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  1. New APA boss denies claim he was suspended

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com The newly appointed director of the Academy of Performing Arts (APA) has denied reports that he was suspended from his current job in Australia. Adrian ... annual leave and had already returned to work at the school in Canberra. 'I was not suspended,' Walter said via e-mail, after media reports in Australia suggested that he had been ...

  2. Hospital bookings suspended for expectant mainland mothers

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Mainlanders hoping to give birth in Hong Kong's public hospitals in the next three months will have to change their plans, as bookings have been suspended until the end of the year. The Hospital Authority, which announced the suspension yesterday, said it would ensure that demand from local expectant mothers could be met during the busiest period of the year. However, ...

  3. HK woman given life for swindling tycoon

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... known as Sabina Wan Soi-fan and formerly the chairwoman of New World Business Solution Corporation, was sentenced yesterday at Beijing No 1 Intermediate People's Court. The court heard Wen, ... million from the sale on her behalf of 63,090 carats of raw diamonds. She received a suspended jail term that year for perjury over a Hong Kong-issued bankruptcy order. ...

  4. News - Asia

    Briefs, January 10, 2013

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... the communist state. The accused, who included Catholics, bloggers and students, were handed sentences ranging from three to 13 years. Rights groups say dozens of peaceful political activists ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks, August 21

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 08:30am by John Kennedy

    ... of the Century East Asia Forum--  China’s white paper on rare earths 2point6billion.com--  China Potentially Closing an Important Rare Earth Deal with North Korea Chinese Law Prof Blog--  Sentencing ...

  6. Slice of life

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter, and sentenced to 10 years' jail. In the 14th-century case, a man beat a woman while she was pregnant with twins. One was stillborn and the other ... The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America forced a San Francisco firm to suspend sales of Hong Kong-made suits. They picketed shops and launched a leaflet campaign against Hong Kong imports. ...


    Philippine president's clash with China over islands divides analysts

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... and gives the government the power to set up what internet law expert Jose Disini said was akin to "the great internet wall of China". In October, the Philippine Supreme Court suspended ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... proviso outrageous I was horrified to read about how Mississippi's governor Haley Barbour suspended the life sentences of sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott, but only if Gladys would sacrifice ...

  9. Fong puts studies aside to play for HK

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Soccer takes precedence over studies for young Hong Kong international Fong Pak-lun- at least in the short term. The 19-year-old winger, who has been earmarked for success by Hong Kong coach Ernie Merrick, opted to suspend his studies at Polytechnic University after his Hong Kong Diploma Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) results were ...

  10. Talking points

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is exclusively a federal government responsibility. The law- portions of which have been suspended after court challenges by the Obama administration- is among several pieces of state legislation ... asked the high court to reinstate the suspended sections. UN steps up drive to eradicate malaria To mark World Malaria Day, the United Nations has announced a drive to raise US$3.2 billion ...




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