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  1. Jack Kennedy- The Making of a President

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Jack Kennedy- The Making of a President by Barbara Leaming Orion, HK$153 Rather frail as a boy, John F. Kennedy read a lot and, when he was hospitalised at 15, he read The World Crisis, 1911-1918, Winston Churchill's history of the first world war. Churchill was a 'monumental influence' on Kennedy, according to Barbara Leaming in Jack Kennedy- The Making ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the story headlined 'Success is especially sweet for students at special school' on C1 yesterday, the name of the school- the J.F. Kennedy Centre in Sandy Bay- was left out. The error occurred in the editing process. ...

  3. Hu opens Special Olympics, pledges to help handicapped

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... people,' Mr Hu told the chairman of the Special Olympics, Timothy Shriver, and the organisation's founder, Eunice Kennedy Shriver. 'We will as always pay attention to and support ... at the event. Mr Schwarzenegger, who was associated with the event through his wife's family, took a four-day break from a special legislative session he had called to tackle California's ...

  4. Jack's Widow

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Jack's Widow by Eve Pollard Avon, HK$112 It's hard to know what to make of Jack's Widow, a fictional account of Jackie Kennedy's post-JFK life. Were ... Kennedy was US president for 33/4 years (instead of 23/4) and Marilyn Monroe overdosed on the anniversary of JFK's death (instead of two years earlier in 1962). On a different level, Jackie ...

  5. Keep it in the family

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and the Bandaranaikes of Sri Lanka. In Asian languages, the closest word to nepotism generally has a positive meaning. In Chinese, it implies a 'circle of family'- which raises the question of why ... revolution in 1789; and the graft and family links in companies widely perceived to have caused the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929. Add the codes of conduct for governments, organisations, ...

  6. New York's historic hotels

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Avenue has been a retreat for US presidents such as Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy. It has also been favoured by royalty from several European countries. Today, ... InterContinental The Barclay New York www.ichotelsgroup.com), the original Barclay Hotel was opened by the Vanderbilt family in 1926 to rave reviews. 'For once I do not find a single detail over which ...

  7. Chan helps Kennedy relive Classic glory

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Noel Kennedy turned back the clock yesterday as he partnered youngster Ken Chan Ken-che to glory in the pairs competition at the Hong Kong International Bowls Classic- 19 ... first success in the event since David Tso and George Souza Jnr swept to victory in 1994. It was also 42-year-old Kennedy's first pairs triumph since 1988 when he teamed up with Mark ...

  8. Kennedy Town the perfect spot for a relocated Queen's Pier

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and provides no berthing facilities. Drying up the Queen's Pier is impractical and will make it becoming a bizarre-looking landmark. It should be relocated to Kennedy Town where ... and expensive transport by launches- it can be more than HK$3,000 for a return trip. A pier in Kennedy Town will shorten the trips and lower the boat hire costs. Outlying Island residents requiring ...

  9. Kennedy conquers rivals and nature

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... a few men broke quickly from the starting crowd of 105, but James Kennedy, the eventual winner, wasn't one of them. Instead, Kennedy, who finished in 1:32:55, finished the swim ... by the end of the biking, which was really just a bonus because the run was Kennedy's speciality. The route started out flat before winding its way up a hill that peaks at 175 metres before ...

  10. Lamma parents start petition over zoning changes

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... to Bradbury School via Central was not significantly different to the journey to Kennedy School. 'In the end some families were bound to be affected as we have no option but to reduce ... zoning rules, Lamma pupils were included in the Kennedy School catchment area. The parents say sending their children to Bradbury School on Stubbs Road will increase their travelling time ...




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