Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Saturday, March 7, 2015   




Veil of secrecy on CY talks with Beijing man
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying met with Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office director Wang Guangya in Beijing for two hours yesterday, but both parties did not give any statement to the media after the meeting.

Push continues for pan-dems to change tune on reforms
Acting Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Lau Kong-wah said the government would continue to strive to secure the support of pan-democrats on political reform.

Sludge carriers clean up act
Hong Kong's first two environmentally friendly sludge vessels made their maiden voyages yesterday as the government's Harbour Area Treatment Scheme to improve water quality picked up steam.

Stop put on shopping list queries, murder trial told
A man accused of killing and dismembering his friend's parents was told by his alleged accomplice not to ask questions about his shopping list, the Court of First Instance heard.

Magazine hits back on shampoo story
The public has the right to know if any shampoo contains substances that can or may cause cancer, the defense counsel said yesterday in a defamation trial involving mainland maker Bawang.

Don't look so sad, we're a happy lot
We are generally a happy bunch or so says the Hong Kong Women Development Association and the more we earn the jollier we are.

Kwun Tong back alleys to hit front with artistry
Several dozen back alleys in Kwun Tong are to be spruced up, decorated with art work and renamed under a HK$1 million scheme to energize Kowloon East.

Gripes against cops soar with Occupy troubles
The Occupy Central movement sparked a record-high 159 reportable cases against police, the Independent Police Complaints Council said.

Chan think-tank plan widens scope for poll
A pro-democracy think-tank headed by former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang has proposed a method in which election hopefuls could still enter the race for chief executive in 2017 without first being formally endorsed by the nomination committee.

Uni chief `goat' makes the grade
University of Hong Kong vice chancellor Peter Mathieson managed what rated a passable character for "goat" and also offered seasonal greetings in Cantonese to the media at his first spring reception.



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