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  1. Legal aid bid for job challenge

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Joyce Man Cheung Chau retiree Kwok Cheuk-kin has applied for legal aid to fund a judicial review over the government's decision to allow former housing director Leung Chin-man to work for New World Development. With the help of a Democratic Party lawmaker, Mr Kwok applied for funding to launch a judicial review into how the Advisory Committee on Post-service ...

  2. Beijing, Moscow plan regular meetings to expand ties

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The premiers of China and Russia drafted details for regular meetings between their heads of government during talks in Moscow yesterday. Russian Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov received Premier Wen Jiabao at the Russian White House to preside over the closing of the 2007 Year of China in Russia - an event aimed at promoting interest in Chinese culture and development ...

  3. A flash of steel and the velvet glove from Vietnam

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

    ... Vietnam's five-man commission is headed by the chief of the Communist Party. ...

  4. Controversial budget approved without any fireworks

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... police vehicles were parked nearby and a double layer of steel-wire barriers was erected to prevent any protesters from disrupting senior officials arriving to attend the meeting at which ... for the handout and was still working out the details for distributing it. All 16 amendments tabled by the pan-democrats were voted down. They included one proposed by Wong Yuk-man, of People Power, ...

  5. Abandon 'China', Chen tells steel firm

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... located next to China Steel, Taiwan CSBC Corp, has already changed its name from China Shipbuilding Corp. 'With China Steel just a wall apart, wouldn't it be odd to have one side called ... changes in Taiwan meant people had abandoned such practices. Mr Chen said China Steel had to change its name to avoid giving the impression it was a mainland firm. An embarrassed China Steel ...

  6. US ready to scrap steel import tariffs

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... with Europe are expected to drive United States President George W. Bush to rescind tariffs on steel imports as soon as this week. With an election year looming, the move would be a gamble, analysts said yesterday. But they believe Mr Bush has little choice given the pressures he faces from within his administration, steel users and outside the US. The World Trade Organisation on Monday ...

  7. Arroyo needs steel will to fulfil ambitious pledges

    Posted Jul 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo accomplishes half of what she promised in her inaugural address last week, she will have done a lot. The problem is that her record up to now- and the enormity of the challenges she faces- provide little roo ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Man whose words may speak louder than legal actions

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... International University in Japan last year, teaching economics. Man whose words may speak louder than legal actions ...

  9. Man-made lessons for nuclear power

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by an extraordinary report of a Japanese parliamentary expert panel that the nuclear explosion and meltdown of three reactors was fundamentally a man-made disaster rather than a natural one caused by an earthquake followed by a tsunami. The issue of nuclear safety has divided a heavily nuclear-powered nation. Investigations into catastrophes triggered by natural events tend to acknowledge man ...

  10. Lam Woon-kwong is a man of integrity and a welcome addition to Exco

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am relieved that the chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Lam Woon-kwong, has decided to remain as convenor of the Executive Council ('Exco convenor Lam to quit EOC role in January', July 12). I have never understood the logic of th ...




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