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  1. slice of life

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1962 Hong Kong absorbed more than 50,000 illegal immigrants during the first five months of the year, though the flow was on a much smaller scale during May. A new barbed-wire barricade set up along the frontier, coupled with travel restrictions reimposed on the mainland side of the border, largely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/460388/slice-life
  2. slice of life

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1972 The worst deluge to hit Hong Kong in 83 years claimed at least 200 lives. It was marked by twin disasters- a mudslide, which buried a squatter village in Sau Mau Ping, and the collapse of a luxury skyscraper block in Mid-Levels. Those tragedies and others in various parts of the territory followed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505305/slice-life
  3. slice of life

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1979 In the early hours of February 6, the Panamanian-registered freighter Skyluck slipped into Hong Kong with 3,000 Vietnamese refugees on board. The government quickly indicated it had no plans to allow the refugees- 2,500 ethnic Chinese and 500 Vietnamese- ashore. The captain of the 3,500-tonne ship, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488543/slice-life
  4. Slice of life

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1963 President John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States, was shot dead by a hidden assassin armed with a high-powered rifle while travelling in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas. The president was shot in the head and fell face down in the back seat of his car. Kennedy died in hospital of a gunshot wound ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479258/slice-life
  5. Slice of life

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1961 The philosopher Bertrand Russell was sentenced to seven days' jail for refusing to abandon his civil disobedience against nuclear weapons. He was originally sentenced to two months' jail by a Bow Street magistrate, but this was reduced when the magistrate was shown a medical certificate that made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470304/slice-life
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438928/clear-message-renegade-nations-resist-your-peril
  7. I heard tapes of ICAC officers later, lawyer told court

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A lawyer who asked a witness in a fraud case to tape anti-corruption investigators allegedly coaching him how to testify said she did not listen to the recordings until after her client was arrested. Virginia Szeto, acting for former warrants trader Cheung Ching-ho, told the District Court of meetings with her client and how he gave her notes and tape recordings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741738/i-heard-tapes-icac-officers-later-lawyer-told-court
  8. Accused urged to waive confidentiality privilege

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... They are charged with perverting the course of justice and misconduct. The court heard that Cheung sought legal advice from Virginia Szeto in March and August 2009. The ICAC officers began coaching him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741586/accused-urged-waive-confidentiality-privilege
  9. Legal professional privilege has to be protected, judge says

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... and details of his contact with his lawyer, Virginia Szeto. Defence lawyer Andrew Bruce objected to the application in the District Court on Thursday, citing professional privilege that protects all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741335/legal-professional-privilege-has-be-protected-judge-says
  10. Chen's son flies home to face scandal probe

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of Virginia. 'I paid the school fees a few days later and also got my student card,' Chen Chih-chung said, denying reports that he had not set foot on university grounds. Once he and his wife ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/650228/chens-son-flies-home-face-scandal-probe

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