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  1. I saw woman lacing drinks, says maid

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mixing substances in drinks at their home, her maid testified yesterday. Yip Tai-yung told the Court of First Instance that the accused, Li Lai-yee, 37, had instructed her to cook chicken soup ... the drink and found it to be 'very bitter', so she threw it out. On other occasions, the maid said, she had also seen Li crushing tablets and mixing them into drinks. Li, who has pleaded ...

  2. Bizarre binge after drink, court told

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... like this before.' Mr Tanzer said he found it odd that the defendant never came out to talk to him. Only once had she popped her head out of the kitchen, when they were drinking ...

  3. HK culture week begins on a high note

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo in Shanghai Shanghai and Hong Kong yesterday launched a joint, week-long cultural celebration with an opera performance, in an effort to bring more of the special administrative region's artists to the mainland's financial capital. Last night's performance of western opera in the Shanghai Grand Theatre marked the beginning of Hong Kong Culture Week, which ...

  4. Net gains bridge cultural gap after chance meeting

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Programme on International and Cross-Cultural Education, a project that promotes education on international themes in American schools. Having worked in Paris, Lausanne, Beijing, Tokyo and London, Opperman was keenly interested in foreign languages and culture. He had a particular interest in China; he taught computer programming at Beijing University in 1985, had studied Chinese and had ...

  5. Runaway lovers highlight Pakistani culture clash

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asad Riaz in Islamabad A married couple is forced to flee because the girl's parents believe in arranged unions They were two lovers on the run for simply making their own choice. For almost eight months, newly married Afeefah and her husband Shahzad ...

  6. Cultural comic icon Master Q brought to life on silver screen

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... People might never guess that in his spare time, Valent Tse Yuen-ming, a lawyer by day, has been quietly working to revive Master Q, the Chinese cultural cartoon icon more commonly known as Lo Fu Ji, or Old Master. 'My friend Clayton Fong [a movie producer] came to me in 1998 with the idea of producing an animated Master Q,' he said. Remembering how much he enjoyed ...

  7. Use harbour in cultural plans, urges architect

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The unique visual impact of Victoria Harbour rivals Manhattan and should not be left out of any cultural plans, celebrated American architect Frank Gehry said yesterday. ... hoped would become part of the vista. The glass-and-marble museum complex at the Tamar site was part of Swire's rejected plan for the West Kowloon cultural district- which extends ...

  8. Donald the chief culture vulture hovers over the carcass of art

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'The West Kowloon cultural district is our golden opportunity to join a select few cities that don't just follow, but set global standards of excellence in the fields of art and culture. But to achieve this, we need to make a quantum leap in the way we think, in the way we provide arts, culture and leisure facilities and in the way we nurture the entire ...

  9. Opposition still faces culture of fear: Anwar

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... intimidation and the culture of fear have not changed,' said Mr Anwar, referring to how the opposition National Justice Party headed by his wife, Wan Azizah Ismail, was given the runaround when ...

  10. Virtuoso delivers opening lines of cultural message

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the square The event came after the Year of China was held in France from October last year until July. People in China will immerse themselves in French culture, from architecture to music ...




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