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  1. In Brief

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday to celebrate last week's canonisation of an Austrian missionary who used to preach in Hong Kong. St Joseph Freinademetz was the first Hong Kong missionary to be elevated to sainthood by Pope John Paul. He spent two years in Hong Kong from 1879 before moving on to the mainland. property sales 'reviving' Executive Councillor Leung Chun-ying said the property market had ...

  2. Taking the right stand

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JULY 1 showed that Hong Kong people are becoming more concerned about politics. This is great. So all of you will have noticed the major news events following the protest march. First ... of motivation. Ms Yam is a student at the University of Hong Kong. ...

  3. A century in photographs

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of photographs crisply reproduced in their original black and white, Post Impressions charts Hong Kong's evolution. From typhoons that claimed thousands of victims to severe water shortages; from ... tomorrow until November 5 at the special price of $299. Included at that price is free delivery to Hong Kong addresses after November 6. You may place your orders by visiting our website ...

  4. Rights group calls off protest

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

    ... vigil will be held there at 7.30pm to call for democracy in Hong Kong. Spokesman Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong said although the efforts of the 500,000 protesters last Tuesday had paid off, there were ... to fight for a system that allows them to elect their own chief executive and Legco members. So, the vigil will go ahead at 7.30pm,' he said. Democrat legislator and president of Hong Kong ...

  5. Merger 'will boost efficiency'

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Life will be a little bit less complicated for Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen and the members of the various committees he presides over, thanks to one of the pledges made in the policy address yesterday. In an effort to improve gover ...

  6. Cash incentives

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Local elite athletes have been given a 'pay rise' of up to 100 per cent by the government in a bid to help raise the standards of sports in Hong Kong. Is this the right approach? Write to us. ...

  7. Legal aid watchdog pursues new blood

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Legal-aid monitors want to expand their advisory board to include representatives of consumer, social services and accounting sectors. This would give the Legal Aid Services Council, whose membership now is largely made up of lawyers, a broader ...

  8. Issuing shopping coupons is not the way to deal with crisis

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by providing credit services. Hong Kong people are famous for preferring to pay their way, rather than being given handouts. The problem with the present crisis is that nobody can forecast how long ... on the commercial sector to halt the escalating unemployment rate. As the largest employer in Hong Kong, the administration has a role to play in doing that. Citizens will only regain their confidence ...

  9. The government in the dock

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Major legal action launched against the government this year: April: Foreign domestic helpers seek a judicial review of the $400 monthly levy on employers, and corresponding wage cut. June: A judicial review filed by civil servants finds legislation allow ...

  10. Spending on projects will boost jobs, Tsang says

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... a government ally. President Hu Jintao said yesterday the central government was very concerned about the chief executive election and he believed Hong Kong people would make a correct choice. During ...




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