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  1. Disgruntled ex-employee dies in bus fire he may have caused

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... was unhappy about his several divorces... and his suspension, so he acted on ill will and put other people's lives in jeopardy,' Mr Wang said. The bus had been travelling from Wansheng ...

  2. HK businessman claims he was forced out of venture in Bahrain

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... marketing firm to his local partners. Robert Maes, chief executive of High Five, a sports marketing company based in Queen's Road West, said he had lost HK$4 million in the venture and had ... to High Five and is helping Bahrain's bid to host the 2010 World Road Cycling Championships. Mr Maes, a Belgian national who says he moved to Hong Kong 30 years ago, said their business ...

  3. Only 20, but he's a mayor

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun He was the youngest mayor in the world at one time. Ian Borg (pictured) is from a small village in Malta called Dingli, and in 2003 he was elected to his town's top position. Now 20, he's part of a cultural and trade delegation that passed through Hong Kong over the weekend. But back home, this politico prodigy and law student still lives with his parents. ...

  4. An executive councillor with no idea of what he wants, whatever next

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... he does not want but, hunt and peck as you may through his opinions, you find no specific idea for what he does want. All he offers us is a lament that we do not have our own version ... we ought to have such advice, why does he not help us to get it by stepping down and yielding his place to someone who does have it? But take his thoughts on the port. First he tells us ...

  5. He Baili's Idyllic Hong Kong in Ink

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... or walking along the Great Wall of China. He Baili (Ho Pak-lee), 61, takes a different approach. He recreates the Hong Kong of his youth with serene ink paintings that show the city before it was filled with skyscrapers and congested with cars. In each of the 80 inks on show, he depicts himself in the form of a small fishing boat set within idyllic coastal scenes and fish farms. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - GEOGRAPHY

    Late geographer Neil Smith saw capitalism as transformer of spaces

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... the relationship between cities, the wider world and capitalism. If we want to understand the economic system's workings, he argued, then we have to understand the spaces that make its existence ... studied the way in which gentrification had become a global force in the shaping of cities. In addition to middle-class people seeking better lifestyles, he pointed to the rent gap, the difference ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Army joins police in hunt for killer in Chongqing

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... killing one of them, the Beijing News reported. At noon, a railway policeman was gunned down after he stopped and questioned a suspect. His body was later found in bushes. A People's ... about five minutes after the shooting at the bank. "A man ran to me and asked how much it would cost to go to Xinqiao. I said 5 yuan, and he got on," the driver said. "He ...

  8. Silver lining

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in his hometown, the Belgian capital's appeal lies in the fact that it eludes classification. 'Brussels is interesting because it's a very eclectic city,' he says. While Paris is magnificent and coherent, Brussels is uneven, he admits, but it's a city of small jewels that pop up where you least expect them. Penneman has also designed the interiors of the Vintage Hotel, ...


    What the mainland media say, Sunday Morning Post, August 19, 2012

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... hate Zhou Kehua." Zhou, 42, was shot dead by two officers in a mountainous district on the outskirts of Chongqing. He was accused of staging armed robberies across Hunan, Jiangsu ... branch in Chongqing's Shapingba district on August 10. China Central Television reported on Tuesday that police intercepted a mobile text message between Zhou and his girlfriend in which he ...

  10. Terracotta warriors come to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Do you know about the very first emperor of China? His name was Qin Shihuang. The Great Wall of China was started during his reign. When he died, in the year 210BC, he was buried ... Tuesdays. Five things to know about: Ancient China 1. Qin Shihuang was the first emperor to unite China, but he was a harsh ruler. He built roads and canals but he also burnt many books. 2. Xian ...




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