Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015   




Quit whining, kids  it's only a dog
Time for another rant at the strange behavior of the human race  namely, that it seems a whole generation of children are being brought up to be afraid of animal life and nature in general.

Medical and travel insurance gripes rise 30pc
There has been a 30 percent rise in medical and travel insurance complaints, according to an industry body.

Court hears of Lew's conspiracy over oil-field deal
Businessman Lew Mon-hung allegedly conspired with two women to defraud the Hong Kong stock exchange over a multimillion-dollar deal to buy natural gas fields in the United States, gaining benefits akin to money laundering, a court heard yesterday.

Assurances on poll changes `studied'
Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung says the government is studying how it can assure the public that changes can be made to the electoral arrangements after 2017.

Now Prada looks to cut prices as Asia sales slip
Italian luxury goods company Prada announced a price cut on its sought-after goods in Asia, including Hong Kong, on the same day it reported its first drop in annual net profit since it listed in the SAR four years ago.

Call to clarify plastic bag levy policy
Civic Party lawmaker Kenneth Chan Ka- lok has urged the government to clarify its policy on the plastic bag levy, which fully comes into effect tomorrow.

Parents primed for trouble at school
More than 150 parents rallied at the Canadian International School yesterday morning to protest at the sacking of two popular primary school teachers and to say they have no confidence in the head.

Mainland students to get Rhodes boost
Prestigious Rhodes Scholarships to study at the University of Oxford will be offered to mainland postgraduate students for the first time in 2016.

Workers united will be on right side of new law
Collective bargaining by employees and trade unions will not violate the Competition Law kicking in this year.

Boy, 4, critical after flat fall on to van
A four-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after falling from the fourth-floor window of his Yau Ma Tei home and landing on a parked van.



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