Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Friday, August 1, 2014   




Chater Road sit-in activists freed with no charges laid
Eleven people arrested after a peaceful but illegal occupation of a street in Central after the July 1 march, were yesterday released "unconditionally."

Anti-Occupy drive taken to US
The chairman of Hong Kong's biggest pro-Beijing political party is in the United States to get overseas Chinese to oppose Occupy Central.

Last of CY's back-up team now in place
Stephen Sui Wai-keung was yesterday appointed as undersecretary for Labour and Welfare. That completes the list of 11 undersecretaries in the Leung Chun-ying administration.

Aide `unclear' about Hui's SHKP ties
The personal assistant to former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan testified yesterday she was unclear about her boss's relationship with Sun Hung Kai Properties.

Airspace not runway is issue: greens
A third runway will not solve the low efficiency of flights through Hong Kong International Airport due to the mainland's airspace restrictions such as unexplained closures and the entry height level at 15,700 feet, an environmental group said yesterday.

Subsidies set for students heading to mainland
About 1,600 students could take up bachelor degree courses in the mainland over the next three years under a government-subsidized program.

Sorry girls, there's just fewer partners
Hong Kong women continue to face the prospect that they will have no choice other than to remain single.

Flats get electricity back after restaurant dispute
Electricity was restored to a Mong Kok multistory building after 11 days of blackout when frustrated residents surrounded a cha chan teng, whose owner had refused to do maintenance work on the 40-year-old building.

MTR `best in world' despite delays
Hong Kong has the best subway system in the world, but hiccups are unavoidable, according to MTR operations director Jacob Kam Chak-pui.

Respect parade by police fans
At least 4,000 people are expected to mass for a parade on Sunday to salute the police.



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