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  1. NWS asset sale will help boost coffers by $200m

    Posted Nov 18th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... for the period. NWS, the infrastructure and port flagship of New World Development, sold the projects to local partners, with most going to the Zhaoqing municipal government. The divestment was part ...

  2. Columnist's online diary opens a new chapter in sexual revolution

    Posted Nov 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... diaries is because I revealed a private world, and people are always interested in hearing what they feel they should not,' Ms Mu said. Since June, 160,000 visitors have read the diary ...

  3. Skype's the limit

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... voice-over-the-internet software Skype that truly enables you to say 'Hello world!' Anyone else on the system who searches for available users can then hit on, sorry, contact you. The function, mirrored ...

  4. Hong Kong's biological alarm clock is ringing

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the burden of supporting more non-workers. This resonates in Hong Kong, which has one of the lowest birth rates in the world. It inspired Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, when he was still ...

  5. Monkeys breeding faster than ever, despite feeding ban, birth control

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and Kowloon Peak. In 1992, a survey found about 600 macaques in the Shing Mun area. World-famous primatologist Jane Goodall last year urged people to stop feeding the monkeys. But visitors ...

  6. Passion for people carriers grows

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red Door News Hong Kong's love affair with seven-seater vehicles is, on the face of it, hard to fathom. The city has one of the world's lowest birth rates, with women on average giving birth to less than one child and fertility rates falling fast. The last thing the modern Hong Kong family would want, one might think, is a car that is almost as big as their apartment ...

  7. Abraham Boyd

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... by the Japanese during the second world war and served time in prisoner of war camps. They met and married afterwards. 'People come up to me and ask 'What are you?'' he says. 'I ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that teachers salaries and benefits were over 100 per cent higher than teachers in the developed world. Yet despite their high earnings and benefits, these teachers are taking industrial action ...

  9. Victory in Macau Open will take weight off Monty's mind

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... for the past 13. 'My form this year has not been all that good. For the first time since 1990, I haven't won a tournament anywhere in the world. I have two tournaments left to play this year. ...

  10. China approval for fuel surcharge

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling China's airlines have received approval to apply fuel surcharges on domestic routes as they look to deflect a portion of the higher costs that eroded earnings in the first half. The National Reform and Development Commission, China's economic planner, lifted the restriction on domestic fuel levies just weeks after China Southern and China Eastern ...




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