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  1. Size means everything as Lee gets a kicking

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney They say the best things come in small packages, but this wasn't the case for Hong Kong's Joey Lee last night as she was beaten on points by the physically bigger Ala Ivashkevich from Belarus for the WMC I-1 Asian Championship. Lee was fighting on the WMC I-1 World Muay Thai Grand Prix bill at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kowloon Bay ...

  2. Designs flood in for Bruce Lee museum

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A competition to design a Bruce Lee museum at the late kung fu star's former Kowloon Tong home has attracted more than 160 submissions from Hong Kong and overseas. ... that the villa will be restored to the original state that Bruce Lee lived in as far as possible,' Bruce Lee Club chairman W Wong Yiu- keung said. The actor spent his last years there before his ...

  3. Beef dealers sit and wait as standoff with supplier continues

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... before yesterday.' Some customers turned to pork or mutton instead. But pork vendor Wong Kwok-han said the beef shortage had not substantially boosted her sales. 'Pork sales have improved a bit,' Mrs Wong said. 'But not by much, since beef was never that popular anyway.' Most customers agreed Ng Fung Hong's monopoly should be ended. 'The monopoly ...

  4. One gun shot Tsui Po-ko five times

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... turning if someone pressed on it directly when Constable Sin tried to pull the trigger. Pathologist Wong Hon-man told the court Tsang did not die immediately after being shot in the left cheek during the March 17 shoot-out in Canton Road underpass. 'The bullet damaged his veins as it hit his neck and that caused massive internal bleeding,' said Dr Wong, who concluded Tsang ...

  5. John Tsang heading to Beijing

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah will leave for Beijing on Sunday to meet central government officials responsible for financial and monetary matters. He will be accompanied to the capital by the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor Chan Ka-keung, and the chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Norman Chan Tak-Lam. ...

  6. John Woo, cast put on brave faces for press

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... With Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. The cast and crew of John Woo's latest film faced the press on Monday. The US$110 million epic Red Cliff (opening on July 10) has ... Woo (pictured with Leung) said. 'James Wong Jim (the late lyricist) suggested I make a film about the war [Battle] of the Red Cliff[s] after I made A Better Tomorrow [in 1986] but due ...

  7. HK juniors shine at interport

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Hong Kong's junior squads excelled at the Interport Volleyball Championships held at the Harbour Road Sports Centre on April 17 and 18. The boys' team were crowned champions, while the girls came second. The local boys dominated the tournament, ...

  8. Edison Chen's mainland deals begin to evaporate

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Edison Chen Koon-hei faces the loss of tens of millions of yuan in a mainland backlash over the celebrity sex-photos scandal, with a popular newspaper reporting yesterday businesses were queueing up to dump promotional deals with the actor-singer. Pepsi C ...

  9. Elderly support my budget antics, radical says

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Radical pan-democratic lawmaker Wong Yuk-man has defended his unruly behaviour in the Legislative Council, saying elderly people support his antics. He said he threw 'paper money for the dead' at Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah on Thursday, as Tsang was briefing a special meeting of the Finance Committee on his budget. 'During my regular ...

  10. Defendant told he 'did not need' to report fraud

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... member's embezzlement of HK$2.67 million from a trust fund, the District Court heard yesterday. The defendant, John Wong, 71, submitted his legal friends' names on a piece of paper to trial ... as not to embarrass them- by folding the paper before passing it to the prosecution. Wong, who is accused of covering up the embezzlement and of using department funds to pay a domestic helper, has pleaded ...




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