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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Thirty years on, a young turk recalls historic trip

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com In May 1983, 12 young professionals went to Beijing to make a politically incorrect request Thirty years on, a young turk recalls historic trip A week ... visit to Beijing. The group included rising stars such as former legislator Allen Lee Peng-fei, prominent barristers Martin Lee Chu-ming and Andrew Li Kwok-nang. Allen Lee, who headed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1241389/thirty-years-young-turk-recalls-historic-trip
  2. News - China - XINJIANG

    China security minister wants Xinjiang terror crackdown to reach 'every house and village'

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 02:35pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Thirty-seven civilians and 59 suspects were killed. Guo also visited Xinjiang in April and May in the wake of other attacks. Beijing announced a year-long crackdown on terrorism in May following ... in terrorist attacks. Rights groups say restrictions on Muslim ethnic-Uygurs' religious and cultural freedoms have stoked tensions in the region, allegations the government strongly denies. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1568272/terror-crackdown-must-reach-every-house-and-village-china-security
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'They will be a burden': Business groups oppose work benefits for unmarried couples amid debate

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 05:56pm by Amy Nip

    ... Commission. Nine SME groups, citing financial reasons and moral judgment, voiced opposition yesterday to the idea of employers granting the same medical, housing and other benefits to both married ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580027/business-groups-oppose-work-benefits-unmarried-couples-equality
  4. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Ice bucket craze makes serious splash, raising HK$530,000 for local charity group

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Fun challenge has captured the imagination, but also increased awareness of disease and raised a cool HK$530,000 for a support group Ice bucket craze makes serious splash On the surface, the Ice Bucket Challenge appears to be just another social-media-induced craze. Yet the global campaign has helped shine a light on people suffering from a rare ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579423/ice-bucket-craze-makes-serious-splash-raising-hk530000-local-charity
  5. News - Asia - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Dad chose the wrong jihad: sons of Abu Bakar Bashir create own jihadist group

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Amy Chew

    ... in jihad Jihadist spiritual leader Abu Bakar Bashir's influence over Southeast Asia's militants could be on the wane, after his sons denounced his allegiance to Islamic State, a group so ... on some other matters too. But as my father, of course I support him," Rohim added. Bashir, 76, is the spiritual leader of the al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah group blamed for the 2002 Bali ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579529/dad-chose-wrong-jihad-sons-abu-bakar-bashir-create-own-jihadist-group
  6. News - China - TIBET

    Two killed in Tibet after police open fire on protesters, rights groups say

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights groups say crowd was angry over detention of a local leader in Tibetan area 2 dead after 'police fire on protest' in Sichuan Two people died in a Tibetan area of Sichuan after they were injured by police gunfire while protesting against the detention of a local leader, overseas Tibetan rights groups said. One protester committed suicide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576832/2-tibetans-killed-after-police-open-fire-protesters-rights-groups-say
  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's iPhone more hack-proof than Android, Gamma Group reports in leaked document

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:05pm by WASHPOST

    ... away The secrets of one of the world's most prominent surveillance companies, Gamma Group, spilled on to the internet last week, thanks to an anonymous leaker who appears to have gained ... being beaten by the secret police. So it's vital that these features reach average users." The Gamma Group, with headquarters in Germany and Britain, did not respond to an email ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572229/apples-iphone-more-hack-proof-android-gamma-group-reports-leaked-document
  8. News - China - GRAFT

    State media warns corrupt 'tigers' might fight back against anti-graft forces

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:40am by Cary Huang

    ... interest groups," Zhang added. Thirty-seven officials at the governor-ministerial level have fallen victim in President Xi Jinping's campaign to crack down on corruption. Xi, who is also ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Crackdown on graft could trigger backlash by vested interest groups, who fear damage to the party's image, academics say in People's Daily State ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1566530/state-media-warn-corrupt-tigers-might-fight-back
  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Third runway at Chek Lap Kok would be 'white elephant', say groups

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com New runway 'set to be a white elephant' A third runway at Chek Lap Kok airport will become another "white elephant", groups opposed to the plan say. Neither Terminal Two, built in 2007, nor the HK$1 billion North Satellite Concourse, have helped the airport increase efficiency or flight capacity, according to environmental group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570787/third-runway-chek-lap-kok-would-be-white-elephant-say-groups
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Smaller rise in power rates next year, says CLP

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Smaller rise in CLP power rates as coal prices fall More than two million power users in the New Territories and Kowloon can expect a smaller tariff rise next year than had been forewarned, CLP Power says. Any gentler ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573748/smaller-rise-power-rates-next-year-says-clp

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