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  1. Moat proposal for Tamar has its drawbacks

    Posted Oct 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the public. And since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, a moat has been built as added security for at least one US nuclear power station. But it still comes as a surprise ...

  2. Son traumatised by arrest, dad says

    Posted Oct 01st 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... had control of the brakes. 'Next thing I knew the police appeared in a very dramatic fashion, screeching to a halt in a police van. Four policemen jumped out. They arrested both of us ...

  3. Astronauts land in a sea of affection

    Posted Nov 28th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... 'Support from Hong Kong and mainland citizens has been a major impetus for our success. China's first spaceman Yang Liwei and other colleagues have reminded us to thank the people of Hong ...

  4. Social networks could prove a powerful connecting tool

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in helping us come to grips with the challenge. The social networking phenomenon is still in its infancy but there are dozens of putative networks out there helping people to stay in touch, find ...

  5. Extra-clever hands set Robonaut apart

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... that they are another way to make us feel warm and fuzzy or that they serve as a distraction while the world falls apart. But every now and then a robot comes along that can do something useful or impressive, ...

  6. Race against time

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung To celebrate the launch of its anti-ageing supplement VI-28, Vigconic held a dual celebration. First stop was a tea reception at the Pool House of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Wan Chai, attended by former Miss Hong Kong Elaine Sung Wing-yan, who flew in from the US to be the face of VI-28. Wearing a dress by Chloe, she greeted guests, who included Scarlett Pong Oi-lan, ...

  7. Sun declares an end to newspaper price war

    Posted May 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... circulation suffered most in the price war, falling an average 11 per cent to about 300,000 copies a day. 'We don't think that the price rise will have any impact on us, and we need to take ... is increasing,' said a newspaper publishing executive, citing newsprint costs which had risen to about US$620 a tonne. The Sun last year cut its cover price when two new free dailies entered the crowded ...

  8. Chalco dashes for cash with $4.6b share sale

    Posted May 09th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... per cent, to a five-year high of 17,301.79 yesterday. Sentiment was buoyed by aluminium three-month futures touching an 18-year high of US$2,935 a tonne last Friday and an 8.7 per cent alumina ... to sell 1.5 billion new A shares and a five billion yuan short-term bond. Meanwhile, Brilliance China Automotive Holdings is raising up to US$180 million from the sale of a five-year convertible ...

  9. Bureau rejects blame over RTHK

    Posted May 09th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... responsibility. But unless RTHK is taken over by us, it remains the department head's statutory responsibility to ensure the proper use of public funds,' he told a Legislative Council Public ... cat or white cat. It's a good cat as long as it catches mice.' For RTHK, we are well aware that catching mice alone doesn't make us a good cat. We need to be a cat that catches ...

  10. Failure is not an option

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Jean-Pierre Lehman

    ... Jean-Pierre Lehmann We at the Evian Group are very concerned that the Doha process of trade talks is paralysed. All of us should be concerned. In spite of many appeals from different ... oblivious to the far broader challenges and opportunities that confront us. If we stay in this rut, the consequences are going to be costly indeed. That is the reality. And the key point ...




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