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  1. Showtime in Macau won't hurt HK's appeal, say promoters

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Now that Macau is drawing more and more visitors because of its casinos, it is turning to building up its live entertainment. Some of the world's biggest acts are being flown in as the Venetian Macao starts to deliver on its promise to attr ...

  2. Row hurts Arthur Li's chances of staying in his post, says analyst

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... The row over government interference in academic freedom at Hong Kong Institute of Education will hurt education minister Arthur Li Kwok-cheung's chances of being reappointed, ... a thorough investigation into allegations that education officials interfered in academic freedom, saying the dispute was hurting the institute's image and disrupting education. Lawmakers have ...

  3. Lower crude prices to hurt PetroChina earnings

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... PetroChina, the world's second-largest oil company by market capitalisation, is expected to post a drop in net income today for the first time in five years on lower crude oil prices. The company is expected to announce a net profit of 79.1 billion y ...

  4. Hurting Distance

    Posted Sep 16th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Hurting Distance by Sophie Hannah Hodder, HK$115 An anonymous e-mail sent to a help group called Speak Out and Survive forms the prelude to Hurting Distance. In it, the author points out 'not all rape victims have the same mindset, vocabulary and attitudes'. Then comes the introduction to Naomi, who is infatuated with a married man. She and Robert meet ...

  5. Chen's illegal demands hurting city's growth, says Taipei's mayor

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... and is opposed to wasting another huge sum of money in changing the system.' Asked if frequent confrontations with the Chen administration would hurt the city's development, he said the city ...

  6. Beijing's 'improper pressure' is hurting, says Anson Chan

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang said yesterday that 'improper pressure' from Beijing was hurting her Legco by-election campaign, and urged businessmen to follow their conscience. Speaking on Commercial Radio, Mrs Chan said she was turned away from meeting a women's group because the person in charge had promised 'the mainland ...

  7. Defaults hurt banks, building societies

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

    ... Surging mortgage defaults whacked US banks and building societies in the second quarter. Profits fell 3.4 per cent to US$36.7 billion and reserves to cover loan losses soared 75 per cent from a year ago, data released yesterday showed. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp data showed higher expenses for non-current loans along with lower interest from investments, hurt profits ...

  8. Dated TV deals hurting league's development

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson The 17-team league has seen a sharp fall in coverage China's outdated TV sports coverage is damaging the popularity of the country's favourite game, it was claimed yesterday. Millions of basketball fans are being denied the chance ...

  9. Taxi driver hurt in hit-and-run

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A hit-and-run driver rammed a taxi in Ho Man Tin, injuring its driver and causing the vehicle to knock down a pump at an ExxonMobil service station. The taxi was making a left turn into the station in Princess Margaret Road when the car crashe ...

  10. Pushy passengers hurting HK's image as a 'world class city'

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong wants to be known as a world class city. Well, it has a long way to go. Amongst many other imperfections such as rudeness, pollution, loud speech and inconsiderate use of mobile phones on buses and trains, one thing stands out. Despite the const ...




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