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  1. Hi-res: Philips HD LCD TV

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Kieven Yim

    ... Kieven Yim Philips makes some of the highest-end televisions on the market, but if you can't afford the expensive 9 series, you can opt for the more affordable 47PFL7409 from ... niggling issue with the 47-inch television was it took some time to set up. Philips seems to delight in concealing menu within set-up menu, making the process of getting the best out of the screen ...

  2. Dr Philip Nitschke

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... Jo Baker RIGHTEOUS SON I've been involved in a lot of issues where there's been conflict; lots of protests in the days of [the] Vietnam [war], when I was a student. Then I got involved with [Australian] aboriginal land rights in a very high-prof ...

  3. Foreign helpers know right from the start they will not get right of abode

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to Philip Bowring's column ('DAB scare tactics ring false alarm', August 31) in which he launched an unjustified attack on Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee and the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. Foreign domestic helpers come into Hong Kong under a special scheme whereby as unskilled workers they are allowed to work and to date ...

  4. Paralympic head praises equestrian facilities

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The head of the International Paralympic Committee is happy with the equestrian facilities in Sha Tin where the Paralympic events will be held next September. Sir Philip Craven, ... laid out and very compact. It's a great choice, I think,' Sir Philip said. The president is on a two-day visit to Hong Kong, during which he was also expected to tour the Paralympic ...

  5. HK should abide by convention on refugees' claims, court told

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Hong Kong could not shirk its responsibility to fairly assess people's refugee claims just because other Asian countries chose not to abide by a UN convention on the matter, the Court of First Instance has heard. Philip Dykes SC, representing six people seeking refugee status, said the government's refusal to set up its own mechanism for assessing refugee ...

  6. My Dyslexia

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan My Dyslexia by Philip Schultz W.W. Norton & Co (e-book) Philip Schultz may be a Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry, but he reveals in his latest book that it's his dyslexia people now want to talk to him about. Discovering at 58 that he had dyslexia, like his son, who was diagnosed with it in the second grade, the poet and founder of The Writers Studio ...

  7. Four asylum seekers claim unlawful detention

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Four asylum seekers are challenging the government's right to detain torture claimants for prolonged periods. The Immigration Department had detained two men from Sri Lanka, one from Togo and another from Algeria pending their removal from Hong Kong. Barrister Philip Dykes SC, acting for the four, said they had been unlawfully detained because the immigration ...

  8. Hardline policies drew UN criticism and party votes

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... During his eight-year stint as immigration minister, Philip Ruddock oversaw the implementation of tough new laws designed to curb the number of refugees seeking asylum in Australia. Under the policy of 'mandatory detention', men, women and children were locked up in detention centres - many of them in remote desert areas - while their asylum applications were considered. ...

  9. Review rejected over 2004 food poisoning

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a HK$3,000 fine and improved its refrigeration system, said Philip Dykes, the hotel's barrister. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can lead East Asia in meeting ageing population challenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says if Hong Kong is to stay ahead, it must lead Asia, if not the world, to rise to the challenges of our time- and population ageing is an issue ripe ... and inter-generational health of East Asia. It's time for our top officials to show some "superior intelligence". Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...




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