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  1. Comment - Letters

    Democracy no barrier to investment

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Business sector has nothing to fear from greater democracy Anson Chan gave an excellent talk recently about the future for democracy in Hong Kong. The Basic Law defines universal suffrage as the right of each citizen to vote and to be elected to public of ...

  2. City Digest

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Everyone can post a letter free on October 9 To mark the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874, Hongkong Post is hosting the eighth annual Free Post Day on October 9, which was declared World Post Day in 1969. Everyone can send a letter to someone in the city for free. Post offices will provide special collection boxes for the letters from October 7 to 9, and all ...

  3. Shock risk prompts aquarium pump recall

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two models of Hydor aquarium water pumps are being recalled because of a possible risk of electric shock. The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department had asked consumers to stop using Koralia 2 and Koralia 3 models that bear the batch numbers 644, 6 ...

  4. Make that first impression count

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... The hunt for jobs starts with a well-presented and precise resume and cover letter, writes Nick Walker IN BRITISH ENGLISH it's a CV; American-English users call it a resume, ... as through the post. Observe the conventional wisdom of including a cover letter, but ensure that it is brief and does not repeat information. Here is the place to deliver a succinct overview ...

  5. Yield appeals

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Editor Raymond Cheng The latest official economic figures reveal that the property sector is going through testing times. But if investors choose wisely, real estate remains a fruitful place to invest despite the government's pledge to increase supply. Third-quarter government statistics show Hong Kong's economy grew 4.3 per cent year on year, but only 0.1 per cent ...

  6. Editor's Note

    Posted Mar 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoran Nedeljkovic What an interesting and defining period to be watching the markets, since that day in late February when mainland stocks suffered the sharpest one-day fall in a decade, triggering global sell-offs and begging the question: Have we reache ...

  7. Slimming craze is sheer madness

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are dictated by the slimming industry that wants to get rich with our help. Mallory Ng, Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School From the Editor Thank you for your letter, Mallory. Have you ever noticed ... with people who are less than perfect and stop making nasty comments about them. Then we need to look into the mirror and tell ourselves that we are good enough just the way we are. Susan, Editor ...


    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Editor Raymond Cheng Though measures that would affect the luxury property market announced in Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's policy address were limited, the government's take on property is something we cannot ignore. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has stressed to legislators that the government wants to reduce the risk of a bubble in four main ...

  9. New Post editor-in-chief

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The South China Morning Post yesterday appointed Wang Xiangwei as editor-in-chief of the newspaper. Wang, 46, was promoted from deputy editor. He joined the newspaper in 1996 and built up ... for Hong Kong's continued success.' Wang replaces Reginald Chua, who stepped down last year. Acting editor-in-chief Cliff Buddle was named editor responsible for special projects. SCMP ...

  10. MTR Corp apologises over threat to media

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Tam and Ng Kang-chung The government-controlled MTR Corporation and its media consultant apologised for sending a letter threatening to withdraw advertising if the media ran negative reports about the rail operator. The MTR said the consultancy, OMD, misunderstood its instructions in sending the letter which was condemned by journalists as 'brutal ...




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