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  1. Players to raise funds for hooker

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... this money has been raised,' said Robbie McRobbie, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union community manager. ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fishing, and manufacturing industries. With ever closer union with Europe our country has been beset with high unemployment, chronically high taxation, and an astonishingly high crime rate, as have many other European Union member countries. At the current time Britain is running the largest budget deficit the country has ever known. In just two of these EU member countries, Britain ...

  3. Lifeguards protest over lack of staff

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Some 100 lifeguards from the Hong Kong and Kowloon Life Guard's Union protested yesterday against a shortage of lifeguards at public swimming pools. A spokesman for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department admitted that it had not been able to deploy enough guards to the two outsourced swimming pools in Island East Sports Centre and Tai Kok Tsui Sports ...

  4. Global activists join forces and weigh options to reclaim Diaoyus

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a resource-rich slice of the Pacific Ocean. Thirty delegates attending a forum in Xiamen, Fujian province, agreed to set up a union of organisations to defend the islands, over which the mainland, Taiwan ... bureaus on the mainland to set up the union. The forum, co-sponsored by the Patriotic Coalition website and www.china918.net, considered ways to gain control of the islands. 'Some proposals ...

  5. Building tension

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

    ... holdings. Both archipelagos are, of course, highly strategic, straddling East Asia's most important shipping lanes and sitting above oil and gas deposits. In the decades since, Hanoi has rarely ... of the Vietnam war. China, like the Soviet Union, was a crucial backer of Hanoi's 'liberation' of the South. And while cracks were already appearing in the historically suspicious ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia must resist pull of nationalism

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... if the Asia-Pacific region is to continue its voyage to prosperity, but instead chauvinist hoodlums and pirates are ahoy. It should be a matter of concern and shame that Hong Kong has played a role in rousing ... just repeating exclusive claims to 80 per cent of the China seas. All the nations of the Asia-Pacific region should learn to swim together or they will surely sink. Kevin Rafferty ...

  7. Out shopping

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Annie Gotterson

    ... combines cuts of blue Swarovski crystals with thin oval-shaped silver pendants on a silver chain. For something understated, try the white-gold Love Union necklace (HK$18,800) and earrings (both ...

  8. Mountaineer's body found after 10 years

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The news was a relief to Chung Kin-man, expedition adviser to the Hong Kong Mountaineering Union, who volunteered to help in the search at the time. 'I felt relieved, as if something had ...

  9. More spoonbills wintering at Mai Po

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... deep and forage for fish and shrimp in the ponds. The bird is on the Red List of globally endangered species compiled by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. However, ...

  10. Big isn't always best

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... the direction we've been heading. The epitome of this new approach is the Elements Mall/Union Square development in West Kowloon. Try walking up to this gigantic development at street level. ... developers: the high cost effectively locks out smaller competitors. With any luck, the West Kowloon Cultural District will be a kind of urban village outside the fortress walls of Elements/Union ...




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