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  1. 'Hello Kitty' killing not exceptional, says lawyer

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... submitted that it did not fall under the kind of exceptional circumstances that would justify an indeterminate sentence. Mr Whitehouse added there was no clear evidence to show that Chan would ...

  2. Viewer takes exception to Cable TV reception

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... A man who refused to pay his cable television charges for three months called an official with the Office of Telecommunications Authority (Ofta) as a witness at the Small Claims Tribunal yesterday. Samuel Wong Hoi-ching says his television signal has been ...

  3. Water, water everywhere - except in Jiangxi and Zhejiang

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... While Hubei, Anhui and Jiangsu provinces try to recover from a month of torrential downpours, a heatwave in neighbouring Zhejiang and Jiangxi has left more than two million people short of water, according to officials and state media. Lakes, streams and ...

  4. Jean therapy

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Tim Lim

    ... Tim Lim What to buy the uber-hip guy who has everything, except time, this holiday season? How about Hedi Slimane's must-have denim for Dior Homme. Already ripped, worn and torn in all the right places, the jeans add instant cool to any outfit; there's even a sparkly pair for festive soirees. The cost of cutting-corners: $3,200 from Joyce boutiques. ...

  5. Be patient with smokers

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... also ensure that all non-smokers have a seat in non-smoking areas. One type of restaurant which could be an exception in the policy for a time are open-air establishments, where patrons are less likely to be affected by second-hand smoking. But any exception should not be permanent. I hope a ban in restaurants is just a step in the anti-smoking campaign. As a non-smoker, the bad ...

  6. Breaking down barriers

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... blind is singing, or someone deaf is playing drama, there is nothing exceptional in this,' said the troupe leader. 'But a blind person playing the piano, or a deaf person dancing, that's exceptional enough to deserve wide attention.' Chenxin is a Young Post student reporter ...

  7. Within the rules

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... preferential treatment to the parties to those agreements. Both the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and that on trade in services carve out an exception to the non-discrimination principle for RTAs, which have the general objective of liberalising trade. Cepa prima facie comes within this exception and conforms with the WTO system. The narrow issue on which they do not agree ...


    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the exceptional profit of $297 million from the sale of the Tanjung Jati B power plant and $17 million net charity expenditure, net profit was $356 million, a year-on-year jump of 140 per cent, and 23 per ... cent growth in traffic on road projects over the next three years, adding up to strong growth in recurrent earnings. HSBC is also forecasting a further $817 million exceptional profit from ...

  9. Enjoy a white Christmas

    Posted Dec 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... You don't have to fly out of Hong Kong to see snow. Shopping malls and arcades usually turn into a winter wonderland and put up festive decorations during this season and this year is no exception. Why not brighten up your Christmas by visitng one of the malls? The new IFC mall, for example, is staging performances of Legend of the Snow Kingdom. It is a modern-day fable in 10 parts ...

  10. Ticket count

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or in a tunnel (when instructed to use them) without dipped head-lights; driving with headlights on full beam; driving too close to the vehicle in front; failing to 'keep left except when ...




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