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  1. Kennedy leaves unfinished legacy

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of four sons, was fated by birth not to be the standard-bearer of his family's political destiny. However, after oldest brother Joe died in the second world war and president John F. Kennedy ... have given up on politics. After all, Senator Kennedy was by then head of one of America's most famous families. But he remained in the Senate and dedicated himself to the social justice ...

  2. Winston Churchill, CEO: 25 Lessons for Bold Business Leaders

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Sean Kennedy

    ... Sean Kennedy Winston Churchill, CEO: 25 Lessons for Bold Business Leaders by Alan Axelrod Sterling, HK$185 The self-improvement/management market is huge, but it is becoming harder to find something original to say. A hook, so to speak. And credibility can be hard to sustain. Former General Motors president and management guru Alfred P. Sloan was the rock star in management circles ...

  3. Hong Kong SAR's Monetary and Exchange Rate Challenges

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Sean Kennedy

    ... Sean Kennedy Hong Kong SAR's Monetary and Exchange Rate Challenges edited by Catherine R. Schrenk Palgrave Macmillan, HK$670 We live in interesting times. Those interesting times have forced us to look at things we normally ignore: derivatives, durable goods sales, even currency levels as the carry trade declines across the world, putting some Asian currencies under pressure. ...

  4. Swimmers will be charged just HK$19 when luxury pool opens in Kennedy Town

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Western District residents will enjoy luxury swimming facilities for an admission fee of HK$19 when Kennedy Town's new pool opens next spring. The outdoor swimming pool ... and families. 'Western District has a high ratio of elderly people and in gauging the community's opinions, we found that they wanted a pool for families and the community,' Mr Tang said. ...

  5. One big family

    Posted Sep 11th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of Eduardo Cojuangco, the majority owner of brewing giant San Miguel. Family dynasties are rampant across Asia. They are particularly prevalent in South Asia. The practice spreads continent-wide, ... as inevitable. The Centre for People Empowerment in Governance, a group that advocates greater grass-roots participation in politics, estimates that the country of 92 million people has 250 families ...

  6. The family man

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... and their Massachusetts heritage, especially the casual elegance of Martha's Vineyard, the east coast playground to where the Kennedy family would retreat. There, they would spend days at their Kennebunkport ... of JFK in his office in Milan. Like the Kennedys, he finds strength in his family. 'Family and friends are the two most important things in life, even before business,' he says as he ...

  7. Family of crooked policeman is given approval to sell flats

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The family of a crooked police sergeant who amassed a fortune through bribery in the 1960s has been given approval to sell three of his properties after a judge cleared a title problem yesterday. The deal involves three flats on the first floor of Kin Yu Mansion in Belcher's Street, Kennedy Town, which the family of Hon Kwing-shum, alias Hon Shum or Hon Sum, wanted ...

  8. Out from the shadow of the family tree

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu In politics, family ties can be invaluable. Past and present members of the American 'political royalty' include the Adams, Tafts, Kennedys, Bushes and, of course, the Clintons. And, for us, we need to look no further than Macau. The Chui family name no doubt propelled Fernando Chui Sai-on right into the seat of the new chief executive-[s]elect the same way ...

  9. Star Cruises proposes to use revamped Kennedy Town pier

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Dennis Eng Star Cruises has proposed using the China Merchants Wharf in Kennedy Town as an alternative terminal for its fleet, which cannot be fully accommodated at Tsim Sha Tsui's Ocean Terminal. But while Central and Western District Council members generally welcomed the idea, saying it would revitalise the waterfront, some councillors worried that the absence ...

  10. Family planning

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... they could knock the flats together and build a family home within the combined 750 sq ft net space. 'We took a leap of faith because we weren't sure what we'd find once we started ... was pregnant. 'So suddenly we had a deadline,' she says. They wanted to move in before the arrival of their second child. Creating enough space for a family of four, plus a helper, ...




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