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  1. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 18, 2012

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by JOHNNY LAU

    ... refused to hand over money he was punched in the face and chest. The men ran off.   Class sizes to shrink; no teacher lay-offs Education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim said no school would close and no teachers would be laid off in the next few years when secondary school admissions drop because of a dip in the birth rate. Ng reiterated that class sizes would drop by three or four pupils over ...

  2. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 22, 2012

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... deepen its rural-urban population shift to support growth while avoiding the economic stagnation associated with middle-income countries. Urbanisation was a "huge engine" ... middle-income trap. He also said in the article that yuan capital-account convertibility would be achieved "gradually" and China would keep pushing changes to resource pricing. The nation must ...

  3. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 17, 2013

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... The Health Protection Agency said the latest person to contract novel coronavirus was a relative of two other cases announced last week. They had travelled to the Middle East but the new victim had ...

  4. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs extra, February 28, 2013

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Bloomberg Budweiser watered down beer, court hears WASHINGTON- The makers of Budweiser faced accusations that they watered down the popular American lager in search of higher profits, in a class ...

  5. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, October 4, 2012

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... have been given medals for their service to the country's space endeavours. Jing Haipeng, commander of the Shenzhou-9 flight crew, was honoured with a second-class aerospace achievement medal; Liu Wang and Liu Yang, who was China's first female astronaut, were both conferred third-class medals and the honorary title of "heroic astronaut". Xinhua ...

  6. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... to the Middle East and Pakistan, is receiving intensive care treatment in hospital in Manchester. Reuters   Rebels take dam amid calls for Assad to go AMMAN/BEIRUT- Rebels have captured Syria's ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 9, 2012

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... stamp duty, it said. After this the rate is progressive. The party said the lower stamp duty should apply to flats cheaper than HK$3 million.   Force on the hunt for middle-aged flasher Police are looking for a middle-aged man who flashed a 22-year-old woman on Tin Ching Street in Tin Shui Wai. The man, who was about 40 years old and about 1.6 metres tall, was wearing a black jacket ...

  8. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 8, 2012

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... not weapons. The announcement was made as Cameron toured a desert refugee camp for Syrians in northern Jordan, on the third and final leg of a tour of the Middle East. Britain will also be increasing ...

  9. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 3, 2013

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... priorities for the year: to extend free trade, tackle tax evasion and fight graft. AFP   Sandy Hook pupils return to class NEW YORK - Children at the school where a gunman massacred 26 children and teachers last month return to class for the first time today in a new building adapted to look exactly like their old one. Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut has been closed since ...

  10. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 28, 2012

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... biggest animals were poached in near record numbers this year, with surging demand for horn and ivory from Asia driving the slaughter of rhinos and elephants. By the middle of this month, poachers ...




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