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  1. Order returns to railway system

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... the misery, Wu Zuoming, a Hunan migrant worker who was still waiting at the station, said he was determined to go home. 'I believe I can arrive home before New Year's Eve.' Mr Wu said ... all trains departing from Guangzhou rail station to run on their regular schedules from Thursday- the first day of the Lunar New Year. 'The Beijing-Guangzhou line is back ...

  2. Make someone else's Lunar New Year extra special

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... packets during the new year. Now we can share the happiness of the new year with the less fortunate. The donations collected in Langham Place will be given to the Society for Community ... these youngsters have a warm Lunar New Year filled with love and happiness. SoCO organiser Sze Lai-shan says: 'Unlike most children, the children of 370,000 low-income families on the Comprehensive ...

  3. Builders protest for payment of fees

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam More than 20 building workers protested at the headquarters of Shaw Property in Clear Water Bay yesterday, demanding settlement of what they claimed to be HK$27 million in unpaid construction fees, including HK$2 million in unpaid wages, before the Lunar New Year. But the company disputed the amount claimed, saying it had paid HK$65 million in fees, and that some work ...

  4. Migrants ignore appeal not to brave trip home

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New Year' in the province. But many migrants ignored the advice. In an open letter issued yesterday to the 93 million people in the province, including millions of migrant workers, ... parents in my hometown before the Lunar New Year. 'It means too much to me to go back home; staying in Guangdong for the holiday is no good to me. 'If there is any chance, I definitely ...

  5. letters

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Day to have fun while doing good Our school holds a Causal Dress Day every year. There are two benefits to organising it. On that day, we are free to wear our own clothes, instead ... the border. The Lunar New Year has just passed, but none of his relatives have visited him. The new year is a time to spend with family. I visited my grandparents, and had a wonderful time with them. ...

  6. New year deadline to resolve back-pay disputes

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Beijing has set a January 23 deadline, Lunar New Year's Day, for the settlement of most back-pay disputes involving migrant workers amid concerns about ... back-pay disputes involving more than 10 workers. It follows a number of large strikes in recent months. The back-pay issue prompted a revision to the mainland's criminal code in February ...

  7. liberal studies

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 What did marchers on the New Year's Day protest demand? i) the release of a jailed mainland dissident ii) the implementation ... and iv) 2 How did the young protesters come together? a. They studied at the same school. b. They attended a New Year's party together. c. They attended other protests and were introduced ...

  8. Throw the gates open- wider

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... go out and promote this scheme more actively, setting up offices on the mainland and overseas to draw more talented people in. One of our New Year's resolutions should be to expand ... James Tien The New Year season is a time for reflection and resolution: reflection on what we have done right in the 12 months just passed, and resolution over what we can do better ...

  9. Heavy police presence 'can provoke' conflict

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Civil Human Rights Front, which monitors abuse of police power, reviewed several cases of suspected abuse. It cited the New Year's Day demonstration outside the central government liaison ... at the New Year's Day protest, which reached Beijing's liaison office in Central and Western district. 'Such a drastic deployment of police at protests might easily provoke protesters ...

  10. Activists to stage candlelit protest

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung A candlelit protest against the delay on constitutional reform will be held outside the Legislative Council building tonight, according to Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong, one of the organisers of the July 1 and New Year's Day marches. The leader of the Civil Human Rights Front said: 'We fear we will have a repeat of the Article 23 consultation [on proposed national ...




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