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  1. Out and about

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Kong were regulated. Workers were registered and received regular medical inspections. Everyone benefited; the women had some protection from occupational violence; licence fees partially ... Kong Police. Born in 1893, Andrew joined the force in 1911 and had an adventurous career. After an incident in 1928, when he faced off against a gang of armed robbers (their weapons misfired ...

  2. Talk back

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... failing to act against illegal taxis? In response to your Talkback correspondent Amber Long on Thursday, no: disrupting traffic so that it becomes chaotic all over Garden Road and all ... a demonstration, at some suitably inconvenient time, against taxi drivers? I know there are many decent and helpful drivers, but the majority seem to drive with little care for the comfort or safety ...

  3. Slice of Life

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... concerned about their safety amid rising tensions at the 12 detention centres in Hong Kong and a group of determined Sai Kung residents protested against the construction of a centre at the High Island Reservoir in the country park. And the daily arrival of boat people that led to overcrowding at the centres caused more friction. Violence broke out when vigilante groups of Sek Kong ...

  4. The Planner

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Yvonne Teh Exhibitions Hidden Retort Jia Jing's paintings reveal hidden violence in the subconsciousness of human beings. Today, 9.30am-6.30pm, Art Experience Gallery, ... Strip Theatre production about a paralysed man who sees seven women appear by his bedside- but are they real or hallucinations? In Cantonese. Until Mar 31, 8pm, also Mar 31, 3pm, HKRep Black ...

  5. Arts

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... violence against women during wartime. Tue-Sun, 11am-7pm, 1a space, Unit 14, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2529 0087. Ends May 31 The First Dragon of China ... 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends May 14 Comfort Women Wanted Visual artist Lee Chang-jin's advertisement-like prints and multichannel video installation ...

  6. The Planner

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to light the memory of 200,000 young women, known as 'comfort women,' who were exploited as sex slaves in Asia during the second world war and increases awareness of sexual violence against women during wartime. Opening reception today, 7pm-8.30pm. From tomorrow: Tue-Sun, 11am-7pm, 1a space, Unit 14, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2529 ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Church developers remain unbowed by government rules

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... fought for years against the Mega Tower, which has been scaled down and reincarnated as Hopewell Centre II. What many don't know is that they may end up with three huge religious mega ... pending judicial reviews against the board over height restrictions in Wan Chai. Meanwhile, under the Anglican Church, social services provider St James' Settlement is proceeding apace ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest, November 29, 2012

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... 5.6 million visitors. 10 mainland women nabbed in vice raids Police and immigration officers arrested 10 mainland women yesterday after carrying out raids on four flats in Yau Ma Tei, allegedly used as brothels. The women, aged between 22 and 57, were detained for breaching their conditions of stay. Two more voters jailed for giving false address Two people were sentenced ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ('I want to marry my boyfriend, says woman who was a man', August 8). Worldwide, laws increasingly recognise that women such as W are female and deserve the respect, equality and dignity of being treated thus. Scientific research now indicates that women such as W may have biologically female brains, and that their deeply-felt need to live as female may be a response ...

  10. Gigs

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... against women and girls. Sat, 8pm, Philia, Shop 1, 4-8 Arbuthnot Rd, Central, HK$80, includes one drink. Inquiries: 6107 7962 or vdayhk@hotmail.com East of West The local band of vocalist Adrienne ... and Slick play Bollywood dance music and R&B. Tomorrow, midnight, Club No 9, 3/F The Galleria, 9 Queen's Rd Central, HK$120 (women), HK$160 (men), includes one drink, reservations ...




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