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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. e-pal: United States

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... Compiled by Jason Ng Connecting with teens around the world Name Rebecca Anne Lovell Age 21 City/country Morgantown, West Virginia Star sign Aries Despite its name, Morgantown is actually a bustling city of over 28,000 people, located on the Pennsylvania ...

  4. 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 pave the way for Hong Kong's entry into the next round of qualifying for the 2011 World Cup. The ICC suspended the US last week after the American governing body failed to hold elections ...

  5. Between Ally and Partner: Korea-China Relations and the United States

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Between Ally and Partner: Korea-China Relations and the United States by Jae-ho Chung Columbia University Press, HK$312 South Korea is between a rock and a hard place. It needs ... like in the 21st century, where pragmatism links states with mutually incompatible ideologies and economics shapes politics. Fascinating is Chung's account of the secret dealings between ...

  6. After 147 years, the sun still shines on the Chellarams

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Australia. 'The market for conservative clothing is endless,' Manesh explained. The family and their eight office employees manage ...

  7. Word Power

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate words from the passage. The growing 1._______ of youth violence has alarmed educators around the world. The massacre at Virginia Tech university in the United States last month shocked the world. With 32 people killed, the incident was the 2._______ of its kind in modern US history. Wielding 3._______, teenage thugs attack ...

  8. United to fly Washington-Beijing

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The first direct flight between the capital cities of the United States and China will be launched by United Airlines within 90 days, according to the US carrier. The daily service, using the 347-seat Boeing 747-400, would start on or before March 25, flying between Dulles International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport, United said yesterday. ...

  9. Protecting airport a job for elite police unit

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But It takes six months of specialised training to be selected for the elite Airport Security Unit. The training for this unit, which is marking its 30th anniversary, is the second ... on their belts, physical fitness is vital. 'The fitness standard is stringent, and it is the foundation for this unit,' said Chief Inspector Clement Lai Ka-chi, the unit's officer ...

  10. Citigroup unit sells Shui On Land stake

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lee Yuk-kei Citigroup Venture Capital International, a private equity investment unit of the US banking giant, has offloaded its entire 1.5 per cent stake in mainland developer Shui On Land through a share placement after the market closed yesterday, according to a source close to the deal.. The firm reaped HK$375 million by selling 61 million Shui On shares at HK$6.12 each, ...




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