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  1. Celebration turns sour as groups barred from taking part in walk

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... from taking part by police. After waiting as long as three hours at the starting point at the Happy Valley Racecourse, they were told they would not be allowed to march because they did ... upset, as they had waited at the racecourse for hours.' He believed the police made the decision because they wanted to keep the timing right so that the annual July 1 democracy rally would ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Vietnam plays down report of flare-up in maritime dispute with China

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agencies in Hanoi Hanoi denies Chinese boats cut survey ship cables on purpose this time Vietnam plays down reported flare-up in sea dispute The head of state-run energy giant PetroVietnam has attempted to hose down reports that Chinese fishing vessels deliberately sabotaged cables of a seismic ship in Vietnam-controlled waters of the South China Sea, calling the incident ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... loves all his children, then I cannot see that he would look down upon one of his creations. The Catholic Church preaches love, compassion, understanding and tolerance. Does this not apply ... - before criticising others. Epsom Bernard Kwoh, Tseung Kwan O In its latest publication, the Hong Kong Catholic Church opposed legal recognition of homosexual marriages. At a public gathering ...

  4. HIP hangout

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the 1840s, it blossomed around the famous racecourse, as an upscale and trendy residence for the city's movers, shakers and office workers. It offers convenience and amenities that cater for expatriate tastes, while being the hip hangout of local film stars and celebrities. You might bump into a screen idol slurping down a bowl of noodles in a hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant, or bump ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... billion to develop a cultural hub. Why can't it start laying down grass now for the great park, install lighting and basic facilities, and then let cultural groups and stakeholders work ... Kong Philharmonic's 'Symphony Under the Stars', which is at present staged at Happy Valley racecourse. I strongly object to the authority leasing this land for non- cultural, ...


    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... A regional report by Savills has found rents for high-end apartments in Hong Kong, Singapore and Seoul have entered an 'early downswing' stage. At US$100 per square metre, Hong Kong's luxury apartments are the second most expensive in Asia ...

  7. Closing down is a great excuse to have a party for Scandinavian luxury lifestyle group Georg Jensen

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen When the Scandinavian luxury lifestyle brand Georg Jensen hosted a cocktail event at its first Asia pop-up store in Kowloon's Elements mall, just for a change, it was a closing party. Chief executive Ulrik Garde Due flew in from Denmark t ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE: ANALYSIS

    PLA officers turn on the charm at regional security forum in Singapore

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 01:17pm by Reuters

    ... Chinese President Xi Jinping meets US President Barack Obama for an informal summit, appeared to be designed to tone down the recent assertiveness by emphasising co-operation and discussion. ...

  9. Happy at work? It's down to respect

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the differences in punctuality could be down to traffic congestion in mainland cities. Claudia Choi Po-chu, managing director of public relations firm EBA Communications, said she tweaked workplace ...

  10. ... interesting things

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... group continues to train and employ apprentices, and feed profits back into charity. HK$15- the cost of an MTR ticket from Tung Chung to the Sha Tin Racecourse, or Ma On Shan to Disneyland. ...




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