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AseanPlus News 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't shake hands - just wave, people told

B>HONG KONG:/BThe government has advised people here not to shake hands or touch public installations in order to avoid being infected by the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

AseanPlus News 29 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

National subway cars to hit market late this year

SUBWAY cars designed exclusively by China will roll off the production line and hit the market late this year, I>Beijing Evening News /I>reported.

AseanPlus News 29 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Queries over quarantine move

B>HONG KONG:/BPeople here, still reeling from fear of atypical pneumonia, are trying to make sense of stringent measures announced by the Government on Thursday to combat the outbreak.

Education 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Foreign snippets

AseanPlus News 20 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tse pleads innocent

Pop sensation Nicholas Tse has pleaded innocent to careless driving after allegedly crashing his car into another vehicle, a Hong Kong newspaper reported yesterday.

AseanPlus News 20 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Philippine officials: Navy practically non-existent

The Philippines Navy, charged with protecting more than 7,000 islands and its surrounding waters with rickety or ageing vessels, is practically non-existent, armed forces chief of staff General Dionisio Santiago said Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Lawmakers: Change corporate law

CHINA'S Corporate Law is in desperate need of changes to adapt to the needs of the market economy, deputies to the just concluded National People's Congress session urged. Deputies and legal professionals stress that the reform will require the revision of or scrapping of a host of laws.

AseanPlus News 14 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Retired colonial-era Daimler limousine to be auctioned off Study: Tai Chi beneficial

A PRIME slice of Hong Kong#8217;s colonial past #8211; the Daimler limousine that ferried former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher and the last governor, Chris Patten, around town #8211; is to be auctioned off.

AseanPlus News 13 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Immigration dept goes after dance tutors

B>HONG KONG:/BImmigration officers are trying to nab ballroom dancing instructors from the mainland and eastern Europe who are earning up to HK$1,500 (RM738) an hour as private escorts for wealthy society women, it was reported yesterday.

AseanPlus News 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Foreign news in brief

Foreign news in brief including from Manila that a suspected prostitute went wild here after a taxi driver rejected her offer of sex and instead brought her to authorities, a police report said yesterday.