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  1. Two years on, family and friends still hope to find missing Canadian

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Last week marked the second anniversary of the disappearance of Canadian tourist Ani Ashekian. Her family last heard from her on November 11, 2008, while she was in Hong Kong. ... There has been no cellphone or bank-account activity since her disappearance. Ashekian's family and friends have still not given up hope, however. 'I check in regularly with the senior ...

  2. 'I destroyed people, shattered families'

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... and shattered many families.' While Hung says his days as a triad have passed, the police are not convinced, last month naming him a Tsim Sha Tsui faction leader of the 14k and arresting him during ... family's political background. When Hung was 10, he and his mother sneaked into Hong Kong, where his father had already moved some of the family to a place in Happy Valley. Hung was enrolled ...

  3. Party tonight will raise funds for the family of late University of Hong Kong academic

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... a family going through the ultimate tragedy. Six years ago Briton Jon Maxwell was living in Hong Kong and met and married a beautiful Swede named Marie-Claire. Soon enough they had two children- ... the baby].' She said that because Maxwell had a pre-existing condition, he was not able to get life insurance. 'He had a pacemaker installed previously.' As a result, the family now has ...

  4. Urban 'renewal' is more about removal of low-income families

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'residents in old districts improve their living conditions' and proceeds to recount the tale of one family affected by its Kwun Tong redevelopment. It transpires that the family resettled ... lower-income families from urban sites coveted by property developers as comprehensive development zones- in plain language, massive developments that decimate community relationships and extinguish ...

  5. Canto-pop mum makes a wish for family harmony

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... family and son, and that reflects her choice of causes now. On Saturday, Tse lent her support to the Make A Wish foundation. For the Lunar New Year, it is raising money with a wishing tree ... established for 10 years and has helped over 900 young patients to realise their dreams,' Tse said. 'My 2008 New Year wish is simple: I hope every family in Hong Kong can live in harmony. ...

  6. Family's lawyers raise doubts about evidence

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Lawyers for the family of Tsui Po-ko, the constable alleged to have killed two fellow policemen and a Hang Seng Bank security guard, yesterday insisted the marathon inquiry had ... representing Tsui's wife, Li Po-ling, said the family was unable to hire any expert to say Tsui had no personality or mental problems. He said Tsui was unfairly described as a rogue and a demon ...

  7. Sun Yat-sen And His Family: From Cuihong To Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Historical photos and artifacts related to Sun's time in Hong Kong, focusing on his revolutionary activities, family and descendents. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 10am-7pm. HK Museum of History. 100 Chatham Rd South, Tsim Sha Tsui. Free. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends Dec 1 ...

  8. Family paints picture of sober, dutiful son

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shoot-out and the deaths of a police officer and security guard in 2001, was described by his family yesterday as a responsible, positive person who 'worked purely for money's sake'. ... with his family since 1989 and later divorced Tsui's mother, Cheung Wai-mei, said his son was quite stubborn in his way of thinking but could not be said to be violent. 'When we were ...

  9. Family and friends remember shot constable

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The family and friends of Tsui Po-ko, the policeman suspected of killing a colleague in last month's Tsim Sha Tsui shoot-out, held a vigil for him ahead of his funeral today. The Buddhist ceremony at the Po Fook Hill columbarium hall in Sha Tin was a low-key affair. There were no wreaths outside the second-floor room used by the family and a screen blocked ...

  10. Show takes trip to Kowloon's past

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... the neighbourhood's residents. 'The speakers include families who lived in the dockyards, Lord Kadoorie recounting his flight from China to Hong Kong sitting on a pile of banknotes and retired marine ...




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