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  1. Engineers kidnapped by Taleban last year sue telecoms company

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outsourced the project in Pakistan to Jiangbo. The pair were kidnapped by Pakistani Taleban militants last year in the notorious northwestern region of Dir, while returning from work ...

  2. Bhutan takes happy step towards democracy

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... monarchy in February. Democracy is beset with troubles, as evidenced most recently by the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, and a disputed presidential election result ...

  3. Letters

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

    ... to study the old syllabus. Yuko Leung Wai-ying, Tsuen Wan Give ill-gotten gains to flood victims The Pakistani consul general in Hong Kong Dr Ahmad Balal has made an urgent appeal for Hongkongers ... They should immediately take out the money they are hiding in banks overseas and surrender it unconditionally to the United Nations. That money can then be used to help their 20 million Pakistani ...

  4. Variety lends spark to multicultural week

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the school. 'I sang two songs on stage with other newcomers. It's a lot of fun,' she said. 'This week I made a lot of friends. They are Chinese, Nepalese and Pakistanis and so ...

  5. Pakistan batting blitz crushes India

    Posted Nov 13th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... identified him as one of the key batsmen in the Pakistani line-up. But the batsman was in spectacular form as he led the run blitz as Pakistan scored 131 in their five overs- a tournament record. ... the total being the highest in the history of the competition, the Pakistani batsmen hit a record 17 sixes resulting in 102 runs coming off hits over the rope. 'I have never hit five sixes ...

  6. Protected in HK but denied right to work

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to go.' Although mandated refugees are supposed to be resettled abroad by the UNHCR, a host country is not always willing to take them. A Pakistani refugee in the court case has failed ...

  7. Dark watch

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... Bron Sibree Few authors will confess to deciding the direction of their literary careers on the toss of a coin. But Pakistani-born British novelist Nadeem Aslam likes to tell people he did ... was his recent, much-acclaimed The Wasted Vigil. The other was Maps for Lost Lovers, which was hailed as a masterpiece and explores the tensions within a working-class Pakistani community ...

  8. An Ethereal World: Journeys to the Edges of Asia

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of this year's Le French May, consists of 17 photographs taken in a part of the world Paley first visited in 1999 after a conversation with a Pakistani man in New York. 'I was so ignorant ...

  9. Introduce law on asylum seekers, rights lawyer says

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Clifford Lo

    ... Pakistani asylum seekers- prosecuted for taking work erecting stalls in the Ladies Market in Mong Kok- were found to be not in breach of immigration laws. A police source said earlier that illegal ...

  10. Jones steps in after Afridi is forced to pull out of Hong Kong Sixes

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has pulled out of the World All-Stars team for this weekend's sold-out Cathay Pacific/Standard Chartered Hong Kong International Sixes. Afridi is involved in the one-day series against South Africa, and had informed organisers of his unavailability. He will be replaced by former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones. ...




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