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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong begin Asian junior title defence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong begin their title defence against Malaysia at the Asian junior championships in Bangkok today. The 24-strong under-20 players, who left yesterday, are confident of retaining the title, but they know it will not be easy. Japan, the Asian powerhouses, are likely to present a formidable challenge in the latter stages of the eight-team tournament. Head coach Joe ...

  2. Hong Kong get 7-0 thrashing from India

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... With heavyweights like India, Pakistan and Japan in their group, Akbar Ali and his men can feel justified to think they are in a group of death. And Hong Kong were well and truly buried yesterday as they lost their opening match at the Aoti Hockey Field to India, going down 7-0. 'We were perhaps overawed by our opponents' reputation,' Hong Kong coach Kundan Singh ...

  3. Wake-up call for sloppy Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong got the perfect wake-up call before their campaign to win a gold medal at the Asian Games this month when they let slip a 17-0 lead to lose 24-17 to Australian outfit Palmaya at the Singapore Cricket Club Sevens yesterday. 'We got sloppy and a little arrogant. It is just the kick up the backside we needed before the Asian Games,' an unimpressed Hong Kong head coach ...

  4. Basket weaving can benefit Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Can the highly paid people at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, headed by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's next-of-bureaucratic-kin Norman Chan Tak-lam, start thinking of some real policy options, rather than parroting media headlines and Beijing complaints about a 'wall of money' threatening Hong Kong, allegedly because of the new round of quantitative easing by the US ...

  5. Hong Kong off to a flier in Borneo Sevens

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong swept to convincing wins over South Korea and Kazakhstan to move into the Cup quarter-finals at the Borneo Sevens in Kota Kinabalu yesterday. A five-try romp past Kazakhstan, 35-12, gave Hong Kong a sound start before they wrapped up the opening day with a comfortable 35-5 win over the Koreans. 'We started reasonably but then turned it on with a better ...

  6. Bourdy, Jimenez join stellar cast for Hong Kong Open

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Defending champion Gregory Bourdy of France and two-time winner Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain will join a stellar line-up at the UBS Hong Kong Open this month. Bourdy and Jimenez will join another former champion - Scot Colin Montgomerie - at Hong Kong's oldest professional sporting event. Also confirming they would be playing in the tournament, which is jointly sanctioned ...

  7. Bledisloe Cup 'definitely on in Hong Kong'

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Fears that the Bledisloe Cup will be moved from Hong Kong to England due to poor ticket sales were rubbished last night by a leading union official. Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) ... three unions - Australia, New Zealand and us - is that the match is definitely on in Hong Kong and hasn't been cancelled.' The reports said the fourth trans-Tasman international ...

  8. Wen tells Hong Kong to be prepared

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in Beijing Premier Wen Jiabao told Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to 'prepare for tough days while times are good' and find solutions for Hong Kong's social and economic contradictions. Central government leaders often use cryptic messages as a way to subtly caution the Hong Kong chief. It is the third time Beijing has asked Tsang to pay ...

  9. Brett Anderson Live in Hong Kong 2010

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The British alternative rock singer-songwriter performs. Oct 1, 8pm, Hitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$550 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9486 4648 ...

  10. Gender imbalance has no place in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the latter example predominates. Hong Kong, a city that prides itself on competitiveness and economic efficiency, lags other advanced societies in exploiting the full potential of half its human ... of life is not to be found in the medical schools. Women account for 50 and 57 per cent respectively of the medical students at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong ...




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