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  1. Trial crucial to get bridge traffic moving

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... scheme is meant to ease these restrictions, and officials are counting on it to increase bridge traffic. One month before the trial's first phase, allowing local five-seater cars to travel ... to a different traffic system and are known for reckless driving, may pose a danger in Hong Kong. Even without the opposition, the take-up rate of the trial's first phase seems to be on shaky ...

  2. Guards' working day not such a trial

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's prison officers are feeling hard done by. The daily grind of travelling to work, six-day shifts and irregular meal times is taking such a toll on the men and women who help keep us safe in our beds at night that they want an hour shaved o ...

  3. Robust ties endure economic trials

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan There seems to be something special about Hong Kong-Thai trading relations that gives companies confidence, despite businesses having taken a hit over the past year amid the global economic crisis. As with Hong Kong's other trading par ...

  4. Bankers not expecting big benefits from trial

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... another means of raising funds and allow banks to make effective use of yuan deposits. The trial's benefits may not be significant, but Hong Kong could benefit when the flow of yuan ... for China Financial Research at the University of Hong Kong, believes Shanghai's role in the trial poses a challenge to Hong Kong. However, he said Hong Kong still had its niche as an open ...

  5. Baby loses fight for his life as mother awaits trial for abuse

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... on her son after losing money. The suspect has posted bail and is awaiting trial in Macau at an unspecified date, according to the spokesman. ...

  6. Trial for software that spots border cheats

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... countries. A preliminary trial of the software, which is being tested in Hong Kong, was satisfactory and the department was seeking advice on whether it would breach privacy laws or give rise ...

  7. Handing of dissident to mainland raises questions

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The case of exiled mainland dissident Zhou Yongjun is becoming an embarrassment for the government and a challenge to the principle of 'one country, two systems'. More than a year after he was refused entry into Hong Kong from Macau, the circums ...

  8. Shenzhen link-up a must, Tang says

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... on the row over two Hong Kong journalists who were detained by Sichuan police when they tried to cover the trial of rights activist Tan Zuoren this month, Mr Tang urged the mainland government ...

  9. Township chief on trial over gambling away 90m yuan

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The former chief of Guangdong's Tangxia township has been arrested and will face trial in Dongguan on charges of gambling away more than 90 million yuan in public money at Macau casinos and in Hong Kong, mainland media said. Dongguan authorities said Li Weimin, 43, used his position to embezzle more than 88.3 million yuan and $2.9 million from community coffers, ...

  10. Rendition deal vital to remove legal grey area

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Questions concerning the best venue for the trial are likely to arise, especially as a mainland gunman involved has recently been jailed for 16 years by a Hong Kong court. Informal arrangements ... on since 1999. The informal arrangement is convenient because it means officials do not have to deal with the sensitive issue of whether to send fugitives back to face trial under ...




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