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  1. News - China - POLLUTION

    Dongguan authorities admit water from Dongjiang not fit to drink

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Dongjiang water not fit to drink Dongguan authorities have admitted for the first time that water from the city's section of the Dongjiang, or East River, contains excessive levels of heavy metals and industrial pollutants and is not suitable for drinking for at least six months of the year. The Dongjiang, one of the world's most polluted ...

  2. Fitting success

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a tight rein on my brand. I want to create quality products that I totally control,' he says. Our interview is punctuated with questions from assistants about fittings as models strut around ... is sure that his success in the capricious Japanese market is due to the attention he pays to the needs of his clients. 'I do four fits, which means I can fit anyone in the world. ...

  3. How kids stay healthy with Hong Kong's lack of fitness space and pools in schools

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a swimming pool, either. I think fitness and health should be a high priority. What can I do? Hong Kong is a crowded and busy place, and it is often the case that schools operate in very cramped ... playgrounds and small gymnasiums will still follow a rigorous programme of physical activity designed to promote health and fitness. Ask your daughter's school about this. I have seen schools ...

  4. Cultural fit is key to management roles

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Billy Clarke Looking to claw your way up the corporate ladder? You might want to work on fitting in first. The latest Hudson Report shows that cultural fit is the leading attribute employers look for when hiring managers. The study, based on a survey of 1,550 employment decision-makers in Hong Kong, found that 60 per cent of respondents cited cultural fit as a key factor when ...

  5. Lee quits race to stay fit for Asian Games

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa His eyes firmly on next month's Asian Games, a cautious Daniel Lee Chi-wo dropped out midway through yesterday's K-Swiss ITU Asia Cup Hong Kong leg at Disneyland Resort on Lantau Island. Hong Kong's Lee, 33, said he preferred no ...

  6. New to HK but fitting in fast

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Cultural differences, the language barrier and discrimination are common obstacles faced by mainland students who are trying to start a new school life in Hong Kong. But one school has gone out of its way to make the newcomers feel at home, a ...

  7. Fitness chief builds fortune on markets he knows best

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu As managing director of Fitness First's operation in Hong Kong, China and Philippines, Andrew Phillips goes to the gym at least five times a week and runs regularly in races with his employees. Joining Fitness First in 1999, he launched a programme to position the gym as his customers' 'third home', after their residence and workplace. The centres ...

  8. Lee crushed as Mr Burns loses fight for fitness

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... fit- and has taken the painful decision to withdraw from the squad. 'I am very sad that finally our dream of Mr Burns and me representing Hong Kong at the Olympic equestrian events in my ... Federation (HKEF) to conclude that Mr Burns 'would not be 100 per cent fit' when the showjumping event begins next Friday. The horse is now in Aachen, Germany. 'I have sacrificed a lot ...

  9. Fitting-out firms follow building boom

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... developments habitable. Beyond basic 'shells', every new development has to be fitted out, from flooring and furnishing to lighting, skylights, fittings and artwork. As one of Hong Kong's leading contractors and developers, Chun Wo Development Holdings has its own subsidiary for interior fitting-out work, Chun Wo Elegant Decoration Engineering. Like most leading interior ...

  10. Fit-again Iafeta raring to make a big impact

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Powerhouse No 8 and captain Semi Iafeta has made a quicker than expected recovery from injury and will take his place in the back row for Hong Kong when they meet Japan in Niigata next Sunday. Iafeta, who missed Hong Kong's opening two m ...




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