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  1. letters

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Time to make a film about Hong Kong I watched the film Australia with my parents recently. This multimillion-dollar epic offers a glimpse into the country's history and depicts its beautiful scenery. Australian officials are hoping the film will boost the country's tourism industry. The Australian tourism board spent millions of dollars on a global advertising campaign ...

  2. Gillard urged to halt greyhound sales to Macau

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry An alliance of animal welfare groups from across China has called on the Australian prime minister to stop the export of greyhounds to Macau's track, where healthy dogs ... of two or three, bought for up to HK$50,000 each, and kept within the Canidrome to run in the four-times-a-week races that generate millions of dollars a year in betting revenue. Finishing ...

  3. Ultimate Teflon town

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... is as forgiving as a saint. Stray on to the wrong side of the law as a property developer, accountant or company director, and redemption, it seems, lies just around the corner. Multimillion-dollar ... quicker than you can say 'The Australian Securities and Investments Commission.' Sydney is Teflon town, where nothing ever sticks. 'Shame is a foreign concept to Sydney,' said ...

  4. New angle on story of 'Mr Sin'

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... ruled the Cross with an iron fist, creaming millions of dollars from gambling, prostitution, drugs and illegal liquor. Several senior policemen and state politicians were in his pay. He lunched ... for violence place him in a long line of Australian anti-heroes, from Ned Kelly to Chopper Read. 'We have a love-hate relationship with criminals,' he said. 'On the one hand they break ...

  5. Don't stop me now

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... third West End hit after Gasping in 1990 and Silly Cow a year later. Typically, it won him another prize, the Olivier Award. All the time he was diversifying, starring in an Australian ... of Grease. That milestone was reached in August 2005 and its run has been extended to October this year. The multimillion-dollar musical, featuring elaborate costumes, sets and lighting, has been ...

  6. First person

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... to relax as much. It is difficult for expatriates to get together in Hong Kong. Single expatriate British, American and Australian women in Hong Kong have a chip on their shoulder right away ... seriousness, it's like looking for the answer to the 24-million-dollar question. Every psychologist and relationship counsellor has their own view. Ask 10 friends and they'll give you 10 ...

  7. Time to salute the real heroes of racing

    Posted Jun 12th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... wagering of about $65 billion. The excise on each wagering dollar makes the Jockey Club the biggest single taxpayer in Hong Kong, accounting for 11 per cent of total government tax revenue. ... three seasons and this is premiership No3 for the affable 49-year-old Australian. He has been hailed as a genius, but for this brilliant horseman, genius and humility are delivered in equal ...



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