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Mathew Loh

Paper on equality criticised

THE Government's Green Paper on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men has been criticised by a group of City Polytechnic academics who described it as containing ''a lot of moral posturing'' while being unclear, detached and tentative.

Thursday, 30 December, 1993, 12:00am

HK gold rush for new coin expected

NUMISMATISTS can add Hong Kong's first gold coin to their collections next month - provided they are lucky enough to get one.

The Government has commissioned only 20,000 pieces from the Royal Mint, so there will be the inevitable Hong Kong rush for something valuable, at $2,888 each.

23 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Influx of IIs nears record figures

THE number of illegal immigrants sneaking into the territory is heading towards a record high since the influx started in 1980.

Up to yesterday, 34,314 had been caught this year - more than the total for the whole of last year.

There were 33,703 illegal immigrants caught last year and 24,029 in 1991.

20 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Patten wins showdown with deputy

CHRIS Patten leaned over the net on the centre court at Victoria Park, shook hands with Sir David Ford and said: ''That's why you're the Chief Secretary and I'm the Governor.'' Mr Patten partnered Indian tennis star Vijay Armitraj to beat Sir David and American Roscoe Tanner in an exhibition match at the Marlboro Championships.

22 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Lashman whips up interest in relics

DECADES after starring as Lashman in martial arts movies and operas, Kwan Tak-hing still wields his whip with expert hands.

However, with the new millennium almost upon us Kwan has decided, for posterity's sake, to donate his old prop to the Collection Campaign on New Territories Relics.

21 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Youth more independent

NEARLY a quarter of youngsters, if permitted, would live apart from their parents, according to a recent survey.

The survey also found Hong Kong's youth are increasingly independent and do not have a strong attachment to their families.

It found that more than 50 per cent said they would make decisions regardless of their family's will.

1 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Jewel guards' catch leaves name tarnished

$1 MILLION in jewellery was stolen in four days from an ill-fated exhibition but all organisers had to show was a housewife who was caught lifting a necklace and a pin worth $2,500, it emerged yesterday.

Catching the 37-year-old Hong Kong woman was the only jewel in the crown for security officers at the Ninth International Jewellery Show which finished on Saturday.

7 Sep 1993 - 12:00am