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  1. Bout of charity helps liver boy

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... transplant, it can now be revealed. The nine friends- all expatriates- had paid $5,000 each to watch the July 2 match between Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Mexico's Oscar Larios ... The expatriate, who asked to remain anonymous, said: 'I said to them, 'If you were prepared to pay $5,000 for a boxing match, surely you are prepared to help a dying seven-year-old boy ...

  2. Second dengue case

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... measures were taken in the surrounding area. The expatriate girl developed fever and abdominal pain on August 31 and recovered after consulting doctors. ...

  3. Sars fails to tarnish high-end leasing market

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... director Jodie Chiu said leasing transactions in high-end properties in the second half would increase 20 per cent when compared with the first half as many expatriates had been returning to Hong Kong as their businesses returned to normal after Sars. Ms Chiu said expatriates typically were the main source of demand in the high-end leasing market. She expects mainland professionals ...

  4. Man jailed for manufacturing dangerous drugs

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.54pm: A 47-year-old expatriate man was sentenced to eight years jail on Wednesday after being convicted of manufacturing dangerous drugs. The Court of First ... with one count of conspiracy to manufacture dangerous drugs. Inquiries revealed that the expatriate man and the three other men were trying to extract cocaine from the brownish liquid. The court ...

  5. Warning on expat transfusions

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com An obstetrician at a private hospital that caters mainly to expatriates has called on the government to increase the supply of a blood type that is rare ... and targets expatriate communities where negative blood types were more prevalent. He said the service has a register of 1,310 active donors with negative blood types, and of this group, 540 ...

  6. Stand by me

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in providing labour support, and has at least a modest amount of training. Enter the doula. Recently relocated expatriates Tiffany King, 35, and Lauren Ullman, 31, hired doulas- 'women who ... group. 'We are bound to have more doulas in Hong Kong as time passes.' 'First-time expectant parents and expatriates who are new to Hong Kong and have no family and friends nearby ...

  7. Planning well in advance is key to relocation

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for entry.' When British expatriate Karen Jackman left Hong Kong for Australia, she took her cat Harriet with her. 'Do your research to make sure you find a pet relocation service ...

  8. Dog escapes sterilisation after biting vet and nurse at clinic

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... bit our vet and nurse', she said. Police said the 29-year-old, expatriate vet was bitten on the right hand and the 38-year-old nurse was bitten on the left hand. The spokeswoman said ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... another expatriate man intervened. The two men scuffled, damaging a shelf in the store. When a police officer arrived, Allan punched him, causing light injuries to the officer's face ...

  10. Ex marks the spot for settlers' guide

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... Defying Sars and the downturn, a new expatriate handbook is an affirmation of the future. Annabel Walker reports LUCRATIVE EXPAT packages have taken a beating in recent years. The luxuries ... a slump in expatriate arrivals. During such trying times, it might seem strange to publish a book targeting expats wanting to settle in Hong Kong. But that is what Icy Kwok, a financial auditor ...




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