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    Yuen Kwok-yung - the stoic scientist soldiers on

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... The man behind the city's bird flu findings is no stranger to meeting dead ends in research, he simply lets go and moves on Long before the H7N9 novel coronavirus emerged in the mainland, University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung, along with other researchers, warned the world that if another Sars-like pandemic struck, the disease would likely come from ...

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    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... on the right path. Do not commit yourself to the street." On pan-democrats' threat to veto reform, he said: "As long as they give up their biases, the universal suffrage plan in line ... Law Committee member, has worked with Li for a long time. "Li is refined, profound, and experienced. He speaks softly but the remarks he makes can easily knock you out," Tam said. ...

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    Chan Yuen-han returns to Legco determined to better lives of workers

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Chan Yuen-han is 65 and a cancer survivor, but she is back in Legco, fighting to achieve a better life for the working people of Hong Kong Still toiling hard forthe workers At an age when many people are retiring, the labour rights advocate Chan Yuen-han is preparing to put in long hours in the Legislative Council for the next four years so ...

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    Pulling out of the news business: Tony Tsoi

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... News contributor Evan Fowler, a long-time friend of Tsoi's, said the reference to his family was unusual. "Tony is very cautious about what he says. He is not someone who likes ... seeking sponsorship, or subscriptions," said Dr Camoes Tam Chi-keung, a veteran journalist and commentator. Yau Ching-yuen, editor of another online news site, Post 852, added: "Tony ...

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    Readying watchdog for major surgery: Joseph Lau

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Emily Tsang

    ... on surgery of the liver, pancreas and biliary system at Chinese University. The council has long been under scrutiny. It is accused of being too protective of doctors, being too slow and reactive ... which has long been criticised for its lack of transparency in handling doctor-patient disputes, would lose the power to conduct investigations. At present, the authority can punish public ...

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    James To Kun-sun: A lawmaker's long road to justice

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Phila Siu

    ... to's long road to justice James To Kun-sun still remembers conversations he had with relatives of victims of the Manila bus siege killings on the eve of its first anniversary. "They ... at the time. They said, 'Lawmaker To, we would really like you to come with us.'" To eventually said yes. And that was the moment that he got involved in a long-standing dispute between ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... a question he faces from lawmakers such as "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung every now and then. But Tsang's sympathy with the mainland should come as no surprise if one looks back at his ...

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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... as the social good. "On the one hand, it's what the demonstrators feel to be the long-term benefit or the very identity of Hong Kong that is at stake. So I think they would reasonably feel ...

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    Academic Benny Tai proves he is not all talk and no action

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Benny Tai's social experiment and political movement has long shaken off its image of idealism and created more inclusive politics Academic proves he ... to Central." That might well be next year. One of Tai's HKU classmates has much to do with the timing: Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung is part of a government trio in charge ...

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    Democrat ready to build on public's victory in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... had long been dissatisfied with the government over their declining quality of life, Sou said, but the ridiculous nature of the bill proved a tipping point that drove them into the streets. ... but the moves of these three lawmakers ['Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung, Raymond Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip] turned my mindset upside down. I realised that I should fight for what ...




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