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  1. Hong Kong - next on the 'axis of evil?'

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... biological weapon or reprocessed as an expensive wrinkle remover. The evidence is still ambiguous: the vial might have belonged to the Iraqi scientist's wife. But you see the danger for Hong Kong. Any self-respecting beautician here has stocked up on more Botox than those exclusive 'axis of evil' club members. Will President Bush allow UN inspections of our beauty parlours ...

  2. Tales from the troops: 15 years of PLA in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A journalist once tried to trick People's Liberation Army troops in Hong Kong into accepting a cash bribe- but failed. This is among anecdotes related by the PLA in an article about the garrison's experiences during its 15 years in Hong Kong. Another tells how an anti-communist activist was prevented from distributing 'reactionary' ...

  3. Hong Kong asylum promise gave Vietnamese a safe harbour from communist persecution

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... defeated the US-backed South in 1975. Hong Kong, then a British colony, gave unconditional temporary asylum to people awaiting resettlement in the West until 1988, when it brought in a screening process to separate political refugees from economic refugees, who were eventually sent home. Some refugees were stuck in Hong Kong after being refused asylum elsewhere due to criminal records, ...

  4. Hong Kong not impervious

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Anne Hyland In September 2002, an undercover US agent working in Hong Kong exposed a drugs-for-missiles plot that involved the sale of four Stinger missiles destined for terrorist organisation al-Qaeda. Three men were arrested and extradited to the US, and last month two of the men were sentenced. The men were charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist ...

  5. A boost for Hong Kong's image abroad

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Purely from an international perspective, the July 1 demonstration did much to enhance Hong Kong's image, and it did not cost the tourism board a single dollar. There is nothing more ... the participants in the Hong Kong freedom-promoting demonstration were the epitome of respectful, non-violent, and conscientious citizens. Dr Martin Luther King, one of the modern age's most ...

  6. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a leading firm of business risk and security analysts. His company recently compiled an extensive dossier on current terrorism trends. It is a worrying document. It highlights the risk of Hong Kong ... 'They are an hour's flight away from us,' Mr Vickers points out. He stresses there is no immediate threat to Hong Kong. Don't panic, he says, but be aware. 'The perception ...

  7. Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A veteran SCMP reporter, Kevin examines the good, bad and ugly sides of life in the city. E-mail him at kevin.sinclair@scmp.com The vicious political riots of 1956 took Hong Kong ... 1958, and this unique organisation is now preparing to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The PTU has rightly been called Hong Kong's best insurance policy. It demonstrated its value in 1967 ...

  8. Hong Kong's watershed

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in a city where factory workers were expected to toil more than 12 hours day without taking leave- was the trigger for Hong Kong's worst political violence that would leave more than 50 people ... Gary Cheung looks at the sparks that led to the 1967 riots and the enduring consequences of a tumultuous year After the management at the Hong Kong Artificial Flower Works in San Po Kong ...

  9. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unsupervised in case the young soldiers are politically contaminated, deliberately or by osmosis, by that dreadful disease of democracy and freedom which wafts through the Hong Kong atmosphere. ... It's a huge pity that the homeward-bound soldiers leave Hong Kong knowing little of the city and having met so few of its people. The few occasions they go on tours around Hong Kong ...

  10. For PLA, firing on pirates is a political issue

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The pirates sailed the vessel, the De Xin Hai, and its 25 crew to their lair on Somalia's east coast. Negotiations over a ransom are continuing. Two Hong Kong-flagged ships have been attacked ... naval commander outlined to a Hong Kong shipping seminar on Friday the operational caution shown by its forces off Somalia. Liang Wei, deputy chief of operations for the South Sea fleet, said ...




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