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  1. Leading politicians, tycoons serve on Ma's funeral committee

    Posted Aug 17th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The 333-member funeral committee for late DAB chairman Ma Lik will be a veritable who's who of leading politicians and tycoons, including members of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's cabinet, the party announced last night. Among the 19 deputy directors of the committee are Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen; the deputy director of the central government's ...

  2. Funeral committee 'followed'

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... committee members under watch because of Bao's public profile. Committee member Liu Xiaobo said an open funeral would be held on Saturday morning at a funeral home in east Beijing. Mr Liu said ... of speech, an end to corruption and the establishment of a civil society under the rule of law. Beijing lawyer Pu Zhiqiang , also on the funeral committee, said he had been followed by police since ...

  3. Committee of owners close pet crematorium

    Posted Aug 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan A pet crematorium that belched foul-smelling smoke and ash in Tai Kok Tsui was finally shut down- at the initiative of the building owners' committee rather than government officials. The committee put up a notice over the weekend on the top floor of Mow Shing Centre on Bedford Road, where the crematorium is located, saying the business breached ...

  4. Time and money the watchwords as stars help Hublot celebrate opening of Central boutique

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Central on Friday. At the cocktail event, Yen chatted enthusiastically about watches with other VIP aficionados, including actor Kam Kwok-leung, barrister Brandon Chau Kwok-fung and businessman ...

  5. 2 women die, hit by cars in Yuen Long and Central

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... And an 86-year-old woman died after being hit by a taxi in Connaught Road, Central, at around 4am. In the Yuen Long case, police arrested the 50-year-old driver on suspicion of dangerous driving causing ... in Central, police arrested the driver for dangerous driving causing death, then released him on bail. The taxi was left for hours at the scene for inspection, causing a traffic jam that stretched ...

  6. Beijing loyalists salute newsman

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the central government in 1989. The public memorial, which an 87-member committee organised, is the second (and last) day of a service for Lee at the Hong Kong Funeral Home in North Point. ... Beijing ordered the People's Liberation Army to enforce martial law on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square. The committee's honorary chairman was Li Gang, the deputy director ...

  7. American expat reaches out to former home in Japan with fund-raiser in Central

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen It's been almost three weeks since the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, but victims are still suffering from the aftermath. A group of good-hearted local residents is holding a fund-raiser at Central's Tazmania Ballroom tonight in aid of the charity Save the Children. 'Children have a lot of needs right now, especially ...

  8. Man held over Central nightclub stabbing

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Police detained a man after a nightclub stabbing in Central left him and two others injured yesterday. Trouble flared when the man, 32, refused to leave the club in Hollywood Road at 10am, police said. He began arguing with the club's DJ, who was trying to get him to leave, before pulling out a knife and attacking the DJ in the chest. A woman customer who tried ...

  9. The sun goes down but the shades come on as model couple party for Armani in Central

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Who wears sunglasses even after the sun sets? Chances are that if you do, you're either a superstar or have been invited to a stylish party to launch some shades. Model Jennifer Tse Ting-ting and her model-actor boyfriend Andy On Chi-kit could claim both excuses at Armani Exchange's sunglasses party at Central's Tazmania Ballroom on Thursday ...

  10. Man jumps to his death in Central Library

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A man in his 40s died yesterday after climbing safety barriers and jumping from the sixth floor of the Central Library in Causeway Bay at about 4.45pm, police said. He was taken unconscious to Ruttonjee Hospital and died at 5.18pm. It was the first such incident in the 12-storey building. A government spokesman said the 1.22 metre barriers were higher than required under ...




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