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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Russian anti-gay activists sue pop star Madonna for US$10 million

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for gay rights at a concert in St Petersburg. Performing in black lingerie with the words "No Fear" scrawled on her back, Madonna attacked a city law that imposes fines for spreading ... one of 10 activists who filed the lawsuit in a St Petersburg court. Reuters ...

  2. Black Earth

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... and St Petersburg- he tries to make sense of nation whose logic is inscrutable to outsiders and, sometimes, to Russians themselves. In Moscow and St Petersburg, he explores Russia's ...

  3. St Mark's outclass St Stephen's

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei In a second-round encounter in the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition, St Mark's School defeated St Stephen's College, thanks to their better presentation skills. St Mark's took the negative side on the motion: 'Hong Kong is taking care of mainland immigrants arriving here since 2006.' The debate, which took place on April 21 at St ...

  4. Visiting boy, 7, dies in plunge from 31st floor

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... mother, got into a lift alone and pressed the button to the 31st floor. His panicked mother called the police, went looking for her son and was distraught to find his body slumped ... lunch, the little boy dashed into the lift alone on the ground floor and took it to the 31st floor. He then somehow managed to climb through the protective railings in the 31st-floor lift lobby ...

  5. A beautiful game theory for co-operation in delta

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... is a mathematical solution, we believe it can be applied [to PRD co-operation],' Professor Yeung said. The findings, jointly conducted by Professor Yeung and Leon Petrosyan, a professor of St Petersburg State University, was published in the latest issue of the Journal of Optimisation Theory and Applications. Game theory, a study of decision-making in an interactive environment, ...

  6. Channel hop

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... HIV positive, are coping with the girl's final school exams. The series also visits families in Mumbai, India, and St Petersburg, Russia. In a series of honest and sometimes emotional ...

  7. Hu focuses on energy security in G8 address

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in St Petersburg President Hu Jintao has urged international energy exporters and consumers to co-operate and develop a new energy security concept to maintain stability and the safety of global resources. Drawing on the summit's main agenda in his address to a G8 working meeting yesterday, Mr Hu focused on energy security, the prevention and control of diseases, ...

  8. Being Indian: Why the 21st Century will be India's

    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Manoj Aravindakshan

    ... Manoj Aravindakshan Being Indian: Why the 21st Century will be India's by Pavan K.Varma William Heinemann, $270 The Indian the world knows is a myth, says diplomat and author Pavan K.Varma, 'created by a quantum leap of logic, an ideological sleight of hand that derives an untenable ought from an undeniable is'. Traits often attributed to the world's 1.2billion ...

  9. Two commit suicide on 21st birthday

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A woman killed herself on her 21st birthday with a friend by burning charcoal at a Lantau holiday resort. A government source said the women could have been saved if the resort operator had been vigilant, as the pair bought charcoal and beer from him, but no food to barbecue. The suicides came less than a month after suicide prevention experts appealed for restrictions ...

  10. 21st HK Pedal Kart Grand Prix

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Non-stop 24- hour pedal kart charity race for disadvantaged children. More than 40 teams will be taking part, including categories for women's teams, mixed team, engineering excellence and best all-round kart. The race began yesterday and finishes at ...




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