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  1. Club promises $10m for disaster fund

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Board of Stewards of the Hong Kong Jockey Club yesterday announced a $10 million backing for a series of fund-raising activities to aid the relief of victims of the Boxing ... with the fund raising charity show Operation Relief 2005, to be held on the day. Donations can be made in cash or by crossed cheques, payable to 'The Hong Kong Jockey Club' for South Asia ...

  2. Jockey Club may raise annual donations to HK$2b

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The Jockey Club is considering increasing its annual charity donations to HK$2 billion, chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges says. While he did not say how long the club would take to hit the new goal, the underprivileged would remain key beneficiaries of the funds. Engelbrecht-Bresges made the remarks yesterday as he announced ...

  3. City Digest

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Angry residents protest over racecourse tower A group of more than 20 residents at Jubilee Garden in Fo Tan protested against the Jockey Club's plan to build a new tower near the Sha Tin Racecourse by driving around it yesterday afternoon. They said the new building would block some residents' views and promote gambling. Lawmakers will meet with Jockey Club representatives ...

  4. $10m donation for tsunami victims

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Jockey Club has donated $10 million to help victims of the tsunami which ravaged several countries in the Indian Ocean. HKJC chief executive Lawrence Wong also called ... presented a $10 million cheque to TVB during the fund-raising charity show, Operation Relief 2005. The donations will be distributed among five beneficiary organisations- Hong Kong Red Cross, World ...

  5. Kwai Chung estate plagued by power failures

    Posted Jul 12th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... their power back on later on Tuesday. But he said power to a church, restaurant and Jockey Club centre would not be restored until next Monday- because they used up so much power. The consultant said ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Egypt balloon crash bodies flown back to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse The bodies of nine Hong Kong people who were among the 19 killed in a hot air balloon tragedy in Egypt last month were flown back to Hong Kong on Monday. The bodies of the five women and four men have arrived in Hong Kong and will be transferred to a public mortuary, a government spokeswoman said. The balloon was carrying 21 people at an altitude of 300 metres ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY IN EGYPT

    Relatives of Hong Kong balloon victims gather at crash site in Egypt

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip in Luxor amy.nip@scmp.com Hong Kong mourners perform rituals and lay white chrysanthemums in field where loved ones died after viewing debris from explosion Grief of families at balloon crash site Relatives of the nine Hong Kong tourists who died in last week's hot-air balloon explosion made a tearful pilgrimage to the site of the disaster in Egypt yesterday. ...

  8. Volunteer doctors, nurses sought for Olympic equestrian events

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of equine herpes that affected the Hong Kong Jockey Club stable last month would be minimal. 'The information we got from the Jockey Club is that the peak contagious period has passed,' Mr ... will bring along their own medical team,' he said. Meanwhile, Lam Woon-kwong, chief executive of the Hong Kong Equestrian Company, said the construction work at the competition venues was going ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Hong Kong shares ferry victims' agony as mourning draws to a close

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... was Candy Law Suk-ling and her daughter Katie, who is Tsui's age. "Even though Hong Kong is just a small city, I've really felt that everyone was united in the face of disaster," ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Hong Kong experts say cushions can fix flawed flyover dividers

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... roads," the engineer said. The cab plunged about 10 metres down and landed on its roof, trapping 55-year-old driver Wong Siu-kong inside. He was declared dead at the scene. A police officer said ...




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