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  1. Students eye more stable career choices amid the weak economy

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Hotels, accountancy and the disciplined services are still in favour with Form Five students awaiting their exam results on Wednesday. But the logistics industry has fallen in popularity. Of 2,749 students polled between February and April, hote ...

  2. Slice of Life

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... The team comprises Miss Cynthia Eager (100 and 400 metres freestyle), Miss Irene Kwok Kam-ngor (200 breaststroke), F.X. 'Sonny' Monteiro (100, 400 and 1,500 freestyle) and Cheung Kin-man (100, 400 and 1,500 freestyle). In other Olympic news, Gunsun Hoh flew to Helsinki as a one-man delegation to fight for a place for Nationalist China (Taiwan) in the Olympics. 'This has ...

  3. Holidays that ended in horror

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Yesterday's hostage drama is not the first time that Hong Kong holidaymakers have found themselves in nightmare situations over the years. But it was the first of its kind to involve a package tour from the city. In 2001, two Cathay Pacif ...

  4. Events

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Multi-speed recovery'. Hong Kong Club. Australian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'PRC individual income tax for expatriates and cross-border employees'. Lucky Building, Central. American Chamb ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's reaction to it ('Disturbing reactions to a tragedy', September 12). There have been greater tragedies involving Hong Kong people, inside and outside the city. But what made ... W. C. Cheng, Quarry Bay Extraordinary lack of empathy over tragedy That Rolando Mendoza was a desperate man and viewed by many in the Philippines as a victim of an unfair justice system ...

  6. Tsang letter 'said what HK wants to know'

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Raissa Robles

    ... Ambrose Leung and Raissa Robles in Manila Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen says he knows better than Philippine President Benigno Aquino what Hong Kong people want, which is justice for those killed in the Manila hostage crisis by getting to the bott ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interim report on the incident published on May 6 made clear, the only fire connected with the emergency landing was the reported smoke and flames around the wheels and undercarriage ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I find the whole political reform process completely confusing. In December 2007 the National People's Congress made decisions on aspects of Hong Kong's development towards democracy. ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a contract basis, and the arrangements are made by schools. It would be easy to get schools to have LPG buses transporting their children. Just put a clause in the contract that the bus operator must ... there should be rational discussions of compensated dating, and pupils should be made aware of the dangers they face, such as rape and sexually transmitted diseases. Students also need to be taught ...

  10. Letters

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

    ... to the supply of labour. Instead of implementing proper measures which curb cartels, this law punishes Hong Kong. Lawrence Cheung, Ho Man Tin Mobile hazard in our taxis I constantly use taxis ... out about how dangerous this is. Also, when a report is made to the taxi company the management should take it up with the driver immediately and not wait for another warning. Some drivers ...




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