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  1. UN graft charter ratified except for 'meddling' provision

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The National People's Congress Standing Committee has approved the ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption but specified China would not abide by one of its provisions. A provision of Article 66 of the convention, ...

  2. Money exceptionally well spent?

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... have questioned this exceptional treatment and argued that the HKMA budget should be approved by Legco, like the budgets of all other governmental departments. Failing that, it should at least ... those of the civil service to attract personnel of the right experience and expertise. Given this exceptional treatment, it is all the more necessary that its budget should be closely vetted ...

  3. Hutchison softens 3G losses with exceptional gains

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... quarter. A revaluation of Hutchison's investment properties will produce a gain of about $4 billion. CLSA analyst Danie Schutte said in a report that without this exceptional gain group net ...

  4. Ping An deal a win for all parties except small investors

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Yesterday's purchase by HSBC Holdings of a 9.9 per cent stake in Ping An Insurance (Group) from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley was a good deal for all parties concerned. But as the subsequent failure of Ping An's stock price to rea ...

  5. The Central Asian exception

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Askar Akayev was the nicest of the Central Asian strongmen. Dissidents did not get immersed in boiling water in Kyrgyzstan; statues of the ousted leader did not litter the capital, Bishkek, and other cities. During the 1990s, Mr Akayev was eve ...

  6. Exceptions used to prove the rule

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ground Rules for Special Consideration of Private Sector Initiatives, issued by the government in 1999, provides that bureaus and departments may depart from normal tendering procedures by considering: (a) The extent to which the initiative complies with ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Nov 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The story 'Father jailed 12 years for sex with two daughters', which appeared on page 4 of the City section on November 4, incorrectly stated that defence counsel Robert Andrews 'offered no mitigation except for the man's otherwise clean police record, the fact the girls seemed to be recovering fairly well, and the public shame associated with his crimes'. ...

  8. Deadly days revisited

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on display. Admission to the exhibition is free, but entry to the museum is $25, except on Wednesdays when it is free. ...

  9. Robinson Place

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Tang Chung-him Age: 11 years Size: 1,094 sq ft Layout: two bedrooms For rent: $33,000 a month Agent: Savills (Hong Kong) Conveniently located on Robinson Road, with easy access to public transport, Robinson Place boasts exceptional recreation facilities such as a swimming pool, indoor squash and tennis courts and a gym. There is also a shuttle bus service. ...

  10. The Robot Zoo

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exhibition of eight robots and 13 interactive exhibits, including giant robot animals illustrating the biomechanics of how real animals move and change colour. Mon-Fri, 1pm-9pm, Sat-Sun and public holidays, 10am-9pm (closed on Thu except public holidays), Special Exhibition Hall, HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East, $10, $20. Inquiries: 2732 3232. Ends Oct 25 ...




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