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  1. People's republic of desire

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... do you mean?' Lulu asks her. Niuniu speaks up. 'Lulu, do you know that most golf courses in China don't make any money?' she says. 'Do you know why? Because ...

  2. City keeps its vow to deliver 'People's Games'

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's own cycling heroine Lee Wai-sze among them- these Games are also living up the hackneyed, chintzy moniker 'The People's Games'. The UK's politicians, ... China Sea typhoon. Today at the Olympic sailing venue of Weymouth, the mother of all gold medal battles is to take place on the English Channel. Britain's serial Olympic sailing champion ...

  3. Soccer hero is the people's favourite

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa South China striker Chan Siu-ki (pictured) has topped public voting for the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards, beating Wong Kam-po, from cycling, Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin (squash) and Sherry Tsai Hiu-wai (swimming). More than 20,000 people voted online from among 54 athletes. The Hong Kong soccer team, who won gold at December's East Asian Games, thanks in part ...

  4. Young guns show future's bright

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Macau kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's next generation of paddlers staked a claim for the future as they beat North Korea 3-1 in the fifth-to-eighth-place play-off at the Asian Championships yesterday. Following a 3-1 defeat by Japan in ...

  5. Gloves are off in high-stakes game

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... modern and dynamic. China is no exception. For years, Shanghai and Beijing have been at loggerheads in virtually every major social sphere. To catch up with Beijing's once dominant impact ... dimension: a race to become China's sports hub. It all began on that memorable day in July 2001 when Beijing was anointed as the host city of the 2008 Olympic Games. The fanfare and enormous ...

  6. 852 days to go

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... population. But in China, that presents a monumental challenge. Chinese are not particularly sporty, as nations go, but ambitious plans are afoot to use the Olympics as a lever to get the average Zhou ... play any kind of sport in China's cities and towns. And in the rural areas, only about eight per cent of adults engage in any kind of sporting activity. When Chinese retire, many take up ...

  7. President extols Olympians, urging greater glory in 2008

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter in Beijing China's Olympics squad was given a warm welcome by President Hu Jintao and other top leaders in a reception at the Great Hall of the People yesterday. The entire Politburo Standing Committee attended the ceremony to celebrate China's best result at the Olympics since it first took part in 1984. Mr Hu praised the team for boosting ...

  8. Host cities to be audited for food safety systems

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not elaborate on the standard. 'The food safety system in Beijing will be tested soon,' she said. A Central China Television report said the administration had installed cameras in 30 food ...

  9. Beijing Style

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing has come of age with a slew of new property developments that are rivalling Shanghai in terms of luxury. Cathay View Merlin Champagne Town Central Park Park Avenue Beijing Golf Mansion Kidults Dragon Bay Villa Purple Jade ...

  10. Shanghai to stage first bullfights

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai will stage bullfights in October, beating Beijing into the ring after a similar plan in the capital ran foul of animal rights groups. The Shanghai Sports Association would invest nearly 20 million yuan to bring three mat ...




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