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  1. Four arrested over huge Ecstasy haul

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The traffickers tried to sneak the pills into Hong Kong by sending them in a large package by express postal delivery from Belgium. However, they did little to conceal the drugs, which were clearly ... Follow-up investigations are continuing, he said, and information on the case has been forwarded to authorities in Belgium in an attempt to trace other gang members in Europe. The package was sent ...

  2. Diplomat says goodbye to press corps

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Zhang Qiyue said her farewells as Foreign Ministry spokeswoman yesterday, amid warm applause from journalists. Speaking at the end of a question-and-answer session, she indicated it was to be the last time she hosted the regular press briefing. The elegant 45-year-old career diplomat is reported to have been named ambassador to Belgium, although an official ...

  3. Belgian child rapist found guilty

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reuters in Arlon, Belgium Marc Dutroux, Belgium's most reviled man, was found guilty yesterday of kidnapping and raping six girls and killing four of them, in a trial that has gripped ... haunted the country for years. Not only did they make Belgium synonymous with paedophilia in the world's eyes, they also raised suspicions about the possible complicity of police ...

  4. Embassy posting for top spokeswoman

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Zhang Qiyue is named ambassador to Belgium amid a warming of European ties High-profile Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zhang Qiyue will soon take up a new post as ambassador to Belgium, in what diplomatic sources say is an effort to help forge closer ties with Europe. Her appointment coincides with Beijing's decision to separate its missions to Belgium ...

  5. Eat in or take-away?

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung And now for something out of the ordinary: a chocolate shop combined with a Belgian restaurant. Leonidas Pralines started in Belgium and now has shops around the world. The one at Shop 105, Podium Level, IFC Mall, Central, is the first in Hong Kong. Next door is the Grand Place restaurant, which serves a three-course set menu that changes weekly and costs $128 plus 10 ...

  6. Spain honours artful wayne

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow For someone who claims he is not particularly gifted in the arts, he sure is passionate about it. Wayne Leung is such a staunch promoter of the local arts scene that for the second time this year he is being internationally recognised. 'Sir' Wayne is already a knight in orders of merit in Italy, France and Belgium. In March, France awarded him the Legion ...

  7. In the spotlight

    Posted Apr 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In addition to her stunning beauty, Audrey Hepburn (1929-93) oozed class and elegance. She was born in Belgium. While on holiday with her mother in Arnhem, Holland, Hitler's army took over the town. She suffered from depression and malnutrition. She ate tulip bulbs and tried to bake grass to stave off hunger. After the war, she became a model and went into show business ...

  8. New guaranteed funds offer equity links

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... Belgium bank KBC Asset Management has released two new guaranteed funds. Each offers a 10 per cent coupon payable at the end of the first year, and regular yearly distributions over a 10-year maturity. The funds have an equity-linked portion selected from a basket of 26 international blue-chip companies. The performance of the underlying shares determines the potential yearly ...

  9. Search for level playing field

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... a minimum wage of about $35 an hour. The highest, Belgium, would give $85 an hour. An hourly rate as high as $85 or even only $31 might be alarming to the local business sector but good news ...

  10. Four nations to co-host 2007 event

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... arrangement is unprecedented. In what is a recent phenomenon Ghana and Nigeria and Belgium and the Netherlands have both staged continental championships while Japan and South Korea were the venues ...




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