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  1. Economist says give poor rights, not infrastructure

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing Beijing's plan to pour billions of dollars into rural infrastructure is not the answer to China's economic problems, a senior official economist said yesterday. 'The most important thing we should do is strengthen ...

  2. Mr HK is over the hill at thirty

    Posted Sep 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Hongkongers are losing their physical fitness at an earlier age than expected. While most people expect to slow down when they reach middle age, a survey has revealed that Hongkongers' fitness is starting to deteriorate as early as 30 becaus ...

  3. Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart- Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart- Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now by Gordon Livingston Hodder Mobius, $135 Two characteristics separate us from other animals, says Gordon Livingston in Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: the ability to laugh, and the ability to contemplate our own death. 'There's a connection between these two uniquely human ...

  4. Anti-stress campaign gains momentum

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui School anti-stress programmes have received a boost for the coming year. Thirty-two secondary schools will receive funding from Brand's Health Education Fund- three ... Girls' School. Together with the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, the fund also supports a youth leadership programme that provides a platform for past health campaign students to share ...

  5. the human body

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 What are the four main blood groups? 2 In degrees Celsius, what is the accepted normal temperature for the human body? 3 In centimetres, what length of head hair ... visual information received from the eyes? Solution: 1 A, B, AB and O 2 Thirty-seven degrees Celsius 3 15cm 4 The femure, or thigh bone 5 The pancreas 6 a) 206 7 In the foot (it's the big ...

  6. Minute by minute: the siege of Wan Chai

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... December 17, 3.30pm Police hold off small group of local protesters at cargo handling area near convention centre 4pm Korean peasants march from Victoria Park 4.30pm Group breaks away ... using barricades as weapons and police using pepper spray 6.40pm Wan Chai MTR station shut 7.30pm Thirty protesters make a break for the convention centre, reaching Harbour Road fire station. ...

  7. No guarantee of survival

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The release of Xiang Xiang has seen the giant panda join an elite group of species raised in captivity and released into the wild- but that distinction is unlikely to guarantee ... in Saudi Arabia. The golden lion tamarin, native to Brazil, was reintroduced to the wild in 1971 when there were less than 200 of the species remaining. Thirty years on, there are more than 1,000 ...

  8. Gripes aplenty but women value jobs

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... women by a workers' group found 70 per cent wanted to keep working for reasons that included saving money, achieving higher status and keeping in touch with the outside world. The poll by the Neighbourhood and Worker's Service Centre, at the end of last month, found 44 per cent said they went to work to ease their family's financial burden. Thirty-one per cent said the biggest ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... functional constituency. Thirty-nine IT experts are competing for 20 seats on the 800-strong committee that will select the Chief Executive next year. Richard Li Tzar-kai is among the self-dubbed 'IT20' group fighting it out with 'IT Link', a mix of five scholars and engineers. A reader whose vote had been solicited by IT Link, appropriately enough by e-mail, took pains to reply ...

  10. Business leaders and academics ready for five-year-plan summit

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Thirty business, academic and community leaders will meet next month to gather ideas on how Hong Kong can develop under Beijing's 11th five-year plan. Participants ... Vincent Cheng Hoi-chuen, Airport Authority and Li and Fung group chairman Victor Fung Kwok-king and Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying are among those invited. ...




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