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  1. Corrupt sergeant's death in Canada leaves loose ends

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Lui Lok, one of the most corrupt police officers in Hong Kong's history, died in Canada. He was 90. Lui Lok, nicknamed 'The HK$500 Million Sergeant' for the value of his fortune, died in Canada on May 13, a Canadian edition of the Chinese-language Sing Tao Daily reported. No death notice was published because his family wanted a low key funeral, the report ...

  2. Fei Fei's body flown to Canada for burial

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The body of entertainer Lydia Shum Tin-ha, better known as Fei Fei, or Fatty, was flown to Canada yesterday. A black hearse draped in white roses transported the body from Po Fook Hill in Sha Tin to the airport at about 9am. Shum will be buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Vancouver this week in a private service. Shum, 62, died last Tuesday at Queen Mary ...

  3. Life in Canada was inspiration for providing elegant last ride

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Funeral services director Leslie Lok Man-yee was the first in Hong Kong to use a Mercedes-Benz as a hearse. The idea came from her reflections on how differently the Chinese and western communities treated their deceased. 'I used to live in Canada and I saw people hire limousines to carry the coffin of their loved ones,' Ms Lok said. She then compared ...

  4. notes from the dorm

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Jocelyn Wong

    ... handwriting, I am very touched. Her first letter almost made my eyes well up with tears, as I read how she'd spent her first Mid- Autumn Festival without me. Here in Canada, I often find myself ...

  5. ask toni & josh

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... meet a cute boy who's closer to you in age, take the initiative and say hello. At the very least, you'll make a cool new friend. Dear Josh My family recently moved from Canada to Hong ... old chestnut) and learn about things your friends back in Canada have no clue about. If in a few months time, things don't get better, talk to your parents about you feel. Perhaps your ...

  6. letters

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Feeling at home away from home I was part of a 10-day school exchange programme in Canada which left me with a warm feeling. Everybody I met was sweet and welcoming, and I never encountered any discrimination- it was almost as if the word did not exist in the dictionary. The pupils of Niagara Christian Community College were very hospitable. On the first day, we had lunch ...

  7. Betty bangs home advice in threes

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo How rare it is to see Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping, the Chief Executive's wife, open her mouth in public these days, seeing how the naughty media have picked on everything she has said in the past. But on Wednesday, she gave a speech before hund ...

  8. The greatest Canadian

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Rick Boychuk

    ... as the best prime minister Canada never had. He became a political activist in the Depression years of the 1930s and won a seat in the House of Commons in 1935. He volunteered for service overseas ... as premier of the wheat-growing prairie province- which was and remains Canada's breadbasket. He was a social democrat, considered himself a friend of the poor and the working class, and he ...

  9. Sh*t My Dad Says

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern Boxtree, HK$170 Books have been written from blogs. Sh*t My Dad Says is the outcome of tweets Justin Halpern started posting of his father's quotable quotes. The first had to do with the family dog, A ...

  10. Vince Chung & Sam Wu

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... The first Hong Kong team to win The Amazing Race Asia talk to Yvonne Lai about where they come from, where they're going and the realities of reality shows. ROOTS Vince: (above, right) My parents were originally from Hong Kong, but I'm here on my own from Canada. Before The Amazing Race I was teaching at a local school as the English specialist and doing some ...




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