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  1. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... into his broadcasting company We will make sure not a single person will die in Beijing any more during the major flood period Beijing party boss Guo Jinlong Call me chauvinistic, call me jingoistic, but I think we knocked the spots off Beijing last night London Mayor Boris Johnson on the Olympics opening ceremony ...

  2. No average robot

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Robots are not as simple and straightforward as they used to be- as five Hong Kong engineering students discovered during a robot competition in Beijing recently. The students- including a freshman and a PhD student- are from the University of Science and Technology (UST) and they represented Hong Kong at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Robocon in Beijing ...

  3. Record purse for China Tour finale

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Omega Championship in Beijing next week will boast a purse of 1 million yuan (HK$1.12 million), with the winner receiving 187,500 yuan, up from 150,000 yuan. The purse is an increase of 200,000 yuan from last year and a record for the tour. The season finale will be held at the Beijing Longxi Hotspring Golf Club. Liao Guiming leads the order of merit with 360,750 yuan, ...

  4. NBA star thanks fans on 'Linsanity' tour of Beijing

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com In his first trip to Beijing this week, American-born NBA star Jeremy Lin gave his fans a heartfelt thanks and devoured several helpings of a signature Beijing dish. 'We had Beijing kaoya [roast duck] last night- we had a lot,' Lin, of Chinese descent, said yesterday. He spoke mostly in English, occasionally using Putonghua, ...

  5. Capital ideas: some choice new clubs

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Helena Iveson

    ... Helena Iveson Face 26 Dong Cao Yuan, Gongti Nan Lu, Chaoyang District Tel: (86 10) 6551 6788 The latest Face Bar opened in the summer, eight years after the Shanghai branch. The Beijing ... it has two excellent Thai and Indian restaurants and attracts an older, moneyed crowd. If only they would drop that un-Beijing like custom of adding a 10 per cent service charge. LAN 4/F, Twin ...

  6. Remarkable Law books ticket to Beijing

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Law Hiu-fung became the first rower from Hong Kong to qualify for the Beijing Olympics this summer following his remarkable performance at the Asian qualifying regatta ... Japan's Takahiro Suda, who was fifth at the world championships in 2007. In the women's singles, Lee Ka-man also stands a good chance of qualifying for Beijing after she came first in her ...

  7. Girls face 'hot' first test

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung in Baotou Hong Kong girls' volleyball team face their first test tomorrow when they take on rivals from Beijing at the All China Secondary Schools Students' Games ... spent hours waiting for a transit flight at Beijing airport and got to our hotel at midnight,' says Koo Yung-yung, a Form Four student at STFA Cheng Yu Tung Secondary School. 'But ...

  8. Bigger, richer, stronger? Not always at the Games

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the 2008 Beijing Games. However, historically, the country that gains most respect from me is not China. In terms of getting the most bang for your buck in sports, no country beats Cuba. With a per ... and Great Britain. Cuba was absent from the 1988 Seoul games. But in the next four Olympics, it ranked No 5, No 8, No 9 and No 11. It did have a setback in Beijing but, compared to the super wealthy ...

  9. Beijing gets kudos for its financing of Olympics

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Taiwan's delegate to the Games' global body praises the public tender system Beijing has been praised for its financing of the 2008 Olympics, with a member ... Committee, said Beijing's organisers were creating 'Olympic history' by seeking out investors for its staging of the event and offering public tender contracts to build and run venues ...

  10. Ceremony marks start of Games venue work

    Posted Dec 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang Beijing Olympics organisers have laid the cornerstones of two key Games venues- the National Stadium and National Swimming Centre. 'The ground-breaking ceremony marks the beginning of construction of the venues for the 2008 Olympic Games,' Liu Qi, Beijing party secretary and president of the games organising committee, said at yesterday's ceremony. ...




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