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  1. If we all band together we can tackle poverty

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by George Jones

    ... and with every year passing, it is looking less likely that every goal will be met. For example, extreme poverty has slightly lessened, but the number of hungry people globally has risen in the past ... Summit are kept then the benefits are endless for the people suffering from poverty. ...

  2. Strange tale of poverty and drugs ended in airport siege

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Believe it or not, asylum seeker's claims of adventure are impossible to verify He says he grew up orphaned with two older brothers in the infamous Golden Triangle and knew no other life than farming opium poppies. His village of 200 people i ...

  3. Home seekers draw the line: it's too rich for us

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Hongkongers are used to paying top dollar for some of the smallest living spaces in the world but apparently even they have limits. That point appeared to be reached last week when home seekers overwhelmingly baulked at buying a 401 sq ft flat fo ...

  4. Two-tier licensing system lets fixed-line carriers make call

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

    ... Craig Stephen Internet telephony was supposed to unseat the incumbents, but it looks as though the fixed-line operators may have the last laugh. Director-general of telecommunications Au Man-ho grabbed headlines earlier this year when he implored fixed-line operators to find new business models to prepare for the age of 'everything over IP'. But last week's review ...

  5. MTR lines up Shenzhen deals

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... a memorandum of understanding on the investment, construction and operation of Shenzhen Metro Lines 2 and 3. Following an initial Shenzhen deal 16 months ago marking its first direct investment on the mainland, MTR yesterday also signed a concession agreement to invest in, build and operate the second phase of the city's Metro Line 4 for 30 years. The six billion yuan, 16km extension due ...

  6. KCRC discounts two struggling lines

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... is to launch a monthly pass for its Tsim Sha Tsui extension and Ma On Shan line next month as it battles to meet passenger targets on the new lines. The pass will allow unlimited trips between Tsim Sha Tsui East and Sheung Shui and between the Ma On Shan line terminus, Wu Kai Sha, and Tai Wai for $380- and $300 for patrons who buy a pass from the first month. Describing the price ...

  7. Lai Sun lines up Shanghai project

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Residential and commercial complex is planned for 500m yuan development Lai Sun Garment will invest at least 500 million yuan to develop a residential project in Shanghai but fears of a property bubble in the city cloud the project's bus ...

  8. McGinley and Casey in Yalong line-up

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

    ... Irishman Paul McGinley and England's Paul Casey will add further sparkle to the glittering array of talent on show at this month's US$1 million ($7.8 million) TCL Classic. Confirmation that the two Pauls will compete at the Yalong Bay Golf Club ...

  9. Cool products help General Jobs move the front line forward

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Dave Horrigan

    ... that General Jobs seems to have moved the front lines forward substantially in the past few days. ...

  10. Cathay adjusts fuel-line clips after leak

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Cathay Pacific yesterday confirmed it had adjusted fuel-line clips on 27 engines in its Boeing 747-400 airliners, after concluding their positioning caused a fuel leak ... incorrectly, causing cracks in the fuel line. She said the clip was meant to hold the fuel line in the proper position. 'It's not a wear-and-tear problem. It's just that the clip could ...




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