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  1. Kashmir- a good time to talk peace

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... is like the 19th century Schleswig-Holstein dispute that brought Europe to the brink of war. As Lord Palmerston, the British prime minister, said famously, of the three people who understood ...

  2. HP lets you name your own price for hi-tech gear

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Carolyn Ong

    ... to its recently acquired Taiwan travel site, Buylow. The figures do not take into account traffic to Zuji and Priceline from the Yahoo portal. These figures were disputed by Priceline regional ...

  3. Migrant who killed four over wages executed

    Posted Oct 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Public sympathised with Wang Binyu, whose fight with boss ended in tragedy A migrant worker from Gansu convicted of killing four people in Ningxia in a dispute over back pay has been executed, bringing the highest-profile murder case on the mainland this year to a close. Wang Binyu, 27, was executed on Wednesday after the Higher People's Court in Ningxia upheld ...

  4. Court slams laws in second victory for city's workers

    Posted Oct 19th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... and Labour Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said the judgment sent a positive message to the community. But he disputed the magistrate's comments about the Employment Ordinance. 'We feel that our ...

  5. Coetzee remains in Cruz mode

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... was painfully aware of Dye's presence on the other potential front runner. 'My horse [Splendid Patrol] and Shane's were the two horses likely to dispute the lead and I couldn't ...

  6. New Exco member criticised for poor treatment of workers

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... Cadmium is a cancer-causing heavy metal used in batteries. May Wong Yuet-may from Globalisation Monitor, who is helping the workers, said Mr Lo should settle the dispute quickly. 'Hong Kong ...

  7. Police, social workers left wife to suffer in silence

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Carrie's husband began abusing her sexually and verbally within six months of their wedding six years ago. The one time police were called to her home, they told her the abuse was a domestic issue and needed to be resolved within the home. 'Half a year after I got married, I was beaten and bruised by my mother-in-law because of family disputes. The beating ...

  8. Marital rape victims ignorant of law change

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... reluctance among police to become involved in domestic disputes- even those in which rape or sexual assault is alleged- and the difficulty in prosecuting marital rape meant cases simply did not make ...

  9. Partner fails to foil suit by Golden Harvest

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... detriment as a 50 per cent shareholder. Much of the dispute focuses on Kenneth Tan, the managing director since 2003. The Golden Harvest arm claims Mr Tan acted contrary to express provisions ...

  10. Fortune teller

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Rupert Hoogewerf

    ... in second place. There is some dispute over Hoogewerf's calculations- Forbes only lists 20 US-dollar billionaires from the mainland this year- but with assets often hidden from scrutiny, ...




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