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  1. Drugs worth HK$36 million seized

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have seized HK$36 million worth of drugs hidden in furniture in Yuen Long and arrested five Hong Kong men on suspicion of drug trafficking. The haul included 162kg of suspected cannabis buds, 17.4kg of suspected Ice and 10,000 tablets of the drug Ecstasy. One of the suspects was charged with one count of trafficking in dangerous drugs and will appear in Tuen Mun ...

  2. Angry Shenzhen factory workers take to the streets

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Thousands of workers at a Hong Kong-owned furniture factory in Shenzhen took to the streets yesterday to press their complaints about long working hours and inhumane treatment. They accused Siu Fung Furniture's Hong Kong managers of forcing them to work 12 hours a day at the plant in Xili, but refusing to pay overtime. The workers also claimed ...

  3. Unemployed being taught crafts to help them land jobs

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Authorities in Yunnan are trying to help rural migrant workers returning to their hometowns find work by sending them to workshops, vocational training classes and newly launched infrastructure projects. The Zhaotong city government is teaching unemployed workers how to embroider, make bamboo furniture and blow glass so that they can find jobs near their villages. 'Their new ...

  4. Most fast-food shops not wheelchair-friendly

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Cafe de Coral, beef-bowl specialist Yoshinoya, KFC, Maxim MX and McDonald's reviewed were found to have either no access ramps for wheelchairs or furniture fixed to the ground. Half of the outlets had stairs at the entrances; only six had barrier-free access for the disabled. More than 40 per cent of the outlets had furniture fixed in place. In those with moveable seats and tables, ...

  5. Jailed at 80 for groping census taker

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with his wife on the day in question and no one had visited. However, Deputy Magistrate William Lam Kui-po said it was reasonable for X not to remember details about furniture in the flat ...

  6. Sick cleaner seeks payout for sacking after surgery

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... a husband-and-wife team who owned two furniture shops in Happy Valley, fired her after she requested leave for an operation to remove a growth that had developed in her cervix. She was first diagnosed ... of Ottimo Furniture, told Ms Chui to ignore her condition when she asked for a day off to attend a medical follow-up. Her other employer, Law Ming-kwan, who owned Lordmende Decorators ...

  7. The different reasons for saving

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... quarterly or yearly, and keep money aside to pay them on time. Big expenses: if you plan to spend a lot of money such as going on holiday or buying furniture, plan beforehand so you can finance it. ...

  8. The art of giving

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This means there's more money to be distributed among the poor. Besides, walking is good for our health. We can also donate reusable items, such as clothes, stationery and furniture ...

  9. Addict jailed for attacking partner's son

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Estate, Shamshuipo, refused to give him money for drugs. Tse began to smash furniture and locked the iron grille of the flat with a chain and a padlock. The girlfriend called police. Tse took ...


    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... education for autistic children using system developed at Columbia University Needs Funds for second classroom and new educator, plus educational aids, classroom furniture, carpets and renovation Direction Association for the Handicapped Helps people with severe physical disabilities Needs Office equipment and furniture for new centre in Tseung Kwan O Enlighten for Epilepsy Counsels, trains ...




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