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  1. Disaster-ready

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How well equipped is Hong Kong to cope with a natural disaster? Is a major public education drive necessary? Share your views: write to us ...

  2. Unite in the face of disaster

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching It is heart-warming to see the world as a whole respond so quickly and so generously to the tsunami disaster, with US$2 billion having been pledged so far, making ... urged friends and relatives seeking information about the missing to stay away from the disaster areas so as not to get in the way of relief workers and forensic experts. It is not only ...

  3. Step up disaster readiness in HK

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What precautions are being taken by the Hong Kong government in case of an earthquake or tsunami disaster here? Although we have not had serious earthquakes, we are not immune from natural ... learn from the tsunami disaster. Why should we allow politicians and generals to waste our money preparing to kill others? Nature does that anyway. Nature on the rampage is mankind's ...

  4. Disaster inspired charity that helps restore happiness

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... counsellors are professionally trained, and their first objective with any woman calling in is to understand the nature of the problem and then to explain what the available choices for her are. ...

  5. Hong Kong's unseen environmental disaster

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the contractor. Then, the department bypassed the constitutional process to allow the dredging of marine sand on Po Toi Island, damaging the natural habitat of rare table-like coral. In addition, ...

  6. River cleanup 'could end in disaster'

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Mai Po reserve may be ruined if Shenzhen adopts wrong proposal, says WWF A green group has launched a campaign highlighting mainland plans to clean up the Shenzhen River- which it warns could result in an environmental disaster. WWF Hong Kong is worried that choosing the wrong scheme could have dire consequences for the Mai Po Nature Reserve and have a profound ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    Acquisitions no easy way for Singaporean banks to win in Hong Kong, mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... of its deteriorating credit quality. This is not to suggest that OCBC may end up doing so, but history is a mirror to the future. OCBC naturally cares about its valuation of the Wing Hang deal. ...

  8. Honkongers open their hearts

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phila Siu Relief agencies and banks in Hong Kong are going all-out to help the people of Japan. World Vision Hong Kong chief executive officer Kevin Chiu Wun-ming said on a radio programme yesterday that the organisation had already sent a team to Japan t ...

  9. Hongkongers caught up in Japan's day of terror

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong It took a while before the true extent of yesterday's horror kicked in for the traditionally tranquil Japanese people, said Hong Kong student Ricky Wong, who experienced the huge earthquake first hand. 'Suddenly everything in my apar ...

  10. Bars

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... muddled ginger, pink grapefruit and fresh lime juice. The Pawn 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2866 3444. Relax at the beautifully restored historic building with natural light, low leather ...




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