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  1. These streets are not made for walking

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The call for people to take a walk rather than go by train is an unusual one for a transport chief to make. But Sarah Liao Sau-tung has a point. Dr Liao made her plea for commuters to stretch their legs more when arguing there is no need to spend $1.8 bil ...

  2. Empire of Illusion

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Empire of Illusion by Chris Hedges Nation Books HK$200 We are fools. No longer can we distinguish between truth and mirage- nor do we want to, according to columnist ... Hedges' new expos?of mass-media bewitchment, Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle, displays his fearlessness and breadth of vision. 'When opinions cannot ...

  3. Wen ready to help get climate talks back in order

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Ban Ki-moon, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Brazil's President Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva were among the first to arrive yesterday in a bid to save the floundering ...

  4. We'll keep our house in order, says Wen

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that will likely be raised at next week's Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem) in Beijing. In a phone call to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown yesterday afternoon, Mr Wen reportedly said that the global ... macroeconomic policies to keep growth steady. 'The most important thing for China now is to keep our own house in order,' he said. 'This will be our biggest contribution ...

  5. British minister to discuss HK suffrage

    Posted Jan 12th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung A senior British minister responsible for Hong Kong and mainland affairs will spend two days in the city next week, during which he will discuss democratisation ... the British government's latest six-monthly report on Hong Kong, which is expected to be published next month. The sources expected Mr Rammell to reiterate the British government's stance ...

  6. Pacific Basin says new ship orders address green concerns

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Specialist dry cargo shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping believes the four roll-on/roll-off vessels it has ordered will help address challenging environmental issues ... China and Asia, he said. 'As a result, we expect demand for roll-on/roll-off vessels will grow in Asia,' said Mr Hext. Pacific Basin ordered four roll-on/roll-off vessels in December ...

  7. Film

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... involving a high-flying airline executive and a lover he left 25 years ago in order to wed the daughter of his boss. Nishijima Hideotoshi and Miho Nakayama stars. CT Secrets in their Eyes (III) ... Bran Nue Dae Musical road movie about a boy who runs away from his religious school in the summer of 1965 in order to explore the world. Starring Geoffrey Rush. In English with Chinese ...

  8. British Council seeks a bigger community role

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The British Council will broaden its reach by engaging in more community projects, says director Ruth Gee. Ms Gee, a veteran education administrator from Britain, said the shift ... in Hong Kong. Appointed to head the British Council in Hong Kong in June 2003, she hopes that when her term expires in 2008 there will be no ambiguity about the council's commitment ...

  9. Anti-British diatribe must be repudiated

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read the article, 'A Chinese chief par excellence', by Margaret Chu, senior research officer in the One Country Two Systems Research Institute, in Saturday's SCMP and consider that a response is called for. This piece is the most bigoted, vitriolic, racist, anti-British diatribe that I have ever had the misfortune to read in the SCMP in my 36 years' ...

  10. BOOK (1932)

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... powerfully echoed in a song by the British punk band the Buzzcocks. But Lenina's troubled significant other, Bernard Marx, disagrees. He feels thwarted. His intuition tells him ...




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