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  1. We gave wrong name for informant, lawyers admit

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Lawyers for fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen admitted yesterday they had mistakenly given the wrong name for an informant about a controversial land deal quoted during the court battle over the will of late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum. But the lawyers refused to reveal the actual informant, saying the identity of their source should be protected by legal ...

  2. Police appeal for information

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police appealed for information on the whereabouts of Martha Karen Gurain Echeverry, 24, a Colombian passport holder reported missing by a friend. She was last seen at the junction of Jaffe and O'Brien roads, Wan Chai, last Wednesday. Anyone with information can call police on 2860 1045 or any police station. ...

  3. Global watchdog urges law on access to government information

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... information. The head of Berlin-based Transparency International praised Hong Kong as a successful model in fighting corruption after a two-day visit here last week, but it expressed concern at the lack of legislation on access to information. 'It is very important to have such a law, a way to ensure the people who provide information know what the rules are, and for those accessing ...

  4. Mainland firms lead in plans to spend on information security

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Unfazed by the economic crisis, mainland enterprises plan to boost spending or least maintain their investments in key information security technologies, according to a global ... they expected their information security spending to either increase or stay the same over the next 12 months. 'It was a higher score than nearly every other country in the world,' said ...

  5. The Informant!

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Informant! by Kurt Eichenwald Portobello Books HK$128 Readers wondering at the heft of The Informant! will nod knowingly when Kurt Eichenwald reveals that his book grew out of 800 hours of interviews with 100-plus people during his five years at The New York Times spent covering price-fixing scandals at the Archer Daniels Midland food corporation. For years, ...

  6. In-form Whyte stands out in the Challenge

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Douglas Whyte looks every chance to start the New Year in the same vein as he finished 2009- and will be legged up as a deserved $2 favourite in the Jockey Challenge following his victory last week. Whyte has struck form since returning from ...

  7. Net still full of information on ending one's life

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Amy Nip Facebook may have banned a suicide group from its social networking site, but the internet is still flooded with information on how to end one's life. Just two ... English-language groups with 'suicide' in their name were still on Facebook. And information on suicide methods can easily be found on the internet. The full text of The Complete Manual ...

  8. Information should be free, students told

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... of information. Addressing university students in Shanghai yesterday, Barack Obama said his nation was founded on the ideal that 'all men and women are created equal' and that they had the right to certain inalienable liberties. 'These freedoms of expression and worship- of access to information and political participation- we believe are universal rights,' he said. 'They ...

  9. In-form Man and Hall fire warning shots at trials

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Top strike-rate trainers Manfred Man Ka-leung and David Hall have given a preview of why they are set to continue their winning form through the New Year period after their gallopers produced strong showings at the barrier trials at Sha Tin. ...

  10. The Informant!

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... movies including Bubble and The Girlfriend Experience. At first sight, The Informant! seems to be one of the former. Maybe it's the exclamation mark in the title or the pudgy, moustachioed ... a corporate scam amid 1970s-looking intertitles and a retro-sounding score. But behind the deadpan humour and the visual gags lies rage at the greed of the contemporary world. The Informant! may ...




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