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  1. Juniors secure world's fifth-best spot

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The team secured fifth place when Cheuk-yan beat Ryosei Kobayashi 3-1 to give them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the best-of-three matches. Tsz-fung believes the key to the team's success ...

  2. Legislators reject security probe and support police

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Efforts by pan-democrat lawmakers to set up an independent Legislative Council committee to investigate the police security operation for the visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang in August have been rejected. Instead, at a special meeting of the Legco security panel yesterday, members endorsed a motion that supported the police. It also condemned ...

  3. Beijing's HK allies back tough security

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Tough security was necessary to prevent the chaos recently caused by unruly protesters at public events, two Beijing loyalists said yesterday. Lew ... week's rowdy disruption of a consultation forum on the government's plan to scrap Legislative Council by-elections as an example of insufficient security. 'If the security measures were ...

  4. Security for Li's visit was too rigid

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... There is a balancing act to be struck by authorities whenever state leaders like Vice-Premier Li Keqiang visit. Dignitaries have to have a certain level of security and be able to do what ... University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor Tsui Lap-chee apologised to students for security restrictions when Li was on campus. A 100-strong protest led by legislator 'Long Hair' Leung ...

  5. Tightened security for leaders' meetings sees flights grounded

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing has strengthened air security ahead of the annual sessions of the top advisory body, which starts tomorrow, and the National People's Congress, which starts ... security during the Third Session of 11th National People's Congress and the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, vice-minister of public ...

  6. Union accuses Link of sacking security guards and cutting pay

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Celine Sun

    ... followed numerous protests in recent weeks over plans by The Link Management to increase security guards' shifts from eight to 12 hours, without raising their wages, which in effect would ... sacked this month. In addition, five car park security heads at five public housing estates in Tuen Mun were told their salaries had been cut from HK$7,000 or more to HK$6,700. 'This is well ...

  7. 'Bad PR' caused security fiasco

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Former security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee says the unpopular Article 23 security bill she promoted four years ago was 'highly liberal', but whether it should ... the move would anger the central government. Mrs Ip recently apologised for remarks she made when handling the national security bill, but said she was only carrying out her duties. Yesterday, she ...

  8. Tsang and security chief see popularity fall after Thai crisis

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Phyllis Tsang The security chief's approval rating has fallen by 20 percentage points, while the chief executive's popularity rating has dropped to a record low, ... for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong's performance, down 20 percentage points from the previous survey carried out early last month. The latest study was carried out from December 2 to Monday. ...

  9. Entry refusal a matter of national security

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... persona non grata during this sensitive period. This is not a matter of freedom of expression; it falls in the domain of national security. Denying entry to a champion of separatism is a statement ... civic responsibilities. If our citizens and the government are seemingly so embarrassed by, and reluctant to defend, national security, it is only natural that Beijing will be more anxious about ...

  10. Former security chief confirms interest in standing for Legco

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Former secretary for security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee expressed an interest in standing in the Legislative Council election next year as the think-tank she heads opened its ... is widely regarded as a vehicle for her to re-enter politics after stepping down from her post as security chief in 2003 amid a public outcry over national security legislation. It opened its first ...




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