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  1. Doctors learn on trip

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou A group of Hong Kong doctors visited Guangzhou yesterday to learn from colleagues how to treat babies who developed kidney stones after drinking melamine-tainted milk. Tse Hung-hing, president of the Medical Association, said the group would share what they learned with Hong Kong specialists. 'We have only six suspected cases in Hong Kong. We ...

  2. Probe into Hunan abuse of power

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai An official in Hunan province has been put under investigation for allegedly abusing his position by promoting more than 100 colleagues within a short period of time. The promotion frenzy occurred before Long Guohua, former deputy director of the standing committee of Zhuzhou People's Congress, left the position in February last year, Xinhua quoted ...

  3. Bridge work to begin next year

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Construction of the long-awaited Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge will begin by the end of next year as part of Beijing's 4 trillion yuan (HK$4.5 trillion) stimulus package to boost domestic demand amid the global economic slowdown. Zhang Xiaoqiang , vice-director of the National Development and Reform Commission, announced the decision yesterday when ...

  4. Stores still selling banned dairy items

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Supermarkets in Guangzhou are still selling milk products manufactured before September 14 despite a central government order that they must be pulled from shop shelves for melamine testing. The products, including Mengniu milk and Yili yogurt, are on sale at discounted prices at three supermarkets in the university town, according to the Guangzhou Daily. ...

  5. My horror car trip from Shanghai to Changsha

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Changsha It was dark, cold and drizzle kept coming down. The road was slippery. Ice, several centimetres thick, had covered the entire highway, forcing the traffic to a crawl. Drivers had to measure every move to avoid crashing. The going was as slow as it was tortuous. Driving slowly, however, did not guarantee a smooth passage. The road was often too slippery ...

  6. Gloria Ip

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... The 14-year-old student, who recently won a United Nations painting competition on the environment, tells Yvonne Lai how art is a source of pleasure and inspiration. SCHOOL RULES This is my first year studying abroad, in Melbourne [Australia]. I enjoy boarding-school life; I can get away from my parents and make friends with people from all over the world. I'm trying ...

  7. Guangzhou to phase out dated household registration system

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Guangzhou will run pilot schemes to abolish the household registration system, or hukou, which was designed decades ago to restrict population movement. The hukou system, which divides the population into city and country residents, has been heavily criti ...

  8. Lang Lang

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... The New York-based pianist talks to Yvonne Lai about how time in the US has changed his life, given him a greater appreciation of his Chinese roots and fired a desire to build bridges between the two cultures. WHERE HOME IS I'm a resident of Hong Kong but it takes seven years to get permanent status, and unfortunately there's no 'backdoor' way in. Beijing ...

  9. Mishal Husain

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... The British-born presenter for BBC World News talks to Yvonne Lai about her links to Pakistan, Jackie Chan and her passion for her sometimes demanding profession. IDENTITY My sense of identity has changed quite a lot in the past 10 years. I grew up very much as an expat kid - in the Middle East. At that time, I had a very strong sense of connection with Pakistan. My parents ...

  10. channel hop

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... with Yvonne Lai In the past few months, TV drama viewers have been saved from convention by a number of unlikely heroes - the pie-maker who solves murders by reviving the victims for exactly one minute (Pushing Daisies; TVB Pearl, Mondays, at 10.35pm), the electronics nerd who moonlights as an FBI spy (Chuck; AXN, Mondays, at 10pm), the millionaire Zen-practising cop who ...




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