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    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'bubble', laying down their fifth album, the prospect of playing music outdoors is appealing. 'I can't wait to get back to Hong Kong,' says lead singer Quan Yeoman, just hours after ... metres.' Hongkongers will be among the first people in the world to hear whether the bubble experiment has paid off. Regurgitator put down 20 songs during their three-week confinement, and now ...

  2. Stranger in the house

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... With the use of donor sperm, an infertile man can become a father- but raising someone else's child has its own problems, reports Rosheen Rodwell SARAH GREW UP as one of five children and always assumed that she would have a large family of her own. ...

  3. Australian resurfaces to tell of house protest

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... with officialdom over approval to extend his single-storey house in the country town about 200km outside Brisbane. After three years of delays and rejections, Mr Hendicott spray-painted anti-council ...


    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... remains small. Nevertheless, the house-father phenomenon not only means a dwindling trend of traditional family structures, it also redefines the role of men in Hong Kong. In the past they were ... day he was left home with his then-eight-year-old daughter. 'I had no life and worked seven days a week. I had to make breakfast, lunch and dinner, clean the house, wash clothes, take my ...

  5. Government House was home, says Betty Tung

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping never lived a single day in Government House during her husband Tung Chee-hwa's eight-year rule. But yesterday she recounted fond memories ... in a book she helped organise, published by the University of Hong Kong. Speaking at the launch of Hong Kong Government House (1997-2005), Mrs Tung said she was proud to have helped renovate ...

  6. Housing estate fire claims fourth victim

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... suffered a suspected heart attack as she was being evacuated, died in hospital. Yeung Lai-kuen, 72, fell into a coma while being evacuated along with 200 other residents from the public housing ... of a murder-suicide. A police source said no electrical fault or other natural cause had been found for the fire, which ripped through the family's unit in Lung Hing House in Lower Wong Tai Sin Estate ...

  7. Moving house

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... paid and everything went smoothly. You don't want to move into a house with no water! F. It was a wonderful moment when the movers left and they closed the door and were finally alone ...

  8. Doctors query housing man's posting to top medical body

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Hospital Authority should explain to the public why a housing official has been selected to take up a major post at Hong Kong's largest medical body, according to leading professionals in the field. The issue was raised after Thursday's announcement by the authority that Poon Kai-tik, head of corporate and community relations at the Housing Department, ...

  9. Rival gives Starbucks a taste of competition in China

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... A Canadian coffee chain is gearing up to challenge market leader Starbucks by opening stores in China's three major cities within a week. Blenz Coffee, founded in 1992 in Vancouver, an hour's drive from Seattle, the home of Starbucks, opened its ...

  10. Ferragamo an evolving family affair

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Jane Moir In moving with the times, the Italian fashion house may see more outside involvement, says its chief executive FOR A SECTOR that thrives on exclusivity, luxury brands share ... Ferruccio Ferragamo is patently an avid disciple. The chief executive of family-owned footwear and fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo made a brief visit in Hong Kong en route to the mainland, where ...




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