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  1. Survey Survey is back in the groove

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... barrier 11, Olivier Doleuze had little option on Survey Survey but to go back on him and consequently he was last of the 13 'active' starters at the 800m before making his run wide and late. At the start of the classic trail, Survey Survey won two races at 1,400m and while he was certainly impressive enough in those victories, it was his performance behind stablemate Floral ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Thursday during my lunch break I saw a jogger running quite fast on the walking trail. However, when I looked at the (much narrower) jogging trail four elderly people and two office workers were ... the ever-present risk of being built around. Jeremy Kidner, Central Act now to prevent accident at park Victoria Park, in Causeway Bay, has a walking and a jogging trail. It is annoying to find joggers ...

  3. Trail of woe

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... it the 'underground railroad', harking back to the secret trails followed by African-American slaves fleeing to the free north in the 19th century. For North Koreans seeking a new life outside ... sanctuary to refugees,' said Tim Peters, a US evangelical pastor who runs Helping Hands Korea, a charity based in Seoul. Among those countries is China, perhaps the most dangerous way-station ...

  4. Wukan living in fear of spies and harassment

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the authorities. Her decision to run for a key position on the village committee has left her jobless. She received 2,118 votes but withdrew from the election at the last minute when her grandmother threatened to swallow poison if she stayed in the race. Pressure is mounting on others, too. Hong Ruichao said he was trailed when visiting Donghai township, and another young activist, Zhang ...

  5. Anti-pollution warriors should sleep on it

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that running in such polluted conditions is bad for one's health. As a keen runner/hiker who has participated in the past three Standard Chartered Marathon events, I have decided to limit my 'recreational activities' to the country parks and trails of Hong Kong which, while not pollution-free, offer better scenery and higher quality air than the expressways of Hong Kong Island ...

  6. Keen battle for crucial ethnic minority vote

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... scientist Ivan Choy Chi-keung said the political temperature on the campaign trail had been lukewarm since so much attention was being paid to the upcoming election of the chief executive. 'The ... a district councillor for 15 years, signed up to run but withdrew on the last day of the nomination period. Ahuja said the language barrier was a major problem in the constituency- about one-fifth ...

  7. Seen but not heard

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... in recent years. The mainland's commission is more government-run than the others. Britain took almost 20 years from signing the UN convention to creating a commission, says Ms Wong. 'We have waited over 10 years...' she trails off hopefully. In May, welfare legislator Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung, along with the support of fellow lawmaker Kwok Ka-ki, who represents ...

  8. Fund providers chase after itinerant employees' accrued benefits

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... people could leave a trail of accrued balances with different trustees,' he said. 'We're trying to get the message across that this is not a smart thing to do.' Another avenue ... with employees,' he said. The marketing initiative has only been running since the Lunar New Year, but the company is already seeing good results in the form of applications for its individual retirement ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... executive's post to make clear their position on the rights of sexual minorities. Despite its oft-vaunted aspiration to be Asia's world city, Hong Kong trails much of the developed world when ... Alliance) Unimpressed by Tang's trip to district I refer to the report, 'Tang runs from protest before saying 'I'll run'' (November 27). On November 26, former chief ...

  10. Loveless Taiwanese men yearn for cross-strait ties

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... marriages fail within five years. Local authorities have begun offering free language classes to non-Chinese immigrants. The Pearl S. Buck Foundation runs hotlines for abused wives and counsels ... complains that her mother-in-law ignores her daughter and insists on taking care of the son when Ms Huang's husband goes to work. In the 1990s, Taiwanese investors blazed a trail to Vietnam, ...




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