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  1. WTO protests: the contingency plan

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... with police in the worst violence Hong Kong had seen in decades. Demonstrators broke through police cordons, snatched police shields, batons and helmets, and repeatedly tried, but failed, to overturn ...

  2. Fictitious crime lord lures confessions- or idle boasts?

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... may be exaggerating to impress someone they think is capable of more violence than they are. Or maybe they simply lie in order to get into Mr Big's lucrative and glamorous gang. However, ...

  3. Asia can help East Timor stand on its own two feet

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

    ... Jose Ramos Horta's first task as the new prime minister of troubled and isolated East Timor is to guide Asia's newest nation towards a fresh start. Political and ethnic turmoil and gang violence have threatened to turn it into a failed state just four years after it won a struggle for independence from Indonesia. Mr Ramos Horta was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his ...

  4. Forget a GST- let's tax advertising expenditure instead

    Posted Sep 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... authority of Islam with acts of terrorism and violence. In this environment, religion has become one of the most powerful political forces in the world. In the light of this, can we accept that the supreme leader of the Catholic Church was simply being naive in believing his reference to a medieval text linking violence and Islam would not be taken as political? Can we believe he chose ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to violence. Not only does this harm the reputation of Hong Kong, but it damages the stability of our society, which is maintained by our laws and those who uphold them. Violent acts may hurt ...

  6. HK's treatment of asylum seekers shameful

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in light of Hong Kong's experience dealing with hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese boat people from the 1970s to the 1990s. That was a period marked by intermittent violence and bloodshed ...

  7. Ocean Flame

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... could have been compelling as well as titillating had the main characters been less one-note. From beginning to end of the nonlinear storyline, Wang personifies violence and lust without ...

  8. Party's young guns readying for showdown

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang in a jam. During his rein there was little report of any significant threat from the violence of gangsters and their collusion with corrupt officials. But many overseas analysts have seen ...

  9. Culinary and artistic taste of Latin America could be bound for Macau

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Colombia is well-known for its coffee, beauty queens and drug-related violence. But it rarely earns a mention for artistic and culinary flair. One of the country's entrepreneurs now hopes to change that, having successfully combined art and cuisine in a new restaurant business that is about to venture abroad with the help of Washington-based Small Enterprise ...

  10. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... thin. The monks and bystanders decided to use brute force. It is really surprising, depressing sometimes, that peace-loving people will resort to violence as a solution to a problem. They found ...




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