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  1. This gun's for hire

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... as it touches on the timeless theme of power and how rulers cling onto it at all costs to exercise control and order. 'The play is about conflict, that between an elderly ruler and a young girl ...

  2. Taking control

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... headquarters. His death led to a multi-year wrangle among his descendants over control of his massive estate. Ho Tung himself was buried in the Hong Kong Cemetery, in Happy Valley, and the ownership ... ancestors, whose estates were fought over once they had died, Ho is being forced to watch- and take part in- the struggle for control of his fortune. The ailing paterfamilias- to 16 surviving ...

  3. Out and about

    Posted Feb 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie 'In Hong Kong they strike a gong and fire the noon-day gun...,' goes playwright Noel Coward's immortal comic song Mad Dogs and Englishmen, written in 1932. Shrouded with urban legend, the noon-day gun has been a feature of local life since the 19th century, courtesy of Jardine, Matheson and Co, one of the city's oldest commercial entities and one ...

  4. Cruz hopes Beauty Flash can turn tables with gun draw in Duty Free

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Dubai If the barrier draw for tomorrow night's US$5 million Dubai Duty Free is any guide, then the tide is swinging back around to Hong Kong trainer Tony Cruz. The Cruz-trained Beauty Flash came up with a perfect barrier two draw for t ...

  5. Global food scares have tightened controls on HK import procedures

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recent scares in the food industry have made many people realise the importance of tight controls and traceability at each stage of the international supply chain. Implementing these measures cannot automatically put a stop to problems such as contamination or deliberate tampering, but having a precise and easily accessible record of the origin and supposed content of goods ...

  6. Brokers face harsher penalties over lax internal controls

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Securities and Futures Commission will impose harsher penalties on brokers found guilty of lax internal control, saying its reprimands are proving to be an inadequate ... for employing inadequate internal controls. In its reprimand to Selina & Co, the commission said: 'This is the last case in which the SFC will merely reprimand brokerages ...

  7. Sweat shops force cruel birth control

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am

    ... When Rehana Parveen, 23, landed a job three years ago in a garment factory at Phulbaria - an hour's drive from Dhaka - she had dreams of a husband and a home echoing with the laughter of children. 'I got married but becoming a mother is out of t ...

  8. 13pc rise in youngsters arrested over serious narcotics offences

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Joyce Man

    ... Amy Nip and Joyce Man More young people were arrested for serious narcotics offences in the first eight months of the year as law enforcement agencies stepped up the battle against drugs, according to the Fight Crime Committee. A total of 849 juveniles an ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of legislation ever to reach the statute book. The Department of Health's legal advisers are clearly unable to help the director try and achieve control of this chaotic situation. Furthermore, among ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... everywhere, the control of all criminal prosecutions is entrusted not to department officials but to the Department of Justice under Article 63 of the Basic Law ('The Department of Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall control criminal prosecutions, free from any interference'). If pointless prosecutions are being maintained by government departments, ...




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