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  1. Alarm raised at new wave of IIs from South Asia

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Phyllis Tsang More self-declared asylum seekers from South Asia have been arrested since September, prompting police to step up land and sea surveillance. The resurgence ... island and long uninhabited- is a popular landing site for illegal South Asian immigrants as it takes just one to two minutes to reach the island after crossing the sea boundary. The nine men, ...

  2. South China seek path to glory with Nicky Butt

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... don't follow suit and get players who can hopefully take them into the big leagues,' Lo said. That is his dream, for South China to play with the big boys in Asia, where the real money ... 'I'm no crusader,' said South China's temporary recruit Nicky Butt yesterday after accepting the jersey he will wear tonight in his first competitive game since May. ...

  3. India foils attempt to bring China into South Asian group

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S.N.M Abdi in Calcutta India has thwarted a bid by smaller neighbours to make China a permanent member of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (Saarc). A senior Indian ... forays into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' region- considered China's backyard- Beijing wants to give New Delhi a run for its money south of the Himalayas. The moves ...

  4. China team urged to show spirit against South Korea

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... in South Africa, but did not even progress to the final phase of Asia's qualifying tournament- the second time in a row such a fate has befallen the mainland's national squad. However, ... Michael Church in Tokyo China captain Du Wei has called on his teammates to show the same spirit against South Korea as they displayed when they drew 0-0 with East Asian Championship hosts ...

  5. Hanoi eyes Asean card on South China Sea

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode, chief Asia correspondent Fearful of rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, Vietnam will attempt this week to overturn a recent Chinese diplomatic victory in keeping the issue firmly off the agenda of the Asean grouping. As current host of the twice-yearly gathering of the 10 leaders of Southeast Asia, Hanoi is pushing for action to start talks about the need ...

  6. 24pc of South Asian men can't find work

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Almost a quarter of employable South Asian men living in the city have been without work since the 2008 economic crisis, a survey shows. Hong Kong Christian Service interviewed ... in many South Asian cultures. The worsening financial situation had forced a few of them to send their wives back home because they could no longer afford to support them here. Mirza Safian Beg, ...

  7. Rival tribes find common ground in South Stand to rally loud and proud

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo The rugby tribe went loud and proud in the South Stand. 'We're all just part of the great tribe that is rugby,' said Jordan Smiler, caught with some mates from the Penguins tens team mingling with some 'bros' from the Samurai tens squad. This was the second sortie to Hong Kong for Smiler. 'Let's face it, as New Zealanders we all think ...

  8. South Africa face Fiji with revenge and redemption for last year in mind

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Michael Church A year on from the heartache of their narrow defeat to Fiji in last year's final, South Africa have been given an early chance for revenge. Paul Treu's team handed ... kick of the 2009 tournament to take the final into extra time as the South Africans chased their first-ever Hong Kong Sevens title. For a nation with such a fine record in the shortened form ...

  9. Rees targets South Korea in Asian Five Nations as a 'must-win' match

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay There will be no room for a false start when Hong Kong take on South Korea in their opening game of this year's HSBC Asian Five Nations tier-one competition, head coach ... outright favourites to win the automatic berth given to Asia for next year's World Cup in New Zealand, and the newly promoted Arabian Gulf. Hong Kong's second game will be away ...

  10. For the love of running - regional programme strikes a balance for enthusiasts around Asia

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... A group of about 140 people from all over Asia were among the runners yesterday, brought together under the 'Love Running More' regional programme hosted by race sponsors New ... the scheme is to encourage people to get out and run and to bring them together with other people who love doing that as well.' As well as the Singapore posse, runners flew in from South Korea, ...




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