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    Winemaker Michel Rolland comes to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:11am by Bernice Chan

    ... in his mid-60s doesn't come to Hong Kong often, but when he does, many gravitate towards him. Originally from Pomerol, Rolland has had an extremely successful career as "the flying ... although the quality is improving by the year. His other main project is looking after the three Bordeaux estates his family used to own up until last year when he and his brother sold them to Hong ...

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    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... been central to the life of Yeung Koon-yat. Growing up in wartime Guangdong, his family was so poor that two of his sisters starved to death. But after crossing over to Hong Kong in 1949, Yeung ... are not happy," said Yeung. "Hong Kong is always changing, it's important for the government to keep an eye on the health of the society." Yeung joined an earlier influx of mainlanders ...

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    Former Hong Kong prosecutor Grenville Cross not retiring quietly

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Yeung [Kar-hung], and this is not fair to Hong Kong, to its criminal justice system," Cross said in an interview with the South China Morning Post. He then tempered his words, clarifying he ... procedure code announced this year. And in Hong Kong, he is a champion of giving wider attention to children's rights. "These roles are fulfilling in their own way," he said. Cross ...

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    Hong Kong full of 'political rogues', says activist Chan Ching-sum

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Housewife-turned-activist Chan Ching-sum says pan-democrats are messing up Hong Kong - and she sees no need for universal suffrage Waving the flag for the government Chan Ching-sum is renowned for her glowering facial expressions whenever she and her comrades bombard the pan-democrats they describe as "Hong Kong-harming". But off the stage, ...

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    Zhang Xiaoming: A hawk or dove to Hong Kong?

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by LAUREN HO

    ... Lauren Ho Zhang Xiaoming knows Hong Kong well and some fear he will tighten the mainland's grip, others say that it is too early to tell Is Beijing's man a hawk or dove? Beijing's new top representative in Hong Kong, Zhang Xiaoming, caused a stir last month when he accused "external forces" outside China of meddling in Hong Kong's elections. ...

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    Paul Shieh: A lawyer raising the bar for Hong Kong justice

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... said: "The Chairman of the Bar has the unique role of representing the independent Bar in Hong Kong. "When he or she speaks, there should be no shadow of a doubt what he or she stands ... and judicial independence for Hong Kong. "However, these are also the minimum duties that a Bar chairman should be committed to," said Tong, who was chairman between 1999 and 2001. One ...

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    Jaap van Zweden sets bar high for Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... the bar high When his appointment as the new music director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra was formally announced this year, Jaap van Zweden addressed reporters via a televised link from ... for classical musicians. No wonder, then, that Liu Yuan-sung, chairman of the Hong Kong Philharmonic's board of governors, was hot on his trail during the search for someone to replace fellow ...

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    Dr Thomas Tsang, Hong Kong's flu-fighting official, takes a well-earned break

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... speculation over why Tsang- Hong Kong's respected and indefatigable "flu fighter" and defender of the city against severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2003- who would leave public ... the government. Tsang's mission to protect the health of Hongkongers began when he joined the Health Department as a doctor in 1992, soon after graduating from the University of Hong Kong. In 1997, ...

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    Keeping HKU international is key to the city's future

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by PAUL YIP SIU-FAI

    ... at University of Hong Kong, with a double intake composed of three-year and four-year degree students. Our campus is crowded, with about 3,000 more students than usual. Fortunately, with the addition of the new Centennial Campus, students are more spread out among some exceptionally good facilities. I have already given my first lecture on population and sustainable development in Hong Kong ...

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    Helper moved to the fore as migrant workers' champion

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by DANNY LEE

    ... to the fore as migrant workers' champion When Indonesian domestic worker Sringatin arrived in Hong Kong 12 years ago, she had a simple dream of earning a decent living and helping her family. Little did she realise that in just over a decade, she would be the public face for Hong Kong's foreign domestic helpers. As head of the Indonesian Migrant Workers Union (IMWU), she ...




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