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  1. Memory's desert raid still on cards

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gold Cup. California Memory loomed behind Ambitious Dragon, but didn't produce his usual sprint when running home, and yesterday morning's routine check-up by Cruz revealed why. Cruz ... is determined to push on to the US$5 million Dubai Duty Free (1,800m) at Meydan on March 31, a target that looks slightly more alluring now that his nemesis, Ambitious Dragon, appears unlikely to head ...

  2. Enter the dragon- cautiously

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer With anaemic forecasts and uncertainties continuing to afflict much of the world economy, attention is focused more than ever on what Asia- and specifically, China- can do to drive trade and offer markets for potential growth. This, inevitably ...

  3. Twenty HK runners eye desert clash

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shaheen. Hong Kong has 20 individual horses entered for Dubai, some of them with multiple entries, and headed by Horse of the Year Ambitious Dragon, who has been nominated for both the World Cup ...

  4. Dragon boats expected to draw 150,000 crowd

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Natalie Ornell natalie.ornell@scmp.com The Dragon Boat Carnival in Tsim Sha Tsui East this weekend is expected to draw 150,000 spectators. That would be a 7 per cent increase from last ... Creek, Vancouver, said they had travelled to Hong Kong last year after a 15-year absence to 'return back to the roots of dragon boat racing'. The Canadian mixed teams came first ...

  5. Dragon Bones

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Dragon Bones by Murray Gunn Blacksmith Books HK$136 If only Murray Gunn had been more circumspect about using his marriage to write about Bhutan- or using Bhutan to write about his marriage. The author of Dragon Bones begins the book by explaining the circumstances leading to his betrothal to Dominique. 'When the 'marry him or go alone' ultimatum ...

  6. Different era and mood for 'little dragons' talks

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's role as a middleman is fading. Despite frequent exchanges at civil level, the official relationship between the two 'little dragons' in Asia is often complex, following the rises ...

  7. Drop this dragon dance to brand Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the flying dragon logo has been meddled with. Hong Kong has traditionally been the Pearl of the Orient, but that term was considered old-fashioned when branding became a trend for cities in the 1990s. In 1995, we became a place where 'Wonders Never Cease'- words that were accompanied a logo of junks, dragons, opera singers and 'Hong Kong'. Then, tens of millions more ...

  8. Enter the dragon

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... of a celestial dragon. That drove home a point: China, now rich with its massive foreign-exchange reserves, had taken its long-deserved and rightful place. For China, the collapse of Wall Street has only ... the world through this prism- one dragon emperor as a vortex of the universe- for 2,000 years. So, how does this transcend into the political arena? On March 9, National People's Congress ...

  9. Team recipes at Lee Kum Kee

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... sport is not simply a one-off event. We see sport as a vital element in uniting and strengthening the bonds among staff. Our long-standing commitment to dragon boat events has seen our staff ... entrepreneurship are the four core values of our company. I think it is important for our staff to balance health, family and career, which is why we are so engaged in dragon boat racing. We believe good ...

  10. The Dragon and the Foreign Devils

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Dragon and the Foreign Devils by Harry Gelber Bloomsbury, HK$160 The challenge of writing a sweeping history of China's interaction with the rest of the world and vice versa must have been daunting. But Australian scholar Harry Gelber has tackled the task admirably, condensing three millennia of history into 400-plus pages. The historian delineates ...




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