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  1. Provinces to get green light for fund investment

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com The mainland is likely to allow provincial-level pension funds to invest in stocks, in a move that could free up to 580 billion yuan (HK$713.4 billion) of capital for equity investments. According to two sources, th ...

  2. Lighting a candle for the living

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Ten days after the death of Mao Zedong, in September 1976, Dr Michael Phillips, a young Canadian, arrived at Beijing Language and Culture University to study Putonghua. A month later he marched with other students from the capi ...

  3. Abode claim unfairly puts Hongkongers in a bad light

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a right to permanent residency status, and that right has been denied. This has infuriated a lot of people in Hong Kong because their claim puts us in a very bad light. We are viewed as bad guys ...

  4. Light at the end of the Aids tunnel

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... decade. More importantly, there is a light at the end of the tunnel, even without a vaccine. A new study by the UN Programme on HIV/Aids has indicated that early treatment of people with HIV can ...

  5. Film festival to shine a light on refugees' plight

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui clarence.tsui@scmp.com Rwandans confronting the men who killed their families. Myanmese families trying to restart their lives in Britain. Palestinian youths defying Israeli occupation with hip hop. These are stories, and people, that rarely ...

  6. New population statistics shine a light on the city's Mrs Average

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip You have probably met her, you just didn't realise it. She's Mrs Average Hong Kong as put together from data in the latest population and household survey. The average woman is 40 years old, probably married, earns HK$18,000 a month and ...

  7. A high-rise red-light district in HK's shopping heart

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... red-light district, police said prostitution was legal in Hong Kong, but that soliciting, living off the earnings of a prostitute or controlling a woman for the purpose of prostitution was not. ... of each floor. Similar buildings can be found in Central, Tsim Sha Tsui and elsewhere in Kowloon. Each functions as a self-contained red-light district. 'There are many buildings in Hong Kong ...

  8. Boss and I don't always see things in the same light, John Tsang says

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Does the financial secretary see eye to eye with his boss, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, over government policies? Under the doctrine of collective responsibility, which requires officials to promote policies whether they agree with ...

  9. Drug busts see lights go out in party town

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... a 10-minute walk into Futian from the Huanggang border checkpoint. Its blaze of lights can normally be seen from kilometres away and its karaoke facilities, nightclub and disco are usually packed ...

  10. New light shed on inefficient bulbs

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong A study has found that only 6 per cent of lighting in shops is energy efficient. The study, carried out by the activist group Green Sense in November, surveyed 985 shops in three shopping malls in Mong Kok, Causeway Bay and Kwai Chung, finding that about 16,600 spotlights and 1,200 energy efficient light bulbs were in place. On average, 20 spotlights are used ...




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