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  1. HK coach's batting masterclass

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... India's Dinesh Karthik (52), and Calum MacLeod (60) making the most of the short boundaries as they totalled 368 for six. Then it was the turn of All Stars such as Sanath Jayasuriya (83), Shahid ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Jaap van Zweden sets bar high for Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... and on the programmes. Michael MacLeod, the orchestra's chief executive, gave context: "One of the problems of modern symphony orchestras is that they have become homogenised all over the world, ... families that have one or more children with autism- one of the van Zwedens' four children is autistic. MacLeod points out, however, that over the following three years the conductor ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: in the Khitan's claw

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie Wee Kek Koon   Thankfully, the ongoing Sino-Japanese dispute over the Diaoyu Islands has abated temporarily. The waters off these islands may be rich in natural resources, but the real impulse fuelling this decadesold row isn’t so much economic gain as nationalism, a key tenet of which is territorial integrity. The habitually aggrieved Chinese are particularly sensitive ...

  4. Forget logic and enjoy the thrills

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Once you digest the preposterous idea behind One Small Step, you can relax and enjoy P.B. Kerr's well-written and engrossing story, set in 1969. Thirteen-year-old Scott MacLeod's parents have separated and his father, a US Air Force major, keeps his son occupied by teaching him how to fly a jet (don't bother thinking about the logic). Scott shows a remarkable ...

  5. SFC launches probe into ICBC unit over Powerlong share offering

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... lawyer told the tribunal the broker had found 'a series of emails which implicated the claimant' in the matter under SFC investigation. ICBCI deputy chief executive Mary MacLeod said: ...

  6. Import duty a case for concern

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and is known for its London Dry Gin, Old Tom Gin and Hayman's 1820 gin liqueur. Macleod Distillers makes London Hill gin, and although Macleod was not established until 1933, the gin was first ...

  7. Phil O'Sullivan, director of News Production, CNN International

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As told to Hamish McKenzie What I'm reading: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. He puts at least one great sentence on every page. What I'm listening to: I am so behind on music these days. LCD Soundsystem and Amy Winehouse because they're not here anymore. Rick Ross' Aston Martin Music, Tame Impala's Half Full Glass of Wine, and Barney and Friends' ...

  8. Katie De Tilly, Director, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As told to Hamish McKenzie What I'm reading: I've just finished David Bodanis' Passionate Minds: The Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment, Featuring the Scientist Emilie du Chatelet, the Poet Voltaire, Sword Fights, Book Burnings, Assorted Kings, Seditious Verse, and the Birth of the Modern World. One of the best books I have ever read. What I'm ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: sadly ever after

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie Wee Kek Koon For many Hongkongers, the arranged, some would say forced, marriage between the mainland and their city has not been a happy union. As the rancour over national education demonstrates, China may have had physical possession of Hong Kong for the last 15 years, but it has yet to win the SAR’s unconditional love. In imperial China, royal marriages ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: root problem

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie Wee Kek Koon The banyan trees along Tsim Sha Tsui’s Nathan Road seem to be dying, one after another. While trees don’t live forever, it would seem that the main cause of these deaths is neglect. No matter. Think of the valuable retail space freed up by yanking these economically unproductive giants up by their roots!  Hong Kong should just stop playing ...




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