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Anti-Communism

Colonial service at the mercy of fickle fate

Whenever retired British officials are remembered for their careers in Hong Kong's public service, spare a thought for those of Zimbabwe.

Tuesday, 3 April, 2012, 12:00am

Who said it?

The day will come when I will become sick. As of now I am fit as a fiddle

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in an interview on state radio marking his 88th birthday

There were voices ... expressing concerns that my participation in the chief executive race might not be favourable to the party's development

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Government shrugs off damning report on records service arm

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Drive on parting violators is just the ticket

Good to see the police have been cracking down on those who violate traffic regulations.

In a recent blitz they issued 484 fixed-penalty tickets and 71 summonses, which included 294 tickets for illegal parking and 190 for other traffic offences.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Mugabe's thanks as daughter graduates

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his daughter's graduation in Hong Kong yesterday and thanked local authorities for protecting her from British journalists.

Bona Mugabe, 22, received a degree in accounting from City University, its spokeswoman Karen Cheng said. The 87-year-old ruler took photos among the many graduates 'like any other parent', Cheng said.

16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

US military officials voice frustration over ties with China

A hiatus in Chinese military ties with the US has been officially over for more than six months. But American military officials say the gains from dialogue have been limited.

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

PLA given nod to lead anti-piracy operations

The PLA has cleared a final hurdle to taking a historic leadership role in the fight against piracy off the Horn of Africa - but is making it clear that there will be limits to its involvement with other navies.

22 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Thursday Thinktank

1 Donald Tsang Yam-kuen denies green scheme favours in-laws ... to avoid the perception of conflict of interest, they might get out of light bulbs and go into the bow-tie business

2 Guangzhou express rail approved despite cost increase to HK$65.2 billion ... for that price you can almost get a luxury flat in Central

22 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Justice chief warned of fallout from decision on Mugabe guards

Lawmakers, the Journalists Association and an international association of bodyguards have all expressed concerns about the consequences of the Department of Justice's decision not to prosecute bodyguards of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's daughter accused of assaulting journalists.

16 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Thursday Think-tank

1. Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum revealed to have bought shares the day before her death ... do you suppose someone convinced the Chinachem boss she could take it with her?

2. Campaign to keep Central's shoeshiners in business ... and we're not talking about the pro-Beijing members of Exco and Legco

25 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Justice secretary to face further questions over Mugabe incidents

The decision not to prosecute the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and their daughter's two bodyguards for assault will be further investigated by a Legislative Council panel after it agreed yesterday to initiate a number of follow-up measures.

23 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

A slap in the face for press

The government's decision not to prosecute two bodyguards of the daughter of Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe for assault raises some serious questions. The victims were two foreign journalists who were allegedly assaulted outside Bona Mugabe's home in Tai Po.

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

A case for the courts if ever there was one

The government's decision not to prosecute two bodyguards of the daughter of Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe for assault raises some serious questions. The victims were two foreign journalists who were allegedly assaulted outside Bona Mugabe's home in Tai Po. On the face of it, there was enough evidence to support a court case. Such a step would appear to be in the public interest.

10 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Lawyer raises doubts

The lawyer representing the photographers allegedly assaulted by bodyguards outside the Tai Po house where Bona Mugabe lives said last night: 'We are very concerned about this decision and we are taking advice from legal counsel.'

9 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Letters

Harbourfront revamp ideas get short shrift

I was privileged to attend the public forum on the 'Urban Design study for the New Central Harbourfront' on February 28, organised by the Planning Department at the request of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee.

12 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

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