawful options. Its success depended largely on the fact that the Dalian demonstrators were mostly well-educated and affluent, and that the Dalian ...

  10. Environmental group urges firms to cut prospectuses, reveal impact

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese- and English-language versions separately, and the remaining 13 combined the two versions in one volume. Green Sense urged banks not to give out prospectuses to investors and to place a few ...




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