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  1. Spirit of Spanish Mary

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Wong How Man

    ... Wong How Man I was in a hotel room in Carmel, California, when my phone rang; it was RTHK and I was to participate in a live panel discussion about the tenuous political situation and civil disturbances in Xinjiang , and the conflict between the Han 'immigrants' and ethnic Uygurs. While I made my point that this is Ramadan month, and we could expect restraint from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/692865/spirit-spanish-mary
  2. Memories from the fault lines

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Wong How Man

    ... Wong How Man Before May 12, the name Wenchuan had little or no meaning to most Chinese, let alone the rest of the world. But, overnight, all that changed. For me, Wenchuan brought back ... It seems obvious that economic growth over the past two decades contributed heavily to many more multi-storey houses being built. Almost all are made of bricks, concrete and cement. When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/639682/memories-fault-lines
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1177236/lamma-ivs-cut-light-wires-pose-questions-inquiry
  4. News - Hong Kong - FRAUD

    Standard Chartered Bank clerk stole HK$2m from accounts

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

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Standard Chartered teller cheated disabled woman and businessman to fund soccer bets Bank clerk jailed for HK$2m account theft A former Standard Chartered Bank teller who stole over HK$2 million from depositors - after committing similar offences at another bank - was jailed for two years and eight months yesterday. Simon Wong Sai-man, 32, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1154123/standard-chartered-bank-clerk-stole-hk2m-accounts
  5. News - Hong Kong - EMERGENCY SERVICES

    Medical academy to offer training in disaster response

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang

    ... the city for a natural or man-made disaster. Li said the city had experience in handling some crises, such as the ferry sinking off Lamma Island and the Sars outbreak. But it should be prepared ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Officials to be taught how to deal with bomb attack on marathon or nuclear reactor meltdown Medical academy to offer training in disaster response The Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577154/medical-academy-offer-training-disaster-response
  6. Best friend doubted Kissel story

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... One of Nancy Kissel's best friends said that she found the wife's story of how the husband had beaten her up and left 'sounded made up', a court heard yesterday. Bryna ... said. 'It just sounded made up. She just ... She wasn't crying. She was forcing herself to sound upset. It led to my questioning what had really happened.' O'Shea said she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736728/best-friend-doubted-kissel-story
  7. Solicitor faces probe over conduct judge called 'outrageous'

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... damages. In the court's ruling on December 24, he won HK$2.14 million. Wong said the Law Society had opened a file on Erving in response to a complaint made in 2004 but that it had been put ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734662/solicitor-faces-probe-over-conduct-judge-called-outrageous
  8. A man-made disaster that embarrasses Beijing

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Such a man-made disaster is an embarrassment to Beijing while it still basks in acclaim for staging a successful Olympic Games. Industrial accidents threaten to remain a stain on China's record long ... to be a casualty of industrialisation because of disregard for the law at the local level. China is no exception, as we are reminded by the latest disaster in accident-prone Linfen, Shanxi province. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652242/man-made-disaster-embarrasses-beijing
  9. Council boss not guilty of threat

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The head of the Productivity Council was cleared yesterday of threatening to fire a union chairman if a sacked union member staged a protest against his dismissal. Kowloon City ... to participate in union activities. He had been summonsed by the Labour Department for allegedly deterring Ho Chi-wing - earlier made redundant - from staging a demonstration by threatening to fire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690120/council-boss-not-guilty-threat
  10. Teacher accused of sex with 13-year-old boy he met online

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... from his home to search for more information about the seven, the prosecutor said. Lee was granted a phone call to his school to resign but had not yet made it. He was remanded after Principal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705570/teacher-accused-sex-13-year-old-boy-he-met-online

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