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  1. In hot pursuit

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Legislators Choy So-yuk (left) and Emily Lau Wai-hing compete in the Friends of the Earth fifth Solar Cart Race at Victoria Park. The race was won by the Hongkong Electric team which set a record by completing 30 laps in just over 20 minutes. The aim of the race is to promote the use of renewable energy in the community. A record number of 27 teams took part in this year's ...

  2. My friends r ur friends

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... degrees of separation', the theory that everyone on Earth is separated from anyone else by no more than six degrees of separation, or six friends of friends of friends. In 1996, a website ... are spreading like a virus through the internet world. Are they just hip, or can't we simply make friends in reality? Diya Sen, 18, registered with Hi5 about a month ago. She thinks it's ...

  3. Search for everyday HK hero to become an Earth Champion

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison The next 'Earth Champion' could be you. An international environmental group is looking to celebrate extraordinary Hongkongers who are sustaining and improving the city's and the world's environment. The Earth Champions Foundation will begin accepting nominations on Friday for its first 'Hong Kong Earth Champions Quest'- a search for experts ...

  4. Tabloid tales reveal how Hollywood stars crashed back to Earth

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by David Momphard

    ... David Momphard Hong Kong's social set can't hold a candle to the constellation of stars in Hollywood and their tabloid fodder friends on both sides of the Atlantic- and thank goodness for that. The death of former Playmate Anna Nicole Smith became a media circus over which of the men in her life was the father of her infant daughter. The 39-year-old's drug overdose ...

  5. Would you switch to environmentally friendly light bulbs?

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... electricity they save. I will ask my friends to do it too, as such light bulbs can really help save the Earth. I think we should all do more to conserve the environment, like sorting our rubbish ... the same. Many people underestimate the contribution environmentally friendly bulbs can make in protecting the Earth. I also adopt other eco-friendly practices, such as bringing my own shopping bag. ...

  6. Friends extol good works and character

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... helped many people. He not only worked for charities on his own, he has also tried hard to lobby others to contribute as well.' Other letters in mitigation came from Friends of the Earth ... of mitigation read in court after he was convicted of indecent assault yesterday. The letters written by Gan's friends were a who's who of Hong Kong. George Ho Ho-chi, owner of Commercial ...

  7. Environment-friendly funerals pose challenge to traditional values

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... green funerals, which challenge traditional Chinese values in blessing and showing respect for the dead. Hospital Authority planning director Vivian Wong Taam Chi-woon, a board member of Friends of the Earth, opted for a green funeral for her father, Taam Kwan-yuen, who recently died aged 96. Dr Wong's family has ordered an eco-coffin from the mainland made from recycled paper, coated ...

  8. Faithful friend stays at master's side

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... JOHN MILLEN They say that a dog is man's best friend. Dogs are faithful and loyal and they never let you down. Those are qualities everyone looks for in a friend. If you have ever had ... the small funeral procession to the church. He watched sadly as the gravediggers filled in Gray's grave. Then he stepped onto the bare earth and howled at the top of his voice. When night fell, ...

  9. Tokens of friendship, farewell

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP junior reporter Jasmine Chiu In recent years, more and more of our friends have left to study overseas. We all want a piece of us to go with them when they move to their new environment- we all want to be remembered, don't we? That is why we give keepsakes to our friends as a 'token of farewell'. Below are some ideas for these mementos. They are easy to make ...

  10. What's Next 30x30

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Works by designer/artist Stanley Wong Ping-pui (aka anothermountainman) (including Heaven on Earth, left) and 30 of his friends that were specially created or selected in response to discussions they had on the future of creativity. Daily, 11am-9pm, ArtisTree, 1/F Cornwall House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2887 1321. Ends Aug 9 ...




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