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  1. Proposal on minimum wage fails yet again

    Posted Nov 10th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Cheung Yu-yan, of the Liberal Party, said: 'Our workers' wages are already higher than those of others in the region. To put the policy in place would mean an increase in operational ...

  2. Take me to your leader

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... Random acts of kindness are proving a winning formula for Danny Wallace and his Karma Army, writes David Watkins IT TOOK DANNY Wallace very little effort to become a leader of 5,000 ... of the busiest pre-Christmas Saturdays, in which his 'Karma Army' went around dishing out gifts to strangers before retreating en masse to a pub. The success has brought him to Hong Kong, en ...

  3. A nation on its knees, but its junta is as strong as ever

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... now serve out his days in power, or very close to it- mirroring the long decline of late military dictator Ne Win. General Thura Shwe Mann, now being groomed to assume command of the army ...

  4. Rail merger bill on track to serving our interests

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been constructive. That the Democrats were behind most and that supporters of the government in the Liberal Party, The Alliance and the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress ...

  5. Can the guns be silenced?

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of thousands of people. 'Relatively cheap and simple conventional weapons, whether the guns of bandits and rebels, the bombs of terrorists or the tanks of repressive regimes, account ...

  6. Warfare a driving force behind hi-tech advances

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... to progress, cajoling innovation ever forward. Thanks to centuries of advance by Arab and Turkish armies, Europeans became adept at and devoted to the craft of warfare. 'The Europeans struggled ... with interchangeable parts for the army. The military continued to dominate mass production and the assembly of devices from interchangeable parts until automobile manufacturer Henry Ford embraced the concept. ...

  7. Drink pink

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... five good dry roses in 1998 and I decided I wanted to change this. I went to Stanley Market and I bought some Chairman Mao hats, and put on top of them RLA- the Rose Liberation Alliance- and we ...

  8. Irish rover now fluent in solutions-speak

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... translates as 'right place, right time, great people';. ...

  9. Bio-warfare site 'should be protected'

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Unit 731 site is located in Pingfang, about 20km from the Heilongjiang capital of Harbin. On the site, the Japanese Imperial Army experimented with biochemical agents on humans between 1935 ...

  10. Civil service pay rise 'will hamper HK'

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... lobbied lawmakers not to back the funding and vowed to rally business groups to fight the pay rise. The pro-business Liberal Party called for a continued pay freeze, saying the money could ...




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