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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TABLE TENNIS

    Hong Kong's Yue wants clarity on accusations against ITTF president

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... who is the chairman of the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association, honorary secretary general of the Asian Table Tennis Union and on the ITTF board of directors. "Many people in the table ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Yue seeks to clarify ITTF chief charges Hong Kong table tennis chief Tony Yue Kwok-leung has urged the sport's world governing body to provide more ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

  3. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyers publicly shamed by China's national bar association

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 12:47pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... and participant in the New Citizen Movement, a loose grouping of rights activists. Teng, currently a visiting scholar at Chinese University in Hong Kong, said being named singled out by the bar was like ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com In a rare move, China’s national bar association named and shamed seven lawyers who have fought some of the country’s highest-profile human rights ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Magic moment with tennis stars a one-sided affair in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 10:08pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... for its lack. Each of the combatants at last night's BNP Paribas Showdown Hong Kong- part of World Tennis Day- held individual clinics at the venue beforehand, and their respective ... Kenny Hodgart kenny.hodgart@scmp.com Magic moment with the stars a one-sided affair You can tell straight off the bat who are the real tennis nuts- the weekend Rogers and Rafas, if you ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Local championship offers wild card to Hong Kong Open qualifying

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Tennis Association. "The winner of the National Championships will now be able to test herself at the highest level, right here in Hong Kong." Hong Kong's new Women's Tennis ... a wild card straight into the main draw of the WTA event when Hong Kong returns to the world of professional tennis after more than a decade. "The HKTA has hosted ITF ladies and pro circuit ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Scientists propose creating super strains of H7N9 bird flu virus

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Lo Wei and Associated Press

    ... creating more potent strains to examine how they might spread among humans. One participating Hong Kong scientist said the research was necessary to be one step ahead of the constantly mutating virus. Professor Malik Peiris, head of virology at the University of Hong Kong, said the experiments were needed to achieve a more complete understanding of the virus or else scientists would ...

  7. News - China

    Asset or liability? Beijing's decision on whistle-blower could seal Snowden's fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng and Zhang Hong

    ... national security, mainland observers say. But it will be handled in a low-profile manner to avoid upsetting the Sino-US relationship and being seen as meddling in Hong Kong affairs. Snowden's revelation, that the US government had been hacking into Hong Kong and mainland networks for years, had put Beijing in an awkward position, observers said. On the one hand, it hoped to extract ...

  8. Hong Kong's best battle it out for national title

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Kong Tennis Association's (HKTA) new policy of recruiting talent from the mainland means a few unfamiliar faces have been representing Hong Kong in international tournaments recently. ... Jonathan Powell Hong Kong's top players go head to head in this weekend's National Tennis Championships at Victoria Park. Title favourites include defending champion Giovanni ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... and whatever, it lessened their workload." Hong Kong's throwaway culture is an added bonus. Fung says he often gets calls from people wanting rid of old belongings when they refurbish or move ... was converted into a canteen by the University of Hong Kong. "Before the conversion, I found boxes of funny documents from the 1950s that recorded why students got demerits or switched to another ...

  10. News - World

    US ‘extremely disappointed’ with Russia over Snowden decision

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 09:21am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... lawyer said on Thursday. The former intelligence contractor had been at the airport for more than a month since he arrived there from Hong Kong on June 23. The US had demanded that Russia send ... Associated Press in Washington A highly anticipated summit between US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin could be hurt by Moscow’s decision to grant temporary ...




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