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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points, November 20, 2014

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 06:31am by STAFF

    ... of the United Nations Children's Fund celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the 20th anniversary of the city ratifying the document. Equal Opportunities ... pressure and have insufficient play time.   UKIP candidate contests by-election The UK Independence Party seeks to win a second parliamentary seat in a by-election in the southeast English ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 05:06am by STAFF

    ... as a test bed for market reforms in the mainland. Entrepreneurs from Taiwan have been investing heavily in Shanghai.   City marks new victory-over-Japan day Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying attends ... that the mainland celebrates victory. About 700 people, including representatives of war veterans, will attend the event at the City Hall Memorial Garden. The ceremony was previously held in late August. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., July 27, 2014

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by STAFF

    ... that his victory would "pave the way to build Indonesia to be an independent economy".   Danny Yung Ning-tsun The director, dramatist and performance artist won the prestigious Fukuoka ... company. However, he had some reservations about the art scene in Hong Kong, saying the city should learn from Fukuoka about how to build its brand through culture. He also called on the SAR to set ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Campaign leaders debate Scots independence With Scotland's referendum on independence from the UK set ... influence the Yes or No vote. With the Yes side continuing to trail in the polls, its supporters are confident that Salmond's ability to make a compelling case for independence to a mass ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Lawyers march for judicial independence Barristers and solicitors stage a silent march to defend judicial independence and protest against the central government's white paper on "one country, two systems". They are particularly angry that the paper states that judges should be patriotic. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:49am by STAFF

    ... Studies.   Academics focus on June 4's 25th anniversary A two-day conference starts at City University to examine the implications of the suppression of the 1989 pro-democracy movement ... are academics from Hong Kong, the US, Australia and Canada, as well as Hong Kong politicians.   Asia Society hosts discussion on city resilience A panel discussion on how major cities can build ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:54am by STAFF

    ... the country.   City's environmental issues on lunch menu In a week that saw mainland pollution levels reach alarming levels, Gina McCarthy, administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency, ... between Hong Kong and the US on environmental protection issues.   Kenya marks 50 years of independence Kenya will stage the biggest celebrations the east African nation has seen since gaining ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 03:45am by STAFF

    ... status in global economics and trade, the TTIP outcome is certain to have an enormous impact on mainland business.   City's first climate change museum opens The Chinese University of Hong Kong Jockey Club Initiative Gaia will officially open the city's first museum of climate change. The museum is divided into four sections, showcasing the "Three Poles"- the North ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 03:38am by STAFF

    ... to mark today's Independence Day celebrations in a country now rehabilitated in the world community. According to an order signed by President Thein Sein, some inmates currently on death row ... capping the bloodiest year since the country's independence in 1971. In Colombo today, cricket authorities will discuss whether to go ahead with the Asia Cup tournament in Bangladesh next ...

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    Paper Talk, December 14, 2013

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:18am by STAFF

    ... medical practice and corruption, among other offences. The controversial martial arts practitioner is now living in a luxury penthouse apartment in Yau Tong. He said he might have to flee the city ... of creative talent in the city, as it released its list of the most popular videos on the site this year. Top spot went to the "Looking for a dream girl willing to eat McDonald's" ...




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