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  1. Sports quiz

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... '11, '14). 2 Wimbledon's Dave Beasant. 3 England and Scotland (rugby union). 4 The French Open. 5 Four. 6 Liverpool (18). 7 Four feet. 8 Ben Hogan (1950). 9 Three. 10 Mike Hawthorn ...

  2. Union can do better on work safety, says premier

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... The mainland's only authorised trade union belongs to the workers and it will play a bigger role in monitoring workplace safety, Premier Wen Jiabao said yesterday. Asked when Beijing would allow free unions organised by workers, Mr Wen said: 'In China, workers have their own organisation and it is not organised by employers.' The state-run All China Federation ...

  3. Union queries drop in building site accidents

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan There were fewer accidents on construction sites in the first half of the year because many workers were either underemployed or out of work, union representatives said. ... The chairman of the Construction Industry Employees' General Union, Choi Chun-wa, said the drop in accidents could be attributed to a drop in construction projects by almost one-third in the first ...

  4. Quake-hit city not left out of the party

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the loss of any more lives. Rugby fans in Christchurch could not even find whatever solace remained in the fortunes of their Super 15 team, the Canterbury Crusaders, as their home games were also ... heart of rugby in New Zealand'- still had a vital role to play once the tournament kicked off. 'We have worked hard in the past few months in keeping them involved,' he said. ...

  5. Cathay crew see red over turnaround 12-hour shifts

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... straight, according to the Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union. A union survey last month revealed that about 70 per cent of the 1,900 cabin crew surveyed said they found red-eye flights ... cabin crew had to fly there and back in the same shift. The union urged the Civil Aviation Department to look into the situation, with 20 union members staging a protest march yesterday. Yau ...

  6. News - World

    Four dead as Russian plane crashes into motorway

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:11am by AFP

    ... deployed to the scene. Aviation disasters remain a scourge across the former Soviet Union due to ageing hardware that often has not been replaced since the fall of the Soviet regime, as well ...

  7. Work-to-rule wrong way to settle dispute

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to a union. It is difficult to see how such a proposal conforms to the government's principle that any change to reduce staff working hours must not undermine public service or cost taxpayers more. If public safety is to be jeopardised, as the union claims, it warrants an explanation as to why the proposal has been put forward as a solution. We hope public safety is not an excuse ...

  8. The big dry

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Two failed rainy seasons in 12 months have led to the driest year since 1951 in some regions of Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Uganda. Hunger levels have jumped sharply, with rates of severe malnutrition rising as high as five times the emergency ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Cut-out figures of police to cut traffic accidents in northern New Territories

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... union, said: "It may be able to deter drivers from outside the district from speeding, but drivers in the district won't be fooled once they get used to them." He also said having ...

  10. New Delhi

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amrit Dhillon Numerous documentaries and books have been produced about what is now known as the Bhopal disaster, when toxic gas leaking from the Union Carbide factory in the Indian city ... director says. 'New information has emerged and a multi-point-of-view story can be told that would not have been possible, say, 10 or 15 years ago.' Starring Martin Sheen as Union Carbide ...




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