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  1. There still must be room for safety

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... tighter checks on illegal guest houses, but embarrassingly found that a flat he owns had been converted into one by a tenant without his knowledge. For the safety of occupants, guest houses have ... groundbreaking the idea or others like it are in the future, safety has to always be put first. Our licensing and inspection regime has to be beefed up. While, finding creative ways to boost the supply ...

  2. Manila raps HK police over bullets in luggage

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila and Martin Wong Hong Kong police officers were stopped at Manila airport yesterday carrying spent ammunition fired from weapons used in last week's deadly hostage-taking of tourists from the city. The officers' actions ea ...

  3. We are scapegoats in trade war, says Hong Kong toymaker

    Posted Aug 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unfair' and were merely excuses for them to return stock which they could not sell. 'In the Mattel case, I was told that some toys manufactured last year, which had passed the safety tests, were again tested this year according to a set of safety standards released only most recently,' he said. 'When these old toys failed to pass the new standards, they were ...

  4. Sense of history

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Passage. It is also the greatest threat to our personal safety in terms of sinking the boat. We have been taking precautions against the ice, such as adding a layer of Kevlar protection to the bow ... like we should get through. But how about other dangers, such as ocean storms, getting lost or falling off the boat? Silent Sound is equipped with safety gear, such as a life raft, emergency ...


    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... understand the risk or threat to personal safety'. By politicising the system as it has clearly done in the case of the Philippines, it undermines it. If we are to take the system at face value, ...

  6. Clogs, cheese and a charity gala to mark 150-year Dutch diplomatic link to city

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. If your significant other says, 'Let's go Dutch this weekend', it doesn't necessarily mean they're going to pay half the dinner bill. They could be referring to ...

  7. Splashing out

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... About 300 people gather in Repulse Bay yesterday for the second Hong Kong 3,000 metres swim safety campaign, organised by the Swimming Teachers' Association. Organisers stressed the event was not a competition but aimed at increasing public awareness of swimming safety. The youngest swimmer taking part was seven, the oldest was 70, and the event also attracted 10 mentally ...

  8. letters

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an ignorance of safety awareness by some mainland manufacturers. They have no sense of how dangerous chemical products can be. Also, workers don't know how to handle these chemicals. To prevent future accidents, there is a need to increase public awareness of the dangers posed by chemicals. Factories should also conduct training courses on safety in the workplace. The central government ...

  9. Events

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of America Tower. Monday, April 11: American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'New Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) public database for product safety reporting'. Bank of America ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Chief Executive C.Y. Leung summons Japanese envoy over arrest of HK activists

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Teddy Ng

    ... ambassador Uichiro Niwa about the "unlawful detention" and demanded Tokyo "ensure the safety of the 14 Chinese nationals and immediately and unconditionally release them". ... China had warned Japan of dire consequences if it sent navy ships to intercept the activists, a moved that Tokyo had said it might consider, and urged Japan to assure their safety. Leung last ...




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