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  1. Patriotic anniversary coverage tries to paper over the cracks

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... about a mainland woman who was happy working with a non-governmental organisation based in Hong Kong. 'I love to eat Beijing roast duck, but I also like Hong Kong's barbecue duck,' the young Beijing native said. The show said she represented a new generation of mainlanders in Hong Kong- multicultural and engaged. The Shanghai Morning Post devoted five pages ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In defence of challenging rubber stamp I take issue with Louisa Chan's views in her letter ('Bad influence on younger generation', June 10). Our Legislative Council ... legislature is dominated by pro-government politicians who rubber-stamp every government bill. We should appreciate the effort made by those radical lawmakers who put citizens' rights before ...

  3. Hong Kong power ahead at world championships

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the victory after the veteran won both his rubbers. Jiang Tianyi took the other point, while Cheung Yuk lost both of his matches. In the women's event, Hong Kong made it three wins in a row ...

  4. Some more lame than others

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines No one likes being called a lame duck, and the scowl on the face of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen confirmed that he is no more amenable to this insult than anyone ... that there is a limit to what he can do during his remaining time in office. Hong Kong, like many other jurisdictions, has a fixed term of service for its head of government, and the problem of lame-duck ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Moby-Duck, by Donovan Hohn. This whimsical but informative book tracks the drift paths across the oceans of thousands of plastic bath toys manufactured in China and lost at sea from a container ship ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for disabled drivers. Our initial thought was that working for a lame-duck government doesn't entitle you to park in a space reserved for the disabled, but maybe that's being too unkind. ...

  7. Lifestyle gets a lift with the leather look

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... as an optimistic mood resonates through the industry worldwide. Michael Duck, director of event organiser Asia Pacific Leather Fair Limited, says the excitement is palpable. With a record number of pre-registrations and a new round of initiatives to attract buyers, the fair looks set to be the best ever. 'Last year, we had to postpone and finally cancel the fair because of Sars,' Mr Duck ...

  8. League-switch bid a jump backwards, critics claim

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to rubber-stamp the switch. Stuart Mitchell, a former coach and chief instructor at the Jockey Club-run Beas River riding school, said it was a ridiculous decision. 'If the Hong Kong Equestrian ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... deficiencies, exorbitant room charges in private hospitals, high-priced apartments and a lame-duck chief executive. The airport was built thanks to the city's abundant reserves, without which Mr ...

  10. Equally democratic Britain-HK argument doesn't measure up

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the fully and directly elected lower house. Hong Kong's chief executive is selected by Beijing, notwithstanding an unconvincing poll among a small local rubber-stamp electorate. The former ...




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