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  1. Macau renovation project that's a little too ambitious

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo We all know about Macau's red-hot property market but isn't this going a bit too far? Is nothing so sacred over there that they can actually sell and redevelop the ruins of St Paul's? 'High returned prefect [sic] opportuni ...

  2. Dragon boat fun delights thousands

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... traditional water parade- in which fishermen perform dragon boat rituals unique to the picturesque Lantau town- had just made it onto a list of national cultural treasures. There was also a landmark at Sai Kung, where the first dragon boat race for mentally disabled people from Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan and Macau was held, with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen handing out ...

  3. Macao Dragon ferries must be sold, judge rules

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Two high-speed ferries formerly operated by defunct ferry company Macao Dragon will be appraised and sold following a ruling by Admiralty Court judge Mr ... on Friday. He said the crew would be paid first, with their claims taking preference over other creditors including the Bank of China. The crew were last paid in August before Macao Dragon went ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

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    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... of the campaign on an exciting 10-race card at Sha Tin. The National Day Cup (1,400m) is often a good pointer to even greater glory; last year's winner was two-time horse of the year Ambitious Dragon.   Judge rules on Pussy Riot appeal A Russian judge rules on an appeal filed by three female members of the punk bank Pussy Riot jailed for performing an anti-Kremlin song in Moscow's ...

  5. Macau ferry operator's debts could exceed HK$10m

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough, Keith Wallis and Jennifer Ngo Bankrupt ferry operator Macao Dragon could owe more than HK$10 million to creditors, including thousands of tickets sold on group-buying websites ... said. She said the redemption date for the vouchers was supposed to start yesterday- the day of Macao Dragon's closure. A spokeswoman for Beecrazy indicated that all 64,000 ticket vouchers ...

  6. Police asked to probe failed ferry operator

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com A Democratic Party lawmaker yesterday asked police to investigate newly bankrupt ferry company Macao Dragon for suspected fraud. Macao Dragon was still ... Wah-ming, in a complaint supported by members of his party's consumer rights policy group. Provisional liquidators Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu confirmed that Macao Dragon was estimated to owe ...

  7. Workers at failed ferry firm to get HK$7.4m in back pay

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... since the Macao Dragon ferry company collapsed last year. The High Court bailiff's office confirmed yesterday that two high-speed ferries were sold for HK$80 million each, making ... Wai-hong, assistant head of the Hong Kong branch of the International Transport Workers Federation. The crew were last paid in August 2011, before Macao Dragon went into liquidation on September 15. ...

  8. Fallen official stars as dragon in civil servants' cyber fiction

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... that is catching on in the city. Slaying the Dragon, a 50-chapter series, begins with the king throwing his right-hand man, Little Dragon, into prison to appease the wrath of a more powerful emperor. Little Dragon is made a scapegoat after news of his bad behaviour spreads to a neighbouring land. The story moves on with the kingdom's high officials scrambling to protect themselves ...

  9. Macau show mettle as dragons of boat race

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A carnival-like atmosphere surrounded the Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Race as paddlers and spectators gathered off the Tsim Sha Tsui East waterfront for the annual ... in the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing team. Mr Leung had been a paddler of the narrow boat- decorated with a Chinese dragon head and tail, and sporting a huge drum- for five years. 'My 30 ...

  10. Judge orders workers be paid out of ferry sales

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com About 70 former staff at Macao Dragon, the high-speed-ferry operator which collapsed last year, should finally receive HK$7.4 million in unpaid wages ... within Ting's time frame.' The workers were last paid in August 2011, just weeks before Macao Dragon went into liquidation on September 15. Proceeds from the sale of the vessels were ...




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