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  1. Unlucky Hong Kong fail to make play-off

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong narrowly missed out on a chance to fight for a place in the Fed Cup World Group Two in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday. The SAR team defeated Singapore 3-0 in their final pool A match, but the top three finishers- Hong Kong, Uzbekistan and Thailand- had the same number of points from the four ties they each played in their pool (three matches won, one ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    It’s sink or swim for Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... By Judy Ngao Hong Kong will face defending champions New Zealand in the 'Pool of Death' at the Cable & Wireless Hong Kong Women's Rugby Sevens later this month. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the tournament, which will take place at So Kon Po Sports Ground on March 29-30. The final will be played in the evening of March 30 at Hong Kong Stadium ...

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    Hong Kong join Asian Five Nations

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong will figure prominently in the inaugural Asian Five Nations Championship to be held next April and May. The tournament, which will be run on the lines of the famous ... on the lines of the Six Nations would replace the old ARFT competition, revealed Allan Payne, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's executive director, yesterday. 'But this will be better than ...

  4. Asian Olympic hopefuls to face off in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Cup for Women to be played in Hong Kong later this year. China, ranked fifth in the world, will come up against arch-rivals Japan (world number six) and South Korea (10), in the 10-team ... said Brenda Smith, vice-president of the Hong Kong Hockey Association, yesterday. The Asian Hockey Federation appointed Hong Kong to host the premier event, which will also feature Taiwan, ...

  5. 2007 Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Some of the biggest names in the world - in soccer, tennis and golf - competed in Hong Kong, but it was local cyclist Wong Kam-po who provided the most inspiration. Alvin Sallay reports China has millions of cyclists. But it was Hong Kong's Wong Kam-po who proudly held the honour of becoming the first Chinese cyclist to win a world title when he clinched the 15km race ...

  6. Hong Kong Airlines, HK Express seek Beijing, Shanghai services

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express Airways have advised the Hong Kong government of their wish to add new services connecting the city to Shanghai and Beijing, introducing more ... of Hong Kong Express said yesterday. Hong Kong Airlines, another small operator, also said it had requested to fly to Beijing and Shanghai up to three times a day. Under the new air service ...

  7. Democracy not possible unless Beijing trusts Hong Kong people

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Chugani thinks democracy had already won simply because the Hong Kong Island Legco by-election threw up two charismatic candidates whose shifting fortunes virtually guaranteed ... stressed the importance of her ties with Beijing to help achieve democracy for Hong Kong. Hong Kong is ready for universal suffrage and the crux of the matter is whether the central government ...

  8. Hong Kong demand right to double check age-test X-rays

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A bone specialist from the Hong Kong University will be called in to check the accuracy of the Asian Cricket Council age tests - bone X-rays - which disqualified Hong Kong from the ACC Under-15 Elite Cup in Kathmandu last week on the grounds that the squad included overaged players. Hong Kong Cricket Association officials have asked the ACC for the X-ray reports ...

  9. Hong Kong struggles as forex trading centre

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland The Hong Kong Monetary Authority was quick to crow over the results of the triennial survey of world foreign exchange markets released on Tuesday by the Bank for International Settlements. The survey ranked Hong Kong as the world's sixth-largest foreign exchange market, ahead of Australia in seventh place. The data showed that market turnover in Hong Kong rose ...

  10. Russia win a boost for Hong Kong pair

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Li Ching and Ko Lai-chak gained some much-needed momentum towards qualifying for the Olympic Games after they won the doubles event at the Russian Open in St Petersburg. The top-seeded duo clinched the gold medal at the expense of second-seeded mainland pair Chen Qi and Qiu Yike. The Hong Kong duo held their nerve to win 11-6, 11-8, 10-12, 8-11, 11-6, ...




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