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  1. Driver jailed for killing elderly relative

    Posted Jan 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A driver was jailed for 18 months yesterday for running over an elderly relative in Ma On Shan village. Lam Ho-yin, 22, was convicted after trial of one count of dangerous driving causing death. He was also disqualified from driving for three years. The court heard Lam reversed his vehicle out of a narrow road on October 6, 2008, without a proper lookout, hitting ...

  2. The public relations nightmare is not yet over

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unfortunate episode will make BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) a better bank. Those, in essence, are the curious conclusions of the special committee established by BOCHK to investigate the circumstances ... was whisked back to Beijing in late May, shortly before the Independent Commission Against Corruption raided Chau's Hong Kong home and offices. BOCHK executives, the committee concluded, were ...

  3. Hong Kong connection

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... raises questions about Hong Kong's role in the trade in sensitive technologies and China's ambiguous stance on this issue. As more countries around the world have begun cracking down on Iran's efforts to obtain technologies for its nuclear and military programmes, Hong Kong has become an increasingly attractive re-export hub for Iran to evade sanctions. Chen had experienced his ...

  4. Dissident to apply for visa to visit Hong Kong

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Exiled Tiananmen Square student leader Wang Dan will apply for a visa to visit Hong Kong next month after receiving an invitation from local groups for academic exchanges. Mr ... or issue new ones. News of Mr Wang's bid comes amid rising international concern over Hong Kong's tightening of its entry requirements before the Olympic Games in August. Several foreign ...

  5. Hong Kong's duty to speak up

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... as a condition for future loans from the World Bank. The issue of human rights violations in China is ultra-sensitive, even in relatively free Hong Kong. Since human rights are universal values ... they are interested in developments in Hong Kong. On January 27, I met the chairman of the Prague-based Olympic Watch, Jan Ruml, who is a former vice-president of the Czech Senate. Olympic Watch- also called ...

  6. HK relishes freedom to debate Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by John Carney, Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu and John Carney A flurry of celebrations and debates over jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo are being held in Hong Kong in the run-up to his award ceremony next month. ... But in Hong Kong, non-governmental organisations and political parties are making vocal calls for his release. Different views over whether Liu merits the prestigious award have also been voiced. ...

  7. A moral message for the party

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... at the University of Hong Kong, a visit that took years to materialise. 'I am furious, but I am also very scared,' the soft-spoken editor told the packed audience- with every seat taken, half ... Post before his debut speech in Hong Kong. 'It was delivered to me by the world press president, a Korean, who came to China and sent it by express courier. In some way, the prize helped ...

  8. Relations with Han divide young Uygurs

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The violence in Urumqi earlier this month pitted Uygur against Han Chinese, leaving almost 200 people dead and shattering the illusion of social harmony in the frontier region of Xinjiang. But this simplistic plot line of ethnic groups facin ...

  9. Sai Kung crash relatives demand longer ban for jailed bus driver

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Ada Lee The families of the 19 victims who died and scores injured in last year's Sai Kung bus crash are fighting to extend the three-year suspension of the driver's licence. The Department of Justice received a petition yesterday, ...

  10. Liu supporters in Oslo rally on eve of Nobel ceremony

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Amnesty International, the organiser of the protest, said they had collected more than 100,000 signatures, most of them from Europe, North America and Hong Kong, for the petition in support ...




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