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  1. Love's labours

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... enough love and dutifully admired as the head of the family. With the book going on sale here this month (HarperCollins, $116), how are Hong Kong couples likely to react to the Schlessinger ... the children and the family is the best support a wife can give.' Full-time wife and mother-of-two Clara Wu says many women- including her- would consider the book's advice to be accurate. ...

  2. Haven for distressed women helps them find their feet

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... husband filed judicial separation papers in Hong Kong and also revoked her dependant's visa. She had nowhere to go, with no immediate family in the city. Although she has a university degree, ...

  3. Kingdom leads on overseas aid

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The 'Kingdom of humanity' is outranking richer countries of the West when it comes to humanitarian aid, the United Nations reports. Saudi Arabia is the largest international donor to humanitarian appeals when measured as a percentage of GDP, wit ...

  4. Bereaved families say goodbye to typhoon victims

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei With some wiping their eyes, some folding their arms, bereaved families of 20 mainland tourists killed by Typhoon Megi whispered farewell to their loved ones yesterday. The relatives, who are to return to Guangdong this morning, gathered at a public memorial ceremony at a funeral parlour in Taipei to pay their last respects to the victims. ...

  5. Blast at wealthy family's fireworks show kills 20

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam It was meant to be a show of wealth and to bestow good fortune in the Year of the Tiger. But a wealthy family's firework display in a village in Guangdong went tragically ... are not known. While fireworks accidents are common, an explosion on the scale of Friday's in Junbu is unusual. The family is famous for spending hundreds of thousands yuan on firework displays ...

  6. Blaze leaves 20 families homeless on eve of festival

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Fox Yi Hu, Joyce Ng

    ... Clifford Lo, Fox Yi Hu and Joyce Ng About 20 families were left homeless on the eve of the Mid-Autumn Festival when their wooden and tin-sheet huts in a Lai Chi Kok village were destroyed ... The Fire Services Department said 150 villagers were evacuated, including residents of nearby Kau Wah Keng New Village. The homes of about 20 families were destroyed or damaged in the blaze. Some ...

  7. HK family on sightseeing trip airlifted to safety, Macau student unharmed

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in Taipei. He said the five were originally scheduled to return to Hong Kong at noon but decided to extend their trip until tomorrow. The family of five, including 63-year-old father Au-Yeung ...

  8. A classic family tale

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... winner, Sea The Stars. The Tsui family of Hong Kong has been a part of one of the great thoroughbred success stories of all time and the win of Sea The Stars in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket two ... Here's the surprise. Christopher Tsui, owner and co-breeder of Sea The Stars, cannot be found at the Irish National Stud, where the family's legendary mare, Urban Sea, resided until her ...

  9. HK$2 can help a family

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... and water supply to Shengnan. The houses will be 375 sq ft for penniless families. Homes for families that can afford part of the building cost will be from 860 sq ft to 1,180 sq ft. The project ...

  10. Families unite to cope with loss

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... of how families in the region were coming together to cope with loss. Chen Tianzhi, Jingyi's great uncle, believed the family had become closer since the disaster. 'Jingyi is the youngest descendant of the whole family, so everyone would treat him as their special baby anyway,' he said. 'But now that he has to grow up without a mother, everyone is smothering him ...




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