Restricted sale policy will be lame duck
I am writing regarding the proposed flats for Hong Kong people policy.
Nowadays it is difficult to define what you mean by Hong Kong people.Sunday, 9 September, 2012, 12:36am 2 comments
Manchester City, who won the English Premier League last season, are the world's richest football club - or rather, the club with the richest owner, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan; the multibillionaire's oil-rich family rule Abu Dhabi.
Award-winning British journalist David Conn, a City fan as a child, began his book - about the sheikh's takeover and transformation of City, and its effect on English football - before their success.10 Sep 2012 - 9:41am
One photograph from a recent protest against national education in Hong Kong shows a young boy sporting a red sticker that reads: "No brainwashing". The message is clear: Hongkongers fear that the classes, designed to teach students to appreciate the motherland, are merely an excuse to indoctrinate children.9 Sep 2012 - 12:03am
US President Barack Obama ordered Democrats to reinsert references to God and Jerusalem in their party platform, prompting boos from many angry delegates.
Delegates had faced a torrent of Republican criticism and some from within the party after dropping pro forma references to God and the party's support for Jerusalem being recognised as the capital of Israel.7 Sep 2012 - 3:11am
Gunmen kill son of Filipino mining activist6 Sep 2012 - 3:21am
The death of Sun Myung Moon robs his Unification Church of the glue that sustained its global following as a cohesive religious and financial force even as membership dwindled from its 1980s peak, analysts say.5 Sep 2012 - 2:56am
A replica of the Goddess of Democracy statue was erected outside the government headquarters in Admiralty last night by protesters fighting against national education.
The arrival of the statue at 10pm, borrowed from the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, brought loud cheers from the 8,000 people organisers said were gathered there.5 Sep 2012 - 9:18am
Three masked men with axes damaged Sing Tao News Corporation's office in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday - only five days after a car smashed into the firm's Shau Kei Wan headquarters.
The two attacks have prompted the company to step up security measures.5 Sep 2012 - 2:28am
Unification Church patriarch Sun Myung Moon leaves behind children who have been groomed to lead a religious movement famous for its mass weddings and business interests – if family feuds don’t bring down the empire.4 Sep 2012 - 4:23pm
Members of the controversial Unification Church, famed for its mass weddings, were in mourning yesterday after the death of its founder, Sun Myung Moon.
Moon, the self-styled messiah from South Korea who built a business empire spanning cars to sushi, was taken to hospital with complications from pneumonia more than two weeks ago.4 Sep 2012 - 3:11am
A Pakistani cleric who accused a Christian girl of blasphemy was remanded in custody yesterday after police arrested him on suspicion of evidence-tampering and desecrating the Koran.3 Sep 2012 - 5:36am
Human Rights Watch yesterday called on US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to pressure Jakarta to address rising religious intolerance, a day ahead of her visit to Indonesia.3 Sep 2012 - 4:40am
The Christians are trickling back to the poor neighbourhood in Islamabad that they fled after a blasphemy allegation ignited terror earlier last month. But fear still haunts them.
By Thursday, perhaps half of the 300 to 500 families that quit their homes on the night of August 16 - after a Christian girl was charged with burning pages of the Koran - had returned.1 Sep 2012 - 3:55am
Almost 80 primary schools have "strongly stated" they will not introduce national education in the next three years, according to a parent group's survey.
The 77 schools include 57 primary schools operated by the Catholic diocese and 11 operated by the Methodist church, as well as Jordan Road Government Primary School and Kwun Tong Government Primary School.31 Aug 2012 - 8:27am