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  1. Half of HK software pirated, survey finds

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Nearly half the software used in Hong Kong last year was unlicensed, according to a world-wide survey of software piracy. According to the annual Business Software Alliance's (BSA) survey released in Seattle yesterday, 45 per cent of software used in Hong Kong last year was pirated, an improvement on 47 per cent in 2009. Among Hong Kong's regional ...

  2. 2023 Games bid budget cut by more than half

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The government has slashed its proposed budget for the bid to host the 2023 Asian Games by more than half to less than HK$6 billion. The move, which could scupper Hong ... of the community's concern at the potential costs involved in hosting the Asian Games. We therefore welcome the option... that would reduce by more than half the direct cost of hosting the games,' ...

  3. Slice of Life

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... deep interest and support for the Hongkong Life Guard Club.' All flags were flown at half mast in Hong Kong, and a book of condolence was opened at Government House. 'Two thugs stole ...

  4. Half of South Asians have never seen job contract, survey shows

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo About half of South Asians say their employers have never told them the details of their employment contracts, while 40 per cent have been made to work on statutory holidays, a university survey has found. A total of 403 South Asians including Nepalese, Indians and Pakistanis were interviewed. More than 70 per cent had not read any information about the labour ordinance ...

  5. Half-marathon results

    Posted Mar 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Men's junior: 1, Tung Hoi-yip (Hong Kong) 1:19:27; 2, Kit Hui (Hong Kong) 1:26:08; 3, Wong Chun-ho (Hong Kong) 1:26:24. Men's senior: 1, Shinsaku Sakanaka (Japan) 1:11:46; 2, Gi Ka-man (Hong Kong) 1:13:40; 3, Henry Wanyoike (Kenya) 1:14:09. Men& ...

  6. 5 killed as crash car is torn in half

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Five people were killed in Dongguan early yesterday after their BMW car- carrying fake Hong Kong registration plates- crashed into a truck from Shenzhen at a junction. The collision, which took place at 3.50am, was so violent th ...

  7. Half-step to meeting people's aspirations

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and conveys a sense of growing economic interdependence. Beijing's admission of the importance of listening and accommodating the voice of political dissent is a half-step in meeting ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Some say it's rude to interrupt the president, but it's rude to kill innocent people with drones Medea Benjamin on heckling US President Barack Obama   If you can control football, you are half way to controlling Indonesia A soccer official on interest in the game from the likes of President Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono   Great powers need to be reminded from time ...

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    How will China deal with region's distrust?

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... former enemies. At times the ardour cools and the tempo slows, usually when Hanoi turns half an eye to the north and misses a few steps. At other moments, though, the band seems to be flying ...

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    South China Sea's history of boundary changes must not be forgotten

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... diminishes the rights of inhabitants or of the contemporary states. Long underpopulated, its population will soon be half that of China. Nor, contrary to myths, has the region always been effectively ...




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