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  1. Lifestyle - Health - SWEAT

    Fitness entrepreneur spreads the message on the mainland

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... is easy to spot. A shock of blond hair, a pair of fluorescent pink shorts and a voice that bursts with enthusiasm are the unmistakable trademarks of the Swedish fitness instruction entrepreneur. He is a man on a mission to prevent China becoming a nation of computer-screen-watching fatties, intent on persuading people, by vigorous action and loquacious exhortation, that fitness can ...

  2. China a fit for fast fashion retailers

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com With an eye on the rising spending power of China's middle class, international fast-fashion retailers are rushing to open stores there, particularly in second-tier cities. Among the latest to declare their expansion pl ...

  3. China pin their hopes on fit-again star Hui

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com A fit-again Hui Ruoqi is set to delight the crowds when the FIVB World Grand Prix Hong Kong leg gets under way at the Coliseum today. The 20-year-old from Jiangsu, who has been hailed as China's new star spiker as they build up for next year's London Olympics, was forced to miss all three matches in Hong Kong last year due to injury. ...

  4. A perfect fit

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jennifer Lo He showed up in class only once every two weeks and dropped out in Form Two. He used to be a bully and a marijuana addict, and made a living as a salesman and working in restaurants and kitchens. But five years ago, he decided enough was enoug ...

  5. If the shoe fits...

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Laurence Brahm China's leadership is emulating, and striving to surpass, the United States. From sending rockets into space, to excessive conspicuous consumption and even energy wastage, China is racing against America in everything. There are even r ...

  6. Hall fighting to get Champion fit in time for Singapore

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Trainer David Hall is involved in a race against the clock to get Absolute Champion fit for the S$1 million (HK$5.7 million) KrisFlyer Sprint in Singapore on Sunday week. Absolute Champion won a barrier trial down the straight 1,000 metres course at Sha Tin on Tuesday, but has not appeared at trackwork since. 'He's just been walking and swimming,' ...

  7. Why western shapes don't fit Chinese heads

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A research project which measured the head shapes of 2,000 Chinese appears to have unlocked the mystery of why some products, like eyeglasses and safety helmets, do not fit ... implications for product makers targeting the Chinese. Hats, glasses and even facemasks are made to fit western faces and heads, and often the physiology of Chinese consumers is not considered. ...

  8. Sun Yat-sen deserves a fitting memorial

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

    ... Sun Yat-sen, who lived from 1866 to 1925, has been variously called the father of the 1911 revolution and the founder of modern China. He was a proponent of Chinese nationalism and democracy- and the idea that the country could become stronger by leaving ...

  9. Programme fits the bill for leaders of hi-tech firms working in China

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... Elizabeth Turner THE INTERNATIONAL Executive Master of Business Administration (IEMBA) is designed to meet the needs of business leaders working in the mainland, especially those coming from technologically innovative organisations and executives working ...

  10. Recognition of Zhao would be fitting farewell

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhao Ziyang never visited Hong Kong but he played a highly significant role in helping shape the city's future. His rise to power and his dramatic fall from grace both had a deep impact on Hong Kong. He will be remembered here as a reformist leader w ...




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