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  1. Court resolves fate of more than 7,000 in illegal detention

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung But experts and human rights groups doubt official claims of a swift cleanup The Supreme People's Court has resolved the cases of more than 7,000 people detained longer ... mainland criminal law expert at City University of Hong Kong, said he was highly suspicious of the government's ability to adequately solve such a massive problem in a few months. 'It ...

  2. Hong Kong's greatest family crisis

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... The statistic is fertility. Last year, Hong Kong's Total Fertility Rates (TFR) fell to the lowest-ever level- 0.925. (TFR is the predicted number of births per woman, extrapolating from the latest ... (1.37). It is also well behind China's 1.37, despite the mainland's one-child policy and preference for males. Hong Kong's rate has been falling for many years, but since 1996 ...

  3. Hong Kong may be facing a mid-life crisis

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... CHRIS YEUNG Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng once likened Hong Kong to a 25-year-old adult who had stopped growing, in contrast to Shanghai, a 15-year-old who would grow up a little every year. Mr Han, the youngest mayor of Shanghai at the age of 49, was referring to the different stages of economic development of the two cities. Hong Kong may be only as old as it feels. But the two ...

  4. Hong Kong's identity crisis

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is possible has shrunk. This is a tragedy because Hong Kong enjoys a significant comparative advantage over its hinterland, as an international city and China's 'window on the world'. ... Forse is a history teacher at Island School and a 30-year resident of Hong Kong ...

  5. Alarm at runaway abortion rate

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Health experts blame poor sex education as figures show 29pc of HK pregnancies are terminated Abortions are more common in Hong Kong than in any other developed society, ... dangerous abortions flourish.' There were 20,235 abortions and 49,144 live births in Hong Kong in 2001. The number of abortions represented 29.2 per cent of recorded pregnancies, an increase ...

  6. Cathay's tough year ends on bright note

    Posted Jan 13th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... impact from the war in Iraq. The carrier moved just over 874,700 tonnes of cargo across its network last year, or about 7,000 tonnes less than in 2002. ... Russell Barling The Sars outbreak in Asia trimmed Cathay Pacific Airways' passenger numbers by about 18 per cent year on year despite a strong Christmas period for Hong Kong ...

  7. Maternal instincts

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 10am-7pm; Sundays: 11am-7pm Looking for a book or educational toys to entertain your child? Try this one-stop shop on the south side of Hong Kong Island. Opened late last year, the bookstore ... to Hong Kong dollars, with no mark-up. The bookshop also plans to host weekend story reading groups in the near future. Total Eclipse Sai Kung Tel: 2358 0235 Email: info@totaleclipse.com.hk ...

  8. HKIS board meets today over 'crisis'

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray The board of Hong Kong International School is due to meet today to discuss the result of the secret probe into the conduct of three senior members of staff in the run-up ... many stakeholders in the school who are unaware of the crisis at hand.' But she added that following Mr Henck's announcement at a meeting with parents on Monday night that the board ...

  9. Five years on, abode ruling still rankles

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the central government. The June 26, 1999, interpretation caused more than 7,000 people to lose their right of abode because their parents were not Hong Kong permanent residents when they were born. ... Hong Kong citizens to have family unions.' Asked whether people had begun to forget the issue, Father Mella- who completed a four-day fast outside the Central Government Offices in Central ...

  10. Class Notes

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is distributing free copies of a reference book on moral and civic education to all secondary schools over the next two weeks. Tel 2770 3918. schools unite for the recorder record About 7,000 students ... by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, has received 133 entries this year. ...




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