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  1. Kai Tak museum dream more than a flight of fancy

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the production lines at Beagle's plants in Shoreham and Rearsby, in Britain. The plane was hailed as a triumph for British aviation design and engineering when it made its maiden flight in 1967, ... on January 8, 1972, the Chin brothers made their epic landing on runway 31 of Kai Tak International Airport. The Beagle factory was closed after all, but the Pup did enjoy a revival in the form ...

  2. Short straw dims New Year glow

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Danny Mok, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Management Association. On the one hand, a rise in tourists made it more worthwhile opening, but on the other hand they were forced to open because they needed every opportunity to earn the money ...

  3. Laws reviewed in fight against ants

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung and Mary Ann Benitez Laws covering pest control and plant imports are being reviewed as part of the government's attempt to fight the invasion of red fire ants, it was announced yesterday as more anthills were found. Deputy Secretary for ...

  4. Injecting drug users pose threat of HIV explosion

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Expert urges prevention focus as number of cases hits 2,457 The city should prepare for an Aids explosion fuelled by injecting drug users, an expert warned yesterday. And it should brace for an increase in the number of patients needing t ...

  5. Suspected fire ants found at public housing estate

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Martin Wong, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Felix Chan, Martin Wong and Mary Ann Benitez Pests are here to stay, health secretary warns, and anteaters are no solution The invasion of red fire ants may have reached a residential estate as ants- believed to be the same species- were seen at a Tin Shu ...

  6. Police arrest driver of truck that hit bus

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Peter Michael

    ... Investigators probing yesterday's bus disaster suspect passenger panic could have toppled the vehicle off the edge of Tuen Mun Road as it hovered momentarily on safety rails after ... adequate evidence, we have arrested a man and we are prepared to charge him for dangerous driving causing deaths of other people,'' said police New Territories South regional commander, ...

  7. Desperate search that ended in awful truth

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... were sent] and could not find his name [on the list],' Ms Cheung said. 'We went to Princess Margaret Hospital and learned his body was in Sha Tin mortuary.' Another man had been ...

  8. Friendly Finn helps Santas hit high notes

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... music company Katterwall to put on a performance that blends music with comedy. As in the previous two years, the carolling Santas made stops of about 15 minutes each at a string of bars ... Bacar, Jem and Zinc. They hailed a cab to go to Wan Chai, stopping first at The Canny Man before hitting the White Stag, Devil's Advocate, Joe Bananas, Laguna, Heat and Spicy Fingers. ...

  9. Arroyo in limbo as Filipinos rage at her 'lapse in judgment'

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... drop in the sea of national ballots, many voters still felt betrayed. Mrs Arroyo asserted that she made the call to former Commission on Elections member Virgilio Garcillano as one of many ... 'The problem is she made it worse by not speaking right away.' He said the president was walking a tightrope and her balance would depend on the middle class. 'She is politically ...

  10. Stalwart supporter Swire group chips in with cheque and reaffirms commitment

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... auditioned for the play Miracle on 34th Street, based on the timeless 1947 film about 'a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus but is institutionalised as insane, and a young lawyer who ...




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