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  1. The year of the panda

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... Sarah Monks There's no obvious connection between an American PR girl raised on the prairies, a Chinese patriot imprisoned for his country in colonial Hong Kong, a famed American humorist planning a crazy car rally from Paris to Beijing right after the Cultural Revolution, and the giant panda. But 30 years ago, these serendipitous links led to China's historic opening ...

  2. Experts hit the mark with quake research

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... Sarah Monks If Chan Lung-sang were a golfer instead of a professor of earth sciences at the University of Hong Kong, he and his team would have just bagged a hole in one. Last year, in collaboration with French and mainland scientists, they began taking measurements at what turned out to be 'ground zero' for the 8.0-magnitude earthquake which hit Sichuan on May 12. 'The ...

  3. Healing hearts and minds

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... 'Rebuilding' the people of Sichuan is an enormous but vital task and a HKU team is leading the way, writes Sarah Monks As families across China gathered for the Mid-Autumn Festival, the true magnitude of May's devastating earthquake in Sichuan was being driven painfully home to millions in the province who were missing children, parents, siblings or other ...

  4. From rags to riches ... the entrepreneur who valued lessons of the past

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... Sarah Monks Entrepreneur Po Chung proudly claims he was the first person to receive an American Express card issued in Hong Kong. The year was 1972. He needed money to set up a Far East division of expanding air courier firm DHL. He learned that one of his US partners was using an American Express card to finance cash flows. 'Get me one too,' he said. Huge success ...

  5. Our time to shine

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... The design worlds of the mainland and Hong Kong will vie for attention in London in the next two weeks, with separate design exhibitions and promotions marking the 'cultural rebirth' of China and a 're-imagining' of Hong Kong in Britai ...

  6. Disjointed response to crisis our Achilles heel

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... response plans. Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung yesterday held the Transport Department to be primarily responsible. But she cannot, by doing so, expect to escape ...

  7. Kind soul braves No8 typhoon, 4-metre fences to save puppy

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... was approaching and the No8 warning was about to be issued - when Sarah Rippetoe (pictured right) hopped in her car and drove to the top of The Peak. Under thick, low clouds and pouring rain, she climbed ... agonising over how to improve the pup's conditions when nature intervened. 'One night, during a terrible storm, my neighbour Sarah worried about Luna up there on The Peak,' Scibetta ...

  8. Gardens of Water

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... his wife Sarah and their 17-year-old son Dylan. Sinan has a grudge against the American because the US supplies arms the Turkish soldiers use to kill the Kurds. As family and friends cram ... images of a land and people ruptured by a shaking Earth. The quake does more than demolish Sinan's house. It places the devout Muslim under eternal obligation to the missionary Marcus: Sarah ...

  9. In the spotlight

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... America by storm. Birth: October 3, 1964, Britain Family: married to actress Sarah-Jane Fenton since 1995; children: Hannah and Eve Trivia: Is a huge David Bowie fan; was the mysterious driver ...

  10. After a 25-year absence, Royal Ballet stars back to grace stage

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to absolutely concentrate on,' said another principal dancer, Sarah Lamb. Sylvia will be performed today and tomorrow, and Manon on Saturday and Sunday. All tickets have sold out. ...




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