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  1. City's leaders pay tribute to slain officer at vigil

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... on pillars and walls. There were two heart-shaped wreaths of red roses in front of the altar. Poems lauded the dead constable as a 'real hero' in Chinese. One, by a police Christian group, ...

  2. Write on Tsang's wall

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh You can now tell the chief executive exactly what you think of him- on his new Facebook page. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is setting up a page on Facebook next month to reach out to the public. The 65-year-old already has some experience using the we ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Leung Ko May-yee. Ferrari dealer's doughnut on city wall not too classy It is not unknown for Ferrari drivers to engage in bad behaviour. But leaving skid marks on Nanjing's 600-year-old city wall takes some beating. A Ferrari dealer had rented a gate along the state-protected cultural property encircling the former imperial capital for a May 7 showing of the limited ...

  4. Desire for a contested election helps put the writing on the wall

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... is on the wall. The elite hoped to use their votes to sponsor a ticket for the democrats' nominee, Alan Leong Kah-kit, to put pressure on Donald Tsang Yam-kuen for him to do better on issues like ...

  5. Briefs

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of yuan-related business in Hong Kong could create 'once in a century' opportunities. He said yuan deposits in the city's banks doubled from 315 billion yuan (HK$385 billion) in 2010 to 619 ... the Summary Offences Ordinance for painting graffiti on a wall near Hollywood Road in Central. Flat owners not keen to return to fire-hit block Ten owners of flats damaged by last month's fatal ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More pressing needs for Hong Kong than 'city of lifts' plan

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial A 'city of lifts' is just not enough Leung Chun-ying must have surprised many in the community when he announced a multi-billion-dollar spending spree to improve the city's access for the elderly, disabled and children. Dubbed the "city of lifts" project, it involves the construction of 230 outdoor lifts next to footbridges and slopes across ...

  7. Two-thirds say city worse off than in '97

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So and Gary Cheung Almost two-thirds of Hongkongers and long-term residents think the city has become a worse place since the handover, a poll for the Sunday Morning Post shows. ... per cent of those questioned by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme believe the city has become a better place since the end of British colonial rule, down from 39.9 ...

  8. Hemmed in

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Tsang Yam-kuen delivers his annual policy speech, you will likely hear him talk briefly about the 'wall effect' of monster buildings that ring our city, shutting off air flow. He ... last historical building of its type. Greedy developers shouldn't be let anywhere near it. But neither Tsang nor anyone else can now save our city from the 'wall effect'. ...

  9. Three-quarters of city loses faith in Tsang

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... nothing wrong. The poll found that 71 per cent of respondents were against Tsang's role as city leader, up 7 percentage points on the previous month. His popularity rating was down 3.1 points ...

  10. City Digest

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Media veteran wants to rent Donald's dumped flat Media veteran Stephen Shiu Yeuk-yuen, owner of pro-democracy online radio station Hong Kong Reporter, has offered to pay HK$3 million to mainland tycoon Bill Wong Cho-bau to rent for three years the 6, ...




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