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  1. Pakistani consulate fails to sway officials in mosque row

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Not even the Pakistani consulate could persuade the Town Planning Board to let Muslims keep their self-built mosque in a New Territories village. The board yesterday ... of a dispute between indigenous villagers, who complain about visiting strangers, noise and disruption, and the Pakistani Muslims who claim they are victims of racial and religious discrimination. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pakistan a weak link in China's energy plan

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... gas pipeline project and its proposed extension to China. Baluchistan, Pakistan's southwestern province, has witnessed a surge in killings of Hazara people belonging to the Shiite sect ... road and rail links. A volatile Baluchistan dampens prospects for construction of the pipeline. Moreover, sectarian tensions prevail in Gilgit-Baltistan after Shiite-Sunni riots in April ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... protesters earlier this year. As the Gulf kingdom braces for the findings of the probe, tension has escalated in Shiite areas of the Sunni-ruled nation and the opposition has vowed not to back down from its demands for democratic reform. Authorities say 24 people, including four policemen, were killed in the unrest, while the Shiite-led opposition puts the death toll at 30. Hundreds more ...

  4. A battle that terrorists can't be allowed to win

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asia now in doubt, the extremists can claim victory- although it is the hollowest of wins. The toll is considerable. Six Pakistanis were killed and a number of Sri Lankans wounded. ... by attacks on foreigners in Mumbai in November. The Sri Lankans' brave decision was not given the necessary support by Pakistani authorities. The terrorists cannot be allowed to win. Pakistani ...

  5. China plays vital investment role

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... and infrastructure, China's support gives many Pakistanis the most confidence. 'There are between 10,000 and 12,000 Chinese workers in Pakistan, and they're not in the major cities but out ... for stability and investment, leaving extremists with less scope to indoctrinate people previously denied opportunity. Locally, Balal says he is proud to see that Pakistani Muslims in Hong Kong ...

  6. School life is happier if you're South Asian

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as the likely reasons. Asked to rank their level of satisfaction at school, South Asian children- first or second-generation Indian, Pakistani or Nepali immigrants- gave a mean rating of 4.45 out ... and are ignored by their teachers may give up on themselves. Schools should help them discover more career paths.' 0.7% Proportion of Hong Kong's population of Indian, Pakistani or Nepalese ...

  7. Pakistan QUIZ

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pass, linking Pakistan to Xinjiang, China 4Karachi 5September 6 6Crescent moon and five-pointed star 7Pakistani Rupee (PKR) 8Cricket 9Vertical Limit 10Mohenjo-daro ...

  8. False spring

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... change. Sunni-Shiite sectarianism will remain a defining feature of Bahrain, Iraq and Lebanon. Religious minorities will fret about governance by Islamist parties, moderate or otherwise. ...

  9. Events

    Posted Mar 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce breakfast with Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz. Conrad Hong Kong. Hong Kong International Coaching Community seminar: 'Developing organisational potential through executive coaching'. Clifton's. HKPC seminar: 'Analyse your business opportunities with Cepa initiative'. Shenzhen: Hong Kong ...

  10. Who's the real fanatic?

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... and security will be in everyone's interest. In praising the virtue of this approach, one Pakistani diplomat noted: 'The western model of aggressive capitalism based on aggrandisement ... destruction- even though they reported the suicide bombings. Another frustration was the limited impact of the non-mainstream media's voice. On the day of the first suicide bombing, Pakistani ...




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