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  1. Milk activist hailed by state-owned newspaper

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A Guangdong state-owned weekly named melamine milk activist Zhao Lianhai- jailed last month for protesting unlawfully- Grass-Roots Person of the Year for influencing the growth of China. His picture and a detailed account of Zhao's bac ...

  2. Hail Cesar

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... One of the world's great architects is still at the top of his game at 81, writes Catherine Shaw At 81, award-winning architect Cesar Pelli shows no sign of losing his passion and energy for designing buildings. We meet for breakfast at the Mandarin ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dies in his cab A 69-year-old taxi driver collapsed and died at the wheel of his cab as he was about to pick up a fare at Golden Lion Garden in Chui Tin Street in Sha Tin. The person who hailed ...

  4. The Darjeeling Limited Original Soundtrack (CD)

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai The soundtrack to maverick director Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited is a beautiful collection of classic rock 'n' roll tunes and Indian music, mostly composed by Satyajit Ray. Ray, who passed away in 1992, hailed from West Bengal in India and is regarded by many critics as one of the most influential film directors of the 20th century. He ...

  5. Beijing moves to tighten rules on home requisitions

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... of contention over the rights of the remaining 10 per cent of homeowners. Still, academics like Shen hailed it as a big step forward in housing development legislation. They said it represented not only ... herself on fire after she failed to stop demolition work on November 13, has been hailed as a martyr against forced eviction and her death put the 2001 housing demolition regulation under ...

  6. Heroes, media chiefs, ethnic minority leaders honoured for service

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on April 14. His selfless acts were hailed by members of the public in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Ministers in Hong Kong lauded Wong's heroism and expressed condolences to his family. ...

  7. LTJ Bukem and MC Conrad

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Samantha Leese

    ... is often hailed as a leader of Britain's drum'n'bass movement, alongside producers such as Goldie and Roni Size. The genre began as a discordant child of techno and evolved over ...

  8. Lead smelter blamed for childhood illnesses set to restart production

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

    ... vehicles were damaged. 'The environmentally friendly policy championed and trumpeted by the State Council and hailed by peasants can turn into something totally different when it comes ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... taxi fare and assaulting the driver. The man, 33, hailed the taxi in Sheung Shui at about 11.30pm on Sunday and asked to go to the Sha Tin racecourse. Upon arriving, he punched the 46-year-old ...

  10. Pause for thought amid Tiger Mother hyperbole

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (Think of the Philippines, which is where her parents hail from.) It has been compared to Francis Fukuyama's The End of History and the Last Man- except that it offers a far more accurate ...




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