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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Edwards reflects on a memorable career – and ‘that try’

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo 'Growing up in a Welsh mining village, you are either going to become a humorist, or a manic depressive,' says Gareth Edwards. He got the lucky break and became one of the best scrum-halves the world has ever seen. Famous for scoring 'That Try' for the Barbarians against the All Blacks in 1973, Edwards was in Hong Kong this week, celebrating his 60th ...

  2. Edward Yau gets boost

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Public confidence in environment chief Edward Yau Tang-wah has risen by 12 percentage points over the past month, a University of Hong Kong survey has found. The confidence rating for Mr Yau, who is pushing for a ban on idling engines, rose from 19 to 31 per cent in the survey this month by the university's public opinion programme. But he still ranks second ...

  3. Rugby legend Edwards plans 60th birthday visit to host fund-raising dinner for local children's charity

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Saturday was a sad day for Gareth Edwards, arguably the greatest rugby player the world has known. Wales had lost to Australia 'in the final move, blast it' and a dejected Edwards had to write it up for a newspaper in his native Wales. Edwards is coming to Hong Kong next month as part of his year of parties ...

  4. 0771

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Photos taken on July 1 this year by artists and the public, including Kith Tsang Tak-ping's The Love Story of July 1 (right). Today-tomorrow, 2pm-7.30pm, C&G Artpartment, 3/F, 222 Sai Yeung Choi St South, Prince Edward. Inquiries: 9836 0607. Ends tomorrow ...

  5. Stark warning

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A Nobel laureate claims lack of competition is damaging Hong Kong's economy. Edward Prescott says cartelisation depresses productivity and leads to wage anomalies. Do you agree? Write to us. ...

  6. Outside the box

    Posted Dec 04th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... A new play by Edward Lam and Jim Chim is damning in its depiction of a local media mainstay, writes Kevin Kwong It was hard to imagine in 2000 that playwright and theatre director Edward ... Icosahedron's creative director, Mathias Woo Yan-wai, in their political satirical series East Wing West Wing, the founder and head of the Edward Lam Dance Theatre has been involved in shows ...

  7. Birthday Rhapsody

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

    ... Yip Wing-sie conducts Brazilian pianist Cristina Ortiz (left) in Rachmaninov's Rhapsody, and Australia's Grainger Quartet in works by Elgar and Angel Lam On-ki. Also features a Peter Heidrich variations and a Stravinsky divertimento. Accompanied ...

  8. What's On

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... infringement and enforce intellectual property rights. Speaker Derek Elmer, CEO, I-OnAsia Inquiries 25225054 July 26-27 Edward de Bono's programmes 'Six Thinking Hats' and 'Lateral ... for discussion. Speaker Edward de Bono Inquiries Christine Choy 27748552 or S.H. So 27748550 ...

  9. Pulling ideas out of a hat can prove effective

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Edward de Bono came up with the Six Hats theory and it helped Sri Lanka recover from the tsunami, writes Elizabeth Horscroft Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats is a step-by-step ... Peter Low, director of Edward de Bono Training in Singapore, was invited to facilitate a strategic planning session, during which the officials would use De Bono methods to come up ...

  10. Minister floats law to regulate power firms

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government has threatened to regulate power firms by passing a law if negotiations on the terms of new agreements are not completed this year. Environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah told lawmakers yesterday a contingency plan was needed because time was running out. He said the intention was still to regulate CLP Power and Hongkong Electric through ...




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