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  1. Meat retailers hit out at claims of price fixing

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Paggie Leung

    ... price cuts had been seen at the retail level. The Hong Kong Fresh Meat Merchants' Association said the comment and data were misleading and that the accusation was unfounded. 'The ...

  2. Lowest ever turnout for June 4 protest march

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Turnout for the annual march commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown hit a new low yesterday, with only 1,400 people joining the protest. The organisers, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, came up with the figure of 1,400 for the march from Victoria Park to the Central Government Offices- about a third of last ...

  3. Campaign to oust James Tien denied

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Rumours of a behind-the-scenes government campaign to tip Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun out of his post are unfounded, Mr Tien and Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said yesterday. 'It is absolutely not true,' Mr Tien ...

  4. Will we bend border or Law for rail line?

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to give officials from the mainland the right to enforce its laws in Hong Kong, since that might involve an amendment of the Basic Law. 'Given the sensitive political atmosphere in Hong Kong ... up a joint immigration checkpoint at its Hong Kong terminus without amending the Basic Law. The mini-constitution says that, with few exceptions, national laws cannot be enforced on Hong Kong ...

  5. Legco presidency not for transport legislator

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... constituency and leave the seat to others who really care for the industry,' said Mr Tam, a director of the Hong Kong Waste Management Association. The Legco president is expected to remain ... of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. Ms Lau, who has represented the transport sector since 1991, said her priority if re-elected would be working to strengthen ...

  6. Budget day moves forward to February

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... and to accommodate the schedules of legislators attending the annual session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in March. Tam Yiu-chung of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, who is also a member of the CPPCC, said: 'It certainly would be more convenient for us.' Raymond Ho Chung-tai, who represents the engineering sector, ...

  7. Hui to head planning for WTO date

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Winnie Yeung

    ... task in the next few months would be securing the support of people and shopkeepers who would be affected by the security and transport arrangements on Hong Kong Island. He said that Hong Kong ... found. The Hong Kong People's Alliance on WTO complained this week that the government was still unwilling to confirm a protest venue months after it filed a request. The group says its ...

  8. I wasn't told to tidy up ICAC, says Tsang

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Norma Connolly

    ... was no such thing whatsoever,' he said yesterday when asked if the central government had issued instructions to clean house at the ICAC. The agency was a 'keystone to Hong Kong's prosperity' and its work had made Hong Kong one of 'the world's cleanest societies'. 'We always support the ICAC's work and the ICAC also has a place in the constitution. ...

  9. MTR to reward considerate passengers

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Rail passengers who offer their seats to the elderly or needy will win a free single ticket if their considerate behaviour is spotted by MTR staff during a campaign to promote such behaviour that will run for the entire month of November. Two se ...

  10. Attacker 'switched to hard objects'

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Sore-fisted assailant continued hitting man with a stick, chair, clothes hanger in fatal beating, girlfriend tells court When his hands and feet tired from repeatedly punching and kicking a mentally handicapped security guard over a $6,700 debt, ...




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