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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Deutsch courage: How Germany is using language courses to attract tourists

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Language courses allow visitors to soak up Germany's culture while honing a useful skill - and if it all becomes a bit too much, a beer garden is never far away. Joyce Man ... as language tuition, the programme offers a ready-made itinerary that combines the must-sees with the occasional wander off the beaten path. Want to learn about the criminal underworld, street art ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Solar, wind power gain over nuclear power in China, says German official

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... the country hopes 20 per cent of the electricity it generates will come from renewable sources. Installed nuclear capacity is expected to reach 40GW by 2015. In the aftermath of the disaster ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Lamma IV's cut light wires pose questions at inquiry

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Inquiry hears power lines to ferry's masthead and anchor lights were severed, and asks lawyers to find out when the cords were cut The National Day ferry disaster inquiry ... Chung Siu-man, yesterday spoke to the commission about the vessel traffic services system. The system monitors marine traffic and provides navigational safety. It raises collision alerts ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Girl upsets passengers by urinating inside MTR train

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:07pm by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.man@scmp.com Passengers left shocked as child uses MTR carriage as a toilet and mother does nothing to stop her or clean up afterwards Disbelief as girl urinates on train ... of me. "But worst of all, they made an insignificant attempt to wipe it up and hurried off at Causeway Bay." Two of the passengers had handed the woman tissues to help clean up ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Qingdao blast another example of safety lesson learned after disaster

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Another disaster, another lesson Two weeks after a fatal blast ripped up the eastern port of Qingdao, it has become increasingly clear that this was a man-made disaster ... with urbanisation. After every disaster, authorities must reflect whether lessons of the past have been learned, and pursue that question through an open and transparent inquiry into every aspect of it. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Inmate gets 16 months for plotting escape

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Judge chastises man for hospital breakout plan that involved youths Inmate gets 16 months for plotting escape A judge yesterday handed a 16-month jail term to a man who tried to break out of custody in July, chastising him for the plot which involved several teenagers. Ngan Kwan-yiu, 22, was sentenced in District Court after earlier pleading guilty ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Australia's top jobs see 11,000 applications from Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Australia's top jobs get 11,000 HK applications Tourism Australia has received nearly 11,000 applications from Hongkongers eager to nail one of six ... and Taiwan, which were 6,061 and 4,473 respectively. But they were just a fraction of the more than 600,000 applications made from 196 countries. The highest numbers came from the United States, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Must the court step in? asks judge over TVB's judicial review plea

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 04:27pm by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Judge queries why the broadcaster should be allowed a legal challenge to more free-TV licences when a decision is still up in the air Poser to TVB: must ... entrants to the market. In court filings in January, TVB said the Communications Authority made an "unlawful" recommendation in July when it supported licence applications from three ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Star wins legal round against ex-lover

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... A judge has rejected a statement of allegations against film star and comedian Stephen Chow Sing-chi made by an ex-girlfriend in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit over fees she claims he owes for her financial advice. Alice Yu Man-fung, Chow's girlfriend between 1997 and 2010, claims that they agreed he would give her a monthly fee for investment advice plus 10 per cent of any ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Son of dismembered couple silent as murder charge read

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com He appeared in the dock with a co-accused, charged with killing his elderly parents whose cut-up bodies were found last week Son silent as murder charge read An unemployed man appeared in court yesterday morning charged with murdering his parents, along with another unemployed man, in whose home the killings allegedly occurred. Henry Chau Hoi-leung, 29, ...




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