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  1. 'Post' draws praise at design awards

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... out- eight gold, 31 silver and 73 bronze medals. There were 1,356 entries from 29 countries. The Times won six gold medals, including Best in Show for both online and print categories for its infographics on Guantanamo detainees. National Geographic won a gold medal for Martin Gamache's portfolio, while the Internet Group do Brasil claimed another. The contest is open to all world ...

  2. Sprinter So keen on gold rather than records

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

    ... Sprinter So Wa-wai will be aiming for gold rather than world records when he leads a strong 109-member Hong Kong squad to the inaugural Asian Para Games, which will be held in Guangzhou two weeks after the completion of the Asian Games. 'This is the first Asian Para Games and my target is to win gold medals,' said So, 29, who holds world records in the men's ...

  3. Prebble needs to strike more gold at the Valley

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken No matter how many twists and turns have come and gone in the 2010 jockeys' championship, there always seems to be another looming and tonight is one more pivotal moment. Momentum was with Brett Prebble at the most recent Happy Valley fix ...

  4. Gold behind the medals

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Wong

    ... of gold medals. One important feature was South Korea's victory in figure skating. Kim Yu-na, 19, won her nation's first gold medal in the sport, beating fierce competition from Japan ... Athletes are sportsmen and their goal should not be to turn gold medals into real gold. ...

  5. Worth their weight in gold

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... them,' Buser says, although the modification restriction is waived for actual buyers. Having a parade of stars photographed wearing the company's high jewellery is worth its weight in gold ...

  6. Dante Lam after more cinematic gold with familiar cast

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Principal filming has begun on director Dante Lam Chiu-yin's new crime thriller. It is hoped The Stool Pigeon will repeat the box office and critical success of his previous picture, ...

  7. It's not the Olympic spirit; it's the gold

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The disproportionate number of gold medals won by China at the Olympics- 51 compared with 21 silver and 28 bronze- was perhaps no coincidence: China's obsession with gold ... government awarded each gold medallist 200,000 yuan, with 150,000 for silver and 80,000 for bronze. But when it comes to other corporate and charity rewards, silver medallists often receive only half ...

  8. Controversial pair among recipients of Gold Bauhinia Star

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Authority chief Billy Lam Chung-lun and former Applied Science and Technology Research Institute chairman Allan Wong Chi-yun- have been honoured with the Gold Bauhinia Star. Mr Lam was the subject ... Yan University Cheng Yu-tung New World Development chairman Chan Sui-kau Founder, YGM Group Gold Bauhinia Star winners Cheng Yiu-tong Andrew Liao Cheung-sing Marvin Cheung Eddy Fong Ching ...

  9. Olympic heroes with hearts of gold

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... various local personalities which athletic hero from Games past and present they most admire and respect, and what outstanding achievement of theirs deserve a gold for inspiration. Will Meyrick, chef of Lotus 'Australian speed swimmer Ian Thorpe is definitely my favourite pick. He tried to break the number of gold medals won by one person in a single Olympic Games. The record ...

  10. Gold

    Posted Apr 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 What is the chemical symbol for gold? 2 In American football, which team are named in honour of the prospectors of the California Gold Rush? 3 Which band had a 1983 British No2 hit with the single Gold? 4 What is the minimum temperature at which gold melts: a) 564 degrees Celsius b) 1,064 degrees c) 1,564 degrees? 5 How many Olympic gold medals did American ...




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