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  1. Rain and time fail to dampen the hopes of abode seekers' families

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ruling on a Basic Law provision on Hong Kong residency rights. The protesters claimed Beijing's decision, which was delivered on June 26, 1999, by means of the so-called reinterpretation of the Basic Law, had deprived them of their basic human rights to unite with their families in Hong Kong. In a petition, the abode seekers also appealed to Premier Wen Jiabao for help. The day-long ...

  2. Police 'removed all protesters'

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Police have been accused of removing all protesters from last Friday's Olympic torch relay in Hong Kong, casting doubt on whether it remains the only Chinese city ... driven away, filed a complaint at the Complaints Against Police Office yesterday. The University of Hong Kong philosophy student said a police officer had used excessive force during scuffles ...

  3. Thousands were hot, but never bothered

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... power to the people! One man, one vote to return the chief executive- Hong Kong's destiny is in our hands.' Passers-by took up their calls. Huge cheers erupted when the group passed under the Canal Road flyover in Wan Chai, where the Hong Kong Democratic Development Network distributed water. Red-faced, Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, head of the network, shouted: 'Fight ...

  4. Annual HK book fair attracts great interest

    Posted Jul 21st 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... that sales of books on Hong Kong politics had fallen. The fair's organiser, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, estimated the event could attract 400,000 visitors. There were 427,681 ... OAKES LU and ANDY CHENG Updated at 6.00pm: The territory's largest book fair- The 15th Hong Kong Book Fair- began on Wednesday, attracting some 3,200 book lovers in its first hour, ...

  5. Take a break from your studies- do some sport

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... very much. They take part in different activities and are not under a lot of pressure. Hong Kong students pay so much attention to studying and their results that they can't really enjoy ... in other countries. Study and exam pressure is a common complaint in Hong Kong. It is good to recognise this- it can be the first step towards making your life more comfortable. You can't ...

  6. Secret of Resurrection

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK Repertory Theatre adapts Liu E's novel The Travels of Lao Can, about a former government official's investigation of a flawed murder trial. Stars Tse Kwan-ho (above left) and Alice Lau (right). In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. ...

  7. Blue House redevelopment campaign

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The government is seeking expressions of interest from non-profit organisations to revitalise the Blue House cluster in Wan Chai. It includes 72-74A Stone Nullah Lane (Blue House), 2-8 Hing Wan Street (Yellow House), 8 King Sing Street (Orange H ...

  8. Slim chance

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposed third-phase expansion of the Convention Centre in Wan Chai is unlikely to be accepted by the government. Are officials right to reject this proposal, or should the centre be enlarged? Write to us. ...

  9. Solidarity on two wheels

    Posted Jan 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... elections. Mr Leong did eight laps around Southorn Playground in Wan Chai but did not join about 80 protesters in riding to the Legco building in Central. A spokesman for the government said Hong Kong's electoral model 'must be appreciated in its historical context... [The two elections] represent a significant stride forward.' ...

  10. Democrats probe rent charges

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The Democratic Party leadership is looking into newspaper reports that three district councillors have been paying above-market rent on an office- the bill for which is picked up by taxpayers. The allegations were levelled against district c ...




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