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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong rugby sees nine newcomers before Dubai Cup of Nations

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... champions Hong Kong have named nine new caps for next month's Emirates Airline Cup of Nations (Econ) in Dubai as they go in hunt of a back division that will ensure Asia's number two team ... programme has taken on added importance with the London Sevens, which falls in the middle of the Asian Five Nations (15s), serving as a qualifier for core-team status. Hong Kong have already ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong face Rugby World Cup qualifying test run in Dubai

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a repechage match and qualify for the 2015 World Cup (15-a-side). With Japan perennially dominating Asian qualification for the World Cup, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has set its sights ... Zimbabwe are 29th, one place below Hong Kong. It will be the first time that Hong Kong will be meeting these two nations in a full international. The fourth team are hosts the United Arab Emirates, ...

  3. HKMA sold HK$7.4 billion in 3 interventions on Thursday

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:12am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stepped into the currency market during New York hours on Thursday, its third intervention for the day, as the local currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. It sold HK$2.751 billion ($355 million) in Hong Kong dollars in the latest move, bringing the total injection for the day to HK$7.4 billion, data showed. ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    China’s rugby team fail to qualify for the 2013 Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... they would be given a berth automatically. But this is not the case now with all teams in Asia having to qualify for the Hong Kong Sevens," said Trevor Gregory, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union ... this is in the hands of the International Rugby Board as we are part of the world series," Gregory said. Expanded from 24 to 28 teams, the Hong Kong Sevens will comprise two tournaments. The top-tier ...

  6. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong ... Kong Life Sciences chief executive officer Kam Hing-lam said in a statement. CK Life Sciences, chaired by Li’s eldest son and heir to his Cheung Kong conglomerate, Victor, is involved ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY

    Second death in 4 days hits Hong Kong's rugby community

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay, Clifford Lo

    ... armbands today when they play Belgium in the final of the Emirates Airline Cup of Nations in Dubai. Hong Kong team manager Dai Rees said: "This is absolutely tragic news. The Hong Kong team ... and there remains a sense of shock at this double tragedy. The thoughts and prayers of all of us at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and the entire community are with both families, and we stand ready ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee's former house in Kowloon Tong to go on sale

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Kowloon will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon ... house in Kowloon Tong has been used as a short-stay love hotel for several years. Yu could not be reached on Wednesday for comment. The kung fu star died in Hong Kong after a severe reaction ...

  9. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Special honour for former Hong Kong international

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... But it wasn't for his sevens prowess that the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union picked Lewis as the first recipient of a "Colony Cap", given to players who distinguished themselves before the handover. Instead, it was for his long and dedicated service in the Hong Kong front row at 15s that Lewis was honoured. To mark 60 years of Hong Kong rugby, the union launched a commemorative cap ...




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