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  1. Money and power talk- more than ever today

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... This occupied at least half the narrow pavement. And, on an adjacent road, ignoring large 'No Parking' signs and a bus stop, several expensive vehicles had been parked. On one occasion, ... But it seems to be getting worse. Last week also saw what was supposed to be a high-profile sail through Hong Kong harbour of a replica of the three-masted sailing ship The Bounty. Made for the 1984 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/617245/money-and-power-talk-more-ever-today
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967668/half-hk-software-pirated-survey-finds
  3. 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,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/729950/2023-games-bid-budget-cut-more-half
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605789/slice-life
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/459372/half-south-asians-have-never-seen-job-contract-survey-shows
  6. 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& ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583752/half-marathon-results
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/545636/5-killed-crash-car-torn-half
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516093/half-step-meeting-peoples-aspirations
  9. Well-meaning half-measures won't turn the tide in port's favour

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp HERE WE GO with the latest example of how officialdom likes to think it can make water flow uphill. Our government wants to lower port charges and build five new anchorages near Lantau Island in order to boost Hong Kong's maritime t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509081/well-meaning-half-measures-wont-turn-tide-ports-favour
  10. Almost half a million mainlanders expected for Labour Day holiday

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.40pm: Nearly half a million mainland visitors were expected to flock to Hong Kong during the coming Labour Day golden week, Tourism Commissioner Eva Cheng Yu-wah ... New Year. More than half of them would travel on the individual visitor scheme and about 12 per cent would come in groups, the department said. Ms Cheng said the golden week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498122/almost-half-million-mainlanders-expected-labour-day-holiday

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