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  1. Five-year 'bonds' show interest in democracy

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... support for universal suffrage ahead of a July 1 rally. The bonds, with Mr Tsang's face printed on them, state their interest rate as 'universal suffrage'. The maturity date is June ... the disbanding of the elected legislature 10 years ago. Once there, they will put up a banner advertising the July 1 rally. Jackie Hung Ling-yu, of the Civil Human Rights Front, which is organising ...

  2. Human touch

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... their lives all but secret won't do that; it can only be done if they have a personal face that we can relate to. With acceptability, being 'human' is as important as doing and saying ...

  3. The long shot

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng taipan@albertcheng.hk Local athletes returned from last month's Asian Games in Guangzhou with a record haul of eight gold, 15 silver and 17 bronze medals. The devotion and determination shown by individual athletes impressed Hongkongers, ...

  4. We're being squeezed tighter than ever- it really is a dog's life

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... heard. In fact, even dog owners should join them, because the real interests of their canine friends- their need for humane liveable space at home- are swept under the carpet in this policy ...

  5. Interest groups speak their minds

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... These are just some of the demands seen on banners being carried by the tens of thousands of marchers who took to the streets yesterday Donald Tsang, step down Henry Tang and Stephen Lam, resign Full autonomy for Hong Kong Scrap by-election reform Topple ...

  6. Housekeeper in barbecue row sacked

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Loretta Fong and Ambrose Leung The chief executive's live-in housekeeper who had his friends around for a barbecue at Government House has had his contract terminated. A spokeswoman for the Chief Executive's Office confirmed yesterday that the h ...

  7. What they said

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... John Yip, 18, Form Six student 'It is my first time. I came because it is the 20th anniversary and I wanted to understand more about June 4.' Claire Carner, 38 'It is my first time at the vigil. It is really important for people to commemor ...

  8. Words of comfort

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hau-wah (June 29) 'I feel rather overwhelmed. I have seen a rather sad scene and human misery.' US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (June 29) 'I've been tremendously ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Media veteran wants to rent Donald's dumped flat Media veteran Stephen Shiu Yeuk-yuen, owner of pro-democracy online radio station Hong Kong Reporter, has offered to pay HK$3 million to mainland tycoon Bill Wong Cho-bau to rent for three years the 6, ...

  10. Rewarding the in-crowd

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines A funny little ceremony was held last weekend at Government House, during which the chief executive gave his closest associates some shiny medals and then dished out an array of lesser baubles to a variety of civil servants and government tr ...




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