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  1. In Brief

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

    ... over her pregnancy The Equal Opportunities Commission is suing a company for sacking a woman on the first day of work because she was pregnant. A writ filed in the District Court alleges ... year. The case was adjourned to January 14 for a plea. Leung was jailed for 12 years for raping a teenager and molesting two others and a 21-year-old woman in Mong Kok police station ...

  2. A year on, and Lehman fallout still being felt around the world

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kenneth Howe

    ... to the China Development Research Foundation, a central government think tank. Hong Kong's economy shrank a worse-than-expected 7.8 per cent year on year in the first quarter of this year ... was sentenced to 150 years in jail. In other cases, losses were the result of overzealous banks selling products unsuitable for their customers. More than 33,000 Hong Kong investors bought HK$12 billion ...

  3. Ex-Gitic chairman jailed for 14 years

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

    ... and Investment Corp (Gitic), has been jailed for 14 years- the final chapter in a sorry saga which spooked investors in Hong Kong and around the world. The Guangzhou People's Intermediate Court ... of the Asian financial crisis, with debts of US$4.7 billion. Huang was arrested in September 1998 but only charged in December last year. A decade ago Huang, now 64, was one of the mainland's ...

  4. Tug of war over fixed-fee health packages

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... become a tug of war among the government, private hospitals, insurers and doctors for control of prices in the market. If packaged services become the mainstream service model in Hong Kong ... aggressive providers of packaged operations. Over seven years, the number of packaged operations available at the hospital rose from a few to more than 80. They cover procedures including heart ...

  5. Curse of the New Territories

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and HK$2,000 for a 7,000 sq ft site for a year- unattractive and therefore do not bother to put their idle land to better use. For those who do not mind the low returns, personal connections ... occur on farmland that has been abandoned or left unattended. About 40 years ago, there was more than 13,000 hectares of farmland in Hong Kong, but nowadays only 6,000 hectares are documented ...

  6. Is Thaksin's love affair with HK over?

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... much longer. He is on the run from a two-year prison sentence imposed in Thailand, and Britain and Japan will not give him fresh visas. Hong Kong is not at that point yet, but the situation has ... Greg Torode Ousted Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has always felt comfortable in Hong Kong. In the tough months after Thailand's generals forced him from power in September ...

  7. The body man

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... 7,000 or so cases. But it is difficult to imagine the easygoing and relaxed Dr Philip Beh Swan-lip as one of the brains behind the cracking of the city's most notorious and high-profile ... system of the body which has caused death,' he said. A Malaysian-Chinese, Dr Beh came to Hong Kong for his medical training in 1976, and worked for the government for 13 years before he took ...

  8. Tsang will not risk career confronting Beijing over rights

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... understood society's needs. Is this true? Will Hong Kong be disappointed with him? After seven years torment beginning with the onset of the Asian financial crisis in 1997, Hong Kong ... the rights of Hong Kong people. In contrast wth Tung Chee-hwa, he seems to have less determination to uphold the rights of Hongkongers. But he will try his best to keep democratic development ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... show that the number of people in Hong Kong living in poverty has increased and there has been no narrowing of the wealth gap. People earning less than HK$3,500 are defined as living in poverty. Government figures [analysed by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service] also show that one third of citizens aged over 65 are considered poor. Even though many low-income households have ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... friend seems to show a spectacular lack of such qualities, having 'worked in Hong Kong, on and off, for around 20 years' without taking the trouble to learn Chinese. Mr Ebert concludes ... of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority board that a group of University of Hong Kong architecture students has devised a design of an economically, culturally and environmentally-sustainable ...




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