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  1. Extra distance should benefit Hail The Storm

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken An extra 200m and his defeated run in the Classic Mile are the factors that can make Hail The Storm go one better and turn the tables on Sunny Sing in today's Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby Trial. The Caspar Fownes-trained Hail The Storm (Douglas Whyte) was right there to win the Classic Mile after a perfect ride from Whyte but in-form Sunny Sing (Eric ...

  2. Hail The Storm set to blow away rivals

    Posted Oct 15th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Caspar Fownes has had his share of frustrations with the talented Hail The Storm but all will be forgiven if the five-year-old can put his best foot forward and give ... horse of the event and this time it must surely be Hail The Storm (Eddie Lai Wai-ming) in receipt of a stone in weight from those at the top of the field. Though he has promised much but won ...

  3. Minister hails final passage of smoking bill into law

    Posted Oct 20th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... after the debate resumed yesterday. The meeting was adjourned after nine hours on Wednesday night as legislators went through 18 amendment clauses. Dr Chow hailed its passage ...

  4. Wen hails energy co-operation with Australia

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday hailed Australia as a reliable energy partner for China as the two countries officially launched a liquefied natural gas project ... The premiers also agreed to jointly develop civil nuclear energy, push forward free-trade negotiations and strengthen co-ordination on regional issues. Mr Wen hailed Sino-Australian ties as 'an ...

  5. Animal welfare groups hail pet project

    Posted Oct 27th 2006, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... clinics there next year.' The agreement has been hailed by animal welfare groups, which have been invited to offer healthy, abandoned animals for adoption through the Pets Central shops. John ...

  6. Doctors hail new drug in fighting HK diabetes 'epidemic'

    Posted Sep 17th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law Local doctors have hailed the discovery of a drug that is more effective than exercise and dieting in reducing the chances of high-risk patients developing type 2 diabetes. But they warn that despite the fact that 24 per cent of Hong Kong people have the precursor to the disease, the preventive drug will likely only be available to those willing to pay. About half ...

  7. Buoyant HK hails the start of 2007

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee and Ng Kang-chung Resurgent city welcomes New Year with dancing and parties Five, four, three, two, one... Happy New Year! Hongkongers partied hard last night, welcoming in 2007 in a buoyant mood following one of the strongest economic rebounds ...

  8. Outspoken lawyer should be hailed as role model

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Relative to the serious charges laid against him, Gao Zhisheng has been given a lenient sentence. Instead of getting a harsh jail term for defaming the central government and agitating for its downfall, the human rights lawyer has been given a three-year ...

  9. Hu hails 'practical' three-way talks

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in St Petersburg Common issues with leaders of India and Russia make for easy consensus China, India and Russia hailed an unprecedented three-way meeting on common issues of energy, economic development and fighting terrorism yesterday as a step towards stronger ties. The meeting between President Hu Jintao, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister ...

  10. China, US hail 'useful' economy talks

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Jamil Anderlini

    ... Cary Huang and Jamil Anderlini in Beijing No short-term fixes, but Beijing pledges more yuan flexibility and Washington more domestic savings China and the United States made broad pledges to tackle global economic imbalances yesterday as they concluded t ...




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