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  1. Public Eye

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Labour chief should get his job done Do you remember Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's campaign pledge? 'I'll get the job done,' he promised. Well, the 500 McDonald's delivery workers are certainly getting the job done. They've been ri ...

  2. An Asian answer to Somalia's pirate plague

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson The confrontation between foreign warships and well-armed pirates off the coast of lawless Somalia is a dramatic reminder to Asia of the importance of safeguarding busy ... which runs a piracy reporting network for the shipping industry, acknowledges that the number of pirate attacks in the straits of Malacca has dropped because of increased patrolling. Michael ...

  3. Juggling relations

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson mriht@pacific.net.sg When official figures are released on Australia's global trade for this year, they are expected to show that China has emerged for the first ... opposition from Beijing. Australia has a big interest in working with like-minded Asian nations, and the US, to avoid such a crisis. Michael Richardson is a security specialist at the Institute ...

  4. Egypt's chilling echoes of June 4 for Beijing

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Michael Martin, Shi Jiangtao

    ... The similarities are too obvious to be ignored - the images of tanks and thousands of protesters battling police on Egyptian streets serve as a vivid reminder of the pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989 that were crushed ...

  5. Michael Church in South Africa

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Michael Church In a small barber's shop at the quieter end of Cape Town's Long Street, away from the backpacker lodges and the run-down, balconied restaurants that lure so many, Manny Fernandez sharpens his razor with a familiar back and forward motion.With nearly half a century of experience living in the Mother City, tending to the needs of locals and visitors alike, ...

  6. Michael Palin

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Michael Palin Himalaya Starring: Michael Palin, Dalai Lama and a slew of Himalayan characters Directors: Roger Mills and John Paul Davidson The series: After six travel-related BBC documentaries that started with his recreation of Phileas Fogg's global race against the clock in Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days, Michael Palin's beautifully ...


    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MICHAEL RODD The young Australian jockey caught the attention of Hong Kong racing fans in a big way when he steered home a treble at Sha Tin on the opening day of the season. Most jockeys struggle for winning opportunities in their early days in Hong Kong racing so how did the three wins last Sunday feel? It's hard to explain. Obviously everyone could see I was pretty excited ...

  8. Events

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today: China Roundtable Luncheon: 'China value added tax reform: Analysis and strategy'. United Centre. Tomorrow: Hong Kong Securities Institute breakfast: 'Duties, liabilities for listed-company directors'. Cliftons. Monday, February 27: Joint chamber lunch with KPMG International chairman Michael Andrew. Island Shangri-La. ...

  9. Events

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today: Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Is there any truly private bank in China?'. The Hong Kong Foreign Financial Institutions Association lunch: Enright, Scott & Associates director Professor Michael Enright speaking on 'Understanding the opportunity and threat of China, as pre-eminent source of customers and competitors'. The Hong Kong Club. ...

  10. Most Hongkongers want small-house policy scrapped as soon as possible

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The review of the 1972 small-house policy is long overdue. Minor changes were made in 1987, following an Audit Commission report highlighting abuses. Court cases show that sham development agreements continue unabated. In 2002, the then housing, planning and lands secretary, Michael Suen Ming-yeung, promised a Legco committee he would complete a review of the policy after another ...




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