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  1. slice of life

    Posted Apr 20th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1989 Two major news items had Hong Kong riveted throughout the week. On the mainland, 6,000 students staged a midnight march from Beijing University towards Tiananmen Square. They chanted pro-democracy slogans and carried banners in remembrance of reformist Communist Party chief Hu Yaobang. The march came ...

  2. Slice of life

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

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1979 The Skylab deathwatch began in earnest as the huge American space laboratory neared the end of its long space journey and was heading for a flaming plunge back to Earth. Representatives of several federal agencies gathered in Washington to keep track of Skylab's final hours and take emergency action ...

  3. slice of life

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1960 Some things don't change. The big local controversy in 1960 was whether football pools should be legalised. Leave it to the government, trumpeted the Catholic weekly, while the Chinese Christian Churches Union branded it: 'Potential evil and crime.' The Sunday Examiner said it did ...

  4. slice of life

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1965 Several thousand Chinese residents of Hong Kong became eligible for immediate migration to the United States under a new US Immigration Reform Bill. When fully implemented, the new bill would allow up to 20,000 migrants annually into the US from most countries, including Hong Kong. The US ...

  5. Talking Points

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it has to have some currency or validity today. Virginia Yue, founder of the Concern Group for Hong Kong Science Education ...

  6. A clear message to renegade nations: resist at your peril

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Gretchen Peters

    ... Maher said. 'As for the threats and the imposition of sanctions, they are never a way to resolve problems.' Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said: 'Syria does not consider ...

  7. Sino-US military ties poised to resume

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... James Steinberg- agreed at a meeting in Virginia late last month to get negotiations on the resumption of military links off the ground so the breakdown in military relations could be repaired ...

  8. Group warns on biology guideline

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... ideas and therefore falls short of the objective of modern, quality science education,' said the group's founder, Virginia Yue Wai-sin, an auditor from Tsuen Wan. 'They ...

  9. Mailbag

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that students do translation work during the long summer holidays. WONG CHUN-MAU, Tung Chung Keep religion out of Hong Kong's classrooms I welcome the astute efforts of Virginia Yue and the Concern ... is a religious apologist. We must be mindful of religious apologists' methods in undermining science, reason and critical thinking. As Virginia Yue's group has observed, the actions ...

  10. Mailbag

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are also available on either the Legco website http://www.legco.gov.hk/yr11-12/english/panels/ed/papers/ed_e.htm or on our site. VIRGINIA YUE (convener and spokesperson), Concern Group for Hong ...




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