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  1. Sketching Hong Kong: Exhibition on Kong Kai Ming Collection

    Posted Aug 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The artist, teacher and writer creates contrasting distances through sketches of Hong Kong street scenes with themes such as My Place My Home, Places of Worship and Yesteryears. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, (closed Tue), HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, free. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends Oct 9 ...

  2. Kennedy and Lau keep Hong Kong flag flying

    Posted Dec 17th 2006, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Hong Kong's Heron Lau Hiu-ngo and Noel Kennedy reached the semi-finals of the pairs competition at the Hong Kong International Bowls Classic at Craigengower Cricket Club yesterday. Lau and Kennedy, who are representing the Kowloon Green Bowling Club, beat the Hong Kong Police Bowling Club pair of Eric Yim King-chun and Milo Lai Chan-wai 15-13 to become Hong Kong ...

  3. Duley bids a final fond farewell to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Leighton Duley will leave on a jet plane tomorrow, bidding goodbye to Hong Kong and going back home to New Zealand. An era will come to an end, for the happy hooker has been an institution in local rugby circles for the past 16 years. 'My boots are for sale,' quipped the ever-gregarious Duley, a former Hong Kong captain and front-row forward, who once quit local ...

  4. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... farewell to Hill last weekend. He died earlier this month at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, aged 84. It was a quiet goodbye to a genuine Hong Kong hero. His wife, Lai-kwan, died many years ago. They had ... is the fifth head of the unit since Hill retired from the force in 1975. Mr Brittain recalled that when Hill arrived in Hong Kong in 1954 he was already an expert in explosives. After army service ...

  5. Lingnan to produce Hong Kong encyclopedia

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... A new research arm at Lingnan University will produce what is akin to an encyclopedia on Hong Kong. One of the goals of the Hong Kong and South China Historical Research Programme is to produce a multi-volume project covering topics such as Hong Kong's history, social and economic development and scientific research. Centre co-ordinator Dr Lau Chi-pang said. 'It ...

  6. Johnnie To is Hong Kong's only chance for Golden Lion

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Acclaimed director Johnnie To Kei-fung's latest film Exiled will be Hong Kong's only entry to compete for the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival which ... In the out-of-competition section, big budget Hong Kong-mainland co-production The Banquet, by Feng Xiaogang and starring Daniel Wu Yin-cho and Zhang Ziyi, will be screened. Jackie Chan may show up with his latest ...

  7. Hong Kong can be trusted with democracy

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Democratic development in Hong Kong has been sidelined since lawmakers voted down the government's limited reform proposals in December. Why distinguished mainland legal experts ... University's law school, broke new ground by laying down six preconditions for universal suffrage in Hong Kong. Veteran Basic Law drafter Xu Chongde questioned democracy's value and argued ...

  8. Question of the week: Who has had the most positive impact on Hong Kong's development?

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Janet Tang Man-wai, 17 SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School Sir David Wilson. He was the governor of Hong Kong from 1987 to 1992. During his governorship, he proposed the Port ... and make the transfer of Hong Kong government in 1997 smooth. Also, he paved the way for 18 legislators of the Legislative Council to be directly elected by the people of Hong Kong, leading Hong ...

  9. Hong Kong's foremost sceptic dies aged 71

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nina Li The man who predicted the demise of Hong Kong in a 1995 magazine article has died. Louis Kraar, former Hong Kong-based Asian editor of Fortune, died last week at his home ... the rising influence of Asia on the global economy, Kraar had written about the region for more than three decades. One of his most controversial articles was 'The Death of Hong Kong ...

  10. We respect rule of law in Hong Kong, say state officials

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Gary Cheung in Beijing Beijing hit back swiftly at the United States yesterday for questioning its commitment to Hong Kong's rule of law following a decision ... of the city's rule of law. Echoing this, the Hong Kong government said the 'unqualified' power of interpretation had been fully acknowledged and respected in Hong Kong and by local courts. ...




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