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A bad week for ...

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 09 September, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 11 June, 2015, 4:33pm
 

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor

The chief secretary was in tears in a televised interview on Friday after coming under intense pressure, as she made the government's case for the controversial introduction of national education in schools. Lam, considered the most popular member of the government in her previous role as development chief, had spoken earlier in the week about her "scary" first month in her new job.

 

Romain Grosjean

The French Formula One driver earned himself a one-race ban for causing a huge pile-up at the start of the Belgian Grand Prix , taking out rivals including Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. Grosjean went for a small gap and clipped Hamilton's McLaren. That sent both cars spinning and Grosjean's Lotus flying over Alonso's Ferrari.

 

Stephen Chow Sing-chi

The comedian and actor is being sued for HK$80 million by his former girlfriend and financial adviser Alice Yu Man-fung. Yu said in a High Court writ that without her assistance, Chow would never have been able to enter into a redevelopment deal for a home on The Peak that sold for a record HK$800 million, and that he had agreed to pay her 10 per cent commission on deals she helped him with.

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