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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    'I'll break your legs if you go into business': former president's career advice to children

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 01:02pm by DARREN WEE

    ... his children he would break their legs if they went into business, according to a mainland news report. Li’s daughter, Li Xiaolin, said her father was a strict parent who wanted his children ... of their connections to further their careers. “I’ll break your legs if any of you want to do business,” Li once told his children over the dinner table, the report said. Li Xiaolin said apart from business, ...

  2. Party official who angered Wukan gains more power

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... public can be unruly when they are spoiled.' Her words contrasted with those of Zhu, who praised the public for being 'most adorable and respectable' and cautioning officials not to anger the public. Fang said that, just as it was hard to make a spoiled child obedient, ordinary civilians should be disciplined not given preferential treatment. She said the spoiling she ...

  3. Spoiled ballot

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani An event of great folly will play itself out on Sunday. Some of us will choose to participate in it, most others will probably sit it out, but we are all required to finance this folly with our tax dollars. It's not so much the HK$150 ...

  4. Illegal reclamation work off Tuen Mun spoils mangrove

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government should investigate illegal dumping off Tuen Mun and restore the natural landscape of the area, which used to be a mangrove habitat, lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip has said. Mr Chan, lawmaker from the New Territories West constitue ...

  5. A crowded ring won't spoil the big fight

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung When Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen agreed to a request by Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee for meetings with his ministers he believed it would not be a problem- even if all the other candidates in the Legislative Council by-election made similar ...

  6. Nominating committee may spoil the party

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching In the 1960s and 1970s, when there were calls for democracy in Hong Kong, the British colonial government always opposed the idea on the grounds that introducing elections would turn the colony into a battleground between the Communist Party o ...

  7. Spoiled ballots 'show anger over tyranny'

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... that mobilised voters to express their frustration by spoiling their ballots. There were 337,297 spoiled votes in the election, which Mr Chen won by less than 30,000 votes. The record number of invalid ... Alliance, which has nearly 2,000 members. Mr Cheng said it would be unfair to say his campaign had been so successful that it had taken votes away from the KMT chairman. He said the ballot-spoiling ...

  8. Doubts spoil message of good governance

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Barring a court appeal by InvestHK chief Mike Rowse, the Harbour Fest saga has come to a close- more than three years after the event. With the completion of an internal disciplinary hearing into Mr Rowse's alleged failures and the briefi ...

  9. Spare the rich and spoil the economy, Mr Bush

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... US president George W. Bush's spin doctors were out in force before the delivery of his budget to lawmakers yesterday. Their message was that it was a serious exercise in belt-tightening, one that would help the newly re-elected Mr Bush achieve his a ...

  10. Voters are spoiled for choice in a battle royal

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... In the latest in our constituency series, Gary Cheung looks at New Territories West Voters in New Territories West face a bewildering battle at the polls, with 10 lists of candidates scrambling for eight seats in the constituency. An executive councillor ...




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