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  1. Beijing orders lower level officials to stamp out construction graft

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo A two-year house-cleaning campaign will target the mainland's booming construction industry, but seemingly weak enforcement measures augur poorly for its chances of reining in widespread malpractice. Billions of yuan in stimulus funds are bein ...

  2. Cruz hopes Beauty Flash can turn tables with gun draw in Duty Free

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Dubai If the barrier draw for tomorrow night's US$5 million Dubai Duty Free is any guide, then the tide is swinging back around to Hong Kong trainer Tony Cruz. ... with Bullish Luck in the World Cup in 2007- but his best Duty Free effort was fifth with the same horse the year before. Beauty Flash has risen sharply in Cruz's estimation, to the point where he ...

  3. Filthy air a clear dereliction of public duty

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... and sewage systems. Hong Kong's colonial regime, backward in many respects, acknowledged this duty of government to the common good. The treatment of illness might be left to private doctors ... leaders are guilty of gross negligence and dereliction of public duty. If they were a private concern in jurisdictions such as the United States, they would be the subject of overwhelming ...

  4. Fast-track share sale plan raises concerns of more market turmoil

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... intervened to lift sentiment through a massive cut in stamp duty taxes. Yesterday, turnover on the Shanghai Stock Exchange hit a 11/2-year low as investors believed the downward momentum would ...

  5. Fast-track share sale plan slammed

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to in late April before Beijing intervened to lift sentiment through a massive cut in stamp duty taxes. Yesterday, turnover on the Shanghai Stock Exchange hit a 1?-year low as investors believed ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the US home mortgage market. Additionally, a first home-buyer faces home refurbishing, agent commission and stamp duty, all of which can easily add another 10 per cent to the initial cost ...

  7. CCTV fire probe turns up graft, weekly says

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... at the complex had found clues related not only to dereliction of duty but also to corruption. It said Xu Wei, in charge of the construction office and CCTV's deputy chief engineer, was the first ... procuratorate announced a few days after the fire that it was launching an investigation into whether there had been dereliction of duty. Mu Ping, president of the Beijing procuratorate, said yesterday ...

  8. talk back

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Causeway Bay I went to the Hongkong Post Office to buy $3 stamps for the Christmas cards that I wish to send overseas. I know when I receive Christmas cards from abroad it's always interesting to see what kind of festive and unique Christmas stamps are issued by most nations of the world. I made the assumption Hongkong Post would have something unique and special for this festive ...

  9. letters

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exporters, so there could be reduced demand for its products. The central government should introduce tougher laws to stamp out contaminated food from the market. Yuki Fung, Leung Shek Chee College ...

  10. Tainted milk powder criminals held

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... products.' The unidentified official promised more forceful measures to crack down on food safety violations, and dereliction of duty by supervision authorities would be severely punished, the report ...




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