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  1. Kennedy Wong loses suit to get back lost investment

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li Solicitor Kennedy Wong Ying-ho has lost on a technicality a lawsuit to recover his family's US$2 million stake in an investment fund that went bankrupt 13 years ago. Mr Wong invested the sum in July 1991 as seed capital, via a family investment vehicle, Wycombe Investment, in an investment fund set up by his friend, Edwin Leong Siu-hung, the youngest son ...

  2. Family ties through the ages

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... in Shakespeare's plays of parents towards their children. West Island School's Richard Kennedy, 12, who plays Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, said he didn't think it was necessary for parents ...

  3. TV wedding highlights fascination with royalty

    Posted May 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Or as Kennedy family biographer Laurence Leamer said about why people find the clan's tribulations so gripping: 'In living through them, you feel alive.' It could be argued that those ... Margrethe and her even more adored son, Frederik- and an overwhelming support for keeping the monarchy. In places without their own royal families, there are borrowed and stand-in royals. Hong Kong ...

  4. Demand soars for DNA tests to settle paternity doubts

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outweighed the drawbacks. 'If the test erases a father's doubts, it will stabilise the family.' he said. 'The technique provides the chance to eliminate any doubt.' ...

  5. Divorce by e-mail sparks debate

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi A Muslim woman whose husband in the US has divorced her by e-mail has thrown Islamic clerics and scholars in India into a spin. A Muslim man must say talaq (I divorce you) three times or write it down. In this case, Rubab Anwar ...

  6. Top of the morning, China

    Posted Jun 12th 2004, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Aristotle, and sprinkled with different languages. Joyceans acknowledge the book's daunting reputation, but say it's wrong to view it as inaccessible. Peter Kennedy, Joyce scholar ... has an unwarranted reputation for difficulty,' says Kennedy in an office covered in pictures of the writer. Kennedy was a central figure in organising Hong Kong's annual Bloomsday ...

  7. Experts say 30-minute divorce rule will ruin more marriages

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Liberalised divorce regulations that cut the amount of time it takes to end a marriage from 30 days to 30 minutes will lead to a surge in the divorce rate, an expert has warned. Before the law came into effect on October 1, a couple had to tell their empl ...

  8. Hunan pair divorce to save wife's state job

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Complaints are rising about many state-owned enterprises enforcing an obsolete and illegal law forcing a husband or wife to leave their jobs if their spouse quits the firm. Because of the rule, a happily married couple working for a company in Hunan provi ...

  9. Property mogul 'furious' at loss of US$1.7m

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Solicitor Kennedy Wong Ying-ho told the court he was alerted at that time by Mr Kwok that the investment fund- set up and managed by Edwin Leong Siu-hung- was in financial trouble. Mr Wong's family, Mr Kwok and wealthy property investor Henry Fong Yun-wah were the only subscribers. The family of Mr Wong, a local delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, ...

  10. Uncle Jim puts family first at the end

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of superstars like Roman Tam Pak-sin, Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing and Anita Mui Yim-fong, Wong's event was no star-studded occasion echoing with fans' mourning cries. Only close family members attended the funeral. Wong's coffin, covered in a red cloth with gold embroidery, was carried to Cape Collinson at 1.25pm. Ten minutes later, his family members dressed in black, including his ...




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