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  1. 'This is the most important lesson I have learnt'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The immediate result of these incidents is that no one will dare invite me on his yacht or private jet any more. And in the remainder of my term, I will not take up any such invitations. This is the most important lesson I have learnt in my life. I'll never forget it. I have been in the government for 45 years. I have always believed in the virtue and corruption-free nature of our ...

  2. The importance of reading

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Imagine a society where children face the possibility of entering adulthood as functional illiterates! That thought was running through my mind at the relaunch of the Barbados Association of Reading last weekend. A passion for reading is necessary but I f ...

  3. Auspicious date is so important

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... master of Chinese weddings for the past seven years and consultant at Lokanfong Chinese Wedding (www.chinesewedding.com.hk), Li agrees it's important to pick an auspicious date to tie ...

  4. Ocean Park urged to end animal theatre shows and scrap imports

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Green groups have appealed to Ocean Park to scrap plans to import any more wild creatures and to stop its theatre performances because the animals are 'forced to become ... dolphins, for its forthcoming attractions. Their survival rate and rate of successful breeding is low in captivity. The groups say at least half of the 10 belugas imported by Taiwan's national ...

  5. From doing best for baby to a thriving infant imports business

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

    ... Wei Jia spoke to Zhuang Pinghui Wei Jia, a 30-year-old housewife, started to buy American baby products two years ago out of concern over the quality of her daughter's formula. A keen buyer, she soon became owner of an online shop that focuses on mat ...

  6. The Importance of Being Married

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Importance of Being Married by Gemma Townley Orion, HK$91 Write a novel called The Importance of Being... and it had better be witty, or you'll look a right Bernard Shaw. It's like writing a story titled The Unbearable Lightness of etc. and making it stupid, like. Unfortunately, Gemma Townley's frothy cappuccino of a novel lacks the requisite ...

  7. Hong Kong faces main rabies risk from illegally imported pets

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow is World Rabies Day, an international campaign to raise awareness about the impact of human and animal rabies. Each year more than 55,000 people die from rabies worldwide and the disease is not an insignificant problem on the mainland. So Hong Ko ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health

    Breast cancer awareness month

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... let's do something," she says. Rockowitz's mother had breast cancer about 15 years ago, and Lee understands how tough the journey for patients can be. "A lot of women in Hong Kong ... breast prosthesis, information booklet and other important items that help post-surgery patients with their healing and rehabilitation. Shop for Pink HKCF has collaborated with a number ...

  9. Stay calm when you're making important decisions

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Are you an emotional person? If you are, I suggest you calm down before making crucial decisions. This is because feelings can often affect your thinking. When I was in junior secondary school, I always gave the wrong answer in maths class. Why? Because I ...

  10. Not so very important VIP

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Some of the most important VIPs are those without fame; those who are staunch supporters of Hong Kong cinema yet don't get the royal treatment from the organisers of the Filmart expo. 'Usually, as a buyer, I get free accommodation and flights. This year, because I paid more money to set up a booth, I get none of those concessions. It's strange,' ...




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