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  1. slice of life

    Posted Jul 13th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1967 As the leftist-inspired riots went into a third month, public transport workers became the targets of a new terror campaign. A tram was set on fire and the driver stabbed to death in Wan Chai as unruly mobs carried out hit-and-run attacks on buses and trams on both sides of the harbour. In some cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/462926/slice-life
  2. slice of life

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1966 More than 130 people were arrested as thousands of heavily armed troops and riot police patrolled the deserted streets of Kowloon, which was under curfew for a second night after a rise in the price of the cross-harbour Star Ferry triggered rioting. Barbed wire roadblocks were thrown across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496259/slice-life
  3. slice of life

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1989 May 30: Hong Kong supporters of the democracy movement in China were contemplating how to spend or distribute the $26 million which had flooded in to help student demonstrators in Tiananmen Square. They were worried that Beijing might regard funding the students' activities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457774/slice-life
  4. slice of life

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1968 American civil rights leader Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis in a murder that shocked the world. From London to New Delhi, from Johannesburg to Moscow, news of the assassination brought stunned reactions and a deep sense of concern- bordering on fear- for the peace of the US, as 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/543407/slice-life
  5. Old warrior declares war on language education's slackers

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... and the society. Character comes first, skills follow.' Mr Chan attended the Huang Po Military School and Virginia Military Institute and believes mainstream schools in Hong Kong lack discipline and moral education. The Virginia Military Institute is the oldest state armed forces college in the United States and has a reputation for offering a sparse, physically demanding environment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515574/old-warrior-declares-war-language-educations-slackers
  6. The Bedford Boys

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin The Bedford Boys by Alex Kershaw Pocket Books $115 Bedford, Virginia, lost 22 young men on Omaha Beach and in the subsequent campaign. No American town suffered a greater one-day loss in the 1944 D-Day invasion than this tiny rural community. Alex Kershaw's moving accounts of these farm boys who fought on the front includes those of: Wallace Carter, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/460972/bedford-boys
  7. Ghosts for your machine

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

    ... VIRGINIA ELLIS Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 (GRAW 2) Ubisoft for Xbox 360 PROS: Highly realistic battle environments, intense gameplay scenarios, superb graphics and sound effects and loads of multiplayer options. CONS: The single-player campaign is far too short. Big guns and huge explosions immerse players in the chaos of battle zones in the latest Tom Clancy tactical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/591054/ghosts-your-machine
  8. ghosts for your machine

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Virginia Ellis Big guns and huge explosions immerse players in the chaos of battle zones in the latest Tom Clancy tactical shooter game, Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 (GRAW 2), published by Ubisoft for the Xbox 360. Gamers take on various missions as Captain Scott Mitchell of the 5th Special Forces Group, an elite US fighting unit also known as 'the Ghosts'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/590915/ghosts-your-machine
  9. Attack may have exposed Bush-Blair divide

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of Virginia, unusually did not apportion blame or accuse Muslim extremists, as he frequently has in the past, instead saying it was unclear who was responsible. Most striking, though, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508103/attack-may-have-exposed-bush-blair-divide
  10. War on terror needs more wisdom than guns

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on sophisticated intelligence and police work. Alas, Mr Bush does not seem inclined to do so any time soon. In his Monday speech before a group of FBI recruits and marines in Virginia, he said the best way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508070/war-terror-needs-more-wisdom-guns

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