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  1. Museum chief looks back with a song in his heart

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I have three wonderful memories of school in Britain in the 1950s. The first is singing in Exeter Cathedral on Christmas Eve as one of the two boy soloists who begin ... behind us kicked over his big book, which fell with a crash. My chum David Burns muttered: 'Clumsy bugger.' The bishop, with the austere and aloof grace for which he was renowned, ...

  2. Hat-maker has plan for city to advance

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... Business leader says it is time for local companies to give something back to China Hong Kong companies have been given the trading framework for economic success but it is now up to them to provide the motivation to succeed, according to one business lea ...

  3. Landmark deal heralds trade milestone

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) signed between the Hong Kong and mainland governments at the end of June is expected to bring valuable opportunities to local companies and provide greater efficiency through increased competition to thos ...

  4. Full steam ahead for stronger trade ties

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) means different things to different people. For Hong Kong manufacturers, it means tariff-free exports to China. For local service providers, it means the chance to get a foothold in mainland markets. And ...

  5. Powwow to engender a greater awareness

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The event will allow business leaders to meet officials who drafted the deal The upcoming Cepa Business Leaders Forum, jointly organised by the School of Professional and Continuing Education of the University of Hong Kong (HKU Space) and the mainland ...

  6. The In Crowd

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... ludicrous) Jousters, as a highlight. Which just about says it all. Recent visits from celebrities such as Real Madrid stars Ronaldo, David Beckham, actress Zhang Ziyi and designer Vivienne Tam have ...

  7. Judicial reviews allow David a chance when taking on Goliath

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the applicant has to overcome, it is very much a contest between David and Goliath and it is a minor miracle when an applicant in a judicial review is successful. Winston Chu Ka-sun, adviser, Society ...

  8. John Warham

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... FLYING START I was brought up with flying. My father was a pilot during the second world war, and so was his younger brother. Uncle Arthur was killed in 1944, in a Mosquito, so I never met him, but one of my aunties tells me I remind her very much of Arth ...

  9. Arts hub chief is in for the long haul

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Newly appointed arts hub chief Michael Lynch says he is determined to stay in his post much longer than his predecessor. The Australian arts veteran was keen to show off his energy yesterday, inviting the press to meet him at th ...

  10. Revamp offers cure for government weaknesses

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... David Wong Our recent major study, 'Hong Kong 2020- The Big Picture', examined basic weaknesses in the current administrative structure. It cited the multiplicity of subjects ... the structure he proposes in place so all bureau chiefs can report for duty and start work immediately to implement his priorities. David Y. K. Wong is chairman of The Business and Professionals ...




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