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  1. Perfect recipe for success

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... Written by Oliver To Success doesn't come by chance to entrepreneurs. Seizing the opportunity and taking risks are the ingredients needed to cook up a winning business, especially in Hong Kong's competitive restaurant scene. Jennifer Liu, founde ...

  2. HKU gets $30m to fund disease research

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The University of Hong Kong has received $30 million in grants to carry out scientific research on infectious diseases and to help build an advanced laboratory to carry out testing on animals. The $30 million is part of the government's $50 ...

  3. Newspaper fined over ads offering Sars cure

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin The Sun newspaper was slapped with a $6,000 fine yesterday for publishing an advertisement promoting a herbal drink as a prevention against Sars. Magistrate Eddie Yip Chor-man, sitting in the Eastern Court, imposed the fine after the newspape ...

  4. Withdrawals clear way for HK to play in world event

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A last-minute withdrawal by Mexico and Taiwan has resulted in Hong Kong being invited to take part in the World Softball Championship in Christchurch, New Zealand, from January 29-February 8. 'The Asian qualifier was delayed because of t ...

  5. Extra $68m requested for Sars bed project

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Granted $287m to build isolation wards, the Hospital Authority says it needs more money to cover renovation costs The Hospital Authority has asked for an extra $68 million to finish building Sars isolation beds at six major hospitals. Des ...

  6. Sick Sars widow in plea to 'kind father' Tung

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Dead doctor's wife writes to chief executive after Fund for Heroes rejects payout The ailing widow of the first doctor to die of Sars is writing to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa to appeal against the rejection of her application to the gover ...

  7. Pioneering Sars tracker in running for top prize

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A computer system designed by the government to track down Sars patients last year is a finalist in the world-renowned Stockholm Challenge, which honours pioneering projects worldwide. It will be revealed on Friday whether the system that helped ...

  8. City braces for flood of mainland visitors

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Authorities will assign extra staff to border crossings and beef up health checks to prepare for an expected deluge of visitors during the mainland's week-long May Day holiday next week. Mainland visitors are expected to flood into Hong K ...

  9. 'My son was a hero going to his death'

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sophie Taylor The quiet bravery Yvonne Yik Yee-fong's son showed as he faced his inevitable death does little to ease her pain Ho Wang-tat died of Sars on April 25 last year. He was 28. He had been living in Block E of Amoy Gardens- where 329 people ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two wrongs Unfortunately for Kevin Ching, who wrote the letter headlined 'Moon Law' (January 28), two wrongs can make a right in the untidy world of foreign affairs. It can be argued, for example, that the SDI (Star Wars) bluff of former US pres ...




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