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  1. Immigration staff join pay push

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

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Joshua But Frontline immigration staff are calling for their starting salaries to be raised by up to HK$3,000 in the latest demand by a disciplined service for higher pay and better conditions. Four immigration unions have joined forces in the campaign for their rates to be brought closer to those of police and customs staff. The starting rates for immigration ...

  2. Freedom near for 7 retried over deadly Immigration Tower blaze

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Seven men won sharply reduced sentences for their roles in 2000's fiery right-of-abode protest at Immigration Tower which left two people dead, after pleading guilty ... the men had faced charges over the August 2, 2000, protest that took the lives of senior immigration officer Leung Kam-kwong and right-of-abode seeker Lam Siu-sing. In October the Court of Final ...

  3. Village opera launches on a raw immigration theme

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... Passion strikes at the heart of one of the big issues facing Britain and many other European countries: immigration. The opera asks if a stable and prosperous people have a big enough heart ... in its anti-immigration hysteria. Martinu, a Czech, was himself a refugee from the Nazi occupation of his country and, later, the Soviet invasion. His world was where displaced people roamed ...

  4. Australia

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by government body Screen Australia found Australian-made films accounted for 3.8 per cent of the country's box office returns last year, A$35.5 million (HK$196.8 million) from A$945.5 million overall. Baz Luhrmann's Australia generated A$26.9 million, leaving only A$8.6 million shared by the remaining productions. The Black Balloon, which won the Australian Film Institute's ...

  5. Australia still owes HK an explanation

    Posted Feb 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Australia's justice minister seems to think that by uttering a few terse and unhelpful comments concerning his refusal to return two suspected criminals to Hong Kong, he can ... the best''. He is treating Hong Kong with contempt. And if that were not bad enough, the minister has also gravely underestimated the extent to which his actions have blackened Australia ...

  6. Fare dinkum

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Ma

    ... There's a lot more to Australia's eclectic cuisine than the 'bush tucker' stereotype, writes Amy Ma Diners were appalled when Australian restaurant Cru Wine & Grill posted a sign outside their Sai Kung eatery that read: 'Now Serving Bugs.' But restaurant manager Michael Hopkinson was quick to clarify the matter, explaining that in Australia ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Little change in Australia's asylum policy The letter from Chris Evans, Australian minister for immigration and citizenship ('Rise in asylum seekers is a global problem,' ... of the toughest and most sophisticated border security regimes in the world' unfortunately risks harming some of the most vulnerable members of society. These are people who Australia has both ...

  8. Legal top guns who are vying for position

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Justice's trial advocacy division. One of his more prominent trials was the prosecution of seven right-of-abode seekers involved in the fatal Immigration Tower fire in 2001. Luk is also known ... practising in Australia specialising in criminal and commercial law. From 1984 he was the senior assistant director of the Melbourne and Sydney offices of the Commonwealth Director of Public ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 3 illegal immigrants held at sea Three illegal immigrants were arrested two nautical miles off Waglan Island after being spotted gathering sea urchins by marine police. The three men jumped into the sea and put up a struggle before being arrested and taken aboard the police vessel. Two of them were later treated at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. Taxi driver, 69, ...

  10. We should explore the use of offshore wave and tidal power

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interconnect with the mainland grid to reduce back-up, and hence less wastage, and have a more flexible connection capability (as in Australia) where households can sell their excess solar power back ...




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