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  1. Olympic mascots used in event calling for universal suffrage

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong and Lai Ying-kit The Democrats took to the streets yesterday to call for universal suffrage with the help of the Olympic mascots. About 10 party members toured Kwai Chung in an open-top bus, singing songs and handing out pamphlets on proposals for the development of democracy in Hong Kong. The pro-democracy camp has called for direct elections in the Legislative Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605607/olympic-mascots-used-event-calling-universal-suffrage
  2. LEUNG KWOK-HUNG

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Better known as Long Hair, the 47-year-old member of the April 5th Action Group is Hong Kong's most recognisable political activist. Does sport play any part in your life? I like sport. I'm a football fan and I play football and badminton. But I think in a city like Hong Kong there's a lot of money wasted on things like the Hong Kong Stadium. I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421465/leung-kwok-hung
  3. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... then the Leadville 100 (Aug 17) in the Colorado Rockies, and finishing off with the Wasatch Front (Sept 6) in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Hong Kong is represented by Andre Blumberg, 43, a German IT director ... difficult part is getting through the lottery for the Western States 100,” says Blumberg, who returned to Hong Kong on Tuesday after the first Slam. The race, the world’s oldest 100-mile race ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1275213/hong-kong-runner-andre-blumbergs-grand-slam-quest
  4. Who said it?

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... excited... because Hong Kong have never been in a position to play in a world cup at senior level before Hong Kong cricket coach Charlie Burke ... Her assassination... was a conspiracy to rob Pakistan of its best hope to establish democracy Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, on the 2007 murder of his wife, Benazir Bhutto (above) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988667/who-said-it
  5. Is football more than just a game?

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Kong's desire for democracy, while telling the people to be more patriotic, may have given mainlanders the feeling that they can tell Hong Kong to roll over whenever they want to. The situation ... Frank Ching Maybe it was not meant to be serious, but the mainland newspaper Oriental Sports Daily stirred a hornet's nest when it suggested that Hong Kong should throw the November ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/474952/football-more-just-game
  6. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    The ultimate test of mettle

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... Ben Sin healthpost@scmp.com After giving up sport to pursue his career, Martin Lieberz returned to triathlons and now represents Hong Kong The ultimatetest of mettle Growing up in a small ... A year later, in 1997, the 20-year-old was offered a gig as an international salesman for a Hong Kong-based watch company, Madison New York. He faced a tough decision: take the jet-setting, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1210033/ultimatetest-mettle
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Kai Tak Sports Hub

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... and is one of many examples of white elephant sporting venues round the world. Pauline, the Hong Kong-based design principal for Hassell Architects, has a similar vision for the planned Kai Tak ... It will provide facilities for the community as well as world-class venues to raise Hong Kong's profile as a centre for international sporting events. Major facilities proposed for the HK$19 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1206904/kai-tak-sports-hub
  8. Magazines - Style

    Lee Wai-sze: 'I am so proud to be a Hong Kong athlete'

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Hong Kong's celebrated Olympic medallist knew she had the strength to go on, even when her coach suggested she quit after an injury, writes Nora Tong Lee Wai-SZE Lee Wai-sze says receiving the bronze medal for the women's keirin at the 2012 London Olympics was the proudest moment of her life. "I was touched and overwhelmed to see the Hong Kong flag ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1049602/lee-wai-sze-i-am-so-proud-be-hong-kong-athlete
  9. Torch lineup net could have been cast wider

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Hong Kong (DAB). But, notably, no representatives from the pro-democracy camp have been selected. This may have arisen from the process by which some torch-bearers were nominated and selected. ... The Olympic Games is a sporting event that celebrates athletic prowess. The composition of the lineup for the Hong Kong torch relay on Friday may, therefore, surprise some people. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635739/torch-lineup-net-could-have-been-cast-wider
  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 3, 2013

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to address Hong Kong's housing problem has caused his popularity to drop to a new low. Although Leung understands fully that the housing problem is a matter of the greatest public concern, he ... the principles of a free-market economy. To do this would be detrimental to the running of Hong Kong and to its reputation. In my opinion, the key to tackle the housing problem is to increase land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1142006/letters-editor-february-3-2013

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