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  1. United States' loss could be Hong Kong's gain in 2011 World Cup qualifying

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The banning of top seeds, the United States, by the International Cricket Council (ICC) from taking part in the World Cricket League Division Three tournament in May, could ... and put in place a constitution. This has resulted in the ICC booting the US out of the eight-team Division Three tournament to be held in Darwin, Australia, in May. It also means Hong Kong, who ...

  2. New premises to put legislators in best light

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Lawmakers were yesterday assured that the Legislative Council premises in the proposed HK$5.2 billion Tamar complex would be more user-friendly, and that state-of-the-art audio ... the House Committee approved sending a letter to the chief executive seeking a meeting between lawmakers and state leaders when they arrive to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the handover. ...

  3. Netherlands QUIZ

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a Dutch heritage? 8 Which Dutch director returned to the Netherlands last year after 20 years of living and working in the United States? 9 In Amsterdam, in what kind of shop can one buy Super ...

  4. Malaysian allure charms Arabs

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... says Mr Adnan. 'We are targeting Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Syria and the United Arab Emirates.' Hotels and restaurants increasingly offer Islamic halal food, build separate ...

  5. Ruling on doctors' adverts challenged

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Medical Council launches appeal Commercial freedom of expression lies at the lowest end of the wide spectrum of rights to freedom of speech, the Medical Council argued in the Court of Appeal yesterday. London queen's counsel Michael Belo ...

  6. Judge slams developer over appeal

    Posted Jul 17th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... compensation. But the government argued that Harvest Good had neglected to raise the issue of constitutionality during the five years of litigation that led to its loss of title, and therefore should ... that an attempt is being made to pursue the earlier litigation by other means... the action now pursued constitutes a collateral attack on that earlier litigation. 'Why should the public purse pay ...

  7. Ruling by top court upholds gay rights

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... The government then applied to the Court of Final Appeal for a final determination on the law's constitutionality. Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang said that for a law to discriminate, it needed ...

  8. UN rights committee to scrutinise constitutional reform green paper

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The green paper on constitutional development is set to come under the scrutiny of the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Human Rights Monitor, Hong Kong's leading ... of Hong Kong's constitutional development,' Human Rights Monitor director Law Yuk-kai said. In the submission, Human Rights Monitor criticises the Hong Kong government for stressing ...

  9. Russia comes close second to United States in skilled labour

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... are actively at work. Unsurprisingly, the United States is at the top of the league table with 35 million skilled people out of a population of about 300 million. Surprisingly, Russia is close behind, ... More on Russia. The general election for Russia's parliament- the State Duma of the Federal Assembly- will be held on Sunday. Russian citizens residing or visiting Hong Kong can vote ...

  10. e-pal: United States

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I'm proud to say that I'm one of the top 20 hurdlers in the state. During my free time, I work at the local Six Flags amusement park selling merchandise. I also referee a lot of youth ...




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