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  1. Sino-Japanese war exhibition

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the eight-year War of Resistance when Japan surrendered on August 15, 1945. The exhibition runs from July 1 to January 4, 2006, from 10am to 5pm daily (except Thursdays). A free shuttle bus ...

  2. Cathay fails to block payout to '49ers'

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to ransom and failing to act in the company's interests. Reyes had ordered the airline to compensate the pilots, except Gregory England, who died in January 2001, HK$3.3 million each for the defamation. He also awarded HK$150,000 to each pilot- except one, who had won his claim in a London employment tribunal- for the unfair dismissal. ...

  3. China on track in Mid-East but US losing its way, envoy says

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Libya from the UN Human Rights Council as 'an exception'. Wu, a former ambassador to Egypt and Saudi Arabia, said many people in the region felt let down by the United States' ... an 'exceptional' background. 'It was made out of concern for the safety of the people in Libya,' Wu said. 'China's position is also in line with the wishes of the Arab and African ...

  4. US war deaths- were they worth it?

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... It's like nothing really happened, except to other people. It isn't touching anybody except us.' The sergeant had it exactly right, then and now. Richard Halloran is a former New York ...

  5. Panel head plays down Legco role in selecting next chief justice

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Joyce Ng

    ... recommending that only in exceptional circumstances should Legco's special powers be used to summon a candidate to a hearing. She said such appointments should be left to the Judicial Officers ... functional-constituency lawmakers, to vet the candidate for chief justice. 'Unless there are exceptional situations, it's common constitutional practice that the Legco will accept nominations ...


    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a couple's unique circumstances, except this is not always the case in Hong Kong. There are regular occurrences of parents from wealthy families insisting that a prenuptial agreement be signed before ...

  7. Re-engaged US has vital role to play in Asia

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suffered as Asia - with the exception of China and India - and Latin America became relative blind spots in foreign-policy focus. On arriving in Thailand for regional discussions, Mrs Clinton ...

  8. Reward public doctors to halt exodus, pioneer says

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... to do so, except in special cases. And they cannot pocket any income from the private services. Hong Kong's two medical schools- the other is at Chinese University- have been criticised ...

  9. Who's who of great and good mostly a blur

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... touter, Greg McGonagle, 23, said at once. The other names and faces- Yang Liwei, Tan Dun, Lang Lang, Chen Kaige- flew by without a glimmer of recognition, except for John Woo Yu-sum, who ... Likewise, some found the emphasis on Chinese exceptionalism rather than the diversity, tenacity and humanity of the ordinary Chinese somewhat surprising. 'This is a positive thing to do,' ...

  10. Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... prescribes for Singapore: multiracialism and equality of opportunity. Indeed, Lee's book has offended many Malay Muslims. The island state can integrate all races and religions except Islam, he ...




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